Blue Star Great American Wheat Beer | North Coast Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
81
good
611 Ratings
Blue Star Great American Wheat BeerBlue Star Great American Wheat Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co.
California, United States
northcoastbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 05-16-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
611
Reviews:
316
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
12.57%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
59
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 611 |  Reviews: 316
Photo of cleve1212
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LennyOvies
3.57/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

L- Hazy yellow orange with a frothy white head that fades fast.
S- Weak. Grainy malts, spices.
T- Grainy, lemon, yeast, wheat, hops.
F- Rich, heavy.
O- This could be a lot better. Seems to me all the aroma and taste notes dont mix up very well for a great overall result. Just good.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.56/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dePaor
4.5/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kilobees
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DucksFan16
3.52/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The_Woodling
3.78/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of VZ103
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Cloudy golden yellow. Ok head and retention. Some lacing.
S: Sweet, citrus, some wheat.
T: Citrus, some yeast, a bit spicy.
F: Medium body, crisp.
O: Not a bad wheat beer, but there are beter out there.

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Photo of Chickenshack
3.84/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FrankShirley
3.33/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Chucker17
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lahoi
4.26/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Golden straw color. Cloudy. Small head that dissipated. No lacing.

Fruity, yeasty smell.

Taste is a little floral, but nothing overpowering. It's crisp. Sweet, even. Maybe tart is a better descriptor than sweet. The finish is an A+. That's the best part of the beer.

Feel is typical for the style. Not a lot of body, but certainly nothing like an AAL.

Overall, this is a great beer. I thoroughly enjoyed. A LOT actually. Maybe not quite a Lagunitas Little Sumpin Sumpin good, but close. I would definitely drink this beer again. And again, and again, and again...

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Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Pours gold with a slight haze that clears as it warms. Supports a 2” clingy white foam collar that slowly dissipates.
S: Spice and malt with traces of clove and citrus.
T: The yeast driven spice and fruit flavors are restrained. The Palate is mostly crisp, bready wheat malt with traces of lemon.
F: Medium body and medium high carbonation.
O: A hearty, drinkable summer beer.

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Photo of twelveone
3.89/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fgt65091
4.07/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Dogleg
3.3/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of aquazr1
3.48/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hockey_Fan
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kkasson
3.97/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eziel
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Desimoaj
3.94/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of logicalparadox
3.37/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of snagglepants
3.51/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RyanK252
3.71/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle poured into a BarrelHouse Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours hazy golden yellow with a frothy off white head that settles and laces lightly.

S: Grainy, floral, light citrus, lemon grass, and a hint of malt sweetness.

T: Wheat, floral, citrus, lemon and hints of orange, a little yeasty spice on the back end.

M: Light to medium body, notable carbonation.

O: Pretty crisp and refreshing. This one grew on me the more I drank. Solid summer beer.

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Photo of SamuelR
3.71/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Blue Star Great American Wheat Beer from North Coast Brewing Co.
3.58 out of 5 based on 611 ratings.
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