Schlafly Yakima Wheat Ale - The Schlafly Tap Room

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Schlafly Yakima Wheat AleSchlafly Yakima Wheat Ale

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41 Reviews
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Reviews: 41
Hads: 188
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 9
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
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Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: DCon on 03-19-2012

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Reviews: 41 | Hads: 188
Reviews by cousineddy:
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3.84/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Apperance: Pours a hazy golden color with way to much head. The bottled on date reads 3/19/12. So this particular beer is somewhat out of season, i think this may be the cause of all the excess foam. This beer would have scored a 4 or 4.5 if not for being past its freshness date.

Smell: Lemons and yeast. Good citrus aroma mixed with the smell of fresh bread

Taste: Once again, citrus and breadiness. Good hop notes to finish. Really nice and refreshing. Wish i could have gotten a hold of this in the middle of the summer.

Mouthfeel: Crisp and clean, very refreshing and smooth

Overall: A very good wheat ale. very refreshing with nice citrus notes and a mild hoppiness that isn't to much for the casual drinker. The only thing this beer lost points on was the fact that it came out mostly foam. (801 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of 77apm
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of cmwilliq
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of sgttibbs
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Schlafly33
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of Beezee
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of secondtooth
3.98/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This limited brewing pours a hazy gold, with a thick and sudsy head. Superb and thick spiderweb lace, too.

Nose is an appealing mix of citrus hops and sharp wheat. I get some lemon. Superb.

Taste is crisp and sharp, with a bread-like wheatiness and much of that citrus lemon character. Very nice, and worth a wider release one day, I say. (340 characters)

Photo of WoodBrew
3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer poured out a hazy, pale gold color with a two-finger, bubbly, off-white head of foam. it left sticky rings of lace on the glass. The smell was fairly grassy with some nice wheat notes. A touch of pine, too. The taste was a good blend of flavors, wheat, grasses, pine and a touch of lemon pith. Great balance. The mouthfeel was crisp, sharp and smooth. A dry-finishing, medium bodied ale. Overall this is good. (418 characters)

Photo of mlockman
3.66/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

very good, moderately hoppy wheat beer. (39 characters)

Photo of BigJim5021
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of russpowell
3.82/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 04-02-12

Pours a super-hazed gold with 2 fingers of pearl colored head. Average head retention & lacing

S: Light citrus & grassy notes

T: Follows the nose, some grapefruit & breadyness as well up front. Slight white grape green apple peel flavors as this warms, along with lemons & sweet breadyness. Finishes crisp, citrussy, even a little soapy, along with just a bit of orange peel

MF: Medium bodied, firm carbonation, good balance

Easy drinker, but was hoping the hops might be a little more assertive. This is not the cheaper, semi-local alternative to a Lil Sumpin, Sumpin I was hoping for, but will quench your thirst very nicely (649 characters)

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Ursch79
3/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of EagleTalon
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours out to a patchy white head that lasts, a few narrow lace garters down the glass and cloudy, yeasty light golden color. Aroma is spicy, minty, floral hops and a bit of sharp wheat bite. Flavor really captures the signature characteristics of two styles (hoppy pale ales and American wheat beers) with a rush of hop flavor followed with a bready, grainy, slightly citrus finish. Mouthfeel is excellent. Overall a good call. If you want a "normal" wheat beer, grab a Boulevard Wheat, but for what it is, it is very good.

Basically they took a smooth and luscious wheat beer and dry-hopped the hell out of it to get the dominant aroma and taste of hops without extracting the bitterness. This is an ideal beer for those who love the smell and taste of hops but can do without the intense bitterness of an IPA or even an APA. (827 characters)

Photo of Eaglefan344
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Hockey_Fan
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of tone77
3.31/5  rDev -9.8%

Thanks to the incredible woodychandler for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a light golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of lemons, wheat. Taste is light and mild, a bit of wheat tang, a touch of lemons, very refreshing but a bit bland. Feels light in the mouth and overall is a decent beer. (306 characters)

Photo of mikeburd1128
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of bluejacket74
3.77/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle, bottled on March 19, 2012. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a hazy light gold color with a few inch frothy off-white head. The head sticks around for a very long time, and there's also a lot of lacing. I had to let the head settle a bit before I could even pour the whole bottle into the glass. The brew smells like citrusy hops (lemon and orange peel), wheat/bready malt, and a little bit of banana. It tastes like grassy and citrusy (lemon peel) hops, and wheat/bready malt. Nice citrusy/bitter/grainy flavor overall. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium, it's refreshing but at the same time has a bit too much carbonation for me. I'd try this again in the future. Single picked up at either Liquor Barn or Party Source, I forget exactly where I bought this one at. (785 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.4/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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Schlafly Yakima Wheat Ale from The Schlafly Tap Room
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