Tidal Wave Wheat - Padre Island Brewing Company

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Tidal Wave Wheat
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8 Ratings
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Padre Island Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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(Beer added by: cokes on 06-27-2003)
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Reviews by harpus:
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3.5/5  rDev n/a

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Photo of LXIXME
3.66/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cokes
3.58/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Overcast and opaque deep yellow under a compacted scambled-egg foam.
Musty aromatics, with an belittled sense of lemon.
Enters with a large wheat bread doughiness, and stays this way throughout the majority of the beer. Hypo-caramel sweetness is found on the fringes. Some faux-farmhouse yeasty tones pop up on occasion, before a lemon-peel tartness materializes and rides into the finish.
Relative heft for the style, a bit creamy and subtancial while maintaining a refreshing easy-goingness.
I have never been a fan of "American Wheats", and doubt I ever will be. But this is good bet per the style.

Photo of bundy462
4/5  rDev n/a

Photo of FrizWhiz
4/5  rDev n/a

Photo of GCBrewingCo
3.65/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer arrived on the table a cloudy pale amber with a white head that lasted well, but slowly faded to nothing.

The aroma was light wheat with a low level of fruitiness.

The flavor was a low fruity character with banana. Just a slight hint of clove spice was present and a slight sourness.

The finish was dry with a lasting fruity impression and that same slight sourness into the aftertaste. The body was medium.

Served with a lemon, this was an ok hefe, but missing some character to be a German Hefe and too fruity for an American.

Photo of MUSHROOMCLOUD
3.88/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Hazy butterscotch color. No head. No lace.

S - Fruity aroma, close to their blond ale. Kolsch like fruitiness.

T - Lots of fruit. Tropical style. Pineapple flavor dominates. Light banana. Not your typical hefe.

M - Full bodied mouthfeel. Medium carbonation.

T - Very good drinkability. Tasty hefe weizen.

Photo of naterock
4.53/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Color: Golden, nearly no head.
Smell: Very fruity, tropical aroma
Taste: Crisp and clean, very fruity
MF: Nice carbonation
I favor filtered wheats like this one to unfiltered, sometimes the complexity is lost when a beer isn't filtered. I chose to enjoy this beer without a lemon. I thouroughly enjoyed this beer, I bought a growler so I could enjoy it on the beach.

Tidal Wave Wheat from Padre Island Brewing Company
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