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Big Rock Grasshopper Wheat Ale | Big Rock Brewery

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205 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Rock Brewery
Alberta, Canada
bigrockbeer.com

Style: Kristalweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Light on the palate, yet packed with flavour and European hop aroma, with fruity or citrusy notes.

Added by kbub6f on 08-04-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,925
Reviews:
98
Ratings:
205
pDev:
14.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
33
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 205 |  Reviews: 98
Photo of ILOVEHAM
2.57/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of HamdenHector
2.86/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

A; crystal clear; medium gold in color; 1 finger white head that receded quickly to a thin collar; no lacing;

S: not very aromatic; what's there is banana and clove;

T: even less flavor; grainy with a hint of clove and banana; finish is metallic;

M: light bodied; moderate carbonation; lightly dry finish;

O: I was so excited to see a kristalweizen - oh well;

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Photo of StormAles
2.74/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Timmmmaaayyy
3.67/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bryanzk
3.57/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SportsGuy33
3.75/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pmicdee
3.25/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Ive had better wheat beers. Ive also had worse. Average

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Photo of nullbort
3.34/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of derdtheterd
2.77/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ikidunot
3.43/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of taxandbeerguy
3.08/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

473ml can served cold into a hefeweizen glass. Purchased from the LCBO for around $2.85 CDN.

Appearance - clear pale golden coloured beer with a tiny half finger of white head with minimal retention. Loads of effervescence within the beer. No lacing to speak of.

Smell - lots of creamy wheat, some hints of banana, but aroma is less robust than many hefes and kristallweizens. A mineralogy aspect in this beer as well.

Taste - earthy, with a metallic aftertaste. Some banana and a minimal amount of creamy wheat. Not a lot of flavor, but is somewhat refreshing.

Mouthfeel - light bodied, dry metallic finish. Not the best. Carbonation is fine but body needs a little more substance.

Overall - Grasshopper isn't a bad beer, but it's certainly far from my favourite. More banana, and less metal would be the way to go so while it can do the job in the summer, there are many better options. Kudos for brewing a style that doesn't get much play though.

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Photo of OneTuffPony
3.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rodbeermunch
3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Yellow pour with a 1/3" white head on it. Standard. Aroma was mild grain and citrus. Very mild.

Taste hit that average, unadventurous stride, played it safe, a summer bbq drinker, pairs with everything, hydrating, not big in any way. Carbonation pumped up.

Expensive for what it is.

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Photo of MilkLeg
3.06/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jaisell
3.27/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sherpahigh
3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Whirbl
3.71/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bigorange
3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ZorPrime
2.71/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Golden yellow in color with a thin head that thrones over the liquid. Head goes away fast. Smell of citrus and maybe some sugar. Taste is citrusy. Effervescent. Pretty general for a beer. Was expecting more body due to the wheat...

Not bad, not great. Average beer at best.

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Photo of BCborn
3.25/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of imfinished
3.66/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bodega95
3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Mlkluther
3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bunman3
3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A Big Rock staple - better than most macros, barely. The hint of wheat sets in apart. Otherwise, you might as well be drinking Molson or Coors.

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Photo of Burgz
2.55/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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Big Rock Grasshopper Wheat Ale from Big Rock Brewery
Beer rating: 3.07 out of 5 with 205 ratings
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