Ruddy Wheat
Weston Brewing Company & O'Malley's Pub

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Style:
Wheat Beer - American Dark
Ranked #27
ABV:
not listed
Score:
77
Ranked #45,594
Avg:
3.17 | pDev: 19.87%
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
22
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Weston Brewing Company & O'Malley's Pub
 
Missouri, United States
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Year-round
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JuicesFlowing from Kansas

4.22/5  rDev +33.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a shaker pint.

The beer is a dark amber color. A cream colored head stays around for a long time and good lacing is present. The beer smells of toasted grains, faint caramel, and slight fruitiness. The taste is spot-on with the aroma. Think wheat beer with a toffee-caramel coating. Nice light carbonated mouthfeel.

Overall, simply a delicious beer to me, and I'm a huge fan of the style.

Feb 26, 2013
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SLeffler27 from New York

2.9/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A dark, almost reddish amber and slightly cloudy in a Rohrbach pint glass. A scant, off-white head quickly shies away.

Aroma is that of fruity apple with a malt background and some peach. Nice and simple. Some beeswax with warmth.

Some off flavors are reminiscent of malt extract. This one is sweet up front with a lingering aftertaste of saccharine or possibly aspirin.

Light to medium body with watery texture and some astringency.

Possibly a sessionable beer with salty snacks. It would improve significantly if flavors were cleaner, but still an enjoyable beer.

This was a nice surprise from Paris of a beer I otherwise would never have the opportunity to try. Thanks buddy.

Jan 15, 2012
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russpowell from Arkansas

2.52/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Picked this up as part of make you own sixer; expectations are low...

Pours an effervescent hazelnut/ice tea color with minimal cream colored head. Zero head retention & lacing

S: Faint grainy smell

T: Toasty malt, some grassy & metallic hops up front.Slight astrincey & some dryness as this warms, along with a touch of woody hops& a touch of nuttyness. Finishes with watery & nutty notes

MF: Light bodied, dry, crisp carbonation

A so-so version of the style, that drinks easy, but just doesn't say drink more. Has some real stong brown ale tendencies more than dark wheat ale... Better than most from these guys

Oct 26, 2011
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stephens101 from Oklahoma

2.93/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Brown like a glass of tea except with a small tan head that clears out quickly and leaves no trace. Smells of very sweet malts and some ripe bananas. A little raw earthiness is embedded. Thin and a bit grainy on the tongue with a slight residual spice and a fruity undercurrent. I guess that pretty much sums it up.

Dec 16, 2010
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zeff80 from Missouri

2.8/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

A - Poured out a clear, amber color with tons of carbonation. It had a one-finger, khaki colored head of foam. There was little to no lacing.

S - It smelled of mild wheat aromas. There was a strong malt aroma.

T - A malty brew with very little wheat flavor. It really seemed like an Irish red ale.

M - It was crisp and sharp. A light bodied ale with a somewhat dry finish.

D - Didn't taste anything like a wheat brew. Again, this brew tastes more like an Irish red ale.

Sep 07, 2010
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brownbeer from Missouri

3.18/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deeper amber color, thin off-white head. Sweeter caramel notes in the aroma, with a fruity yeastiness. It doesn't smell or taste much like any wheat beer I've had, and I wish I could say that in a more positive way. It falls on the sweeter side up front (caramel), and a certain, almost harsh, bitterness in the finish. Not really bad, but not really for me.

Jun 16, 2010
Ruddy Wheat from Weston Brewing Company & O'Malley's Pub
Beer rating: 77 out of 100 with 22 ratings