Big Rock Grasshopper Wheat Ale - Big Rock Brewery
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Reviews by GrimmReaper:
British Columbia (Canada)
2.93/5 rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Pours a light straw clear yellow with decent white head that turns to a 1/8 collar and mild lacing.Not much in the nose here,very faint grains,grass,musty kinda odor.Taste is not much either,a touch bitterness and musty grass that leaves a heavy dull dry feel in the mouth,medium body with a flatness to it.Not much to reccomend here,got this one in the 15 can variety pk,like the warthog and the ale way better than this one.
Serving type: can
11-07-2007 02:24:02 | More by GrimmReaper
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3.1/5 rDev +1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Can poured into a shaker pint glass, a pale straw yellow with billowing white bubbles, exactly as I remember this beer from my grad school days when it was a staple at the pub, complete with horrid citrus wedge floater. None of that this time, although after concentrating on this beer's flavor I can kinda understand where the urge to apply further seasoning comes from. Aroma is sweet and buttery, more so than its counterpart Big Rock Velvet Fog, with a saccharine fruitiness that recalls fermented apple juice, faint lemon and lime rinds, and white bread barley malt ... No real wheat spice on the nose although there is more of this on the palate, with apple and faint lemon starting things off and musty white peppercorn spice showing up late, along with a little root cellar funk and metallic notes. Thin, fizzy yet with a diacetyl slickness, and generally unoffensive and easy drinking. Finishes semi-dry. I prefer Velvet Fog, which has more wheat character and a more assertive flavor period, although with this style of beer we aren't expecting anything too robust. I have a few more cans squirreled away for a sunny day.
Serving type: can
03-23-2014 23:20:07 | More by CalgaryFMC
Big Rock Grasshopper Wheat Ale from Big Rock Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 171 ratings.