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Whippet Wheat - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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82
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81 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: chaz01 on 05-13-2010)
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atsprings

North Carolina

3.53/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into a weizen glass pours a crisp bubbly pale orange with a thin quickly diminishing head. Aroma is sweet malts with some fruit and bubblegum. The taste is slight sweet fruits, banana and wheat. The beer is light and crisp with low carbonation. This is a decent interpretation of the style, but there are many better ones out there.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2010 17:26:54 | More by atsprings
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Presentation: Very cool label in the traditional TDBC fashion with a K-9 theme. Label gives a small description and back story on the beer, serving temperature recommendation, IBU and ABV info, web info, and a bit of brewery info.

Appearance: Aggressively poured from its 12oz brown bottle into a 16oz nonic pint led to a 1½ finger off white head of a light airy density atop a semi hazy orange hay-yellow color beer. Head retention was a modest 1min 54sec before fading to a thin coating and ring with little lacing.

Smell/Aroma: Smells of clove and banana along with a bit of sour tartness combined with a dominant wheat aspect.

Flavor/Taste: Tastes of wheat and a tart sourness on the front end with the wheat sticking around while being joined by banana and a clove spice bite with hints of citrus tartness at the midpoint. Back end is dry with a wheat and banana clove finish and aftertaste.

MouthFeel/Drinkability: On the light side of medium bodied with a crisp refreshing mouthfeel. Very easy drinking and refreshing.

Overall/Comments: A very good hefeweizen that sticks to the roots of the style while adding a bit of a tart twist. This would be great on a hot summers day. If you are in the mood for a good local hefeweizen try this out! Classified as a Hefeweizen @ 5.2% ABV. Consumed 7/7/2013.


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Whippet Wheat from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.