Wizard Wolf - Bellwoods Brewery

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85
very good

54 Ratings
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 8.14%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bellwoods Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
At the time of its inception, this was a very unique beer for Bellwoods to brew. Though we were earning a reputation for making a lot of high ABV, full-flavoured brews, we still couldn’t deny the appeal of something easy drinking and sessionable. Not really wanting to go the route of the lager, and inspired by the hop-forward low alcohol pale ales emerging from the states, we devised the Wizard Wolf. Weighing in at 4.8% this deceivingly flavourful session ale is easy to drink, and doesn’t knock you off your feet after just one.

(Beer added by: jrenihan on 04-10-2013)
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3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of LarryAppleton
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of FondueVoodoo
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of hunterjames
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.96/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of Electros
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Luisc94
4/5  rDev +5%

Served from a bottle into a tulip, has a nice gold colour, very cloudy, small 1 finger head with medium to small retention.
It has some nice strong citricy and tropical fruit smells.

Delicious citricy flavor, it tastes like it smells, citric with some sweet undertones that are overtaken with the light bitterness of the hops.

Overall I really. Enjoyed this beer, it is a very solid product that most beer people would apreciate.

Photo of Hypersomnia
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of DaveBar
4/5  rDev +5%

Sample at Bellwoods before choosing bottles at the shop.

A- 4.0- Very good. Unfiltered. White goodness. Nice white head

S- 4.0- Yeasty good! Typical white beer

T- 3.75- Bit thin here. Not a Hoegaarden by any stretch but a nice try

M- 3.75- Pretty good. Nice and creamy but not as good as the aforementioned

O- 3.83- That is what the rating should be for this one. Overall a nice try but not worth the high price

Food Pairing

Did not have anything from the kitchen on this visit

Enjoy

Photo of Jones153
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of papat444
3.88/5  rDev +1.8%

Loads of lemon zest and peel; finishes with hints of grapefruit. Quite refreshing.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of tom10101
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of leaddog
3.8/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours a golden amber with a finger of bubbly white head.

Smell - citrus hop, grainy/biscuity malt, grapefruit peel, lemon

Taste - grainy/biscuty malts along with lemon and citrus hop. Light bitterness lingers. Not as hoppy as the aroma suggests.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with light to moderate carbonation.

Overall - A crisp and easy drinking session ale. The aromas suggested a more hop forward session ale, but in the taste it is more of the grainy/biscuity malt that takes charge. This is a not necessarily a bad thing. A sessionable ale worthy for the masses.

Photo of Rlombardi75
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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Wizard Wolf from Bellwoods Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.