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Straw Dog - Wolf Brewery Ltd.

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3 Ratings
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wolf Brewery Ltd. visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Kristalweizen |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: wl0307 on 08-24-2006)
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chickencoop

California

4.1/5  rDev +9.3%

Been sitting on this for some time. Picked it up at a beer convention in Las Vegas, not quite sure if it's available now in the US.
A - bright clear golden pour, nothing on the head.
S - light sweet, little banana, very consistant with the style.
T - pretty clean, very light, but about what I expected.
M & D - overall a smooth crisp and clean beer. Very drinkable, but it's 4.7%, about what I expected. Cool beer to try over here in bottles, but nothing really stands out.

01-17-2011 05:14:45 | More by chickencoop
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Bix

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

04-23-2013 16:22:56 | More by Bix
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wl0307

United Kingdom (England)

3.9/5  rDev +4%

Tasted by half-pint at the GBBF 06. The pump-clip says it's a "Weisse Beer", supposedly a wheat-beer then. Let's see.

A: bright, dark straw in colour, almost golden in a sense; nice foamy white head with good retention, on top of mild carbonation.
S: fruity hops and sweet flowery fragrance, with green apple-ish notes of yeasts plus a touch of vanilla... freshly-cut grassy edges of hops at presence too. There is a hint of unripe green bananas if giving it a very close sniff, but not overtaking--signs of a weizen?
T: a fresh flow of light-bodied malts approachs upfront, coupled with a very light and smooth grainy taste (of wheats?) as well as citric/lemony-zesty bitter edge; clean palate in the end yet profoundly tangy at the same time~~ Pretty different from your normal English Blond Ale, yet not quite in line with a traditional Weizen => an interesting hybrid I'd say.
M&D: more fizzy than usual cask-ales, but giving the beer a crisper edge, maybe to suit the self-assigned wheat-bier profile? Medium-bodied and light on the palate throughout, this is a very quaffable and reasonably delicious "Blond Ale" with a faint resemblance to "Kristal-Weizen" (and vice versa), for the slightly grainy-wheaty taste and a trace of bananas on the aroma and palate. Anyway, I submit it here as a Kristal-Weizen, since there's no such category as English Wheat Beer.

08-24-2006 15:12:56 | More by wl0307
Straw Dog from Wolf Brewery Ltd.
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