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Ramstein Winter Wheat - High Point Brewing Company

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Ramstein Winter WheatRamstein Winter Wheat

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

284 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 239
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 62
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
High Point Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 04-17-2002)
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malfunxion

New York

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

08-27-2014 14:54:53 | More by malfunxion
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koopa

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-25-2014 19:20:35 | More by koopa
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curlybird

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-18-2014 18:16:14 | More by curlybird
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Uncledoobz

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.8%

04-12-2014 05:32:03 | More by Uncledoobz
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Bouleboubier

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +1%

(on tap at Bridgewater's Pub - served in an Erdinger Weizen glass)

A: fairly clear, dark, air-dried blood crimson... tall stand of compact, creamy-spongy foam... the lack of retention was clearly due to the cleanliness of the glass - did spring up some foam which each big sip

S: invitingly bold dark fruit - plum, mainly - with a good bit of roasty grain poking through... bit of a leafy hop presence and mineral note... not terribly clove-y or yeasty-spicy

T: heavy on dark fruit flavors - kind of like a non-sweet plum or blackberry brandy... fair bit of hop and roast bitterness, though it's relatively mellow and merely serves to dry the beer out a bit... some vague background clove... not at all sweet as far as fruit flavors go and not terribly malty either, which is the biggest snag in its overall quality - would love to have a moderate, balancing doughy/bready flavor - not enough 'yeast' notes, otherwise a fantastic, explosive taste

M: a bit thin and lager-clean/crisp, but on par with what the aromas suggest

O: this tastes a good bit like my homebrew Weizenbock, this one obviously having more developed, dynamic character... really, all this needs is a meaty malt punch.... I would certainly drink this again, preferably in High Point's taproom

03-28-2014 20:04:48 | More by Bouleboubier
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LMH88

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

03-02-2014 19:15:14 | More by LMH88
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SpAiReArGsEonNE

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

02-26-2014 03:34:38 | More by SpAiReArGsEonNE
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

02-22-2014 17:51:40 | More by Tucquan
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

02-18-2014 23:12:29 | More by BeerForMuscle
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sbangs

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-30-2014 00:24:50 | More by sbangs
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djcira

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-19-2014 19:38:17 | More by djcira
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nesarebad

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

01-18-2014 06:00:34 | More by nesarebad
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JG-90

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

01-05-2014 21:40:17 | More by JG-90
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2dogbrew

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

01-04-2014 18:23:08 | More by 2dogbrew
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RobDB

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-03-2014 01:31:16 | More by RobDB
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gr0g

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.8%

12-27-2013 22:34:34 | More by gr0g
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

12-25-2013 01:55:07 | More by justintcoons
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dano

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +20.2%

I can't really add anything that Jason Alstrom didn't already say about the characteristics of this beer. All I can say is that it is my favorite beer and I look forward to it very year. I've had it in bottles and on tap, and it has never disappointed. I do agree that the ABV is hard to believe. It is a dangerously smooth and drinkable beer at 9.5 % ABV.

12-22-2013 03:57:35 | More by dano
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Another great US craft weizenbock from Ramstein. Very dark appearance with lots of deep-roasted malt and fruity esters. The finish is burnt wood and earthy hops which is different than the typical Bavarian versions. Personally, I prefer the burnt caramel notes to the fruitier German weizenbocks. I really wish this and the other Ramstein brews were easier to find in PA since availability is important to a beer consumer. Fortunately, I came across this one at Capone's and am very thankful for that.

12-21-2013 21:07:12 | More by wattoclone
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -15.9%

12-06-2013 07:43:04 | More by NonicPanic
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Varkias41

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

08-22-2013 18:13:24 | More by Varkias41
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dgherm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

07-31-2013 21:18:28 | More by dgherm
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tbeer40

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.8%

07-12-2013 20:52:09 | More by tbeer40
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

05-23-2013 23:52:33 | More by Slatetank
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homebrew311

Illinois

3.56/5  rDev -14.4%

Appearance is quite dark, almost a stout like appearance with nothing more than a tiny rim of head. Nose is unique and very malty. Notes of grape candy, wheat, and a hint of soy sauce and cocoa. Taste has fruity components up front with emphasis on grapes and maple syrup, this is followed by notes of carob and figs with a touch of balsamic vinegar on the finish. Mouthfeel is somewhat thick with low carbonation. Overall, this is a very unique and complex weizenbock, however the flavors just don't agree with me.

05-20-2013 05:51:27 | More by homebrew311
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Ramstein Winter Wheat from High Point Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.