Slammer Wheat | Jailhouse Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Jailhouse Brewing Company
Georgia, United States
jailhousebrewing.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by glid02 on 03-23-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
75
Reviews:
25
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
14.82%
 
 
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3
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Ratings: 75 |  Reviews: 25
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4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of t0rin0
2.25/5  rDev -39.4%

Photo of chinchill
3.43/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle served in a snifter.

Pours and looks like a low carbonated pilsner.

Aroma: wheat with a hint of citrus.

Flavor: wheat, light hops, touch of citrus. Very good bitte/sweet balance.

Feel: light body with adequate carbonation.

O: a very nice and refreshing American style pale wheat than leans towards the light side. Enjoyed this more than expected.

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Photo of jlindros
3.4/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Thanks to cpinto6 for this one.

Big growing erupting head fluffy few fingers light lacing, crystal clear golden water colored.

Nose tons of wheat, light lemon and citrus rind, hint of spices, hint of sweet malts.

Taste fluffy wheat, lackluster bland wheat flavors, light sticky sweet, light spices, hint lemon, light estery like bad flavor, sticky syrupy extract almost like flavors, light citrus. Finish is more of the slightly unpleasant syrupy flavor, super dry, lingering citrus.

Mouth is lighter bodied, tooons of carb.

Overall meh, not done very well, fake syrupy tasting, some light off flavors that I can't put a finger on and quite bland.

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Photo of ChainGangGuy
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Delicately hazed, pale straw-colored body with a smallish, fizzy, white head.

Smell: Aroma of lemon-scented hops, a hint of dried, pressed flowers and wheat malt with a side note of grains.

Taste: A simple start of malted wheat with a touch of raw, crisp grains. Medium-light sweetness. Citrus flavor akin to taking a lick of a sliced lemon. Light bitterness. Sweetish, lightly grainy, lemony finish with a final zip of carbonation.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-plus carbonation.

Drinkability: A standard though sufficient wheat ale that could easily pair with a wide variety of foods due to its easy-going nature.

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Photo of womencantsail
2.89/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Thanks for sharing this one, Bobby.

A: The beer pours a clear yellow color with a big white head.

S: Lemon, honey, and garbage hit the nose first. Super sweet and sugary with a lot of bread flavor and some sour wheat. It also smells like there's a bit of corn in the beer...

T: Sweet bread is the first flavor to hit the tongue and is followed by lemon candy, sugar, and lemon zest. There is a light fruitiness to the beer and some tart wheat notes as well.

M: The body and carbonation could both be described as "medium".

O: Not a very good beer. Should be interesting trying out some of their other offerings...

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of sendbeer
2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

Photo of Georgiabeer
3.95/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A very nice wheat, a bit on the sweeter side, but with a nice, crisp snap to it. Pours a nice golden color with a somewhat thin head that fades to a swirl. Stark white in color. The nose is nicely grainy with some light banana and lemon notes and a bit of spice. The taste is quite well balanced between a creamy graininess and a dry herbal snap. Light in body, and a bit on the softer side but with enough crispness to keep it fairly refreshing. There are some very late stone fruit and apple notes that provide some nice depth. A well made and quite enjoyable summer quaffer.

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Photo of sd123
3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PEIhop
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of Zach136
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of jrallen34
3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 4.5

Huge thanks to Grant for hooking me up. 22oz bottle poured into my De Struise glass...The body is a murky dark honey gold, has a dullish hue that bothers me. The head is great, about four full fingers of bright white foam. A cap of about three fingers stays for while, totally full and thick lacing...The aroma is disappointing as there is tons of alcohol coming at me for a 5% beer. Cloves, wheat and honey come through nicely but the alcohol is my first and last impression. Some nice citrus notes come out to play as it warms... The taste is shockingly sweet, tons of sweet wheat come through with a hint of clove. Alcohol again is to strong, ...The feel is way to light, almost dead and limp, just doesn't hold up...I don't particularly like this but with such a light feel its really easy to drink.

Can't recommend this, but if at the bar I'd crush it towards the end of the night.

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Photo of glid02
3.48/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Been wanting to try some beers from the new GA brewery for a while - finally had an opportunity at Outlaw's in McDonough, GA. Thanks to Glen at the brewery for pointing me in the right direction.

Pours a slightly hazy dark straw color with a half-finger white head. The head recedes into a wispy layer on top leaving light lacing.

Smells of pilsner and pale malts mostly with hints of wheat twang and even lighter hints of light fruits.

Tastes similar to how it smells, although more light fruit flavors are present than the aromas intimate. Crisp pilsner malt flavors kick things off with mild amounts of wheat twang. Midway through the sip mild grassy flavors and hints of bananas enter into things and carry through to a crisp ending.

Mouthfeel is alright. It's got a nice thickness however the carbonation is a bit on the heavy side.

Drinkability is good. I finished my glass without a problem and could have another.

Overall this is an easy-drinking beer however it doesn't exactly fit the bill as an American Wheat.

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Photo of Cyberkedi
3.78/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Comes out of the tap a pretty, hazy solar yellow with a decent white head. Wheaty, lemony aroma is slightly sweet and not strong but still appealing. Flavor is wheaty, yeasty, lemony and quite pleasing. Smooth, subtly tingly texture leaves a wheaty and citrus finish.

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Photo of khargro2
3/5  rDev -19.1%

Photo of gford217
4.2/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The third of the three 22oz bottles from this new brewery.

Pours a very hazy, bright yellow with a moderate fluffy white head that recedes fairly quikcly to a thin collar with little lacing.

Aroma is sweet with lots of bananas and bubble gum sweetness. There is also a healthy lemon zest presence, but this one almost smells like a hefe.

Taste is a bit more hoppy up front with lots of lemongrass and oranges but gives way quickly to the sweet wheat characteristics - fruity. Finish is a combination of the fruits, very slightly tart but also sweet.

The mouthfeel is effervescent and well carbonated with a medium body.

I'm impressed by this one and I think I may like this better than the other two, certainly more than the IPA. Well crafted wheat beer.

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Photo of jophish17
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of buckyp
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of ordybill
4.46/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 OZ. bottle into a pint glass
Aroma- Has a nice wheat and fruit aroma
Appearance- Pours a slightly murky yellow color, with a small white head.
Taste- A really good (not overpowering) wheat flavor
Palate- A medium bodied beer with mild carbonation
Overall- I really enjoyed this beer, I now buy it on a fairly regular rotation.

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Photo of avisong
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of psmith161
3.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Redrover
2.93/5  rDev -21%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

This was one of the rotating beers on draught at TAP in Midtown. It was served in a shaker pint. It was a hazy light straw, white cap and decent lacing.

The beer had a light aroma of grains and citrus.

Taste tracks the smell, it is sweet and has some grainy undertow with a bit pear, but some vegetable-earthy-spoiled taste emerges at the end of the sip. Could be an old beer or dirty tap line, but I would be shocked as TAP seems to be on top of things like that.

The mouth is decent, but can't overcome the overcooked vegi thing.

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Photo of jaswilson2
3.48/5  rDev -6.2%

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Slammer Wheat from Jailhouse Brewing Company
3.71 out of 5 based on 75 ratings.
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