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Pachyderm Pale Wheat - Avondale Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

25 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 25
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Avondale Brewing Co. visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BhamBeerLover on 10-23-2012)
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Reviews by BhamBeerLover:
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BhamBeerLover


4.43/5  rDev +10.8%

A - Bright pale orange in color. This beer appears from the outset to have a relatively light body and lingering head.

S - The scent of this beer is wonderful blend of hops in the forefront with wheat and citrus behind. Couldn't ask for a better or cleaner smell to go with the summer heat.

T - As with the smell, the flavor is also hoppy. Hoppier than many other pale wheats I have tried in the past. But this hop profile is still in balance with the wheat malt that forms the backbone of this brew. Everything is followed up with a clean finish.

M - Light and crisp, just as I hoped for this kind of brew.

O - An easy, fresh drink that would be great for the summertime.

10-23-2012 18:50:53 | More by BhamBeerLover
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dowen17

Alabama

2.99/5  rDev -25.3%

Pours a golden yellow with a nice thick white head.

Smells of citrusy fruits and sweet malt. Some bready yeast and malts.

Citrus fruits take the forefront of this beer. A little more hoppy than I expected. Very nice and refreshing.

Mouthfeel is creamy. Perfectly carbonated.

Overall this is a good local beer. I prefer a darker beer but on hot days this is very refreshing.

08-11-2013 03:50:55 | More by dowen17
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It was a hot day in Birmingham so this seemed like a good choice. Pours a cloudy and dark blonde into the pint glass. Head seems not really there at all.

Smell is rather faint. Somewhat sweet and citrusy.

The taste is initially fairly sweet and fruity. A little surprised, definitely sweeter than most beers in the style. Perhaps a note of peach or nectarine with that sweetness?? The wheat character comes out afterwards and on the finish, although restrained and not extremely grainy. Crisp for style, rounds out well with a small bitterness on the back.

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Smell: hop aroma, balanced by sweetness.

Mouthfeel: crisp, rather carbonated.

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Pachyderm Pale Wheat from Avondale Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.