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Lemongrass Wheat Ale - Outer Banks Brewing Station

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BA SCORE
87
very good

85 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.31%
Wants: 6
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Outer Banks Brewing Station visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: aracauna on 09-18-2002)
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Beerdudenumberone

Indiana

3/5  rDev -22.7%

06-15-2014 18:27:14 | More by Beerdudenumberone
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mikebaltz

Maryland

3/5  rDev -22.7%

07-28-2014 01:25:38 | More by mikebaltz
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richobrien

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -22.7%

08-11-2014 08:44:30 | More by richobrien
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dwilrigs

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.7%

07-12-2014 02:34:18 | More by dwilrigs
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goindownsouth

Pennsylvania

3.15/5  rDev -18.8%

Not a bad wheat brew, by any means. All of the beers brewed at the OBX Brewing Station are well-crafted. This one is no exception. It could stand to have a nit more inthe way of wheat aroma and pounch in the flavor department, but worth a try. Prost!

10-21-2002 17:18:38 | More by goindownsouth
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JayQue

Virginia

3.18/5  rDev -18%

I had a sample of this at the Brew Pub Sunday. Noticed that it got fairly good reviews. I thought this was the weakest beer I had out of the four. Poured a pale yellow with very little head (none of the samplers had much of a head). It was cloudy like a wheat beer with a citrus aroma. The initial taste was a mild, soft wheat beer. The followup however was like someone poured lemon juice concentrate into the beer. No subtlety here. A blast of strong lemon juice. The mouthfeel was about right for a wheat beer (not too watery). The blast of lemon juice keeps this from being very drinkable as a session beer. Would pick something else to quench my thirst as well.

08-30-2006 20:32:59 | More by JayQue
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jacobmwilson

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

07-21-2014 00:20:15 | More by jacobmwilson
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SonOfKyuss

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

01-19-2013 13:05:59 | More by SonOfKyuss
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.35/5  rDev -13.7%

Served as part of the 4 beer sampler at the OBX Brewing Station.

Similar in appearance to the Olsch, but a cloudier yellow with more drifting white foam. Very faint smell, certainly not a hefe that bursts forth with banana clove - subdued.

Taste is quite wheaty with notes of citrus. Comes together ok, but not outstanding. Just good.

Drinkable - but I liked the Olsch better.

08-11-2010 22:03:39 | More by KTCamm
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

08-17-2014 14:31:00 | More by jjd315
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coz

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

08-03-2014 02:17:25 | More by coz
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mweso2000

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

06-15-2013 00:18:13 | More by mweso2000
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carterbt

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

06-10-2014 02:59:59 | More by carterbt
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Soto

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

08-22-2014 03:02:39 | More by Soto
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Vivs85

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

07-05-2014 18:27:43 | More by Vivs85
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AMCimpi

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

07-22-2014 16:54:33 | More by AMCimpi
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LPJones

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

05-26-2013 17:59:43 | More by LPJones
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321jeff

Maryland

3.58/5  rDev -7.7%

Pours a cloudy deep gold with copious amounts of soapy white head.

Smells of spices (maybe cloves) and wheat with some lemon citrus in the background.

Tastes more like a hefeweizen than any of the pale wheat ales I've had, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. Lots of lemon rind and wheat, but there is almost no hop profile to this one.

Medium in body, much like a good pale ale with plentiful carbonation and a smooth finish. This is a perfect refreshing beer to enjoy after a long hot day on the beach and I will certainly reach for another next time I'm at the Outer Banks.

09-19-2010 21:52:00 | More by 321jeff
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MuddyFeet

North Carolina

3.58/5  rDev -7.7%

Picked this growler up at the brewpub yesterday and kept cold in my cooler for the trip home.

Pours a murky brownish yellow/orange in color. Like a tangerine that went overripe. Big white head that disappears quickly but is very aromatic with lots of lemon. Nose of the beer has more of the lemon and just some slight hints of wheat.

Not sure if there is lemongrass in this beer but this is how I imagine lemongrass would taste. Zesty lemons. Some lighter tones of sweetness from the wheat. Kind of reminds me of Sam Adams Summer Ale and its "grains of paradise." Full mouthfeel that is a bit cloying. That lemon flavor really stick around. Nice summer beer to enjoy while I work in the yard and watch football.

09-17-2006 22:13:12 | More by MuddyFeet
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Goatdavemac

North Carolina

3.6/5  rDev -7.2%

08-20-2014 23:41:37 | More by Goatdavemac
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nickd717

California

3.63/5  rDev -6.4%

500ml bottle from Chip's in Kill Devil Hills.

Pours a hazy straw color with a nice large white head.

Aroma is wheat, yeast, banana, and lemon.

Flavor is really heavy on the lemongrass. Very wheaty with banana and mild yeastiness.

Medium-light on the palate with some very mild lemony tartness.

Overall not a bad beer for the style, though I am not a huge fan of the style. Drinkable.

04-05-2010 21:49:42 | More by nickd717
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev -5.9%

500ml bottle purchased straight from the source and poured into a pub style glass. The brew appears a clouded golden color with streaming bubbles that makes for a white froth atop that retains well. Strings of webby lace stick to the glassware.

The smell is composed of wheat, clove, lemon, and more fruit quality almost like pear/apple/banana and a light candy quality sweetness follows that up.

The taste is sweet with wheat and cereal grain. A mild almost belgian candy sugar aspect mixes with clove, lemon zest, pear, apple and bubblegum. Contrasting is a mildly herbal hop flavoring.

This is a medium to light bodied brew with a modest to effervescent level of carbonation. It is easy drinking and fitting for the setting. Style-wise it is uncharacteristically sweet but it isnt cloying. This is perhaps the most easily attainable offering by this brewery. They had it on site and advertised on the walls and seemingly every bottle shop in the area had it as well. Worth a try if you get a chance.

09-05-2012 18:55:24 | More by stakem
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sammy806

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

09-11-2013 22:56:44 | More by sammy806
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Braddeforest

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

07-23-2014 21:34:12 | More by Braddeforest
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aracauna

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

The appearance isn't great. It is nice and cloudy, but lacks that glow of a good hefe and the head's definitely lackluster for the style. Interesting mesh of hefe esters and grassiness. Good lemon character. I dig it.

09-18-2002 00:23:51 | More by aracauna
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Lemongrass Wheat Ale from Outer Banks Brewing Station
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