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Rockfish Wheat - Blue Mountain Brewery

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67 Ratings
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Ratings: 67
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.88%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Mountain Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-02-2007)
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MorganH

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11%

09-01-2013 01:35:52 | More by MorganH
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dankjohn

Georgia

3/5  rDev -17.8%

08-17-2013 04:34:04 | More by dankjohn
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -17.8%

07-27-2013 04:50:30 | More by bmjivi221
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.28/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle into a wheat ale glass.

Classic large soapy and very big white rocking Hefe making head out of the bottle. Huge soapy retention that just doesn't go anywhere. A bit of a dark amber orange and slightly dull yellow body, considerably darker than most but not very clear, but with matching rising plentiful carbonation. Pretty solid.

Nose is real nice to match. Some mild clove spice, chewy wheat malt, and there's an interesting estery note to this that is more like cherry or red fruit, than the classic bubblegum and banana. Really nice I dig this not sure where this is going.

Palate seems to match the cherry fruit quality from the nose. Malt density is lacking with a bit of a watery finish, but some of the cherry fruit manages to perkelate in the mid palate. Finish is also a bit metallic and has a bit of a tin aftertaste. Warmth gives a bit more clove and classic hefe character, with some subdued bitterness.

It's not bad, but the metallic and tin notes on it are a bit too noticeable and particularly take away my enjoyment of what starts out to be a pretty decent brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 02:01:15 | More by smakawhat
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bigbutter

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-30-2013 15:04:46 | More by bigbutter
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

4.26/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle into weizen glass. best before 09 2013.

A: pretty hazy for a Kristalweizen. probably because it is a hefeweizen as indicated on the bottle label. orange. frothy white bubbled head. good retention, minimal lacing.

S: the nose starts off with a lot of wheat. a decent amount of banana and clove. the yeast is really making its presence known.

T: the wheat is strong here. really filling, good flavor. fresh. makes for one hell of a chewy body. spicy as well, not black pepper, but more of yeast esters. bitterness is minor and mostly derived from the yeast I suppose. fruity. pears.

M: a zesty carb on a medium body.

D: really tasty summer brew from blue mountain. a well-made hefe is always easy to enjoy and that's exactly what I have got here. well done.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2013 01:27:31 | More by Jimmys
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-14-2013 19:30:58 | More by Gatordaddy
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ZachKelly

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.6%

06-14-2013 18:32:09 | More by ZachKelly
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-12-2013 16:02:44 | More by JMUbrewz
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Camjmorton

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-04-2013 22:16:29 | More by Camjmorton
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Tacoboomerang

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.6%

05-31-2013 22:44:14 | More by Tacoboomerang
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.01/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

First had: on tap at Blue Mountain, Afton, VA

Straw-yellow pour, kristal clear, lively carbonation, topped with a fizzy white head. In the nose, toasted wheat, light banana esters, light spice, herbal hops. Mild taste, pale malts, toasted grains, light banana/clove, herbal hop notes. Pretty standard for the style. Light body, simple and drinkable, just not something I'd get a full pour of.

Serving type: on-tap

05-31-2013 03:50:25 | More by Rifugium
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zdeck37

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-29-2013 21:43:13 | More by zdeck37
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ChrisKayler

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

04-25-2013 18:42:14 | More by ChrisKayler
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11%

12-18-2012 20:02:42 | More by cliff1066
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mrterdferguson


2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

12-17-2012 03:00:37 | More by mrterdferguson
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mralphabet

Virginia

3.45/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into glass

A: Poured pretty clear to start with good looking carbonation. Once I swirled the remaining brew and poured the rest it got nice and cloudy. Color was on the golden side with about 1/2 a fingers worth of head that settled to a thin layer with very little lacing.

S: I'm getting the average stuff.... Citrus, banana esters, and a touch of clove.

T: I'm getting a mix of wheat and citrus right up front with touches of banana and clove at the finish. Very clean

M: Light bodied, nicely carbonated, dryer than I thought it might be. Overall very clean.

D: Pretty average for the style. Worth looking for in the VA.

Serving type: bottle

12-17-2012 02:26:52 | More by mralphabet
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ncaudle

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

10-13-2012 15:11:29 | More by ncaudle
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VeganUndead

Virginia

4/5  rDev +9.6%

10-04-2012 20:16:06 | More by VeganUndead
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JayQue

Virginia

3.88/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy golden color with a delicately bubbly white head. Head retention is about average, minimal retention. The aroma is fairly mild...yeasty and some wheat bitterness.

Taste is pretty good!!!! The yeast and wheat bitterness are up front. Cloves and lemon take a back seat.

This beer is crisp, refreshing and light. Perfect for a warm day.

Overall a good take on this style. Nice.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2012 02:56:02 | More by JayQue
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

08-03-2012 02:50:54 | More by Hanzo
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kylehay2004

Florida

4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed at the brewery. Review from notes.

A: half finger head on a murky golden body with very slight crimson hue.

S: wheat, banana. simple but right on for the style.

T: wheat, banana dominate. very flavorfulbut simple. Not much to say about it.

M: light to medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall: very drinkable, simple.

Serving type: on-tap

07-27-2012 00:32:02 | More by kylehay2004
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xybreeder

Louisiana

3.95/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A: Golden, crystal clear, no head/lacing.

S: Citrus, lemon, floral, pine, sweet smell. Overall a nice strong aroma that was quite pleasant.

M: Medium to light bodied, low carbonation.

T: More malty then bitter, allowing for sweetness of the malt to come through. Tastes include caramel, wheat, slight grapefruit and pine.

O: A solid brew that is VERY drinkable, especially in the hot summer months. With the little to no bitterness, makes for a sweeter beer. Definitely would recommend this to others, and thanks Wendell for the delivery!!

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2012 02:27:24 | More by xybreeder
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.7/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From 12oz bottle to Bruges hybrid glass on 2/7/12
*From notes

A: Clean orange-yellow. A good pour yields a soapy looking one finger white head. Not a ton of retention, and the lacing is a bit meager.

S: Minty, with a big dose of garden box herbs and lavender.

T: Kolsch-like earth hits first. This leads to the mid, where the wheat quality arrives and supplies the legs upon which the beer stands. The finish reveals a touch of lemon.

M: Rough and a bit sharp, yet it's quite quaffable and easy to put back.

O: Nice session style wheat based beer here. Blue Mountain's Rockfish Wheat isn't their best brew, but it's none the less a tasty summer thirst quencher, and something I always enjoy sharing with friends.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2012 17:10:13 | More by Rhettroactive
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

02-03-2012 01:23:39 | More by AndrewMichael
Rockfish Wheat from Blue Mountain Brewery
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