Shenanigans Summer Ale | Indeed Brewing Company

BA SCORE
82
good
184 Ratings
Shenanigans Summer AleShenanigans Summer Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Indeed Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States
indeedbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
27 IBU

Added by feloniousmonk on 09-10-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
184
Reviews:
25
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
14.6%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
26
For Trade:
0
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Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cramerican
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jonbonfondle
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrewNoob1
3.44/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VashonGuy
3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MrUse
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smakawhat
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the can into a wheat ale glass.

Muted chestnut brown, with nice clarity, even a bit orange amber in color as well. Head is real big at controlled fist size, off tan in color with pill lacing as it settles, and some decent staying power. Quite dark and looking kind of Vienna to Steam beer quality.

Toasty nose with quite a nice sense of dry bread crust. Possibly Munich malts sensing, a bit of biscuit, and minimal caramel. Very clean mineral sense, and an almost zesty citrus note that is a good accent but stays away from IPA blasting. Seems to leave out the wheaty chewy character a bit, and leaves a good sensing Vienna Lager like quality.

Palate takes a real nice turn. Very nice fruity orange character, and the chewy body hits with less toast and dark bread sensations. Mild sensing caramel with citrus tangy quality. Big full finish on the aftertaste like a good juiced pale ale, with complimenting nutty and toasty malt character to match.

Quite a unique beverage, but a real good tasty summer slammer.

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Photo of Chackman151
3.44/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.71/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

lord knows i am a lush for sorachi ace hops, so obviously i am a sucker for this beer too. a little too amber though to really showcase them, not that its a red or anything, but i found this one to be a little too malty to really demonstrate the best of this special hop. good head though on a beer too dark for what its trying to be. awesome aroma and taste though, you cant hide this hop, and even a sturdy grain base cant in this brew. lemons and buttercream and just a little earthy aspect to the malt, nice depth, less summery, but still kind of light considering these aspects. thank goodness the hops come through so well in the taste, these hops alone make this a summer beer, and i need no more of them, but its just a little sweet for the end game. its also fortunate that the carbonation is so high, or this would feel even heavier. i think it would be better packaged than on tap, especially where we had it (not going to name drop, but seriously, take care of your lines up there!). i like the hop profile, but as a summer beer, i think this is a bit much in a number of respects. anything with sorachi ace has my heart though...

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Photo of Jason
3.83/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz can, sample from the brewery.

Clear golden hue, thin white lacing stays around for a while. Lemon rind, grass, & bread crust in the nose. Deep crispness, moderate sized body, and has a little malt chew. Clean and bready, mild hint of lemony herbal hops. Very drinkable.

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Photo of ryancl
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bunuelian
3.78/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andrenaline
3.88/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ta_hagen
4.5/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CavemanRamblin
3.8/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TboneRN
3.59/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mnmich7662
4.06/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Wer34truh
3.1/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Metalsnota
3.68/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Josholson666
4.02/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FitgerFanatic
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SweetwaterTuonker
3.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Taybeh
3.97/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on tap at the brewery. Hadn't been in a hurry to try this but it surprised me... pours a bright orange with a little haze and a finger of white foamy head. Nose has a little twang of wheat and some lemon, but it is fairly faint. Once you taste it though, very nice: some bitter bright dandelion, some earthy-flowery daisy, some faint fruity, lemon notes and some spicy yeast, and some honey that isn't too sweet. a little sticky (perhaps from the honey), fairly substantial, average carbonation, and quite refreshing...that little wheaty twang at the end is amped up by the Sorachi hops. a very nice summer beer with a somewhat unique flavor profile.

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Photo of MonkeyPilates
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Shenanigans Summer Ale from Indeed Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 184 ratings.
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