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Wet Hot American Wheat - Finch's Beer Co.

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113 Ratings
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Ratings: 113
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 2
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Finch's Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mendvicdog on 07-30-2013)
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3.76/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

ACBF pour

A-Pours a cloudy, bright yellow color with a white, whipped head.

S-Pretty mild. Wheat and grain with some lemon and floral notes. I would like a bit more intensity but I'm fairly happy with the actual aroma.

T-The flavor is superior to the nose. It's hoppier than the nose leads on and the flavor is pretty exciting. Lemon zest hops with some grass. Dry wheat. A bit floral.

M-Light and drinkable with lower bitterness. Prickly carbonation.

O-A tasty wheat based brew that is more impressive not he tongue than in the schnozzola.

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3.4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a bright golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of citrus, lemony. Taste is tart, lemons, a bit of wheat, decent but not as refreshing/thirst quenching as is usual for the style. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

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3.63/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16oz can. Pours a clear pale yellow with a fluffy white head, light lacing. Aroma is of citrus, lemon, citrus pine hops. Taste is citrus lemon, wheat and grains with some citrus pine hops bitterness. Palate is a medium crisp body, good carbonation. Finishes with citrus notes, wheat and grains followed by some good spiced dry hopped bitterness on the end for balance. Overall a quite good drinking sessional wheat ale.

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3.29/5  rDev -7.8%
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Draft at Marie's, served in a branded weizen glass.

Clear golden orange, spotty lace all around the edges. Broken skim across the surface.

Butterscotch aroma, hello diacetyl. Bleh.

Taste is similar but has a biscuity malt presence and soft wheat graininess.

Feel is borderline, watery but slightly smooth from the wheat. Wondering if it's just dirty lines at the bar accounting for the butter notes, though can't be sure. Overall a one and done. Wanted to give these guys another chance but they're not doing anyone proud.

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Large off-white head with minimal lacing.

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Wet Hot American Wheat from Finch's Beer Co.
82 out of 100 based on 113 ratings.