Whitewater Wheat Ale
Great Divide Brewing Company

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From:
Great Divide Brewing Company
 
Colorado, United States
Style:
Wheat Beer - Hefeweizen
ABV:
5.3%
Score:
76
Avg:
3.27 | pDev: 16.21%
Ratings:
72
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Jan 20, 2017
Added:
May 24, 2002
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  11
SCORE
76
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Whitewater Wheat AleWhitewater Wheat Ale
Notes: None
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3 by Karibourgeois from Texas on Jan 20, 2017
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2.97/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
by DavesBeerReviews from Florida

A nice cloudy wheat that goes great with shrimp salad

Jun 13, 2016
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3.67/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by rodbeermunch from Nevada

Dark yellow color, substantial white head, full on over an inch. Aroma was lacking anything. Smells like a little wheat.

Taste plenty of fruity yeast flavors, mildly sweet. Mouthfeel still managed to finish plenty dry though. Light body and hearty yeast flavors come together here. One of the better wheat beers out there, plenty sweet, uplifting and good tasting.

Dec 27, 2015
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3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by TX-Badger from Texas

Reviewed from notes: pours a slightly hazy light yellow golden with white fizzy head. Citrus, wheat, and some light grass on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes with wheat and light citrus.

Dec 09, 2015
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3.59/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by mothmanscott from Georgia

Pours a slightly hazy with lots of particulates, deep straw/pale gold producing 1.75 fingers of off-white, frothy, moderately lasting head that leaves a heavy web of thick lace. Aroma is wheat & pale malt, citrus, floral & tropical hop notes. Overall quite delicate & subdued. Taste is also delicate but more robust than the nose: wheat, bread, hoppy hints of earth, pineapple, orange, thin lemon with some banana & spicy pepper throughout & some bitterness beginning in the finish. Aftertaste is hoppy fruit, citric & slightly bitter. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with with moderate carbonation, crisp but not clean being quite prickly & leaving a phenolic bitterness presence on the tongue. Listed as a Hefeweizen, it is certainly the most hop forward wheat beer I've tasted to date.

Nov 25, 2015
 
3.5 by njbusa from New Jersey on Nov 15, 2015
 
3.57 by ninaturner from Florida on Nov 01, 2015
 
2.5 by the_encinitan from California on Oct 23, 2015
 
3.49 by sonofliberty2 from South Carolina on Oct 17, 2015
 
3.31 by LJWalker from Indiana on Oct 12, 2015
 
3.79 by condorsim from Iowa on Sep 27, 2015
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3.38/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
by TH28 from Florida

12oz can. 7/21/15 canned date. Appearance: Light golden, mostly clear, nice frothy white foam cap with good lacing. Aroma: Citrus, floral, resin hoppy notes. Malt not noticeable. Taste: Light crackery malt with a moderate grassy, resinous hop bitterness. Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with slight creaminess, moderate carbonation. Finish: Dry, sticky resinous bitterness lingers. No residual malt flavor. Overall: Fairly one dimensional hoppy wheat, with nice floral and citrus aromas that don’t come thru in the taste.

Sep 26, 2015
 
3.71 by mta11c from Florida on Sep 09, 2015
 
3.34 by dnorton1336 from Colorado on Sep 06, 2015
 
3.44 by bongobeer from Alabama on Sep 03, 2015
 
4 by AngusOg from North Carolina on Aug 31, 2015
 
3.81 by mattreitz49 from Florida on Aug 29, 2015
 
3.5 by McBraniel from Virginia on Aug 29, 2015
 
3.54 by BigJim5021 from Indiana on Aug 28, 2015
 
2.99 by QuentinCall from Georgia on Aug 28, 2015
 
3.75 by Whiskeydeez from Kansas on Aug 24, 2015
 
3.73 by Beermazter310 from Nevada on Aug 22, 2015
 
3.41 by beltz15 from New Jersey on Aug 18, 2015
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4.1/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by MattyG85 from Minnesota

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a chalice. Bottled on July 8th 2015.

Appearance: Pours a bright copper orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. Solid finger of white head that settles into a thin creamy layer.

Smell: A crisp, juicy, and sweet aroma with hints of wheat and citrus. Wheat with some bready hints of grains, straw, cracker, and yeast. Citrus hop hints of grapefruit, orange, and lemon. Also some mild hints of floral and earthy hops. A pretty solid aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a crisp, juicy, and fairly sweet taste with notes of wheat and citrus. Good wheat presence along with notes of straw, cracker, grains, and yeast. Solid hop presence with citrus notes of grapefruit, orange, and lemon. Subtle earthy and floral hop notes. A nice taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Crisp, juicy, and pretty smooth.

Overall: A solid take on a Wheat Ale. Nice bready wheat flavor with a solid touch of juicy hops.

Aug 16, 2015
 
3.28 by DrMindbender from South Carolina on Aug 15, 2015
 
3.5 by brandoman63 from Illinois on Aug 14, 2015
 
3.74 by BeerForMuscle from New Jersey on Aug 09, 2015
 
3.06 by oldvines from Illinois on Aug 08, 2015
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3.76/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by Suds from Missouri

Clear gold with a white foam. The smell has a wheat twang and flowery scents, backed with fruit. Prach and apricot. Bitterness in the midtaste. Medium body and a hoppy aftertaste.

Aug 08, 2015
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3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

Tasted in a 16 oz glass from draught at Firkin on August 7, 2015. Look is gold with a two finger head that dissipates and lingering lacing. Smell is hop forward with some citrus and floral notes balanced with a bit of wheat sweetness. Taste is a decent balance of hop bitterness and malt sweetness. Feel is crisp but lightly carbonated and not too bitter.

Aug 07, 2015
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3.74/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
by Moose90 from Washington

Served On-Tap

A — Pours a lightly hazy, pale yellow color into the lass, there is a white bright head on top of the beer that leaves behind some spotty and soapy lacing.

S — Smells of lightly sweet wheat and pilsner malts, as well as some wheaty sweetness and some earthy piney hops.

T — Tastes of lightly sweet wheat, balanced with a lemony piney earthy hop kick, quite refreshing.

M — Medium bodied, there is a richness to it without being heavy, really nice crisp carbonation.

O — Quite nice overall, really nice balance.

Aug 05, 2015
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4.28/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by SinjaminBentek from Nebraska

On Tap.

Appearance - Light orange hue.

Smell - Tropical, pine and citrus.

Taste - Citrus and wheat. Delicious.

Mouthfeel - Medium attenuation. Very drinkable.

Overall - Very good wheat beer.

Grade (B+)

Jul 30, 2015
 
3.5 by mrcraft from California on Jul 27, 2015
 
3.61 by rawfish from California on Jul 17, 2015
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3.54/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
by UCLABrewN84 from California

Bottled on: 6/11/15. 6.1% ABV per the label.

Pours a murky golden-orange with a foamy beige head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Small chunks of sediment are seen floating around in the beer after the pour. Smell is of wheat, citrus fruit, citrus zest, and earthy hop aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest, grapefruit juice, and earthy hop flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with nice citrus forward hop aspects all around.

Serving type: bottle.

Jul 17, 2015
 
3.49 by SweetwaterTuonker from Minnesota on Jul 15, 2015
 
3.54 by mancavebeercouch from Colorado on Jul 08, 2015
 
3.5 by rabiddawg from North Carolina on Jul 07, 2015
 
2.9 by AlaskaAg from Florida on Nov 17, 2014
 
3.72 by FFATS from Wisconsin on Sep 25, 2014
Whitewater Wheat Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 76 out of 100 with 72 ratings