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Montana Trout Slayer Wheat Ale - Big Sky Brewing Company

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Montana Trout Slayer Wheat AleMontana Trout Slayer Wheat Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

621 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 621
Reviews: 288
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.89%
Wants: 21
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company visit their website
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Trout Slayer is a filtered wheat ale, fermented at cool temperatures, making it a smooth drinkable session beer. Brewed with Palisade, Glacier, and Mt. Hood hops, this straw colored beer is sure to please any craft beer drinker.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 09-12-2007)
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Happy_Camper


1/5  rDev -72.2%

04-25-2012 17:50:54 | More by Happy_Camper
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caustin90


1.5/5  rDev -58.3%

06-29-2014 00:04:48 | More by caustin90
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vinny21bal

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -51.4%

01-24-2014 01:54:50 | More by vinny21bal
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jadejaws

Missouri

1.95/5  rDev -45.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

The appearance is like most Pilsners (even though its an ale) that are mass marketed garbage.
Unfortunately, the rest of the product is eerily similar to the same type of beers.
I happened upon this in a Big Sky sampler pack and I can easily say that this is by far the worst of the 4 presented.
Had a esther taste that was distrating enough to annoy.
Not a product I would go back to the shelf for by any means and a severe disappointment from an otherwise great brewer.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2010 06:51:35 | More by jadejaws
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beer348

Oregon

2.15/5  rDev -40.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

well, this is not my favorite beer would be an understatement. I was a little disappointed and expected more. it was crisp but didn't have a great flavor whatsoever. Had a nice light feel though but just didn't sit that well and not very drinkable..

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2009 23:35:17 | More by beer348
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Mayhewbc

Nevada

2.25/5  rDev -37.5%

06-24-2012 00:11:25 | More by Mayhewbc
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jxb345

California

2.25/5  rDev -37.5%

08-25-2013 02:11:18 | More by jxb345
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trbergman

Illinois

2.42/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

12oz bottle poured into a cervoise.

A - The beer is amber and despite swirling and pouring in the yeast, only has a slight haze. There is about a finger of sticky, off-white head.

S - Unidentifiable fruity esters, citrus, some alcohol.

T - Grain, some orange and grapefruit, a bit chalky, with moderate hop bitterness. Kind of a mess.

M - Light body, not quite as soft and creamy as I'd like.

D - Not good.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2009 02:14:42 | More by trbergman
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BuckeyeSlim

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

04-21-2012 18:04:08 | More by BuckeyeSlim
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Guinnsslvr

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

01-19-2012 02:52:12 | More by Guinnsslvr
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prisoner1572

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

05-10-2012 18:46:11 | More by prisoner1572
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Camjmorton

Arizona

2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

11-04-2013 06:25:24 | More by Camjmorton
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Sinewave

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

12-18-2011 04:33:49 | More by Sinewave
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Iowacraft

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

12-30-2012 16:55:13 | More by Iowacraft
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harrymel

Washington

2.53/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Review from notes on 06/05/10
Poured from bottle to perfect pint.

Beer is light straw in color, almost a brilliant brass. Slightly cloudy, no head, no ribbons. Smells wheaty, lightly malted, no apparent hop scents jump out at me. The beer is buttery, light, and standard for this type of offering. Amberesque in flavor, but light like a lager in body. Lower carbonation, easy to drink.

This beer is very safe within the parameters of a Pale Wheat Ale, but nothing worth missing the bus for.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2010 10:22:13 | More by harrymel
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Gobzilla

California

2.65/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: poured a pale golden yellow that had a very thin layer of head and very little lacing sticking to the glass.

S: very malty bready aroma with lemon zest and hints of caramel.

T: this beer seems to have lemon in it with mostly a malt body to overthrow the rest of the ingredients, didn't get any hops whatsoever.

M: a light bodied beer with almost no carbonation.

D: probably will not drink this one again unless it's at a party and it's free.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2010 07:57:07 | More by Gobzilla
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BeerZack

North Carolina

2.68/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Clear golden color with thin, white effervescent head.
Smells of light pale malts, hints of spicy yeast, with a suggestion of hops.
At first sweet and inviting, then before you can taste anything- sharp carbonic pricks on the tongue- quickly followed by bitter, dry, slightly skunky/stale hop finish.
Aggressive carbonation punishes the drinker.

Serving type: can

12-21-2010 02:34:51 | More by BeerZack
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chicagoabbot

Illinois

2.7/5  rDev -25%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle randomly had at a BBQ. I actually didn't even realize this had wheat in the mash until I read it. It's not too sharp on the wheat and not much depth in the rest of the malt. Yeast character is nothing. I won't be buying this beer. In fact, I can't say I really dig many beers I've had from this brewery.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2011 05:50:24 | More by chicagoabbot
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Vancer

Illinois

2.7/5  rDev -25%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Semi-clear lemon yellow pour, kinda surprising, with a dollop of white foam head on top. Spackles of lace on the way down.

Subtle malt aroma, not much going on here. Ditto on the quaff - bland and boring brew, lifeless taste of corny wheat with a dip of bread - not an wheat ale at all.

I know pale wheat ales are not gonna be flavor packed, more of a session brew - but man, was this a disappointing brew.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2010 19:45:18 | More by Vancer
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charlzm

California

2.73/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Consumed April 14th, 2010.

Pours from the can a light gold. Very clear, well-carbonated. Fine white head with sticky lacing.

Aroma of wheat and not much else.

Flavor is semolina and light, biscuity malt. Not much flavor to speak of until the out-of-whack bitter finish. The warmer the beer got, the more the bitterness came to take over the palate. Unbalanced.

Mouthfeel was sightly dry and crisp.

Served ice cold like a macro lager, this may be an okay swiller. However, I don't think I'll be having this one again.

Serving type: can

04-24-2010 21:28:41 | More by charlzm
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kojevergas

Texas

2.73/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

33cl brown glass bottle with standard pressure cap served into a Trappist Westvleteren goblet (small size) in high altitude Denver, Colorado. Reviewed live.

A: Pours a two finger head of slight cream, decent thickness, and average retention. Colour is a clear gold.

Sm: Bittering hops, malt, and cream. Not particularly attractive, but then I'm a stout lover. An aroma of moderate strength.

T: Malted barley foundation with bittering hops riding atop joined by light cream and some paler hops (maybe cascade?). Pretty simple, but decently built and balanced.

Mf: Smooth and wet for the opening half, but it gets coarser through the finish. Doesn't really suit the flavours.

Dr: Good price, fair quality, and decent drinkability. This is one to try if you don't pay too much for it, but it's far from special or bold.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2011 03:29:56 | More by kojevergas
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kraticus41

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

06-23-2014 01:19:57 | More by kraticus41
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phishbone23

New York

2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

01-25-2013 14:09:30 | More by phishbone23
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mmilyko

Nevada

2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

09-04-2012 04:54:47 | More by mmilyko
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BillRoth

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

08-27-2013 03:34:01 | More by BillRoth
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Montana Trout Slayer Wheat Ale from Big Sky Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 621 ratings.