Wahoo Wheat - Thai Chili, Lime And Ginger - Ballast Point Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Wahoo Wheat - Thai Chili, Lime And Ginger
No picture.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
84
good

16 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score

(Send Samples)
Reviews: 16
Hads: 107
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 18.38%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: notchucknorris on 01-19-2012

No notes at this time.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Reviews: 16 | Hads: 107
Reviews by Speedstan:
Photo of Speedstan
4.35/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tried this on tap at their homebrew outlet store on Linda Vista in San Diego on Tue 2/28. Please note that this was the third in a series of samples - it was preceded by the Sculpin IPA and Navigator Doppelbock, so I was a bit in hop overload at that point. In other words, I sort of did my testing bass-ackwards, so any subtle hints on the nose and tongue might not have been readily apparent. However, I have to say that even for chile beers, this was something else. The other beers have been your typical Corona-esque pale lagers, but the witbier makes a far better palate. The chile and lime was readily apparent and opened up the nostrils for sure, with the ginger as part of a nice crisp aftertaste. Comparing this to any other chile beer I have ever had would be like comparing a nice piece of sharp white cheddar to a chunk of Velveeta. Only caveat I can suggest is don't drink this if you have any cuts or abrasions on your mouth or gums, as I imagine it would sting a bit... (985 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of warnerry
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of aquazr1
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of ryser2k
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of TimMack
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of BostonBrewRu
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

I like how the heat comes on with this beer. It isn't too spicy even for me, and I'm a wimp. I do wish it had more lime to balance it though. (141 characters)

Photo of ste5venla
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of wildcatboy
2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

Photo of Griffith
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Ralphs66
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of breadwinner
4.18/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The sort of beer that purists must hate, I'm sure, but the fact of the matter is that it's tasty as heck. I've had a lot of Ballast Point beers with interesting ingredients, particularly chili peppers, and I gotta say that every darn time they're on point. Is it the kind of beer you'd want a sixer of? Probably not. But was it really darn tasty? Sure was. Choose accordingly. (376 characters)

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TrojanRB
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of theminutemen
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Photo of Dylanjf
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of jaydoc
4.06/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jsanford
4.75/5  rDev +28.4%

Photo of largadeer
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of jjf3792
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of mendvicdog
2.3/5  rDev -37.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

tastes and smells like a thai restaurant with no AC when it's 100 degrees out with mounds of ginger dumped on the floor. (120 characters)

Photo of Tery_Noseworthy
3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bca115
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of Drink_LocalSD
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of GABrew
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Wahoo Wheat - Thai Chili, Lime And Ginger from Ballast Point Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.