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Native Ginger Wheat - Foley Brothers Brewing

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Native Ginger WheatNative Ginger Wheat

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80 Ratings

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Ratings: 80
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.44%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Foley Brothers Brewing
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 12-30-2012)
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

PittBeerGirl, Sunday at 01:16 AM
Photo of deltatauhobbit
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Pours a clean straw color with a small head, decent lasting thin cap on top though with no pacing on the glass.

Smell is mostly sweet malt with a mild floral hop presence, not picking up much ginger on the nose.

Taste starts out with the malt backing and a light aspect of ginger, the ginger adds a clean fresh crispness to it, hops have a decent presence in the aftertaste, reminds me more of a Pils than a wheat ale though.

deltatauhobbit, Oct 25, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev 0%

Heidelberger, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of Bhoffs84
3.36/5  rDev -9.7%

Bhoffs84, Oct 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

JohnGray, Oct 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

sbrock22, Oct 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Kmlund, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of TJBOtt
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Very well balanced. The ginger flavour is clear, but it doesn't overpower the hops, and it allows the very light citrusy notes of the wheat beer to shine. I had a bottle as they were out at the tasting bar when we stopped by. It's worth a try, even if you aren't typically into wheat beers, as it's a well executed variant.

TJBOtt, Sep 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Davepoolesque, Sep 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

paresis, Aug 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Birdog, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.69/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

my first beer from foley brothers is a good one, much delayed after I dropper and broke a bottle in the street last summer, good to finally get another going safely. a blonde brew heavy on both the wheat malt and the ginger aroma, raw and spicy, almost too intense with the ginger. not much head on this thing, which is in this case an indication of how under carbonated the beer is, my only real issue with an otherwise wonderful summer refresher. lots and lots of ginger in the nose, a little more mild with it in the taste, flush with wheat malt, I like how robust it is, not a light beer by any stretch. hearty and earthy in the base, with the spice of fresh shaved ginger root in the finish, almost hot in the throat going down but stopping just short of that. if this had some more bubbles it would be stunning, but it feels a little too flat to serve he purpose in hot weather, but I do like the fuller body for the style. it looks like foley brothers makes some really cool beer, I hope to track a few more down while I am back east this week.

StonedTrippin, Aug 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

tkdchampxi, Aug 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Rshersnow, Aug 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

runner72, Aug 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

bdaggett, Jul 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

sgn4779, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

williamjbauer, Jul 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

nookiebrown, Jul 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Bumblebtna, Jul 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +34.4%

Steve84, Jul 01, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bomber into a Sam perfect pint. The glass matters with this beer. The head is white and reminiscent of a good Champagne. Remained through the entire glass, with nice lacing. Smell is light, fruity and mixed with ginger. Taste is subtle but complex for a wheat beer. The ginger blends with the local hops and yeast very nicely. Mouthfeel is dominated by the effervescence, again reminding of Champagne. Overall this is a wonderful wheat beer, refreshing and easy to drink, but not at all simple. Elegant is the word that comes to mind.

HuskyHawk, Jun 22, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

NHcraftgal, Jun 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

dwyerol, Jun 20, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +29%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

First time drinking a Ginger Wheat. Perfect carbonation with excellent lacing
Loved the sweet malt balanced by just enough ginger to make this style interesting.
Low in alcohol and light in hops makes this brew an easy sipper in the summer time. They use local hops in this brew which puts them in my good books for the future!
A must try if you like ginger!

TrishaL9, Jun 15, 2014
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Native Ginger Wheat from Foley Brothers Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 80 ratings.