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Spinnaker - Rising Tide Brewing Company

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69 Ratings
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Ratings: 69
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rising Tide Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dasenebler on 04-24-2013)
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Snellgg5

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +24%

07-25-2013 10:41:02 | More by Snellgg5
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IPAFrankieH

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

07-03-2013 10:28:35 | More by IPAFrankieH
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Dbrag

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

05-10-2014 09:04:40 | More by Dbrag
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cavemanlawyer1999

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

07-12-2014 00:10:39 | More by cavemanlawyer1999
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SuperHop18

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

07-21-2014 03:23:44 | More by SuperHop18
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Brushkanna

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

08-14-2013 22:19:58 | More by Brushkanna
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tigg924

Massachusetts

4.06/5  rDev +11.8%

Appearance: 1/4 inch head and high carbonation, gold in color, hazy

Smell: lemon, wheat, and malt

Taste: big banana, wheat, and grain

Mouthfeel: sweet, light in body, medium carbonation

Overall: Of all the Rising Tide beers, this may be my favorite. I found this to be sweet and very clean. I will be getting this again.

08-27-2013 13:19:32 | More by tigg924
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andrewinski1

New Hampshire

4.01/5  rDev +10.5%

Poured into a shaker pint. The color is cloudy straw. There is a small eighth inch head.

The aroma is full of banana with a hint of clove. Some malt honey sweetness comes through a bit as well.

The tastes balances the malt, yeast and grassy hops beautifully. With every sip I can choose to focus my pallet on a different area of flavor or I can just casually toss this one back; it's so light and drinkable. The banana-clove yeast is strong in the finish.

This is very tasty and a great American wheat beer.

04-28-2013 00:37:05 | More by andrewinski1
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Hairrrrrrrr

Illinois

4/5  rDev +10.2%

05-05-2013 17:33:52 | More by Hairrrrrrrr
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WhitmansNiece

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.2%

04-18-2014 22:26:56 | More by WhitmansNiece
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HattedClassic

Virginia

4/5  rDev +10.2%

09-29-2013 16:37:51 | More by HattedClassic
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jgammoniv

Maine

4/5  rDev +10.2%

02-27-2014 14:11:44 | More by jgammoniv
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mikemacisso

Maine

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-28-2013 22:50:22 | More by mikemacisso
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nzerbe

New York

4/5  rDev +10.2%

08-22-2013 11:47:51 | More by nzerbe
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darcange

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +10.2%

08-20-2014 16:32:07 | More by darcange
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good4nik

Maine

4/5  rDev +10.2%

08-07-2014 01:21:30 | More by good4nik
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4/5  rDev +10.2%

08-25-2014 05:58:39 | More by Gatordaddy
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Bengone

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +10.2%

08-01-2014 19:46:16 | More by Bengone
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BEERMILER12

Maine

3.93/5  rDev +8.3%

A: Pours a hazy straw yellow color with almost no head

S: Very wheaty and estery with lots of banana and clove. Lightly spicy phenols give some more depth. Nice

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with lots of wheat, banana, and cloves. Get some fruity esters and spicy phenols mid-way through and then finishes with a banana/bubble gum wheatiness

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Lightly chalky

O: One of the best American-made Hefes I've had to date (appearance aside). Very similar to German versions, relying heavily on the wheat and banana/clove notes. Refreshing and easy to drink at 4.5%. Get some if you can find it, as it's perfect for warm summer days

04-25-2013 03:07:58 | More by BEERMILER12
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jharmon


3.92/5  rDev +8%

08-14-2014 20:03:25 | More by jharmon
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.79/5  rDev +4.4%

From the 22 fl. oz. bottle stamped BORN: APR 2013. Sampled on May 12, 2013.

The pour is an unfiltered hazy pale yellow with moderate carbonation building up to a huge puffy head that eventually settles back.

The aroma includes a fine array of bread, biscuit, wheat, and citrus zing not unlike pineapple or maybe something less tart like pear.

The body is light to medium with a pleasant creaminess.

The taste also highlights the bread, wheat, and citrus with a low bitterness with no lingering sensation. However the beer on the whole is very easy to drink and refreshing.

05-12-2013 18:40:27 | More by puboflyons
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metter98

New York

3.78/5  rDev +4.1%

A: The beer is slightly hazy light pale yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high white head that died down and consistently left a thin head covering the surface.
S: Moderate aromas of banana esters and wheat are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and has a little fruity sweetness along with some subtle hints of clove.
M: It feels a bit more than light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very drinkable, thirst-quenching and refreshing. It is a perfect beer for a hot summer day and is a good American representation of a German style.

06-19-2013 00:03:03 | More by metter98
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-14-2013 14:41:45 | More by Janeinma
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PressFastF0rward

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-27-2014 20:00:44 | More by PressFastF0rward
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-29-2014 00:49:36 | More by smakawhat
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Spinnaker from Rising Tide Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.