Me So Honey | Belching Beaver Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Belching Beaver Brewery
California, United States
belchingbeaver.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jason on 03-05-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
105
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
11.65%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
46
For Trade:
1
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Reviews: 14 | Ratings: 105
Reviews by Bonsall_Phil:
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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Photo of PSU_Mike
2.49/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Very sweet. Not terribly dissimilar from an adjunct lager in flavor. Not for me.

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Photo of Chanfles
3.43/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours slightly hazy and purely golden in color with an off-white, near two finger width head. Fair retention, dissipating to a thin, velvety looking froth that spans the surface. Not much for lace, save a couple of streaks and a spot here and there.

Smell - Wheat and honey, with a faint lemon-like citrus note.

Taste - Follows the nose. Mild honey, with a very clean wheat flavor. A faint note of mild lemon and floral hop character adds a touch of brightness and depth. Clean, simple and harmonious finish.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium in body with moderate carbonation. Slightly crisp with a semi-dry finish.

Overall - I'm not always a fan of lighter flavored beers, but this one has a flavor profile that speaks to my palate. Nice, simple and clean notes of wheat and honey that meld together well, then that touch of lemon and floral hop adds a nice finishing touch. It would make a beautiful beer for warmer weather, but even in the depths of winter it's a nice alternative to the heavier stuff.

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of MeanMotaScootah
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a straw yellow, carbonation is medium to high, taste is crisp, sweet and very lightly hopped. Aroma is sweet with some honey notes. A great summer beer.

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Photo of trocketsauced
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beernoobie
3.77/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of boesesfleisch
3.44/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sweet without being too cloying for a honey beer. Nothing about this beer is really bad, I just felt that the honey, wheat, and yeast flavors could have synced up a bit better.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dvmin98
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of AleHunter805
3.4/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mrcraft
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kramerwtmf
3.47/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of xanadu323
4.75/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ryan_NorthKorea
3.61/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Zorro
2.95/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Slightly clouded amber with a tiny white colored head.

Smells of honey and Tea.

Starts out tasting of honey and crackers. Toasted grain and tea flavors.

Mouthfeel is average.

Overall pretty Blah beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of FriedSlug
3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A cloudy, golden orange beer with a quickly fading off white head. The smell is mostly honey with bready yeast. The taste is sweet with the distinct taste of honey. There is a little bitterness at the end but a lot of bread yeast in there. Not a bad beer but big on the honey and bread tastes.

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4.2/5  rDev +13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mportnoy
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of Nugganooch
3.6/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle split into some taster glasses
Notes taken on 08/30/14

A: Golden honey blonde color. Imagine that. Great conditioning results in a nice clear body. Topped with some playful cotton white fluff that bounces about until finally settling out to a few chunky swirls. Lots of sticky lace touching the glass after every sip.

S: Smells of bready malts with a light graininess to it. More doughy and pie crust like with a definite honey nectar sweetness coming through. There is dash of grassy hops noted as well. Nicely present with the honey.

T: Golden malts with some mild graininess, floral honey, and a dash of earthy hops. Softly toasted with a lower perceived bitterness. Comes together much like honey graham cracker. On the sweeter side while remaining dry and light in the finish. A nice little creamy session here.

M: Very light in body with a creamy texture and mild amount of actual bitterness. Finishes dry, crisp, and fairly clean overall.

D: Good but not great. Not big on wheat beers in general but the fresh honey flavor is a nice touch. A tad more sweet than I would prefer although the drying finish saves it. Really not that bad at all.

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Me So Honey from Belching Beaver Brewery
3.69 out of 5 based on 105 ratings.
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