Elevator Wheat | COOP Ale Works

Elevator WheatElevator Wheat
BA SCORE
66.7%
Liked This Beer
3.87 w/ 69 ratings
Elevator WheatElevator Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
COOP Ale Works
Oklahoma, United States
coopaleworks.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Notes: A unique spin on a classic style, this spicy wheat ale starts with a blend of Maris Otter, white wheat and a hint of rye. After a late addition of Cascade hops, the beer is fermented on German wheat yeast. Notes of clove and banana can be found along with noticeable spice from the rye.

17 IBU

Formerly known as Zeppelin German Wheat.

Added by bort11 on 05-27-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,820
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
69
Liked:
46
Avg:
3.87/5
pDev:
10.08%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
22
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 69 |  Reviews: 16
Reviews by Soonerick76:
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4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

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Photo of mojohawk21
4.24/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of red_5_sooner
4.26/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OKbrew89
4.15/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

It has a beautiful, hazy, and golden color but had a small head. Nice smell from the yeast and spices. It tastes like a wonderful fusion of a citrusy wheat and recognizable hefe. It has the smoothness of a wheat with the kick of spice from the rye and the citrus and clove work well together. Medium mouthfeel overall that makes it easy to drink more than one in a sitting. If anything, I could've done with just a pinch more of hops in it. It's a really good interpretation.
My favorite beer type is a hefeweizen, so I like this beer a lot. It is slightly different than a standard hefeweizen, but definitely something I'll be getting again.

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Photo of nuebs
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PBRmeasap1980
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Roguer
3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Really nice American wheat ale. Sweet, slightly tart, lots of grains and wheat, with a big smooth kick of banana from the yeast.

Slightly slick mouthfeel; medium; lively.

Really nice, creative take on a wheat ale.

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Photo of russpowell
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of TheMrFarnham
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of BrewAskew
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours to a thick white head and cloudy orange-gold color. Head dissipates to a thin ring :(. Aroma is mostly banana and bubblegum esters and a touch of clove. Flavor is typical hefeweizen with a nice fruity banana front and a spicy finish. Mouthfeel is medium and creamy. Overall a very good beer, but what is up with the head?

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Photo of hellraisinT1000
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of Rizzy17
3.6/5  rDev -7%

Photo of tone77
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a hazy, dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell has lots of bananas, some spices. Taste is wheat, banana, spices, highly refreshing. Feels medium/full bodied in the mouth and overall is a tasty beer I could easily consume several of.

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Photo of Basoos1
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of QuamLaetus
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of mrcraft
3.87/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Timmmmaaayyy
4.58/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this in a pint can poured into a pint glass. Can smell and taste the banana and clove - very, very similar to Troeg' s Dreamweaver. Excellent wheat offering. My favorite from Coop Ale Works.

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Photo of halfgermanhalfirish
3.4/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A-Served in a standard shaker pint the beer was hazy blond color with more transparency and corbonation than what you traditionally see with a german hefe. It had a thin white head that was somewhat lacking and left very little lacing on the glass. The head was the most disapointing component of this beer.

S-lemony citrus is the prodominate smell followed by some clove. I was not getting the banana as mentioned in the notes. There is nothing to get critical on but nothing to get exited about either. Pretty average on the nose I would say.

T-It started off with a mild lemon flavor with a little spicy kick on the back that I cant quite pinpoint (my guess is its the rye) and is somewhat unique from what I have had before in a wheat. The beer is very balance, easy to drink and overall very enjoyable. Still not getting the banana.

M-light to medium body. This beer is very smooth with excellant drinkability...probably the beers strongest quaility.

O-A unique take on a german hefe and a very enjoyable beer overall. While average on appearance and smell I was pleasantly supprised by taste and my overall impression grew stronger as I drank the beer. There was nothing spectaculare about this beer but its a step up from Boulivard Wheat. There are definatley better wheats out there but I would have no problem drinking it again sometime either. If you are looking for a session beer this would be a very good choice.

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Photo of B-Land
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dinglehacker
3.72/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured tallboy into weizen glass. Dark straw. Little head or lace.

Nose is malty with citrus.

Tastes malty up front, strong wheat with the citrus, befitting a weizen.

Mouth is very nice with very little carb bite.

Elevator Wheat doesn't rewrite the book on Hefeweizen or anything. It's just a good, full, unpretentious wheat beer. Good for a lawn party in the spring.

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Photo of Flatbottom
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Dromines78
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Treycotton
3.38/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Good for a wheat.

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Photo of Narthax
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MartzMimic
3.67/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy gold from the can with just over a finger of foam. Banana, cloves and a touch of grain give this a very Belgianny (??) nose. You get the banana and cloves in the taste, but malted wheat really comes through. Pretty traditional. Medium mouth, and the wheat gives it a bit of chewiness. Really solid wheat ale. Nothing spectacular, but it is what it says it is.

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Elevator Wheat from COOP Ale Works
Beer rating: 66.7% out of 100 with 69 ratings
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