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Derailed Hemp Ale - Wedge Brewing Company

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Derailed Hemp Ale
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19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 7.89%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wedge Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with 2 row Pale Malt, Rye Malt, and a small amount of Black Malt (just enough to give it the color), and Hopped with Cascade Hops to bring out the earthy character of the 150 lbs of toasted Hempseeds added in the Mash Tun.

(Beer added by: blackie on 05-24-2011)
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Ratings: 19 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
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ariceclemson

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-15-2014 21:08:08 | More by ariceclemson
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craft_shannie

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-14-2014 00:09:59 | More by craft_shannie
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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.85/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Had on-tap at Wedge Brewery. Served in a pint glass.

A- Pours a light brown color with a 1/2 in h beige head that retains very well before becoming an 1/8 inch head. Thick, resilient lacing.

S- Grainy, toasty malt and a decent hop aroma that's not really noticed until after a few good whiffs and swirls.

T- Straightforward toasty malt that has a light sweetness and mild hop bitterness. Very smooth but flavorful enough at the outset. Slight lingering bitterness. Bready

M- The nitro feel is kind of lost in this not only because it's not soft enough but it's also served too cold. The body is also just a bit too light to warrant a nitro serving.

O- A good beer but not something I would recommend be served on nitro be aide of the aforementioned issues.

Serving type: nitro-tap

07-10-2014 22:38:07 | More by Immortale25
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Brdlist

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +12.7%

06-04-2014 17:51:01 | More by Brdlist
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ari32

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-03-2014 21:10:47 | More by ari32
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JohnParadee

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-24-2014 14:27:59 | More by JohnParadee
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

01-30-2014 01:04:13 | More by hollywood_15063
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Curloftheburl

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

11-14-2013 01:28:07 | More by Curloftheburl
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claspada

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

10-10-2013 15:50:16 | More by claspada
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ali1987

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-08-2013 00:46:52 | More by ali1987
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-08-2013 00:39:12 | More by kylehay2004
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metter98

New York

3.58/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On nitro-tap at Wedge Brewing Company, Asheville, NC

A: The beer is slightly hazy brownish amber in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high dense beige head that consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface.
S: Moderate aromas of herbs are present in the nose, which I presume must come from the hemp seeds.
T: The taste has herbal flavors along with notes of nutty malts. No bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels medium-bodied and very smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The nitro-tap really imparts nice properties to the mouthfeel and appearance of this beer, elevating it a notch.

Serving type: nitro-tap

05-29-2013 12:24:14 | More by metter98
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smithj4

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-28-2013 22:53:09 | More by smithj4
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-28-2013 00:54:59 | More by Rifugium
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G_Rod

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -15.5%

05-17-2013 11:19:43 | More by G_Rod
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NoCurse2012

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

04-10-2013 23:46:26 | More by NoCurse2012
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SFTBLMOSS2

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

11-21-2012 15:00:34 | More by SFTBLMOSS2
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

2.83/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

medium brown, somewhat hazelnut in color with a nice two finger head of tan lace on the top.

Lots of sugar and caramel were present and these were mixed in among a nice solid roasted malt back. Apparent nuttiness started to present itself as it warmed a little bit and the sweetness started to become more pronounced. To be honest it was not that pleasant. Far too sweet for me and I normally like the flavors. The maple sugar was just overpowering and quite harsh. There was a delicate roasted nut flavor in the back n just a harsh biting, sugary mess. There were traces of metallic tones as well, and these just added to the harshness.

Serving type: on-tap

11-27-2011 06:33:39 | More by mikesgroove
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blackie

California

3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

brewed with 150 pounds of toasted hemp seeds

a: served in a standard shaker pint glass, Derailed is a medium brown in color, slightly hazed, with thin but persistent coating of fizzy off-white carbonation

s: a pale malt backing provides a clean backdrop for the nutty and toasty aromas from the hemp seeds, very clean and bright with citrus pith hops, earthy, rye mild but adds some range

m: carbonation lively and a touch spritzy on the palate with a light-medium body - seems a touch thin to me

t: nutty and toasty hemps seeds are the prevalent flavor, pale malts provide a clean structure, hops provide a balancing bitterness and simple citrus pith flavors, mostly dry, very crisp finish

o: it's a bit simple but I don't wanna call it bland - it does a nice job making use of the toasty, oily hemp seed character that could be easily covered up, refreshing and drinkable

draft at the brewpub on a fine late Spring evening

Serving type: on-tap

05-24-2011 03:50:25 | More by blackie
Derailed Hemp Ale from Wedge Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.