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Beach Wheat - Short's Brewing Company

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132 Ratings
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Ratings: 132
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 14.04%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHobo on 08-03-2009)
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Reviews by djeucalyptus:
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djeucalyptus

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

pours a soft yellow cloudy with a one-finger white froth. just a bit of gummy lace stays.

aroma of clove, bananas, wheat, straw, a hint of grass, and a good bit of citrusy zest.

tastes like it smells. hefeweizen with a shockingly tart dose of lemon... definitely one of the most tart, citric, acidic versions of a hefe I've sampled... and not sure I'm really digging it. the lemon is just a bit overpowering.

mouth is fairly thin in body, ample fervent carbonation is striking, as is the acidic finish, but all in all, surprisingly unmemorable.

all in all, this one seems like a decent traditional hefeweizen that's just a bit too heavy on the lemon for my tastes... just not quite working right for me. less tart lemon, and this one would be a solid hefe.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2011 20:10:54 | More by djeucalyptus
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A - Pours a hazy straw yellow with a short stack of white head. Zero retention to speak of.

S - Banana peels, spices, lemon grass.

T - Yeast, wheat, bread, some spices. Light bodied mouthfeel - somewhat flat.

O - This brew is a decent Hefe that is worth a drink.

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Beach Wheat from Short's Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.