Wallflower Wheat Ale | Round Guys Brewing Company

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Wallflower Wheat AleWallflower Wheat Ale

Brewed by:
Round Guys Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by woodychandler on 04-15-2014

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Ratings: 12 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by woodychandler:
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2.72/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

No reviews? No ratings? Added by who? And that pic? Welcome to The CANQuest (TM), the unending madness where CANs are king!

From the CAN: "Under dim rotating lights, a wallflower stands. Vivid fantasies of soft spicy-banana aromas, pinching into a lemonlike hop drag but tempted with a lustful vision of a modest body wrapped up in the most delicate sweetness, the wallflower remains. Appropriately bitter, and never long lasting, with an impeccable balance, the wallflower pleads. Take a chance on me. Wallflower. Please drive me home."

Beer Penthouse Letters?!? The Crack! almost made me blush, but I turned things upside down and went with an inverted Glug. This netted me a finger of dense, eggshell-white head with modest retention. Color was a cloudy lemon-yellow (SRM = > 2, < 4). Nose smelled heavily of bananas. Spicy? Not o much. Mouthfeel was downright soft, caressing my poor, bruised tongue in earnest sympathy. Man, the taste was really light! It had so little flavor that I wondered what happened. I have had equally bland wheat beers, but it was my understanding that this was to have been a hefeweizen , in which case this really needs work. Even the finish was bland and nonexistent. C'mon, boys, you CAN do better!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of KMcG
3.41/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tone77
3.33/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Thanks to the previous reviewer, the legendary woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of banana, some wheat. Taste is mild, some banana, light wheat, kind of mild for the style. Feels light in the mouth and overall is a refreshing and decent beer, but nothing special.

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Photo of JStampler
3/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.5/5  rDev +21.5%

Photo of Zaktcc
2.69/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

A - Pours a murky cider color, very little head present, dissipating quickly and no lacing.

S - Not a hefe. Expecting a malty sweet note of banana, I was unpleasantly shocked by a sour, citrusy? aroma. The aroma is what you may expect from a hard cider.

T - The only midly rejuvenating aspect of the beer. Very mild hints of banana which was a pleasant surprise given the aroma, however, overwhelmingly citrus - lemongrass flavor's.

M - Like drinking apple juice with an ever so slight tinge of carbonation and a lingering booziness that should not be given the style of low abv of the beer.

O - At first was excited to partake in a local brew yet my expectations were quickly on a downward spiral from the flat, lifeless pour. Not undrinkable, not great and definitely not a hefe.

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Photo of epyon396
3.27/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigMike
3.25/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BWED
2.33/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

12 oz. can poured into Weizen glass.

A- Hazy yellow, white highlight. Almost looks like a Wit. Head is light and pours big, but falls very quickly. Quite effervescent.

S- Citrus, lemon. Almost a lacto/Berliner aroma. I wasn't expecting this smell.

T- Very light, slight banana. Almost a Belgian spice. Totally not a Weizen taste.

M- A little bubbly, light and wet. About the only attribute matching the Weizen style.

O- This isn't a Weizen.

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Photo of Barleycorn
3.25/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.31/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.53/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Wallflower Wheat Ale from Round Guys Brewing Company
2.88 out of 5 based on 12 ratings.
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