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Native Ginger Wheat - Foley Brothers Brewing

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BA SCORE
84
good

72 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 72
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | 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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4/5  rDev +6.7%

tnbeatty, Jun 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Jordantb313, Jun 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

TripelMark, Jun 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

braican, Jun 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

NEhophead, Jun 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

MEW, Jun 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

rjholcomb, Jun 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Jason, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of cbutova
3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes over the weekend.

A- Poured into a pint glass with a hazy golden orange body. Big creamy white head with great retention. Tons of lace pillows.

S- Pale ale feel with some wheat, light caramel, apple and fresh cracked grain feel to it. Just a bit of ginger here.

T- Ginger forward for sure in the flavor. Nice wheat, light biscuit, cracked grain, apples and light fruits to support the ginger.

MF- Light bodied but creamy as the head might suggest and the wheat lends a feel like this. High carbonation good with the ginger flavor. Low bitterness.

A solid drinkable brew with a nice ginger forward flavor. Sort of like a pale ale wheat beer.

cbutova, May 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

tobelerone, May 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Bandi, May 18, 2013
Photo of metter98
3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: The. Beer is hazy yellowish amber in color and has a faint amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that died down but consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface.
S: Moderately strong aromas of ginger are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell but also has some wheaty flavors.
M: It feels a bit more than light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer seems a little one-dimensional but is pretty nice if you like ginger.

metter98, May 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

deanhead, May 08, 2013
Photo of mountdew1
3.7/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a weizen glass. Poured a very pale amber, with a thin bubbly 1 finger head. Small amount of cling to the head, but disappeared very fast. Handful of streams of carbonation rose from the bottom. Aroma was a bit bitter, mostly wheaty, but with some sharpness of ginger mixed in. As it rested, banana could be detected as well. Taste was wheaty, before shifting to a bit of ginger, then finishing as a grassy leafy flavor. Felt good in the mouth. Not overly carbonated, and a bit of stickiness so that it felt like it had substance. Overall not bad

mountdew1, Mar 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

PEIhop, Feb 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

dunix, Feb 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

CB_Crowe, Feb 04, 2013
Photo of jlindros
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a fluffy and fizzy pasty white 1 finger head that fades fairly slowly reinforced by many bubbles and nice foamy lacing, slight hazy golden wheat orange color.

Nose has light wheat aromas, with a big ginger aroma, candied ginger and ginger ice cream, hint of citrus, banana, and very faint spices.

Taste kicks in ginger right away, candied and ginger ice cream again, slightly pickled as well. Then wheat, grassy wheat with hint if citrus and faint spices again, touch of banana and clove like, fluffy too. Ginger gives faint spicy, and some bitterness as well as grassy and faint spicy hops. Finish is drier but sticky, lingering bitter hops and bitter ginger, candied ginger and touch of butterscotch for some reason.

Mouth is med to lighter bodied, lots of fluffy carb.

Overall ok, pretty much delivers what it promises, ginger and wheat, nothing special but decent and fairly tasty, drinkable, and would be a great summer beer.

jlindros, Jan 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

iwantmorehops, Jan 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

jamesewelch, Jan 15, 2013
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4.08/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Had this on tap at grand opening...took home Native Brown Ale as well in 22 oz bottles.

A- Straw, fizzy, 1 inch thin head in pint glass

S-Grassy, earthy, ginger, sweet

T-Started crisp, floral and full at the back of the throat

M-Slight licorice start, clean and full ginger finish, smooth carbonation...aftertaste wheat, banana bread...worried about licorice feel, but did not last, taste of wheat and ginger released nicely

O-Great niche beer saw guys and girls covering this one at the bar/opening...sessionable, great for all seasons.

Cool people, small family owned place in Vermont...not sure how it will age in the bottle, but I am stocking up as the stores sell out of this quickly.

ConnHuskyFan, Jan 13, 2013
Photo of Brad007
4.08/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I see that this brewery has yet to garner reviews and honestly, this is the first time I've heard of it. There are so many new breweries popping up in VT that I honestly cannot keep track of them all.

Pours a whitish-gold color with a one-finger head into my glass. Not overtly cloudy either.

Sweet with a good dose of wheat and ginger in the nose.

The ginger does add a bit of "oomph" to an otherwise standard pale wheat ale. It's a very mellow example of the style. Doesn't clobber you over the head either.

Very "bready" at the back of the throat. Easy drinking ale.

Definitely go out and try this if you want something that's light, crisp and not too far from sessionable.

Brad007, Dec 30, 2012
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Native Ginger Wheat from Foley Brothers Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 72 ratings.