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Original Wheat - Anchor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
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26 Ratings
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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 8.99%


Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 10-05-2013)
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Reviews by Huffs:
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Huffs

New York

3.48/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured to a nice, medium to full head, white, with good retention and lacing. Appearance was a clear with a golden color. Aroma had notes of fruit, banana, grass and bread. Nice and mild taste with notes of yeast, grain and bread with some slight fruit notes. Nice medium to creamy mouth feel with a crisp and dry aftertaste.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2013 01:47:28 | More by Huffs
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

04-11-2014 16:04:40 | More by jaydoc
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jme015

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

04-04-2014 17:16:43 | More by jme015
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Vogey77

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9%

04-02-2014 17:03:46 | More by Vogey77
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DIM

Pennsylvania

3.24/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Ah crap, I thoughy this was a hefe.

a: Bright, clear golden; pours with a thick, sticky head.

s: Faintly sweet grains, vague apple and pear, some earthy hops.

t: Mirrors the smell; sweet wheat and pear with a trace of lingering, bitterness.

m: Wet and fizzy.

o: Meh.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2014 18:09:11 | More by DIM
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bump8628

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

03-20-2014 00:05:28 | More by bump8628
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allstar255

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

03-17-2014 00:05:26 | More by allstar255
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Kastler

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

03-12-2014 04:23:36 | More by Kastler
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Emnmarko

Michigan

3.76/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A- Clear and golden with ample carbonation. A small one finger white head develops but recedes quickly. A light halo remains and lightly laces the glass.

S- Sweet malts, apple. pear. A hop bitterness way, way behind.

T- The apple and pear sweetness comes right at you immediately and with authority. An earthy malt flavor as well.

M- The mouthfeel is a little gritty. A medium bodied brewski with a good carbonation feel. Dry and drinkable.

O- This is a very drinkable wheat ale with a great feel. Powerful sweet fruit flavors. Although a little too sweet for me. Good for a summer picnic at the beech.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2014 23:10:06 | More by Emnmarko
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Geoff_boyd


4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

02-26-2014 02:50:34 | More by Geoff_boyd
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lehueve

Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

02-24-2014 18:29:02 | More by lehueve
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Fcip78

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

02-24-2014 02:13:38 | More by Fcip78
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CreekyJarls

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

02-23-2014 20:26:29 | More by CreekyJarls
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jzlyo

Iowa

3/5  rDev -18.3%

01-30-2014 21:13:52 | More by jzlyo
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scottfrie

California

3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle into SA Perfect pint glass.

A: Pours a clean caramel amber color with golden highlights. Head is bright white, soft and thick. A thick a fuzzy film stuck around and lasted the whole beer through. Minimal lace.
S: Toasted grains, light nose as expected. Vague sweetness.
T: Very mellow flavors of creamy wheat, toasted grains and mild earthy hops. Slight citrus in the finish with an apple juice sweetness.
M: Exceptionally fluffy and creamy mouthfeel with some of the softest carbonation I've come across.
O: Better than I expected. Better than Anchor Summer. Great mouthfeel and flavor. Hope they release this more regularly.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2013 03:20:48 | More by scottfrie
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BEERMILER12

Maine

3.94/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 3SX (September 24, 2013)

A: Pours a golden orange color with 2 fingers of head with tight bubbles. Leaves some nice lacing

S: Some nice fruity notes stand out the most, including apple and pear. Some light sweetness behind the fruits with a nice wheaty malt background

T: Starts off with a mild sweetness and the fruitiness. Goes slowly into a very nice malted wheat presence with sweet grains and a hint of the barley. Finishes clean and lightly estery

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Clean and crisp

O: A simple yet very enjoyable wheat beer. Easy to drink and is very refreshing. Too bad this only comes in the mixed 12-pack, because this could be a solid go-to in the summer

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2013 05:51:12 | More by BEERMILER12
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Marty91

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

12-14-2013 22:51:13 | More by Marty91
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

12-13-2013 04:20:26 | More by Knapp85
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FatBoyGotSwagger

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

12-06-2013 22:06:17 | More by FatBoyGotSwagger
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

11-29-2013 21:58:42 | More by thebigredone
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Birdlegs

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

11-05-2013 07:07:54 | More by Birdlegs
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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

11-05-2013 00:15:16 | More by Giantspace
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kayrex

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

11-03-2013 17:44:54 | More by kayrex
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.73/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Celebrator pokal. Pours a medium golden amber with a fine, two-finger white head with good retention and lots of lacing. Aroma of light bicuit malt, wheat, faint citrus. Flavor of sweet biscuit malt, faint citrus, wheat and bittering hops, finishes with light wheat and dry biscuit malt. Light bodied with good carbonation. A kind of odd beer, seems to lean closer to a light lager or steam beer in character, but has light wheat ale characteristic in the finish. A nice drinking light beer, but not what I would gravitate towards if looking for a wheat ale. Like most Anchor products, well made and pleasant, but rather mild.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2013 19:32:41 | More by LiquidAmber
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warpedrevolution

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

10-24-2013 16:37:06 | More by warpedrevolution
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Original Wheat from Anchor Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.