Cape Cod Summer - Cape Cod Beer
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Reviews by OtherShoe2:
4.1/5 rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4
Bought a growler in Falmouth MA -- really wish I could get this outside of the Cape region.
Poured cloudy deep gold with a snow white head that remained while I drained the glass.
Instant aroma of sweet wheat and bananas/tropical fruit.
A bit fizzy, thinner mouthfeel -but this contributes to the drinkability of the beer. A bit tangy/tart/sour on finish.
As this is a growler, and I wasn't sharing, I capped and stuck in the fridge for the next day. Did not notice a difference in taste, carbonation-factors, etc.
Overall, I love this style, and compared to other summer beers, I prefer this to the, well, drier styled hefeweizens. The sweet fruity aroma and tart finish give this nice complexity.
Serving type: growler
07-10-2008 16:09:51 | More by OtherShoe2
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3.74/5 rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
On tap at the brewery served in a taster.
Appearance - golden and surprising clear for the style. Lively head of white foam that lingered a while.
Smell - very nice. Banana dominates, but some clove and spiciness, some phenolic aromas. Yeasty, with notes of lemon zest and wheat. Not particularly strong aroma, but very pleasant.
Taste - follows the nose exactly. A surprise f a little pepperiness on the back end. Definitely "banana forward" with the spiciness taking a back seat, but overall a pleasant beer to drink.
Mouthfeel - light. Very light. Taste is clean and short lived - nothing lingering. Smooth and very drinkable.
Overall - this is a nice summer beer. Very drinkable and I can see sitting around the bonfire at a clambake drinking this one. Reminds me of DreamWeaver, but not as complex or potent. Nice beer.
Serving type: on-tap
07-18-2014 16:54:43 | More by LeRose
3.54/5 rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Note: 500mL swing-top bottle
Appearance: Somewhere between dark gold and orange - oddly clear for the style, pours with a big, creamy, white head - fades to a small cap, leaves some nice streaks of lacing
Smell: Yup, this is a German Hefeweizen, not an American Pale Wheat Ale - yeasty, with some clove, banana, and some phenols - lightly spicy, with some lemony citrus, and wheat - not particularly potent, but not bad
Taste: Crisp and yeasty with some wheat - some interesting yeast notes, with clove, banana, pepper, grass, and coriander - wheat is pretty obvious, in a perfectly acceptable way - light, pale malts - light sweetness and a hint of tart lemon
Mouthfeel: On the light side, nicely carbonated, very smooth, very quaffable
Overall: Refreshing? What is this, a summer beer or something?
This is a decent hefeweizen. There are some nice flavors here, but the beer as a whole is a bit light. I guess this was intentional, as it is the summer seasonal. Worth a try.
Serving type: bottle
06-07-2013 05:03:14 | More by angrybabboon
Cape Cod Summer from Cape Cod Beer
85 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.