Penny Whistle Wheat
Backpocket Brewing

Penny Whistle WheatPenny Whistle Wheat
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From:
Backpocket Brewing
 
Iowa, United States
Style:
Hefeweizen
ABV:
5.5%
Score:
82
Avg:
3.57 | pDev: 11.76%
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
59
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jun 06, 2018
Added:
Aug 11, 2009
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  15
A hint of clove, a touch of cinnamon...decide for yourself, but, nope, there aren't any gimmicks behind the flavor of this refreshing Wiezen. Just basic ingredients playin' their favorite tunes.
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Rated: 3.5 by npdevil27 from Massachusetts

Jun 06, 2018
 
Rated: 3.24 by Chilmer from Iowa

May 22, 2018
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Reviewed by hoptheology from California

3.78/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
I found this in a bargain bin and it had no label. I did some research after determining it was a wheat beer, and had only the cap to go on. I believe I found the correct beer.

Pours a golden color with a fast disappearing white fluffy head, 2 fingers to start maybe.

Aromas of clove, wheat, banana, ash.

Flavor is refreshing and crisp, hints of wheat and clove; light peppery notes, faint hop on the finish.

Feel is crisp, clean, refreshing, all of the above.

Easy one to review. Pretty good beer without pushing the boundaries too much.
Nov 07, 2017
 
Rated: 3.81 by jfettig from Iowa

Jun 22, 2016
 
Rated: 3 by Whiskeydeez from Kansas

Apr 22, 2016
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Rated by DesMoinesMike from Iowa

3.81/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
Nice spice aroma, sweet wheat taste and spices are tasty, body seems a tad thin, finishes nicely. This one I could have on a regular basis.
Mar 11, 2016
 
Rated: 3.5 by jpuetz from South Dakota

Feb 16, 2016
 
Rated: 3.62 by craigbelly from Iowa

Jan 25, 2016
 
Rated: 3.43 by Chucker17 from South Dakota

Nov 18, 2015
 
Rated: 3.44 by burtonryan from Illinois

Oct 06, 2015
 
Rated: 3.76 by jaydoc from Kansas

Sep 24, 2015
 
Rated: 4.03 by ryan33iowa from Iowa

Sep 06, 2015
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Reviewed by Tone from Missouri

3.92/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Pours a cloudy, maize color. 1/4 inch head of a white color. Good retention and great retention.
Smells of clove, slight sweet malt, yeast, pale malt, hint of citrus, and wheat. Fits the style of a Hefeweizen. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of wheat, strong clove, slight sweet malt, pale malt, slight earthy malt, hint of hop, and slight yeast. Overall, good appearance, great feel, and good blend.
Sep 03, 2015
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Reviewed by Huhzubendah from District of Columbia

3.8/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Draft at the source. Coralville, IA. Cloudy yellow body with a thin cap. Classic hefeweizen nose. Lots of banana. Moderate sweetness. Light body. Pretty good.
Jul 14, 2015
 
Rated: 3.51 by alostplot from Illinois

Mar 27, 2015
 
Rated: 3.65 by ALC82 from Iowa

Mar 01, 2015
 
Rated: 3.58 by poppollutesminds from New Jersey

Feb 13, 2015
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Reviewed by Wedge35 from Iowa

3.55/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5
L: Good hefeweizen color (hazy gold) but looses it's head quickly. No lacing.
S: Smells like a hefeweizen - citrus notes over a fresh gingerbread scent.
T: Hard not to let the mouth-feel detract from the taste, but here it goes. On a full draw, the spirit of a hefe is there. It finishes a little flat - too close to the taste of stale beer.
F: Too much of a carbonated bite, not as smooth as I'd like
O: It'll do in a pinch. Not nearly as good as its German cousins, but there are worse imitations.
Feb 12, 2015
 
Rated: 3.74 by misternebbie from Pennsylvania

Feb 07, 2015
 
Rated: 4.25 by hooverhawkeye from Iowa

Dec 03, 2014