Pachyderm Pale Wheat - Avondale Brewing Co.

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89
very good

31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | 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:
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(Beer added by: BhamBeerLover on 10-23-2012)
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Photo of dowen17
2.99/5  rDev -26%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 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.

Photo of Justinbshelton
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of Vestlake
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of BeerZack
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of markjarema11
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Sweenz
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of freduardo
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Gus_13
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of grumpygerman
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of justinm4bama
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Bill_Loves_BamaBeer
3.8/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of zookerman182
3.83/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WunderLlama
3.83/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Can consumed on a party bus to the Alabama - Mississippi state football game

Golden yellow

Nice gentle hop aroma

First sip of wheat quickly followed by hop bitterness. Biscuity and lemon citrus

Lots of sudsing

Nice beer

Photo of Nakedtown
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of BlueMoon10
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of JayS2629
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of JohnBender
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of ttroha
4/5  rDev -1%

Tap from the brewery. Pours hazy orange with white head. Aroma of hops, bread. Tastes of wheat, bitter hops and a hint of citrus. Extremely tasty and refreshing

Photo of FrankShirley
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of ChainGangGuy
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: A bit cloudy, light golden-orange body in hue with a slim, white head.

Smell: A bready, sugar-edged maltiness with amiable citrus notes of sweet, mild lemon and grapefruit.

Taste: PPW has a nice, characterful maltiness with a vibrant breadiness having itself a toasted sugar element to it. A small pop of citrus that settles down. Low bitterness. A little last-minute sweetness and snap of citrus and carbonation on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation.

Overall: While most pale wheat ales fall into a line of vapid, lacking offerings, this one breaks the mold with a surprisingly rich maltiness. Nice beer!

Photo of NODAK
4.01/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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.

Definitely a flavorful and good beer for summer. I enjoyed it.

Photo of pvo
4.15/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Really good; combined the best of both pale ales and wheats to make a great anytime beer.

Appearance: hazy, golden, light head.

Smell: hop aroma, balanced by sweetness.

Mouthfeel: crisp, rather carbonated.

Overall: very good-- I'm not sure if they consider this one of their standard beers, but it's really good, and much better than their other basic beers that I'd imagine many people would order, particularly their IPA.

Photo of WoodBrew
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of pasjc2001
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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Pachyderm Pale Wheat from Avondale Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.