1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Strawberry Wheat Beer - Lancaster Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Strawberry Wheat BeerStrawberry Wheat Beer

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.

450 Ratings

(view ratings)
Ratings: 450
Reviews: 186
rAvg: 3.16
pDev: 19.3%
Wants: 3
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This American Wheat Lager-style beer, with the subtle suggestion of real strawberries is the perfect pint of true refreshment.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-09-2003)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Strawberry Wheat Beer Alström Bros
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 450 | Reviews: 186 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of JNForsyth
2.75/5  rDev -13%

Photo of gwiedman1
3/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Adam_Wenger
3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of hozersr
2.25/5  rDev -28.8%

Photo of PorterThwarter
3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of olradetbalder
1.75/5  rDev -44.6%

Photo of JerzDevl2000
3.25/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Had this years ago and never reviewed it - finally had it again last night at the Cloverleaf since this was the only time that they had it on tap during the colder weather months. I wasn't that impressed with this beer the first time around and that was also the case here, even though this wasn't anything that I had a hard time downing. It just didn't feel like beer to me and if you're looking for hops, you'll still be searching into an empty bottle or pint glass once you're done finishing this off...

This had a dark blonde hue to it as there seemed to be a bit of syrupy red mixed in as well. Not a potent head but the lacing was present along the back side of my pint glass after every sip. Hardly any hops to the nose and even less in the taste - this felt like a flat soda with some syrup thrown in for good measure. Wheat? It's in there but there wasn't any trace of it except for some sour grass and sharpness to the grain-like flavor that could be discerned around the strawberry. Somewhat slick, the syrup made this go down easy but it felt like something I would have had when I was underage at a wedding.

Had I wanted another, it wouldn't have been that hard as I didn't feel or taste the alcohol at any part of my experience with this. While not a drain pour, only someone looking for a good "lawnmower beer" or someone into fruit will find delight in this. Otherwise, the strawberry syrup/juice/puree was too strong to appreciate any other redeeming characteristics this may have had and it's beers like this that make me stay away from this style. Good for reminding me what I might have imbibed 10 or 20 years ago.

Photo of saison90
4/5  rDev +26.6%

Photo of athomasPSU
3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of bundy462
3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of Chrislovesbacon
3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of Boone757
3/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Wortman1998
3.25/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of mrosenfeld32
3.08/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of DannyBeerBalls
2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

Photo of GregStoner
3/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of GeorgeCarroll
3/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Diego1979
3.12/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of cfh64
3.75/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of Erinparrish
5/5  rDev +58.2%

Photo of Ldicerto
3.84/5  rDev +21.5%

Photo of KLReed
2/5  rDev -36.7%

Photo of jholland
2.5/5  rDev -20.9%

Photo of BcOneSeven
1.72/5  rDev -45.6%

Photo of jagada
3.5/5  rDev +10.8%

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Strawberry Wheat Beer from Lancaster Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 450 ratings.