Yuengling Summer Wheat | Yuengling Brewery

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84
good
653 Ratings
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Yuengling Summer WheatYuengling Summer Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yuengling Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States
yuengling.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by WVbeergeek on 04-03-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
653
Reviews:
117
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
15.95%
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
241
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Sebas
3.15/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of q33jeff
3.01/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

**
10/24/2014
Bottle to glass.
Aroma: citrus, wheat, light yeast.
Appearance: cloudy yellowish brown. Little to no head. Wisps of white.
Taste: paste, light citrus. A touch stale.
Feel: medium carbonation. Passable. ....ok, passable plus Enjoying more as I go along."
**

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Photo of EinGuterJager
4.12/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of muchos
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

L. Hazy orange-tan with a small head, reduces to patches in no time flat.
S. Big aroma of sweet banana, butterscotchy sweet malt, light fruit like apples and pears, slight spice. Nice.
T. Tart right away, then banana, more fruity tartness, spicy clove, sweet wheat maltiness underneath it all. A hint of bitterness with your banana on the aftertaste.
F. Thinner than medium body, well carbonated.
O. Plenty of flavor and ok for the style in my opinion. Cheers!

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Photo of Rock_Glenn
2.08/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Pours something between straw and very light copper with a generous head. Laces along the glass, smells of banana less sour than most hefeweizens. Tastes like banana with a touch of wheat. The malt really takes a backseat to the banana and the nothingness. Too light bodied, and rather plain.

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Photo of tongbliss
3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rtm05002
3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of plumberman63
1.33/5  rDev -64.1%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.25

hazy yellow, smell of banana and beer. Taste artificial banana and so off wheat flavor not good. After taste actually better than beer itself which isn't saying much. Didn't drink it all and wouldn't get again. This shouldn't be called beer. I don't know how everybody thinks this is so good.

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Photo of jakej0305
3.28/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours light and hazy with a small head. Smells very strongly of banana and wheat and tastes as smells. After taste is not very good, with the banana flavor being overpowering. If that's what you like then this is the beer for you. Went down smooth, but I just can not get over the banana taste in the end. It ruined this beer for me.

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Photo of Icemann383
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SLewis
4.08/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ledouge
3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Duffman79
3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Furbato
3.88/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tripledbrew
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bacchus74
3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jschwamb
2.75/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of rclangk
3.41/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wer34truh
4.18/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy golden color with a small head.

Smells of bananas,belgian yeast and wheat.

Taste is very similar to smell. There's a lot of sweet wheat, bananas, and cloves. With some Belgian yeast flavor in the background. This is an excellent, although perhaps a little bit overly sweet, take on the style.

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Photo of MJ64
3.18/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of keithmurray
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - very cloudy yellow/color with eggshell white head

Smell - banana, clove, wheat

Taste - bananas, clove, wheat

Mouthfeel - medium bodied, lower level of carbonation, banana lingers on the back end nicely, a tad watery on the finish

Overall - I was pleasantly surprised by this offering. My only knock is that its a tad more watery than its German counterparts, but solid nonetheless. Definitely worthy of a re-visit. Recommended

price Point - $1.79/12 oz single

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Photo of stonesean
3.99/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

An excellent representation of the style.

I am stunned that this came from Pottsville, PA.

This tastes like a German Weizen through and through. Bubblegum, bananas and cloves throughout.

It's not going to be mistaken for Weihenstephaner or anything, but there is no better wheat beer bang for your buck.

Less than $9 for a six pack. Hefeweizen fans should buy it.

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Photo of HamdenHector
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A; crystal clear; medium gold in color; 2 finger mousy white head that receded to a very thin cap; OK lacing;

S: very aromatic - could smell it several feet away; clove, banana, wheat, a hint of lemon and bubblegum;

T: a little unbalanced toward clove; banana isn't noticeable until the finish and even then it's in the background; a hint of wheat and lemon in the background from start to finish; virtually no bitterness;

M: light to medium bodied; moderate to high carbonation; lightly dry finish;

O: refreshing; a good, but not great representation of the style; I also prefer an unfiltered hefeweizen; doesn't affect the taste, but I like the cloudy visual effect;

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Photo of Mull10
3.44/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Knobs303
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Yuengling Summer Wheat from Yuengling Brewery
3.7 out of 5 based on 653 ratings.
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