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Woolybugger Wheat Ale - Sockeye Grill & Brewery

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Woolybugger Wheat Ale
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 12.29%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sockeye Grill & Brewery visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: TheFlern on 05-15-2012)
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3.48/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Body is honey in color. Pure white head has decent lacing and good retention.

Smell: surprisingly hoppy on the nose but it does not come across as bitter. Wheat notes are subdued behind the hops but give the aroma a nice soft landing on the nose.

Taste: hoppy. Not much traditional wheat flavor at all. Not necessarily a bad thing since this beer comes across as a very mellow drinking pale ale but with a wheat base.

mouthfeel: Smooth, decent amount of carbonation, and drinkable.

overall: not a bad beer at all and if you are in boise and want to checkout a brewpub there probably isn't a better place than Sockeye to checkout.

Serving type: on-tap

05-15-2012 19:25:03 | More by TheFlern
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Woolybugger Wheat Ale from Sockeye Grill & Brewery
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.