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Door County Cherry Wheat | Shipwrecked Brew Pub, Restaurant and Inn

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Door County Cherry WheatDoor County Cherry Wheat
BA SCORE
2.87/5
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57 Ratings
Door County Cherry WheatDoor County Cherry Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Shipwrecked Brew Pub, Restaurant and Inn
Wisconsin, United States
shipwreckedmicrobrew.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by cokes on 08-15-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,071
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
57
pDev:
22.3%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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0
Gots:
8
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5/5  rDev +74.2%

Photo of Ek0nomik
3.97/5  rDev +38.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured In: Snifter

This bottle is at least a year and a half old, perhaps around two years.

Appearance: The pour is an amber and gamboge color with very little head. There are a few splashes of lace on the side of the glass and the beer is quite effervescent.

Smell: For those who say they can't smell the cherries, I think you need to blow your nose, and I have an old bottle too. The sweet tart cherries really come through with just a bit of spice as well.

Taste: The palate starts out with pale malt coming through quickly followed by sweet and tart cherries. There's a little bit of spice mixed in as well, though not much. Regardless, the slight phenol taste is welcome because I wasn't expecting it.

Mouthfeel: Thin to medium bodied, carbonation is right for the style.

Drinkability: This was a very easy beer to drink, though I wouldn't want another one of these in an evening. I will say that I'm glad this wasn't overly sweet which was something I was nervous about. I can't stomach many sweet tasting things, so to me this was a good beer that lived up to its expectations.

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Photo of mychalg9
3.75/5  rDev +30.7%

Photo of Dovers
3.5/5  rDev +22%

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3.5/5  rDev +22%

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3.5/5  rDev +22%

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3.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of vette2006c5r
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.

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3.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of jjwisenheimer
3.5/5  rDev +22%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dover
3.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of Winter
3.41/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Copper in appearance with a white head. Aroma consists of, not surprisingly, cherries and wheat. Mouthfeel is creamy and medium-bodied. Taste pretty much follows suit with the aroma-- wheat and tart Door County cherries. The cherries render a slighty sour finish. It can be a pretty refreshing fruit beer on a hot summer day.

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3.4/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jwc215
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.

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Photo of KTCamm
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.

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Photo of BeerFMAndy
3.26/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle in a weiss glass. No date or info.

A - One strong pour down the glass revealed this beer to have the power of a thick, off-white head; about three fingers tall in fact. Too bad it had a low retention. The good news through is that above a clear golden yellow body is three fingers of dense lace.

S - Hints of skunk juice toy with my olfactory senses. It's mot definitely there but in such a small amount it's almost unnoticeable. It smells like the beer is off a bit more than it's light struck scent too. Thick vanilla candle then comes in strong like a Yankee candle was just lit or you walked into a "ye olde scent shop" type of place in a small town. Soft wheat and light, slightly syrupy cherries become an afterthought at this point.

T - Thankfully the strongest parts of the nose fade away to let the actual beer show through. Soft, timid wheat backs up a lightly tart cherry flavor nicely but still remains a bit thin. Too thin actually. It's almost like a lightly flavored blonde ale the more I sip it. A touch of that chunky vanilla in the taste would actually be pretty good but for some reason, it only appears in the aroma.

M - Smooth and light-bodied, Cherry What has a moderately light carbonation finish for the style. Too thin otherwise.

D - The different between the nose and flavor is a little awkward to process while drinking. I don't know what's going on with that or why this seems filtered, but it's heading in the right direction, it just needs some work. Still, it remains a fair and easily drinkable summer light fruit beer.

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3.25/5  rDev +13.2%

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3.15/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.13/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.1/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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3.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev +4.5%

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3/5  rDev +4.5%

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3/5  rDev +4.5%

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3/5  rDev +4.5%

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Door County Cherry Wheat from Shipwrecked Brew Pub, Restaurant and Inn
Beer rating: 2.87 out of 5 with 57 ratings
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