Door County Cherry Wheat
Shipwrecked Brew Pub, Restaurant

Door County Cherry WheatDoor County Cherry Wheat
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Shipwrecked Brew Pub, Restaurant
Wisconsin, United States
Fruit and Field Beer
Ranked #481
Ranked #30,134
2.87 | pDev: 21.95%
Aug 22, 2022
Aug 15, 2003
Door County Cherry WheatDoor County Cherry Wheat
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Ratings by KTCamm:
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Reviewed by KTCamm from New Jersey

3.32/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Beer 2 in the six beer sampler served at the Shipwrecked restuarant. Poured into a small plastic cup (argh!).

Beer is a medium amber color, but still very light. Slightly draker than the blonde ale served here.

A fruity cherry nose in the smell, as you'd expect.

Taste is watery, hints of malt, bundled with the cherry taste. Some tartness coming through. The cherry taste is ok - it doesn't quite feel natural, but its not offensive either.

Closes like water - the cherry taste is kept in check, and this is a moderately drinkable offering.
Aug 22, 2009
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Rated: 2.85 by BarrelAgedG from California

Aug 22, 2022
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Reviewed by joeltorto from Wisconsin

2.92/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
I love cherries. I love beer. I love fruit beers. This does not get any of them quite right. There are better cherry wheat beers out there. Choose one other than this. I hate to say it but... not so good.
Jun 17, 2019
Rated: 3.1 by jmh21 from Minnesota

Mar 25, 2017
Rated: 3.13 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Jul 10, 2016
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Reviewed by joe_korea from Minnesota

1.28/5  rDev -55.4%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25
Not recommended. Tried on tap at their brewpub, tastes like miller lite with cherry flavor added. No body, or fruity spicy characteristics I expected from a wheat. The Door County cherries were what caught my eye, but just tastes like a clear beer with cherry flavor. Saw it at a retail store in Door County, turns out the cherry flavor is partly done with artificial flavors. Come on, guys.
Mar 10, 2016
Rated: 2.83 by italianstallion from Wisconsin

Oct 01, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by jjwisenheimer from Indiana

Aug 15, 2015
Rated: 3.15 by Hendrick24 from Wisconsin

Jul 17, 2015
Rated: 3.02 by bowzer4birdie from Illinois

Apr 19, 2015
Rated: 3.4 by UPBrewer92 from Michigan

Apr 02, 2015
Rated: 3.5 by Megizewski from Wisconsin

Oct 07, 2014
Rated: 3 by cmwilliq from Wisconsin

Sep 21, 2014
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Reviewed by vette2006c5r from Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +22%
Shipwrecked poured a hazy copper color with red hues, a very small, almost non existent head. Big fresh cherry aroma. The taste is creamy, mostly fresh cherry flavors. Body is a little flat. Overall its a big cherry like beer, good for a hot summer day.
Sep 02, 2014
Rated: 2.75 by 1jstafan from Indiana

Aug 26, 2014
Rated: 2.25 by Knoxrb12 from Illinois

Aug 03, 2014
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Reviewed by jwc215 from Arizona

3.34/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Pours hazed amber with soda-like carbonation and a quickly disappearing head. Virtually no lacing sticks. The "artificial color" doesn't look quite "right".

The smell is of sweet-tart cherries. Mild and pleasant.

The taste is of sweet cherries with a tart touch in the finish.

The initial "fizz" fades to a rather flat feel. Smooth despite that. Not watery.

A mild cherry wheat. Nothing "special", rather "run-of-the-mill". The appearance and feel certainly need improvement. Otherwise, decent overall.
Jul 28, 2014
Rated: 2 by AirZombie from Illinois

Jul 27, 2014
Rated: 3 by Wsherry1 from Illinois

Jun 14, 2014
Rated: 2.75 by Mealhouse from Minnesota

Jun 13, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by Dover from Wisconsin

Apr 04, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by Dovers from Wisconsin

Apr 04, 2014
Rated: 2.75 by hochief from Wisconsin

Mar 18, 2014
Rated: 3 by BeerDazed from Wisconsin

Mar 02, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by NicholasOfMKE from Wisconsin

Feb 17, 2014
Rated: 2 by Kaveman from Illinois

Dec 27, 2013
Rated: 3.75 by mychalg9 from Illinois

Aug 14, 2013
Rated: 1.75 by BrownAleMale from Wisconsin

Jul 28, 2013
Rated: 3.5 by Rihup from Illinois

Jun 04, 2013
Rated: 2.5 by Chokobo from Wisconsin

Feb 16, 2013
Rated: 3.25 by enelson from Illinois

Jan 16, 2013
Rated: 3 by ruckus232 from Illinois

Jan 08, 2013
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Reviewed by TMoney2591 from Illinois

2.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5
Served in a Walter Payton shaker pint glass.

Well, at least there are Door County cherries wherever the hell I've been shipwrecked... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose reminds me of those cheap, microwaveable cherry-flavored fruit pies so prevalent at 7-Eleven and other such purveyors. In fact, the smell is so strong, so distinctively cherry-y that it not only approaches artificiality but passes it entirely. Not much else to be found here. The taste continues this tradition with its own twist: not only is the cherry flavor artificial, it's also medicinal now. Yay... A bit of soggy wheat comes along in the finish, but that about does it here for complexity. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, I'm not a fan of this stuff, as it's just to fake-cherry-flavor-filled for my tastes.
Nov 01, 2012
Rated: 3.5 by LizBB from Missouri

Jul 07, 2012
Rated: 2 by rocklibster from Wisconsin

Jun 30, 2012
Rated: 5 by TimRasmussen from Wisconsin

May 31, 2012
Rated: 2.5 by Kunstman from Wisconsin

May 30, 2012
Rated: 3 by yooper920 from Wisconsin

Feb 01, 2012
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Reviewed by Lemke10 from Wisconsin

2.94/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3
I got a 6-pack of this from Woodman's in Janesville, WI for $7.79 in Winter 2011.

Pours a clear reddish amber color with not too much of a head due to the lack of carbonation. Scent is heavy with sweet cherry juice scents with some wheat scents as well. The texture is rather flat and uninviting. It really reminds me of the taste of day old beer with some grenadine added. Probably one of the worst fruit beers I've had. It's still drinkable but not very enjoyable. I think I'll stick to Sam Adams Cherry Wheat the next time.
Dec 30, 2011
Door County Cherry Wheat from Shipwrecked Brew Pub, Restaurant
Beer rating: 70 out of 100 with 59 ratings