1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Gage Roads New World Wheat - Gage Roads Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Gage Roads New World WheatGage Roads New World Wheat

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
-
no score

5 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 5
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 2.73
pDev: 10.62%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gage Roads Brewing Company visit their website
Australia

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: LittleCreature on 04-16-2008)
View: Beers (14) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 5 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of foles
foles

Australia

3.15/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a golden hazy yellow, with a creamy full head typical of a wheat beer. Light on flavour, with the slightest hint of something there. Subtle touch of spicy hopiness on the finish.

Not bursting with character, this beer is clean and does not offend with any off flavours.

Quite drinkable on a hot day. But certainly not a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2008 12:21:22 | More by foles
Photo of WHROO
WHROO

Australia

2.4/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a Krombacher Pils Glass!
Overall, weak aroma, with a touch of watery noble hops in flavour, with no bitterness...sadly after a few mouthfuls this get watery with no real taste at all...eeww!!!

A: Slightly hazy golden, with nice head, average head retention, but good lacing

S: skunky straight up, definately didn't smell like a wheat beer. Sulphury, not much else...quite poor...although did give a hint of bread & sweet biscuit as it warmed.

T: Slightly sweet, not too wheaty, thin & little too bland. Touch of noble floral hops. Little zinc on finish, with no real discernable bitterness. Taste had a little more punch than aroma...just!

M: Thin & very watery...

D: Not really!!!! This might be a good palate cleanser over a spicy meal, but for complexity & fullness I am disappointed.

One plus about this is its better than their wahoo...JUST!!

Gage Roads are a real hit & miss!

Serving type: bottle

11-08-2008 01:14:37 | More by WHROO
Photo of vancurly
vancurly

Australia

3/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Not used to American Wheat as an available style in Australia.

a) Pale golden yellow. Thin white head. No haze
s) Funky, wheaty perfumed nose
f) Fairly straightforward. Nutty. Perhaps some lolly candy note. In fact, there is even the slightest of citrus, which makes me see this as an almost precursor to those wretched radler styles that are in vogue. That being said, it's beginning to grow on me as a decent session ale.
m) Slight tingly up front, not much length. A lawnmowing throw-down....
d) Very drinkable... thirst quencher

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2008 07:08:02 | More by vancurly
Photo of brendan13
brendan13

Australia

2.53/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A - Fairly clear light golden colour with a couple of centimetres of fluffy white head that falls away quite quickly.
S - Some grainy malt hints on top of a over boiled vegetable aroma.
T - The slightly sweet maltiness gives the taste a bit of a kick but still it is fairly bland.
M - Pretty light bodied with a medium carbonation level.
D - Nothing horrible, just bland. Nothing to make it stick out. Can't wait for the next stop...

Brings new meaning to the saying "just because it's craft beer doesn't mean it's good

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2008 11:07:13 | More by brendan13
Photo of LittleCreature
LittleCreature

Australia

2.58/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Appearance - 3.0
The finger and a half of creamy white head reduced steadily over a clear orange-gold body.

Smell - 2.5
Oddly there is a slight skunked smell, not typical to wheat beers. Other aromas are of sweet wheat malt, grassy hops, stale hunk and grain.

Taste - 2.5
I can scarcely tell this is a wheat beer, tastes more like a reasonably good macro lager. Slightly sweet, grain and husk flavours, hint of citrus, low to moderate hop presence in the dry finish.

Mouthfeel - 2.0
Low carbonation, feels moderately weighted with none of the creamy lightness I like to associate with wheat beers.

Drinkability - 3.0
Like Beez Neez, this is a beer for the masses that leaves nothing for the enthusiast. I won't buy it again.

OVERALL - 2.6
Gage Roads must make the craft beers that appeal most to the masses, and as such, the most boring craft beers. Why bother with a beer world tour and purity of ingredients when what comes out is the same as out of the large breweries. Not a bad beer, but rather poor for a supposed craft beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2008 08:05:40 | More by LittleCreature
Gage Roads New World Wheat from Gage Roads Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.