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Fake Plastic Trees | Birdsong Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Birdsong Brewing
North Carolina, United States | website

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This tasty, hoppy wheat beer is bursting with citrus and lemongrass aromas, supported by a complementary malt backbone and a clean bitterness. A blend of Columbus, Cascade and Sorachi Ace hops bring the party to your mouth while the mellow wheat base quenches your thirst. Enjoy this delightfully distinctive ale at your cookout, your day at the lake or wherever your next adventure takes you.

Added by kylehay2004 on 01-04-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
40
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
18.41%
 
 
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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Photo of oberon
3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours into a nonic a milky hazed Tang color with a sticky half finger bone white head that leaves broken"globs"of lace behind as it settles into a frothy mass.Sharp grapefruit pith stands out in the nose...really sharp,some lemon oils come into play as well.I really like the hop flavor profile here,grapefruit again stands out along with lemon and slight apricot,a bit of toasted wheat malts come thru in the finish.The body is a little thinner wich isn't so bad for the style,for me a near perfect hot weather beer here.

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4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopsForBrains
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mirthrandir
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of WoodBrew
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

My Bro-in-law got this from a buddy and he so kindly was willing to share. It poured a opaque hazy applesauce with white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent is mostly lemongrass. The taste is affected by the sorachi ace hops. Very distinct flavor. The Mouthfeel is medium in body with smooth carbonation. Overall it's definitely worth a try.

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Photo of aleckpa
3.67/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of Sandalwood
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

2016 can, pours a cloudy dark golden color with a thick white frothy head. There is quite a bit of a soapy lacing. The odor for me is grapefruit, orange, lemon, herbal, slightly spicy, slight pineapple, pine, slight resin. The taste for me is spicy, herbal, grapefruit, lemon, grassy, hay, earthy, spicy, dry. There is some bitterness throughout.

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3.6/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a very cloudy/murky deep golden honey in color with light to moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising along the edges of the glass and some faint amber highlights. The beer has a finger tall dense foamy (almost creamy) bright white head that slowly reduces to a large patch of medium thick film covering the entire surface of the beer with a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Slightly stronger than moderate aromas of citrus/grapefruit, citrus/grapefruit pith, citrus/lemon, and pine/resin hops over light aromas of wheat and toasted malts.

T: Upfront there is a just shy of moderate flavor of wheat and toasted malts with a hint of caramel sweetness. That is followed by slightly stronger than moderate flavors of citrus/grapefruit, citrus/grapefruit pith, citrus/lemon, herbal, and pine/resin hops which contribute a light to moderate amount of lingering bitterness.

M: Just slightly heavier than light bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Almost creamy initially with a light amount of dryness in the finish.

O: Very enjoyable and very easy to drink with a slightly thinner mouthfeel than I expected but that improves it for the hot weather. Really nice hop flavors and aromas.

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4.24/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.59/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AngusOg
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of freshtojeff
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

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3.79/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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