Water Gap Wheat | Appalachian Brewing Company

Water Gap WheatWater Gap Wheat
BA SCORE
3.24/5
209 Ratings
Water Gap WheatWater Gap Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Appalachian Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
abcbrew.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 Todd on 07-29-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,907
Reviews:
97
Ratings:
209
pDev:
15.74%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
31
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 209 |  Reviews: 97
Photo of mthomp081
3.44/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of joshautry
2.01/5  rDev -38%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of Brew_ski
3.23/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mvanaskie13
2.75/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Poured into a custom shaped glass: color is straw, few bubbles, minor off white head, no lacing.

Smell neutral malt with a stronger sense of wheat or biscuit, minor earthy hops - honestly fairly bland but not bad smelling.

Taste is similar to the smell - neutral, wheat, light biscuit, light sourness; neutral hops.

Mouthfeel is a bit sharp, biting - the unfiltered quality may have lead to some added dryness.

Overall - an 'average' beer with some off tastes and over dry/sharp mouthfeel.

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Photo of chicagoish
3.09/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.4/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wer34truh
3.1/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours a very small head with a rather clear golden color.

Smells of herbal spices, grass, citrus, and slight lemons.

Taste is similar to smell, but much subtler - and less satisfying. Mouthfeel is light, and with rather high carbonation.

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Photo of hdf561
3/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On draft at Gettysburg Appalachian Brewery in pint glass

No head minimal lacing, garnished with a lemon wedge.

Citrus smell made even stronger adding the lemon. Taste the same more plain, but lemon adds to it. Very smooth finish and drinkable

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Photo of Cookies
3.51/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamesGrove
3.02/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rbarrett86
3.94/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Categart
4.56/5  rDev +40.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dacrza1
2.83/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

DATE TASTED: November 19, 2015 ... GLASSWARE: Weihenstephan weizen... OCCASION: vibrant golden orange body that is mostly opaque; white, creamy head that thins to a halo... AROMA:damp, wet yeasts that muddle slight banana and clove--the telltale aromas are flat and without vibrancy, but a malitiness sits as a shadow... . PALATE: light to medium-bodied, with a matted, lightened, textured mouthfeel; still reasonably easy drinking... TASTE: the maltiness blankets the flavor profile; the wheat produces a clove and banana that is subdued; overall, a clean, uneventful taste... OVERALL: a beer on my get list for years, it does not really elicit a memorable reaction; a somewhat refreshing beer that, due to its maltiness, is not as light or as flavorful as hoped for...

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Photo of KTCamm
3.67/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

11.5...on tap. Pours cloudy gold, dirty color, with little foam left. Wheaty citrus nose. Tart lemon taste, quite clean through and through. Thin mouthfeel. Somewhat lager-like. Fast clean finish.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.23/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ordybill
3.11/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from the tap at the Appalachian Brewing Company into a pint glass in Gettysburg, PA. The beer pours a brilliant gold color with minimal haziness. The aroma is OK, it is mostly corn and grain with some yeast. The flavor is the biggest disappointment to me, the flavor was not very strong and had very little grain infusion. Overall, i rate this beer as average.

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Photo of bmeehan
3.75/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a solid hefeweizen. It didn't blow me away, but it was enjoyable and I'd try it again, perhaps with the right food pairing. It's light in color and body and solid in taste.

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Photo of jschwamb
2.77/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of JasonR32
2.67/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bigred89
3/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of therubicon
3.53/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Oakenator
3/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jrob21
2.5/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours an opaque orange color and almost no head? Surprising for a wheat where I’m used to a big, frothy, aromatic, head. Faint orange peel aroma. Light bodied, lacking in spice but has a little bit of fruit in the flavor with an unusually hoppy back bone in there as well. Not a great representative of this style but not a bad beer as a whole.

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Photo of spedprof
3.75/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MeganandDana
3.5/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Water Gap Wheat from Appalachian Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.24 out of 5 with 209 ratings
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