Mad Beach Wheat | Aviator Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Aviator Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
aviatorbrew.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by tdm168 on 08-29-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
81
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.01
pDev:
18.27%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
18
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 81 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of PA-Michigander
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of yaksurf
3.25/5  rDev +8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sebas
3.52/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bjm94
2.21/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of StevenMilligan
2.62/5  rDev -13%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of AxlSkull
3.48/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of IckyT2012
3.42/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JayQue
3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pretty mediocre wheat beer. Kind of like a Blue Moon brew but not as good. Starts out with a golden color and small fizzy head that fades fast. A slight note of wheat and orange in the nose. Flavor is bready malt, some citrus (lemon and orange) and a bit of wheat bitterness. Fairly mild and tastes more stale as the beer warms. Mouthfeel is light. The carbonation dies off pretty fast. I have had 3 beers from this brewery and this one is in the middle. Hot Rod Red is bad, this beer is mediocre and HogWild is fairly good.

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Photo of arevalo
2.96/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Mojo
3.53/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LannahC
3.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SlainteAlbanyNY
3.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DrMindbender
2.14/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Just another terrible Aviator beer. Haven't tried many in a few years, so I thought I'd give this one a go...extremely bad beer all around, just like the others I've tried. Looks are the best thing this beer has going for it, and that's not saying much! Slight head and no lacing detracts from average wheat appearance. Smells like sweet feed and tube socks. Wheat is noticeable but still taste off, no hops to mention. I'm struggling to understand why this beer was even brewed if it doesn't give either the wheat of a pure wheat beer, nor any hops like the more popular hoppy wheat beers. Mouthfeel is mediocre at best, thin and weak IMO. Overall a very forgettable dull brew...how does Aviator stay in business when everything the make its so dull, drab and boring???

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Photo of BEER88
3.3/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JDW4195
4.15/5  rDev +37.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Good taste, crisp, nice backing flavors

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Photo of cjgator3
2.31/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

12oz can - this one is a pretty forgettable brew for me. The carbonation was way too much filling up most of the glass upon pouring extremely slowly and the taste just didn't do much for me, not even on a hot summers day which this is intended for.

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Photo of FLima
3.47/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Golden orange color with a thick two finger head with decent retention.
Citrusy aroma with notes of white bread, orange peel and mint.
Refreshing flavor with notes of orange citrusy, spices, clean American yeast, floral and grassy hops, dough and bready malts and a mild tartness. Neither clove nor banana, fitting the style.
Light to medium body with appropriate carbonation.
Ultra refreshing and easy to drink American Wheat. I sure could have several of those at the beach (where I actually am right now). Not having much wheat malt increased its drinkability. Assertive, not complex, appropriate for the occasion it suggests.

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Photo of timmy2b
3.54/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of prototypic
3.21/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of David63Olson
4.23/5  rDev +40.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pretty decent beer for its style. Simple ingredients--One we recreate in our own kitchens. Good summer beer for boating, fishing, and picnics.

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Photo of BobbySads
2.79/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Whiskeydeez
2.86/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TBCE
2.97/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cmq103
2.94/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jaswilson2
3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Mad Beach Wheat from Aviator Brewing Company
3.01 out of 5 based on 81 ratings.
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