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Leavenworth Whistling Pig Wheat Ale - Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub

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Leavenworth Whistling Pig Wheat AleLeavenworth Whistling Pig Wheat Ale

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BA SCORE
75
okay

89 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.2
pDev: 15.94%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: PorterPounder on 12-23-2003)
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Ratings: 89 | Reviews: 42 | Display Reviews Only:
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chris1919

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

05-06-2013 00:24:52 | More by chris1919
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trocketsauced

New York

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

03-22-2013 01:08:25 | More by trocketsauced
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powdersoldier

Washington

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

02-05-2013 05:15:07 | More by powdersoldier
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Chou

Oregon

3/5  rDev -6.3%

01-28-2013 00:27:14 | More by Chou
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plato

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -6.3%

01-21-2013 17:29:07 | More by plato
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larryi86

Delaware

3.56/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

2 12 oz bottles poured into a Weizen glass

A- A hazy golden copper color with a four finger white head.

S- Floral, bitter herbs, lemons, wheat...kind of weak...

T- Wheat, some cloves, floral, touch of lemon, hint of banana, better than the nose, but again it is a little of the weak side.

M- Smooth, medium body.

O- This is an easy drinking beer and has enough flavor, but there are other hefes I like better. I did get this in a beer exchange so I am not complaining, but I would not seek it out again.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2013 02:36:56 | More by larryi86
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MacStinson

Michigan

3/5  rDev -6.3%

01-11-2013 23:26:58 | More by MacStinson
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WoodburyMN

Indiana

3/5  rDev -6.3%

12-25-2012 02:08:09 | More by WoodburyMN
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NickThePyro

Washington

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

12-24-2012 03:49:31 | More by NickThePyro
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Braz

Washington

3.1/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had on tap at Duck's and Drakes in Leavenworth. Looks and smells decent enough. Hazy gold with a creamy white head. Smell is light floral, maybe a touch of banana. Taste is very mild and almost has a watered down effect. Has a sort of bitter finish also. Fairly disappointing.

Serving type: on-tap

12-19-2012 07:56:37 | More by Braz
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mdavidson

Washington

4/5  rDev +25%

11-03-2012 23:55:41 | More by mdavidson
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grumpygerman

Alabama

3/5  rDev -6.3%

09-11-2012 12:15:44 | More by grumpygerman
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superspak

Michigan

3.68/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into weizen glass, Jan 2012 dating notched on the side. Pours hazy and cloudy golden amber color with a nice 1-2 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Some bits of spotty lacing cling to the glass. Aromas of lemon, banana, clove, orange zest, wheat, bread, and yeast spices. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity; a bit of a metallic note as it warms. Taste of lemon, biscuit, wheat, clove, orange zest, pepper, banana, earth, and yeast spices. Lingering notes of citrus, biscuit, wheat, banana, clove, earth, and yeast spices on the finish for a good bit. Nice flavor balance and complexity; does not approach a watery feel like some I have had. A lot more bready and yeasty than most; but there is some decent amounts of citrus and banana flavors. Medium carbonation and body; with a lightly crisp and slick mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a nice Hefeweizen. Good amount of flavor with nice balance and complexity; nicely crisp and easy to drink. It was quite enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2012 04:02:35 | More by superspak
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.23/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12oz bottle, a single somewhat long sought after by yours truly.

This beer pours a cloudy medium golden yellow colour, with a single anemic finger of bubbly, limited foamy dirty white head, which leaves but a few measly specks of timid lace around the glass as it quickly abates.

It smells of semi-sweet wheat grain, a bit of unripe banana, some mineral/metallic character, a smidgen of sour yeast, and earthy, dead leaf hops. The taste is more sugary wheat graininess, a bit of yeasty breadiness, more mineral tint, and weak leafy, smudged hops.

The bubbles are rather sedate and innocuous, the body a decent enough medium weight, and fairly smooth, at any rate. It finishes off-dry, the wheaty graininess still kind of tainted by some edgy phenols, and underachieving fruit and spice notes.

A so-so hefe, given the other options around there that don't crash 20 bucks for a six pack. A generally agreeable brewer, but this one's a miss.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2012 04:46:11 | More by biboergosum
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Cyrano41

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

08-24-2012 19:04:12 | More by Cyrano41
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +25%

07-23-2012 04:23:34 | More by Localdrinklax
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Mrbseward

Virginia

4/5  rDev +25%

07-14-2012 01:18:26 | More by Mrbseward
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Ryan1423

Alaska

3/5  rDev -6.3%

07-08-2012 18:10:17 | More by Ryan1423
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morimech

Minnesota

3.1/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Cloudy golden color with a massive head that had excellant retention before settling to a thick cap. Adequate amount of lacing is left down the glass.

Rather mild aroma. I do detect some esters, mainly banana. A touch of cloves and wheat is about all there is.

Flavor is equally as mild. The yeast add very little to what tastes like a straight up wheat ale. Decent wheat flavor but rather disappointing overall.

Bordering on undercarbonated but it does have a smooth, gentle texture.

Not a good hefewiezen even by American attempts. They should definately change the yeast they brew this beer with.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2012 17:45:40 | More by morimech
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abcramer

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

06-13-2012 04:51:19 | More by abcramer
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twelveinches

Washington

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

05-28-2012 05:50:49 | More by twelveinches
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Jadjunk

Georgia

3/5  rDev -6.3%

04-27-2012 01:55:49 | More by Jadjunk
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creez

California

3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

04-23-2012 21:17:51 | More by creez
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a cloudy dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some wheat. Taste is also on the mild side, light wheat, a bit of lemon, very easy drinking. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer, however a bit mild for this style.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2012 17:22:31 | More by tone77
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rogerthegill

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

04-12-2012 22:09:55 | More by rogerthegill
Leavenworth Whistling Pig Wheat Ale from Fish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub
75 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.