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Paw Paw's Peach Wheat - Back Forty Beer Co.

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Paw Paw's Peach WheatPaw Paw's Peach Wheat

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19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 17.12%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Back Forty Beer Co. visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Golden32 on 04-04-2014)
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Reviews by a0lbudman:
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3.51/5  rDev -4.6%

A-clear golden color with very little head
S-wheat is the strongest aroma with the peach coming in a strong second
T-Peach and wheat blend with the wheat taking over in the aftertaste
m-light body and medium carbonation
O- solid beer from Back Forty. Peach is always a great choice h
ere in Alabama

05-05-2014 01:22:55 | More by a0lbudman
More User Reviews:
Photo of Golden32


3.53/5  rDev -4.1%

A nice, smooth summer beer. I probably would have preferred it to be a little more peach-forward, but overall a good, refreshing beer to have poolside or after a hot day in the yard. The beer is quite chuggable and overall light-bodied with great color.

04-30-2014 13:44:00 | More by Golden32
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5/5  rDev +35.9%

06-30-2014 16:10:13 | More by Dub12588
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-08-2014 05:31:50 | More by tweezer159
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-04-2014 03:02:24 | More by AUGRAD06
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-14-2014 03:17:54 | More by TheBeard89
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-10-2014 16:38:08 | More by Rbroccoli
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-19-2014 05:21:44 | More by rudabegga9
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-28-2014 19:00:09 | More by dabakemon
Photo of BMMillsy


3.34/5  rDev -9.2%

Bottle from Burg. Thanks. Pours deep clear golden with a fluffy white head that recedes rather quickly. Nice aroma of lots of sweet peaches, some hay, wheaty funky notes, not bad. Flavor is very peachy as expected, with a dirty wheaty finish I always get from the style. Fairly sweet and pretty juicy. Medium bodied with lowish carbonation. On the sweet side and I don't know that of want more than one of these, but better than the other two I had from this brewery. If you like peaches, I find it hard to believe you wouldn't think this is decent.

08-09-2014 21:41:34 | More by BMMillsy
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-30-2014 06:29:04 | More by justinm4bama
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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

06-07-2014 15:37:51 | More by BlackNotesIII
Photo of Jadjunk


3.26/5  rDev -11.4%

"From the fruity notes of Spring, to the roasted aromas of winter, these beers are inspired by the Alabama Seasons. And just like the Seasons, these small batch offerings won't be around for long. So relax and let us guide you through the year... with beer!" Brewed in the style of an American Pale Wheat Ale with peaches added. Originally released in 2013 as a spring seasonal, previously known as "Seasonal Peach" before being retitled in 2014. Previously available in 22 oz. bottles, currently available in 12 oz. 6 packs and on draft.

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle to a pint glass. Served above 50º Fahrenheit.

(Appearance) Pours a very fizzy pale white head over a very mildly hazy golden amber body. Carbonation is plentiful and spritely, retention is poor. 2.25

(Smell) Notes of doughy wheat malt, slight dry cracker malt, all with an understated sweetness. Peach aromas are faint, slightly tart aromatically. Slightly musty and dank. Potency is mild. 3

(Taste) A bit more enjoyable than the aroma, the cracker malt provides a light, clean base and the wheat tends to slightly elevate the body, yet the texture is quite thin without much of a wheat malt base to thicken the body nor enhance the flavor. The peach generates a significant tartness and a fairly mild fruit flavor. It's pleasantly sour, and I'm unsure if this is the primary intention but it plays out well to the benefit of the flavor. One might be able to pass this off as a peachy Berliner Weisse. 3.5

(Mouthfeel) Texture is light, dry, thin. Carbonation generates a strong crispness for a fizzy, energetic mouthfeel. Body is light/medium for an American Pale Wheat Ale, light/medium overall. Balance is slightly tart over sweet over bitter. Alcohol presence is light. 3.25

(Overall) A fairly unimpressive Pale Wheat Ale that does a decent job with the peach texture but not so much on the malt profile and goes overboard on the carbonation. One could chalk it up to batch inconsistency and quality control, but I would suggest approaching this beer cautiously. 3.25

Back Forty Beer Company's
Seasonal Peach/Paw Paw's Peach Wheat

05-06-2014 02:50:00 | More by Jadjunk
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3.9/5  rDev +6%

06-24-2014 15:51:00 | More by cultclassic89
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5/5  rDev +35.9%

07-26-2014 20:40:40 | More by sewhitehead
Photo of ahommell


3.7/5  rDev +0.5%

A: Dark golden, to almost twilight orange. opaque. Finger head dissipates very quickly.

S: Wheat. Peach is subtle. Almost like a spritz of peach really. Light cherry notes really set off the flavor. Mild yeast. Great showing of a lack of hop character which is on point for the style.

T: WOW! That'll do. Starts off wheat and the peach is entirely in the middle. Finishes with cherry and alcohol. Light mild yeast. Hop notes are very light, but they are there. Off notes of metal can be tasted on sips as the beer gets slightly warmer. (May just be a weird bottle. I will finish the six pack and if the taste changes, I'll let you know.

M: VERY DRINKABLE. I agree with the other reviewer, this beer is like so many of these fruit wheat beers... drinkable in large amounts on summer's dog days. At 4.5% alcohol they wont make you sweat, and the beer is light bodied. I think women would find this beer quite enjoyable. The peach is very balanced and not over bearing like a neighboring mother in law with fresh cobbler.

O: This is a good outing for Back Forty. It is worth a sip for sure.

05-03-2014 02:31:57 | More by ahommell
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

05-11-2014 04:07:39 | More by snobofsnobs
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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

04-20-2014 01:05:36 | More by kushlash23
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2/5  rDev -45.7%

07-03-2014 23:46:57 | More by Mistacrowley
Paw Paw's Peach Wheat from Back Forty Beer Co.
83 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.