Alpen Glow Weizenbock | Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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89
very good
99 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Ohio, United States
fatheadscleveland.com

Style: Weizenbock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by adamette on 02-04-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
99
Reviews:
22
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
8.6%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 99 |  Reviews: 22
Photo of Yancey82
4.3/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DangerDawg
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gregf51
3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nunya
3.49/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sabtos
3.15/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Hazy prune juice with a moderate tan head. Not my favorite Weizenbock, I get caramel, toffee, dark wheat and banana. This is definitely a bit more Americanized, and a lot less sumptuous, soft and bready than some of my favorites.

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Photo of XsoldoutX
3.03/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Weisenbeer
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Nice version of Weizenbock. Smooth and easy to drink, a bit flat and lacks wow. Still, a recommendation from this reviewer is in order. This is a great brewer and they do justice to this style.

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Photo of ajm5108
4.31/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a cola color without much head. Aroma has lots of dark candied fruit. Taste is nails all the classic weizenbock flavors - raisinbread, clove, banana, semi-sweet phenol notes. Great representation of the style

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Photo of dextermcgurk
3.88/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drone
3.56/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of NickThePyro
4.21/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.14/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ejimhof
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Braz
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of paullmcm25
4.28/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
3.92/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MispeledStalion
4.35/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mikepcarney
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cd_beer_disapear
4.36/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dlin0sbb
3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of vrbulldog22
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of K_Trout
4.41/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DeFaz
4.63/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

So...there are two Fat Head Weizenbock entries for this site, and I don't know how to fix that. What I can tell you is that this is an amazing beer...I don't want to copy what I wrote on the initial entry, but I will tell you that as much as I love IPAs and that this brewery knows better than almost anyone in the county how to make IPAs, this beer is exceptional, and the flavors are incredible, and I am so glad to have taken a growler from the brewery. Again, this is the same beer (I assume) that is also listed for the site...but believe me, this beer is worth travelling to the Cleveland area for the brewery. Incredible banana smell and taste, awesome lacing and head retention, and near-perfect color. Just about perfect (and I'm no weizenbock expect, but this is great!)

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Alpen Glow Weizenbock from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
4.07 out of 5 based on 99 ratings.
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