Crash Landed
Begyle Brewing Company

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Style:
Wheat Beer - American Pale
Ranked #321
ABV:
7%
Score:
82
Ranked #42,507
Avg:
3.62 | pDev: 11.05%
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
100
From:
Begyle Brewing Company
 
Illinois, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  1
Gots
  16
SCORE
82
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Notes: Crash Landed is a hoppy American Pale Wheat Ale balanced by a slight sweetness.
Reviews: 13 | Ratings: 100 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by mokeefe11:
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mokeefe11 from Illinois

3.9/5  rDev +7.7%

Oct 14, 2014
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Reneejane from Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Orange color with a thin white head. From a bottle, yeast sediment on the bottom, the first bit was nice and clear. Fruity aroma, with a slight bit of noble hop character. Clean bitter finish. Not a lot of malt complexity, but not a dru finish, sweet at the end.

Great wheat beer, I'd buy more.

Dec 04, 2014
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scruffwhor from Illinois

3.32/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Mar 12, 2016
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emerge077 from Illinois

3.31/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

First batch of bottled beer from Begyle.

Pale straw color with a saturated orange tone in the center. Billowing head of creamy foam that sticks around, leaving behind concentric lace rings and a steady head that never retreats. Slow but steady carb trails visible. Looks pretty nice.

Husky grain aroma, wheat... mild sweetness, fairly subdued in general.

Flavor shows a little bit more hop character, slightly green and herbal bitterness comes through in the aftertaste. Mellow wheaty feel, smooth though not much oomph. Light and grainy, light hops in the finish. A bit bland, not much to set it apart really. Hope this improves in the future.

Jan 20, 2013
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brandoman63 from Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Apr 27, 2014
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thewimperoo from Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Jun 21, 2013
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nmann08 from Virginia

3.18/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nov 21, 2016
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spycow from Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Mar 11, 2013
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curlybird from Pennsylvania

3.79/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Oct 14, 2016
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Thorpe429 from Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Jul 21, 2013
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Gonzoillini from Illinois

3.86/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Oct 17, 2015
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BeerLover99 from Illinois

3.4/5  rDev -6.1%

Nov 06, 2014
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sweemzander from Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Oct 31, 2014
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TMoney2591 from Illinois

2.98/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served in the commemorative shaker pint glass at Mundelein Craft Beer Fest 2013.

Makin' my way over to the Begyle table with the Cheers theme strangely beginning in my head... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear sunrise brass topped by a finger of cream-white foam. The nose comprises mild wet wheat, very light grass, and a kiss of sweet biscuit. The taste leads with a strong note of dark greenery, which is then backed up by grass, wheat, and biscuit. The hops really don't meld all that well with the grains, leading to an almost astringent bitterness in the finish, despite the relative weakness of the hops on an absolute scale. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, this is my least favorite Begyle beer thus far, one that shows promise but doesn't execute all that well at the moment.

Jul 30, 2013
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rabbitguy from Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Nov 23, 2014
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ssimpson89 from Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sep 26, 2015
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krome from Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

May 13, 2014
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RMelyon from Illinois

3.44/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Jan 19, 2015
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ystazi from Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

May 17, 2013
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superspak from Ohio

3.91/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce can into pint glass, canned on 7/27/2017. Pours fairly hazy/cloudy deep golden amber/light orange color with a 2 finger fairly dense and rocky off white head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a large cap that lasts the whole glass. Great thick foamy lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, mango, melon, lemon zest, orange peel, light pepper, pine, wheat, cracker, biscuit, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of citrus/pine hops, fruity yeast, and moderate bready malt notes; with solid strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, mango, melon, lemon zest, orange peel, light pepper, pine, wheat, cracker, biscuit, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Light-moderate pine, citrus peel, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, mango, melon, lemon/orange peel, citurs rind, pepper, pine, wheat, cracker, biscuit, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/pine hops, fruity yeast, and moderate bready malt flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance, and zero lingering hop astringency after the finish. Light-moderate increasing dryness from bitterness. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, bready/grainy/sticky, and lightly resinous/rindy balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 7%. Overall this is a delicious American pale wheat/IPA. All around nice complexity, robustness, and balance of citrus/pine hops, fruity yeast, and moderate bready malt flavors; very smooth and easy to drink with the modestly bitter/drying finish. Nicely vibrant and dank on hops. Tastes like a classic C hopped IPA with balanced pale/wheat malts, and American wheat yeast for added fruity character. A very enjoyable, and pretty unique offering.

Sep 16, 2017
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LacquerHead from Illinois

4.05/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

It's tasty enough. I would have wanted the wheat aspect to have come through a little more. Similar style to Gumball head but not as much citrus flavors. Hoppy with an easy drinkability. The 7%abv is not even noticeable.

Aug 11, 2015
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Purp1eOne from Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Jul 29, 2014
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stanale from Illinois

3.45/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Jul 14, 2015
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Joel12 from Illinois

3.84/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Jan 18, 2015
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WoodBrew from Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

I like the crash landed. It is a solid slightly hoppy wheat beer.....has decent bitterness that dissipates quickly making this very drinkable and sessionable. The beer poured clear and golden but with not much head and no lacing. Overall this is a good beer and I would drink it again.

Nov 24, 2014
Crash Landed from Begyle Brewing Company
Beer rating: 82 out of 100 with 100 ratings