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Wheathead - Blue Star Brewing Company

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12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 8.94%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Star Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TPoling on 08-31-2004)
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TPoling

Texas

3.95/5  rDev +10.3%

This is the first wheat beer from Blue Star Brewing Co. It is clean and fresh, but without too many of the tasty phenolics that characterize some hefe weizens. It is more Erdinger than Paulaner in that respect.

It pours a cloudy straw color with a little head. The nose is a little barnyard straw with a little rain in the air. The malt is definitely German in character with a little of horse blanket flavor that characterizes many German pilsners. All around, this a refreshing beer worth repeating.

08-31-2004 05:16:26 | More by TPoling
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +9.8%

On tap at the brewpub in San Antonio.

Appearance: Pours hazy golden-amber with a creamy and durable head.

Feel: Excellent soft carbonation in a near medium body. Approaches 4.5

Flavor: very good balance. Fine, light-roasted grain flavor with some complexity. Excellent bready finish, with some sheat, and aftertaste.

O: a superb hefe.

06-21-2014 03:06:24 | More by chinchill
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jasonjlewis

Texas

3.93/5  rDev +9.8%

My first blue star brew. Not bad. The head was decent initially but faded to nothing. The retention was horrible. The smell was of wheat and orange peel. Nice balance with the orange peel. Tasty.

Good mouthfeel, nice and light, yet clings well. This is a sessionable beer. One to try if you are at bluestar.

09-23-2007 05:56:31 | More by jasonjlewis
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RickSawyer

Texas

3.78/5  rDev +5.6%

Pours a golden hue with a big wheaty pillowy head that falls to a one finger float. Smell is big clove, banana, short bread, green apple! Taste is nice. Begins with a buscuity glazed with orange jam flavor and gives way to a bit of a banana sweetness. Finishes sweet and dry. Too bad the taste didn't follow suit with the nose, but still a nice offering.

05-01-2008 20:00:52 | More by RickSawyer
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ExaltedNecrosis

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

05-22-2013 20:15:01 | More by ExaltedNecrosis
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zbooks

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

03-22-2012 22:40:08 | More by zbooks
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TangTKE402

New York

3.63/5  rDev +1.4%

A: Golden orange, hazy effervescent, with a respectable 1 finger head when poured from a tap into a pint glass. Minimal lacing

S: Cider with a hint of cranberries. Very fruity with minimal bread undertones.

T: Like cranberry applejuice. Sweet up front and on the finish with a bready mid-mouth taste. Cordial, dry wheat, apple pie, spice, and alcohol notes are present throughout. Sweet, nondescript aftertaste.

M: clean, middle of the road feel with a slight sediment to it. It finishes crisp with an easy feel.

O: Good drinking when your looking for sweet, easy, fruity beers. Maybe a great summer beer.

*disclaimer: bartender warned me "end of the keg" before the pour, so any or all of this could have been affected.

03-31-2011 22:15:51 | More by TangTKE402
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harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-03-2013 18:23:45 | More by harpus
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LacquerHead

Illinois

3.28/5  rDev -8.4%

Got this on-tap. It showed up with no head or lacing and an orange slice on the rim. It was murky and the color was bright yellow with a hint of orange. (L/M/Ac)

The aroma was similar to lemon zest and orange. Although the orange smell may have been from the orange slice it came with which I tossed.

The taste lacked luster. The waitress described it as being like a Blue Moon. I haven't had a Blue Moon in a long while but based on memory I would reluctantly have to say Blue Moon tasted better than this. It seemed like there was not enough time or effort put into this one.

This maybe good to drink if you're sitting outside on the patio in the heat. It was like a cross between a sparkling orange/ lemonade with a hint of witbier. It had "chug" ability.

Conclusion, worth having on a very hot day, otherwise I would skip it.

08-23-2010 17:30:51 | More by LacquerHead
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

10-28-2013 01:03:23 | More by jaydoc
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GCBrewingCo

North Carolina

3.15/5  rDev -12%

The beer arrived on the table crystal clear pale straw with a white and frothy long lasting head.

The aroma was a very light wheat character and a low and light fruitiness.

The flavor was kinda boring with a light wheat flavor and a light bittering coupled with a slight hop flavor.

The finish was dry with no lasting character at all. The body was medium light.

A very boring American Style Wheatbeer. The beer did become more fruity and flavorful as it neared room temp and the bittering also increased. Drink warm for max flavor.

11-29-2005 00:56:12 | More by GCBrewingCo
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t0rin0

California

3/5  rDev -16.2%

08-24-2012 01:30:53 | More by t0rin0
Wheathead from Blue Star Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.