Squatters American Wheat Hefeweizen | Utah Brewers Cooperative

BA SCORE
77
okay
61 Ratings
THE BROS
37
awful
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Utah Brewers Cooperative

utahbeers.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This medium-bodied, American style, unfiltered wheat beer is brewed with a special Alt Bier yeast. That creates subtle citrus flavors that balance perfectly with the aroma and bitterness of Tettnanger hops and the delicate flavor of the malted wheat. Serve Squatters American Wheat with a lemon wedge for a refreshing treat.

Added by Todd on 12-29-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
61
Reviews:
31
Avg:
3.1
pDev:
20.65%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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4.21/5  rDev +35.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.34/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.69/5  rDev +19%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
2.57/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

"American" and "Hefeweizen" should not really be used in the same sentence, unless you're saying, "I'm an American enjoying a Hefeweizen". It's like Chinese Tacos, or Italian Sushi, or a Corvette with a governor on it. They do not bode well for each other. Now that I'm looking at the scores it's possible I could have left well enough alone and skipped this one, but I'll try to be as open as I can.

The pour is a golden honey amber, with a tall fluffy head. Nice haze in the body, no sediment, 80% opaque. Looking right on, so far.

The aroma is clove and banana, with touches of coriander and spice. Certainly smells like a winner.

...........Where is the flavor??? It tastes like a Miller Lite with a banana hunked in it. There is so much of nothing here that I don't even know what I'm reviewing. Am I reviewing the consistency? It's water. Am I reviewing the smell? It was deceiving! As far as flavor...it's pretty much nothing, but a hint of bread finishes it, which actually adds a micrometer of depth, but not enough to actually boost itself to reach my taste buds...

The feel is water, and then carbonated water.

Overall, what the hell? This is a terrible excuse for a Hefeweizen. It's an okay beer, but label it as an American Light Wheat beer - and yeah, not really a recognized style, but they may have invented it here.

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3.07/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Shaker pint glass, "best by" date 6-10-16.

APPEARANCE: pours a hazy, golden color with one-finger white head that slowly dissipated until a thin, unbroken layer of small bubbles remained, there is significant lacing on the glass, medium carbonation.

SMELL: bread, lemon citrus and faint banana.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose, initially sweet bread then lemon citrus and faint banana.

PALATE: medium carbonation and body but somewhat watery.

OVERALL: this is not a bad beer but there are so many better beers of this style available so I would not seek this one out again, it looked good in the glass but was too watery for my liking.

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3.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev +21%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.36/5  rDev +40.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

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2.9/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.76/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.42/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of a_f7
3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.49/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jsteez
3.05/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thin, light, and watery. It's just okay.

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Photo of McAfee85
3.3/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -3.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

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3/5  rDev -3.2%

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2/5  rDev -35.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of Zorro
2.7/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Cloudy orange with a small white colored head.

Smells semi-sweet with some banana scent. No clove detected.

Starts out with a neutral soda cracker taste. Mineral water and over carbonated feel actually stings a little. Overall it tastes pretty bland.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall a nearly tasteless beer but I can't say it is offensive.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.25/5  rDev +4.8%

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Squatters American Wheat Hefeweizen from Utah Brewers Cooperative
3.1 out of 5 based on 61 ratings.
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