Mana Wheat | Maui Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co.
Hawaii, United States
mauibrewingco.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
18 IBU

Added by indiapaleale on 08-02-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
428
Reviews:
141
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
15.34%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
58
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 428 |  Reviews: 141
Photo of AlexFields
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy golden wheat color--looks like a pineapple appropriately enough--with a pretty nice white head.

Smells of pineapple juice, tart wheat, pepper.

Much of the same, sweet pineapple juice, nice wheaty character with a lightly tart character, some pepper and yeast on the finish.

Good full carbonation, refreshing mouthfeel.

I like this! More successful than most of the fruit wheat experiments out there.

7.0/10

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Photo of ckollias
3.79/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed this 12oz can out of a Belgian tulip glass.

A: Pours a clear light golden hue with a 2-finger white head that quickly dissipates into a wispy lace.

S: Fruity pineapple aroma with a decent wheat scent.

T: Crisp and fruity – mostly citrus and pineapple.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Refreshing light beer – worthy of a try.

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Photo of Alek
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of ALBuff
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of flyingpig
4.04/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

355ml Can (a works leaving gift):
Cloudy yellow with a foamy, white lacing for a head.

Pineapple, a strong wheat aroma & some tropical fruits. Citrus & a touch of clove in there too.

Pineapple upfront along with some tropical flavours. Again there is some citrus backed up with some light spices and a sweet, fruity taste.

Light medium & fairly refreshing with moderate carbonation and a good, sweet and summery mouthfeel.

As expected this one is pretty tropical and fruit with a good, refreshing taste to it and one that made for easy drinking. A great tasting beer that mixes a traditional hefeweizen with tonnes of tropical flavours and somehow it works.

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Photo of surfrogue1
3/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of Robsy1965
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of pintofparadise
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of Jtc2811
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of DtheVillain
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.08/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance - Pours a cloudy, mellow, dirty orange with a white finger width head that fizzes away like soda, leaving nothing but traces of bubbles clinging to the sides of the glass.

Smell - A very simple, clean aroma of wheat and pineapple sweetness.

Taste - Largely a wheat taste with faint notes of pineapple sweetness rounding out the profile. Simple, straight-forward flavor. There's absolutely nothing else to it.

Mouthfeel - Light in body with fizzy carbonation. Easy drinking.

Overall - Pretty average APWA. Simple, two note flavor. Fizzy. Fairly hefty price tag. Not a good combination. Good summer brew, but there are considerably better options at half the cost. Needless to say, I won't be buying this again.

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Photo of bdtva
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of mbs11
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of Johnnyramirez
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of facundoCNB
3.43/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a cloudy honey colored pour with a finger of head (which quickly diminished). scents of lemongrass, sour notes, bready. a slightly tart, sweet bready malt with a hint of citrus. sweeter than most wheat beers. medium body with low carbonation and is surprisingly refreshing. a nice surprise. wasn't expecting much from this one but it was really nice and sweet for the style.

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Photo of deskim
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of 2neardead
2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of TrickkyGangsta
4.75/5  rDev +34.9%

Photo of MikeB20
2.95/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

P: 12oz can into a perfect pint glass.

A: The beer pours a cloudy golden yellow with a creamy white head. Lacing is sparse.

S: There's a hint of spicy wheat aroma, in the realm of clove with some tropical fruit.

T: Malty grain with a tropical fruit finish. Low bitterness with no apparent hop flavors. Flavors have a sharp cut off with no lingering aftertaste. The balance of sweet and bitter is pretty good but the overall flavors are underwhelming.

M: On the thin side. Carbonation is low to moderate and the bubbles are tiny. Unimpressive for a wheat beer.

O: Not a bad beer but you'll forget about it rather quickly. It's just too light in terms of flavor and body to leave any sort of impression. There are a number of other wheat beers I'd rather drink than this one.

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Photo of Anthony808
4.5/5  rDev +27.8%

Photo of pukahi91
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of Mantooth
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of LXIXME
3.12/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Medium sized couple fingers white to off white head settles into a decent lacing above a cloudy pale yellowish golden colored beer.

Wheat, light spices, malted grains, and I think oranges aroma.

Washed out grain malt taste with some light fruit, oranges, and even lighter spices.

A lightly dryish aftertaste on this light bodied beer.

A very light tasting beer, not much to write home about unless you need a lighter beer to cool off with after running a marathon or something.

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Photo of Stinkypuss
3.2/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

LOOK: Cloudy yellow with a huge soapy head. The can slightly gushed upon opening.

SMELL: Wheat, clove, bread, must and a touch of fruit.

TASTE: Dry wheat, crackery like yeast and some fruit notes from the pineapple. Solid hop bitterness keeping sweetness in check with an herbal, earthy bite.

FEEL: Medium bodied with a high level of carbonation.

OVERALL: A nice simple wheat with a pretty good balance.

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Mana Wheat from Maui Brewing Co.
3.52 out of 5 based on 428 ratings.
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