Island Wheat | Capital Brewery

Island WheatIsland Wheat
BA SCORE
3.38/5
269 Ratings
Island WheatIsland Wheat
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:
No notes at this time.

Added by DaPeculierDane on 09-06-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,025
Reviews:
105
Ratings:
269
pDev:
13.91%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
24
Trade:
0
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1.96/5  rDev -42%

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1.96/5  rDev -42%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

On draught

Beer has color of cloudy urine, no lacing and no head

Smells citrus and cooked veggies

Tastes like lemons

Feels like water

Overall, this beer is a poor example of the style, and is more so fermented lemon juice. I enjoy good wheat ales, and this is one I would have as a last resort.

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

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2/5  rDev -40.8%

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2/5  rDev -40.8%

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2/5  rDev -40.8%

Photo of pweis909
2.34/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

This pours a pale golden, with a healthy white head.

Hardly any aroma at all, just a hint of grainy wheat. They must not have used a German weizen yeast -- no ester or phenol smells.

The flavor might kindly be described as delicate. Again, just enough flavor to hint that it is a wheat. No noticeable hops, esters, anything at all, really

The texture is soft, nice on the mouth, but the rest of it is bland, unremarkable. Drink it if you are afraid of beer. There is nothing here to offend you.

I am disappointed that I laid out $7.79 for this 6-pack

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Photo of Hoploaf
2.36/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Really??? How did this one ever get brewed for production? If someone told me the goal of the brewer was to make a replica of Corona I would have believed them. Capital is one of the top brewers in the nation, which is why I was shocked by this lame beer.

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

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2.5/5  rDev -26%

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2.5/5  rDev -26%

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2.5/5  rDev -26%

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2.5/5  rDev -26%

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2.5/5  rDev -26%

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2.5/5  rDev -26%

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2.7/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Twist-off cap, pours a vivid, straw yellow with a fluffy white head. Pungent grains present in the nose, both sweet and bitter. Yeasty, grassy... Nothing special, nothing bad. Grassy and bitter to taste, fading into a macro-style sweetness, though not in a terribly overpowering way. Bitter again, with a hint of skunk at the end. Meh. Good carbonation. Not a highly drinkable beer, in my opinion. The bitterness is a bit much.

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2.72/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This beer bored me. Nothing to make it stand out.

The color was a dark straw-like brown and the smell got me excited. But the taste was boring and the finish was not clean.

Sure. You could drink this as a session beer, but why?

It might be better with a slice of orange in it or something. But by itself, it isn't worth the price compared to other wheat beers.

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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

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