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Peak Organic Winter Session Ale - Peak Organic Brewing Company

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83
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182 Ratings
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Ratings: 182
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.28%
Wants: 11
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Peak Organic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Dark Wheat Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This winter wheat beer uses dark malting to provide subtle toasty notes. We then single-hop and dry-hop this beer with Citra hops from our friend Brad’s farm. Interesting pineapple notes from the Citra hop provide a stark contrast to the toasty notes in the body. An engaging and sessionable Winter Seasonal.

62 IBU

(Beer added by: obireidkenobi on 11-05-2010)
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luvbier

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

01-13-2014 00:38:37 | More by luvbier
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rhartogsq

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

01-10-2014 14:37:21 | More by rhartogsq
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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

01-07-2014 01:55:32 | More by GinDC
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smithj4

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

01-05-2014 01:37:25 | More by smithj4
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smakawhat

Maryland

2.8/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from the bottle into a wheat ale glass. Best before June 2014.

Real nice crystal clear and brass dark copper brown with some cola size rising fast bubbles. Head doesn't form much, only about a tan finger that dissolves to a thin puck and leaves a collar.

Toasty aroma, not much hop action as described going on but I am not expecting it to be. Nice soft caramel and fairly straight forward, there is a hint of some fruit though.

Palate is heavily carbonated, and very metallic and mineraly. First sip I am looking for some of that malt caramel sweetness and instead I get a large blast of carbon dioxide. Large mineral and metallic finish on this beer, my fillings feel like they are on fire. Some warmth and time provides a little more malt depth, but the aftertaste is really not pleasant. Texture on this is really odd and destracting as my tongue feels run over by sawdust.

Overall it's just another reminder why I steer clear of organic beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2013 21:57:45 | More by smakawhat
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beerman999999

New York

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

12-29-2013 07:54:04 | More by beerman999999
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thebrood1987

New Jersey

4.73/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Citrus hops and a nutty brown malt smell. Nice hop crisp and the nutty flavor and citrus herbal hop bitterness melding together in the rest of the sip. Very nice. Its slightly sweet but the bitterness from the Citra hop they use really lasts.

This is borderline IPA in my opinion. Especially with the lingering bitterness and the point they make to say that they exclusively use the Citra hop in the process of brewing it. I also try to eat all organic as well so this beer is a huge plus for me and I may be a bit biased but I can't help but say this beer is great.

The nutty malt which is almost like peanuts and the bright citrus herbal hop combination is a bit different so it definitely gives a unique taste but it still stands out as a unique must try beer in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2013 03:10:41 | More by thebrood1987
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.4%

12-28-2013 15:59:30 | More by AngusOg
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dogfishandi

New York

3.55/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle at fridge temp poured into a tulip. Best before June 2014 notched on the label.

Pours a very clear deep bronze/ brown color. Small amount of off white head from the pour, but what's there seems to retain nicely. Decent lacing as well.

Strange aroma, almost smells a bit off. Maybe it's the toasted wheat, it definatly has a toasted aroma. Nutty cardboard?

A much cleaner taste, light toast notes broke up by some dry citrusy hop bitterness. As it warms hints of a dry tropical fruity hop. Finishes with a clean, light bitterness.

Light and drinkable.

Definatly sessionable and a clean beer. That's really all I can say about this beer. As a true beer geek, this is not something I would seek out.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2013 19:39:56 | More by dogfishandi
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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +8.4%

12-14-2013 01:28:02 | More by tpauer
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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.7%

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New Jersey

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Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

11-18-2013 15:49:00 | More by wonothesane42
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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

11-16-2013 16:08:00 | More by bluerabbit
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mlefebvre7

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

11-16-2013 03:05:40 | More by mlefebvre7
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New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

11-13-2013 05:23:18 | More by John_Squires
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.4%

11-05-2013 05:20:52 | More by jwps214
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Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

06-07-2013 01:22:51 | More by ygtbsm94
Peak Organic Winter Session Ale from Peak Organic Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 182 ratings.