Wheatstock Hefeweizen | The Prodigal Son Brewery

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Brewed by:
The Prodigal Son Brewery
Oregon, United States

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
[12.5 deg. Plato 80% AA 20 IBU] [ABV ~5.0%]

"American-style Hefe with 60% wheat malt. Unmalted Pendleton wheat gives this brew a fresh bread-like flavor. We will even serve it with a lemon or grapefruit if you ask us to. Clean and crisp, our Hefe features a modest amount of Sterling hops."

Added by msubulldog25 on 12-15-2010

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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by jdense:
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3.53/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Growler taken to BBQ, $11. Named after music festival in nearby Helix, Oregon. The "Hefeweizen" and "American Pale Wheat Ale" are both incorrect. Though it started off as a Hefeweizen, under new brewer this should now be classified as American Dark Wheat Ale.

Medium brown body a bit hazy, two fingers light tan head, dissipation a bit on the slow side, good lacking. Bready and caramel malt notes dominate the nose, grassy hops. Taste is a bit biscuity, not a lot of caramel flavor, slight bitterness from hops on back end. Mouthfeel a bit on the light side of medium, decent effervescence. An interesting beer, though lacking in the complexity of Barley Brown's Shredder's Wheat, IMO the benchmark for the style.

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Photo of Codycusey
2.13/5  rDev -38.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of DerekOfSeward
3.93/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Ordered it because it was the "local wheat beer" & it was okay. Very grainy and smooth, it really had a whole aroma, like fresh bread. The flavor wasn't as rich as other craft beers, but I was still glad I ordered it.

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Photo of BJasny
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Wheatstock Hefeweizen from The Prodigal Son Brewery
3.48 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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