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Island Wheat | Capital Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Capital Brewery
Wisconsin, United States
capitalbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DaPeculierDane on 09-06-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,780
Reviews:
105
Ratings:
269
pDev:
13.91%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
24
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Ratings: 269 |  Reviews: 105
Photo of bschmidt_37
2.95/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of SSGCujo
4.06/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mothman
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of vainosuomi
2.87/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Look: Pale, somewhat cloudy amber. Medium, off white head, dissipates quickly
Smell: Sweet yeast, banana, bit of citrus
Taste: Sweet and crisp wheaty grain, zesty citrus, and hints of that banana yeast
Feel: Light to medium bodied, a little watery, moderate carbonation

The flavors don't seem fully developed. The fruitiness and sweet grains flavors are good, but it doesn't have much of a backbone. Clean and refreshing, though. You can certainly do worse.

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Photo of Aisha
3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Squire123
3.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of d5001986
2/5  rDev -40.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.48/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

not a real impressive beer here, unless of course the goal in making it was to craft the most crushable beer out there. super low abv, really thin body, and not too much carbonation that it cant be chugged one after the next. they call it unfiltered, but its not real cloudy, less "wheaty" looking than expected, quite watery yellow color to it, some bubbles, no head after a few seconds, it all fizzes away. it smells and tastes alright, i get the wheat malt, its relatively dry, and there is enough bittering hops in it to balance without making a statement. there is a hint of yeast flavor to this, almost english and sort of out of place, but i kind of like that aspect. overall a pretty bland beer that finishes with a little metallic tickle, but nothing way off. a little creamy residue left on the tongue, maybe from the yeast, and a belly no more full than it was when the first sip was taken. i think this is by far my least favorite of the few i have had from these guys so far. nothing standout about it, but not offensive in any way. a summer slammer and nothing more.

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Photo of GuitarGeek153
3.47/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of eldoctorador
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hopheaddeluxe
3.79/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jpuetz
3.58/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ParnellJoseph1138
3.67/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DbbC
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Whiskeydeez
2.48/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Chucker17
3.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Burkbom23
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nurt20
3.58/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zaraspook
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dovers
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bplabernie
3.02/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ShawnL
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BB1980
3.54/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
3.77/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

It offers yeasty bread aromas and flavors and a hint of banana. There is nice depth from the wheat but not a lot of spice. Although it does not have an immense amount of flavor, it is very refreshing and drinkable.

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3.31/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a slightly cloudy yellow with a hint of orange. it forms a fairly good sized white head that quickly reduces down, leaving a small amount of lacing on the glass and more on the top of the beer.

Smell is typical of the style, malty, with hints of wheat and yeast.

Starts out with hints of banana and clove, then there is a bit of citrus to it, a bit orange like. Seems to have a bit of a funky aftertaste that lingers a bit.

Feel is ok, a but bubbly due to high carbonation.

Basically an average at best wheat beer. Nothing about it really stands out as being outstanding, and that funky taste in it doesn't help. I got this as part of a make your own six pack, glad I got to try it, and more glad I don't have 5 more of the same to drink.

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Island Wheat from Capital Brewery
Beer rating: 3.38 out of 5 with 269 ratings
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