Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat - Tröegs Brewing Company
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Reviews by ellflle:
4.2/5 rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
The head was white and smooth, about an inch, subsiding moderately. The body is golden and clear. It's classed as an unfiltered wheat, but doesn't look murky or harbor floaties, at least this bottle. Aroma was crisp, almost cidery, clean. The first sip was almost all bubbles. On about the third sip, the carbonation is moderating to a smoother texture. Clean sweet and fruity first impression, spicy aftertaste. Very darned nice.
Second bottle, same six pack, poured between smaller glasses (so the sediment was disturbed): cloudy and with almost no foam, but still delicious.
So handling and pouring are critical to the appearance. The taste, smell, and drinkability are still superior.
Serving type: bottle
12-31-2008 19:10:30 | More by ellflle
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3.43/5 rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Poured from the bottle into a wheat ale glass.
Light orange, to dark lemon yellow body, slightly lighter and brighter towards the bottom of the glass. Head makes about three fleeting fingers of soapy white head to fall and quickly disappear into a good thick collar, but thin puck.
Standard hefe nose on the bouquet, but hints with much more strange peanut butter like yeast esters. Faint clove, little malt wheat chewy character, and no sense of sweetness. THere is a thick sweet peanut quality coming off this however, and a strange out there hint of nut and dry quality on the nose.
Palate hints toward hefe quality, but with spicier notes, and subdued classic hefe quality. Wet bodied with a lighter feel, and not sense of malt chewy character and depth. Almost peppery, near hot finish on the clove like ester front. Density really missing, and the bubblegum sweetness and where is the lemon.
It's an interesting take on the style, and comes off a bit strangely amped, but still a bit lifeless unfortunately. No regrets trying it though, and no harm either.
Serving type: bottle
07-12-2014 21:03:02 | More by smakawhat
Tröegs DreamWeaver Wheat from Tröegs Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,495 ratings.