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Wheat Monkey - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
73
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235 Ratings
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Ratings: 235
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.16
pDev: 14.56%


Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Winter on 06-23-2009)
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Reviews by jwinship83:
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jwinship83

Illinois

3.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle picked up by my wife on her recent trip to devils lake. drank from a standard american pint glass.

A- the pour yields a lightly hazy golden straw colored body with a small bright white head on top. the head lasts for a little while before falling, and leaves behind small spots of lacing.

S- faint odor of malted wheat and some other pale malts. a light spiciness (clove and coriander) along with some faint bubblegum. the nose is light on this.

T- the taste begins with more of the pale malts and malted wheat that i could smell. after that i get a little bit of banana and bubblegum with some traces of spices as well. coriander, clove, and maybe a hint of black pepper. a little bit of spicy and herbal hops at the end.

M- the body is on the light side. the carbonation seems a bit high.

O- american pale wheats arnt my favorite style, but i definitely didnt find anything offensive in here. easy to drink and somewhat of a lawnmower beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2011 19:08:50 | More by jwinship83
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S: Faint aromas of wheat are present in the nose.
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DATE TASTED: January 25, 2014... GLASSWARE: 22 oz. pilsner...OCCASION: finishing Clash of Kings, I believe... APPEARANCE: hazy, bubbly, thin-headed sallow gold body; nondescript otherwise; no lacing... AROMA: somewhat pungent, lemon dish detergent scent; some lager malts provide a backbone; slightest banana and apple... PALATE: medium-bodied slightly effervescent; almost sudsy in its aftertaste--fizzy...TASTE: such subtle flavors--lightly lemon; predominantly metallic ping akin to a pilsner; lacking a refreshing, clean drag--just dragging... OVERALL: I understand the attempt is a wheat ale, but Wheat Monkey straddles the styles without pulling the better elements of either into my mouth; instead, it's more like monkeying around, making use of a playful label and silly enough name to attract attention--by far the weakest of what was a successful mix pack...

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Wheat Monkey from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
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