Wildflower Wheat | Marble Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Marble Brewery
New Mexico, United States
marblebrewery.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by vurt on 01-16-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
117
Reviews:
35
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
14.57%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
17
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 117 |  Reviews: 35
Photo of kylehay2004
3.58/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jaydoc
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.85/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a very very refreshing wheat beer. pours a little cloudy straw color with a nearly 2 inch white head. smells like pale malts, delicate floral yeast, and honey. flavor is very well balanced with the wheat taking the primary role and some bittering hops and flowery honey notes backing it up. the mouthfeel is excellent, very bubbly and light on the body, but not too too light. this is an excellent refresher when served ice cold, and a beer i will certainly buy again. it has everything you need from a wheat beer. i continue to be impressed with marble brews.

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Photo of t0rin0
4/5  rDev +14.3%

Photo of brentk56
3.28/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pours a hazy goldenrod with a frothy white head that leaves some dots behind

Smell: Wheat bread, honey, a whiff of banana and a hint of lemony tartness

Taste: Bready, up front, with a building slightly sweet honey character; by mid-palate, the lemony tartness causes a puckering sensation that lingers into the finish

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Refreshing but a bit strange, with the tartness taking the beer in a surprising but not altogether pleasant direction

Thanks, sunkistxsudafed, for the opportunity

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of LXIXME
3.83/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Big white head dies into a decent lacing above a slightly cloudy honey golden colored beer.

Lemony citrus, yeasts, and light grains divide the aroma quite nicely.

Citrus (lemony) and grassy style hops, grain malts, and some honey in the taste.

A slightly dry aftertaste with a bit of the lemony citrus tastes hanging around on this light bodied wheat beer.

Wow, I'm not a wheat beer drinker by definition but I think I could drink this stuff in quantity.

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of nickfl
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of orangesol
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of MarkyMOD
2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.62/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of afsdan
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Gueuzedude
3.38/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sampled August 2010
A steady pour into my 25cl tulip glass produces a two-finger thick, pale tan, off-white colored head. The beer is a gold color that shows a brilliantly clear, bright yellow color when held up to the light. The aroma smells of dusty crushed pale malt, biscuit like grain notes, and slightly stale wheat-berries. There is perhaps a hint of a herbal note here, and something that seems to remind me of over-ripe cheese, or perhaps moldy fruit. This last note is very faint though. I am quite surprised how much pale, cracker like grain character is in the nose; definitely different than I was expecting.

The beer has a mediumish body to it as well as a soft grain sweetness up front. It gets a little funny towards the finish, where it reminds me of a cross between kiwi fruit, a slight metallic note, some wild herbs and a musky, but under-ripe melon. This beer is pretty dry, which is a bit surprising given that most commercial honey beers try and manipulate the fermentation process to keep sweetness in the beer (honey will easily 100% ferment to dryness if given the chance). I like that this isn't sweet though. The huge crushed pale malt note from the nose is muted quite a bit here in the flavor, but still adds some complexity to the overall flavor profile.

This would be quite refreshing if not for that slightly weird character found in both the nose and flavor. I wonder if this is from the wild-flower honey used; who knows what those bees got into. Interesting, but not enough to really make me want to drink this.

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Photo of Stevedore
3.12/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A- Golden, hazy body, two finger white head with nice retention time, some lacing.

S- Citrus, mild yeast aromas (but not quite classic hefeweizen) that seem to be on the hard mineral side, wheat sweetness, floral notes.

F- Sweeter than it smells; wheat, banana, floral notes. Not sure if there is honey in it. If it is, it is a different kind of honey than I'm used to. Yeast, spices. Solid.

M- Light body, not thin, drinkable and refreshingly dry.

O- It's decent, a bit too sweet for me to crush, but it's not terrible either.

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
3.7/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of BGsWo22
2.5/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of crobinso
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of lordofthewiens
3.48/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

In a pint glass this beer was a hazy orange color with a thick white head.

Fresh, outdoors aroma. Sweet fruit.

Taste of wheat, banana, and honey. I thought the dominant taste was honey.

This beer was just a little too sweet for me. Still, it did quench my thirst on a hot day in Albuquerque.

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of kvgomps
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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Wildflower Wheat from Marble Brewery
3.5 out of 5 based on 117 ratings.
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