Canebrake - Parish Brewing Company
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Reviews by acevenom:
3.78/5 rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Poured into a weizen glass. Pours light golden with a thick eggshell colored head that dissipates slowly. There are lots of visible tiny streaming bubbles rising in the beer. There are faint aromas of wheat and barley. The smell is mildly sweet and there's virtually no discernable hop aroma. The beer has flavors of wheat and barley malt and some mild sweetness. There are some mild grassy hops in the flavor. Overall, the flavors are pretty mellow. The body is light with strong carbonation. The finish is slightly dry and the drinkability is high. This is a good beer.
Serving type: bottle
02-08-2013 22:18:48 | More by acevenom
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3.58/5 rDev +2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
A: Pours a clear, rich golden amber with a thin white mousse that dissipates very quickly. Aside from the fact that head retention is sorely lacking, this is a very attractive ale.
S: Very neutral on the nose-it takes quite some time for subtle aromas of wheat toast, lemon, grass, and cane syrup to emerge.
T: Mild notes of cane sugar, minerals, biscuit, wheat toast, grass, herbs, and lemon flit across the palate. The finish is, at least for me, unique among ales of this type, presenting an initial grassy bitterness followed by a kiss of cane syrup sweetness.
M: Fairly light in body, but just a bit heavier than some other familiar wheat ales. A smooth, creamy texture develops in the mouth, though it dries out a little toward the finish. Carbonation is very crisp and a little prickly. At only 4.9% abv, this is incredibly easy to drink.
O: Though I wasn't expecting much going into this one, I have to say that I am pleasantly surprised. Canebrake is not earth-shattering, even among American pale wheat ales, but it is a very enjoyable, approachable ale that is perfect for hot summer days. I also appreciate the fact that the cane syrup flavor and aroma are not entirely absent, as I get a bit annoyed by beers that use non-traditional ingredients without showcasing them effectively. All in all, I would return to this one in the right setting, and if you are a fan of the style, you can do far worse.
Serving type: bottle
06-21-2014 20:14:27 | More by mrfrancis
Canebrake from Parish Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.