Wheat State Golden | Free State Brewing Co.

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
81
good
27 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER STATS
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
101
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
26.27%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
21
For Trade:
0
Wheat State GoldenWheat State Golden
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Free State Brewing Co.
Kansas, United States | website

Style: Kölsch

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Being located in the biggest wheat producing state in the nation, a refreshing wheat beer is a must-brew. The Wheat State Golden is usually our lightest beer. It is fashioned after the Kolsch beers made around Cologne. It is traditionally brewed in the Alt Style like our Ad Astra Ale and has about 25% wheat malt. There is just a touch of caramel malt to add the golden color, and the rest is pale malt. The Golden is lightly hopped with Yakima Perle for bittering, and Hallertau Hersbrucker hops for aroma.

20 IBU

Added by beernut7 on 10-13-2002

User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
firstprev| 1-25 | 26-50  | next → last
Reviews: 27 | Ratings: 101
Photo of maxpower
3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Light and clear golden color, decent white foamy lasting head that leaves a lace in the glass. Has a flowery and light grainy aroma. Light malt and flowery flavors, nice hoppy dry and clean, crisp finish, light body and a watery mouthfeel, not all that bad for the style, might be a little better on a hot summer day.

 317 characters

Photo of beernut7
4.1/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This brew is a light golden color with the aroma of malt and a hint of spice. The white lace on the glass follows the entire brew. The flavor consists of an initial bitter bite followed by a smooth malt and otherwise fruity hop profile. Quite tasty for a style I generally do not favor.

 289 characters

firstprev| 1-25 | 26-50  | next → last
Wheat State Golden from Free State Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.