Big Beautiful Wheat | Hailstorm Brewing Co.

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85
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19 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hailstorm Brewing Co.
Illinois, United States
hailstormbrewing.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Ton80 on 07-15-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
19
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
11.11%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
3
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0
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Ratings: 19 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of thumperskibum
3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.29/5  rDev -15%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer is probably better off the tap than the bottle I had. It poured a hazy yellow with no head and no lace. The scent had some bread like qualities. The taste is lemon and bread. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with so so carbonation. Overall its ok.

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Photo of JustinCider
3.76/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Cloudy light yellow/gold color with a small, but quickly disappearing head. Coriander, clove and a strong yeast presence lead the aromas. Also detect some citrus. Taste is similar to the smell. Coriander, citrus, clove and yeasty flavors. Drying, slightly bitter finish. Thin to medium mouthfeel with an almost perfect amount of carbonation. Not my usual choice of beers, but sometimes I need to step out of my comfort zone (aka, IPA's, Stouts). Another nice beer from the new guys in town. Worth a try.

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Photo of lucky_rodent
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mschrei
4.43/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

First off, have to say it's another kick ass label from Hailstorm. They're one of the few breweries that I have visited, and I love picking their stuff up from time to time. This one struck me as very saisonish. Golden yellow with some cloudiness and not much head, tartly flavored, very refreshing.

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Photo of BeerOps
3.96/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of egrace84
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aussiebeer
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jaywalsh20
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of spointon
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of pintobean
4.84/5  rDev +25.1%

Photo of Ken134
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of tmryan21
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mds1101
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of SCZ
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of cwehr13
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Dactrius
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Breyton
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Big Beautiful Wheat from Hailstorm Brewing Co.
3.87 out of 5 based on 19 ratings.
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