Blueberry Wheat - Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown)
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Ratings: 2 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
3.58/5 rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Imperial pint at the brewpub, downtown location
appearance: well, you certainly would not be able to look at this beer and say it was a blueberry beer. The appearance is rather odd with a uber-murky body and a colour resembling dirty dish water...a dull golden orange with a frothy white head and slight lace. I dont find this to be attractive at all
smell: ahhh, theres the blueberry. pleasant wheat structure with fresh tart blueberry added. a littly doughy
taste: its a crisp and somewhat refreshing play on their established wheat beer...blueberry flavouring doesnt particularly dominate this beer, but it likely wasnt the intention. I guess I was looking for a fruit bomb and didnt really find it. Its not a bad beer by any means though
mouthfeel: active on the tongue, crisp, medium body
drinkability: for some reason I struggled to finish this, which may not have been the beer's fault. no need for me to order this again
Serving type: on-tap
09-05-2006 15:40:02 | More by dirtylou
3.68/5 rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
On-tap at the Downtown Dane post-Farmer's Market and pre-Taste of Madison.
Pour: opaque golden yellow, perhaps a little cloudier than their Crop Circle Wheat. Shortish white head has good retention.
Nose: tart, fresh blueberries, pancake malts, lactic sour wheat funk in the finish
Taste: sweet/tart start with fresh blueberry, malt adds a pancake/muffin feel in the middle, finish is yogurty/lactic sour as the wheat takes over.
Feel: rich and substantial, but not chewy, crisp carbonation.
Drinkability/Overall: another solid fruit knock-off of their Crop Circle Wheat. Subtle, fresh-tasting blueberry flavor over a solid, time-tested weizen body. Gets a little sour in the finish for extended drinking, but nice and refreshing on one of the more pleasant days of the year sitting in the outdoor patio at the Dane.
Serving type: on-tap
09-02-2006 20:19:45 | More by Golden2wenty1
Blueberry Wheat from Great Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown)
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.