Yuengling Summer Wheat | Yuengling Brewery

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Yuengling Summer WheatYuengling Summer Wheat
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3.59/5
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667 Ratings
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

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Added by WVbeergeek on 04-03-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,140
Reviews:
122
Ratings:
667
pDev:
16.16%
Bros Score:
3.74
 
 
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Photo of SLewis
4.08/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ledouge
3.84/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Duffman79
3.78/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Furbato
3.88/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tripledbrew
3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bacchus74
3.81/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jschwamb
2.75/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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

Photo of Wer34truh
4.18/5  rDev +16.4%
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 -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of keithmurray
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%
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 +11.1%
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 CTHomer
3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
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 -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Knobs303
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Squire
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Light Summer gold, white cap with decent lacing.

Aroma: Clove, banana, floral fruity sensations, little malt or hops, something sharp and a bit tart I can't identify.

Taste: Flavor follows aroma with a dryish downplay of flavors promised by the aroma. Malt in the body but not in the taste, it's in there, somewhere, just keeps eluding my grasp. The chalky soil of Champagne comes to mind but I suppose that's the yeast. Finish is clean, fruity, no bitterness, aftertaste seems sweet but really isn't, not bad, not bad at all.

Texture: Medium

Overall: Has the same character one expects from a Summer Wheat Ale, flavor is there and it's good, just diminished somehow, not so bright as one might wish, tart note in the aroma is subdued in the flavor. It's as if they tried just hard enough to make something just good enough. Good price though.

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Photo of frykid
3.13/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jagada
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Shradical
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zuter
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jason_cs
3.54/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mikr
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tone
3.84/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy, golden color. One inch head of a white color. Great retention and good lacing. Smells of wheat, yeast, citrus hops, clove, and slight pale malt. Fits the style of a Hefeweizen. Mouth feel is sharp and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of clove, citrus, slight hops, hint of coriander, wheat, pale malt, and slight sweet malt. Overall, strong body and aroma, but weak finish, and a little cloying.

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Photo of keeganfrank
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BrokenEdge
3.72/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

About $7 a six pack in my area, your results may vary (and be even cheaper). With its price in mind, it's an awesome beer...even if it cost more, it would still be worth it to me! Looks a cloudy honey color, really thick bubbly head that dissipates down to a thin layer of foam. Good lacing. Smell is banana and clove all the way. Taste is predominantly bubble gum for me, with banana and clove in abundance as well. Slight hint of a lemony citrus flavor. A little bit of that trademark Yuengling grain flavor (like corn) in the background. Feel is thin and watery, and missing out on the creaminess of a really good hefe. However, it is very smooth going down and finishes surprisingly crisp (there's even a hint of hop bitterness). If you're looking for an affordable and easily available hefeweizen, I recommend picking up one of these while it's in season.

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Yuengling Summer Wheat from Yuengling Brewery
Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 667 ratings