Willy | Alpine Beer Company

WillyWilly
BA SCORE
17%
Liked This Beer
3.34 w/ 176 ratings
WillyWilly
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company
California, United States
alpinebeerco.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Willy, named after my brother-in-law’s childhood nickname, is crisp and light-bodied, with a slightly sweet, nutty flavor. The hopping is mild and gentle. It’s perfect for times when you crave a beer utterly refreshing and low in alcohol. A true thirst quencher everyone enjoys.

1.047 OG
4 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-21-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,724
Reviews:
54
Ratings:
176
Liked:
30
Avg:
3.34/5
pDev:
13.77%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
14
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 176 |  Reviews: 54
Photo of smb71481
3.67/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sgregory
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of metter98
3.29/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a half finger high white head that quickly settled down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface, a narrow collar around the edge, and lacing running down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of lemons, wheat, and sweet malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste has some flavors of honey and wheat along with hints of lemons and a slight amount of sweetness.
M: It feels light-bodied and slightly smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. The wheat doesn't contribute any "chewiness".
O: This beer is quite drinkable for the style and although it isn't especially flavorful, it doesn't have any "raw" flavors or "chewy" mouthfeel that you might normally associate with a pale wheat ale.

Serving type: can

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Photo of jaxon53
3.37/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ThisWangsChung
3.08/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

3.08/5: Crisp, easygoing, and refreshing, but insipid - in other words, just another wheat beer

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Photo of Red5StandingBy
3.36/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12oz can into Weizen glass. No date.

L: Pale yellow good clarity, big fluffy white head that has good retention.

S: Wheat, lemon.

T: Wheat with hint of lemon.

F: Light, crisp, dry grainy finish.

O: Pretty one dimensional beer and definitely an easy drinker. Quaffable.

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Photo of dertyd
2.39/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of JamLand
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Its_Dipset_Eyy
3.96/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of swanfungus
3.18/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bubbawilly88
3.96/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of epyon396
3.48/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ItsYourBoyBlue
3.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DblDiamond
3.58/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mikepcarney
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beerloverinmanila
2.9/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Light golden in appearance.
Medium head. Lemony aroma.
Clean and crisp, very little bitterness, very easy to drink. The wheat is not that dominant though.

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Photo of johlac66
3.35/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mig100
3.05/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of ivegot3Dvision
3.71/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SPLITGRIN
3.19/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nothing dynamic about this brew. Yeast is the more dominant characteristic of this beer rather then the wheat. Nicely drinkable.

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Photo of jaydoc
3.65/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nichols33
2.87/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of HunterSBeerson
3/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Sandalwood
3.16/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a golden yellow color with a smell white head with a lot of carbonation. The odor is grassy, herbal, spicy, citrus, lemon, apricot, orange, slight passion fruit. The taste is refreshing, light, lemon, spices, clove, coriander, fruity, slight bread like, not bitter.

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Photo of BabaBeer
3.5/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Willy from Alpine Beer Company
Beer rating: 17% out of 100 with 176 ratings
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