Strawberry Wheat | 5 Paddles Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
5 Paddles Brewing Co.
Ontario, Canada
5paddlesbrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Summer

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Added by andrenaline on 08-26-2013

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Ratings:
4
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
9.7%
 
 
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by andrenaline:
Photo of andrenaline
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Props to my buddy Pat for bringing this on a recent trip to visit the North.

A - Pours a hazy orange colour with an orange hue, thin layer of head with some retention and some sporadic lacing.

S - Fresh cut strawberries, musty grains, and doughy bread.

T - The strawberry notes dominate off the top, but aren't overly synthetic or sweet. A solid dose of wheat comes through on the finish and a lingering strawberry shortcake flavour.

M - Medium bodied, smooth and wet.

O - A solid brew that boasts heavy strawberry flavour but doesn't come across as overly synthetic or sweet. The wheat ale brings a nice backbone, while the stronger ABV goes relatively unnoticed. Well worth a try and definitely a sessionable summer patio ale.

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Photo of ikidunot
4.41/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MarkhamPete
3.59/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I am normally not a fan of fruited beers but I really liked this one. Poured golden with quickly dissipating head. Smelled literally like a pint of fresh picked strawberries warmed from the sun. Fruit taste just right, not overpowering or sugar-sweet. Would buy again, the proprietor told me it's seasonal (with strawberry season of course).

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Photo of Bf_89
3.74/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Strawberry Wheat from 5 Paddles Brewing Co.
3.71 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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