Paw Paw's Peach Wheat
Back Forty Beer Co.

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From:
Back Forty Beer Co.
 
Alabama, United States
Style:
Fruit and Field Beer
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
81
Avg:
3.55 | pDev: 12.68%
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
47
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 22, 2020
Added:
Apr 04, 2014
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  24
SCORE
81
Good
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Rated: 3.77 by fishguyac from Virginia

Feb 22, 2020
 
Rated: 3.75 by jkermitj from Mississippi

Dec 28, 2019
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Reviewed by ArchimedesSox from Georgia

3.52/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
A: Hazy yellow, white head, nice lacing
S: Yeast, peach, biscuity bread smell that Im thinking is the wheat
T: I get that biscuit, the yeast and some peach
M: Light to medium
O: A decent enough wheat beer with a peachy presence. I would have prefered a Belgain witbeir or German Hefewizen yeast in this one but it was ok.
Jun 23, 2019
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Reviewed by chinchill from South Carolina

3.05/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
12 oz can from Georgia in a pint glass.
Pours with a hazy, pale golden body and a fine off-white head.
Aroma: wheat, very ripe peaches, yeast.
Flavor: follows the aroma; notes of both canned and fresh peaches.
FeeL: medium-light body and near medium carbonation.
Oct 31, 2018
 
Rated: 3.71 by mrcraft from California

Aug 20, 2018
 
Rated: 3.97 by PuffySAJ from South Carolina

Jun 16, 2018
 
Rated: 3.04 by JohnBradSC from South Carolina

Jun 02, 2018
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Reviewed by Squire from Mississippi

3.3/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
Appearance is a hazy medium yellow with white cap and lacing.

Clean aroma of ripe peach and little else.

Taste is flawed, nothing like the scent. Peach, yes, but not a ripe one or even fresh for that matter. It's as if the brewer used peach peels or skins for flavoring and the brewing extracted some bitterness from them. Could be hops but it's a disjointed juxtaposition of flavors. The underlying wheat ale is very mild and seems to serve primarily as a carrier for the peach.

Light texture with balancing carbonation.

Not their best effort I'm afraid. If I hadn't paid good money for this I wouldn't even finish it.
Jun 28, 2017
 
Rated: 3.41 by JintheHam from Alabama

Jun 06, 2017
 
Rated: 2.65 by JamesGrove from Pennsylvania

Apr 15, 2017
 
Rated: 3.38 by Ealanjones from Mississippi

Dec 27, 2016
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Reviewed by ordybill from Georgia

4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from a 12 oz can into a pint glass. The appearance is a hazy golden yellow with a large white head. The aroma is peach some hops. The taste follows the nose.
Dec 11, 2016
 
Rated: 3.25 by harpus from Alabama

Nov 17, 2016
 
Rated: 3.8 by crownrl28 from Georgia

Oct 18, 2016
 
Rated: 3.91 by bongobeer from Alabama

Oct 17, 2016
 
Rated: 3.59 by gratefulbeerhead from Indiana

Aug 21, 2016
 
Rated: 3.38 by jeschaefer from Texas

Jul 13, 2016
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Reviewed by biboergosum from Canada (AB)

3.68/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
1L howler from the 7 Degrees liquor store in north side Edmonton - hey, maybe actually write the name of the beer that I purchased on the cutesy, if spare label attached thereon, eh?

This beer pours a hazy, pale golden yellow colour, with a near-teeming tower of puffy, loosely foamy, and bubbly off-white head, which leaves some random sudsy island group lace around the glass as it quickly blows off.

It smells of grainy wheaten malt, some peach and nectarine orchard fruitiness, wet saltine crackers, a touch of hard water flintiness, and some weak earthy, leafy, and grassy green hop bitterness. The taste is bready and doughy pale and wheaty malt, wanly fruity peach notes, further generic earthy stone fruitiness, a touch of edgy yeast, and some still hard to pin down leafy, weedy, and floral hoppiness.

The bubbles are fairly innocuous in their plainly rendered frothiness, the body a solid medium weight, and generally smooth, nothing really capable of running interference here willing to stick its fool neck out, y'know? It finishes well off-dry, with both the mixed malt and stone fruitiness taking on the lingering day with a fervour, of sorts.

Overall, not a bad fruit beer, only the singular peach component kind of duffing it, as such, which implies a certain lacking, but really, this one is hefty and heady enough to overcome that, and makes for a titillating and refreshing summer quaffer, in the end.
Jun 22, 2016
 
Rated: 3.61 by Hugh37 from Tennessee

Jun 20, 2016
 
Rated: 3.25 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

May 20, 2016
 
Rated: 3.61 by WickedBeer from Alabama

May 13, 2016
 
Rated: 3.38 by ImperatorScab from Tennessee

Apr 24, 2016
 
Rated: 3 by StoutAtTheDevil from Alabama

Apr 04, 2016
 
Rated: 3.54 by Mojo from Alabama

Sep 27, 2015
 
Rated: 3.52 by Boone757 from Virginia

Sep 03, 2015
 
Rated: 3.52 by WoodBrew from Ohio

Jun 10, 2015
 
Rated: 4.03 by OldTime from Georgia

Jun 04, 2015
 
Rated: 3.84 by OtisCampbell007 from Tennessee

Jun 04, 2015
 
Rated: 3.21 by khargro2 from Tennessee

May 12, 2015
 
Rated: 3.25 by Volsdawg10 from Mississippi

Mar 31, 2015
 
Rated: 3.4 by BoljaBoy52 from Texas

Jan 18, 2015
 
Rated: 3.29 by rolltide8425 from Pennsylvania

Jan 02, 2015
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.64/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
not sure if i prefer this one or the honey brown. its a neat brew too, with a delicate but perfumy peach character and a very light wheat malt base, and not much residual sugar (thankfully). never been down to ole alabama, but i can imagine a hot muggy summer where a fruity tart brightly carbonated low alcohol beer like this one would be perfect (if festina from dogfish cant be found). the body is super light and there is a light tang to it which makes it really summery. the peach is both bold and subtle at the same time, hard to do. its a fruity beer but its pretty dry, and the peach flashes in and out so it feels more like a beer than a juice. back fourty is up to come cool stuff, with good local flare. it takes me to a place i have never been, and i enjoy that very much. unlimited drinkability too
Oct 28, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by thatoneguymike from Georgia

Oct 25, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by macon337 from Alabama

Oct 25, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by kscaldef from Oregon

Oct 13, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by CorgiDad from Mississippi

Sep 22, 2014
 
Rated: 3.48 by Dreynolds1808 from Texas

Sep 14, 2014
 
Rated: 3.28 by Sanmn420 from Alabama

Sep 08, 2014
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Reviewed by BMMillsy from Florida

3.36/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Bottle from Burg. Thanks. Pours deep clear golden with a fluffy white head that recedes rather quickly. Nice aroma of lots of sweet peaches, some hay, wheaty funky notes, not bad. Flavor is very peachy as expected, with a dirty wheaty finish I always get from the style. Fairly sweet and pretty juicy. Medium bodied with lowish carbonation. On the sweet side and I don't know that of want more than one of these, but better than the other two I had from this brewery. If you like peaches, I find it hard to believe you wouldn't think this is decent.
Aug 09, 2014
Paw Paw's Peach Wheat from Back Forty Beer Co.
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 58 ratings