Big Rock Grasshopper Wheat Ale | Big Rock Brewery

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3.08/5
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208 Ratings
Big Rock Grasshopper Wheat AleBig Rock Grasshopper Wheat Ale
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:
#46,464
Reviews:
98
Ratings:
208
pDev:
14.61%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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5
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Ratings: 208 |  Reviews: 98
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3/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bunman3
3/5  rDev -2.6%
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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2.55/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

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3.49/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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2.48/5  rDev -19.5%

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3.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +21.8%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of CalgaryFMC
3.09/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Can poured into a shaker pint glass, a pale straw yellow with billowing white bubbles, exactly as I remember this beer from my grad school days when it was a staple at the pub, complete with horrid citrus wedge floater. None of that this time, although after concentrating on this beer's flavor I can kinda understand where the urge to apply further seasoning comes from. Aroma is sweet and buttery, more so than its counterpart Big Rock Velvet Fog, with a saccharine fruitiness that recalls fermented apple juice, faint lemon and lime rinds, and white bread barley malt ... No real wheat spice on the nose although there is more of this on the palate, with apple and faint lemon starting things off and musty white peppercorn spice showing up late, along with a little root cellar funk and metallic notes. Thin, fizzy yet with a diacetyl slickness, and generally unoffensive and easy drinking. Finishes semi-dry. I prefer Velvet Fog, which has more wheat character and a more assertive flavor period, although with this style of beer we aren't expecting anything too robust. I have a few more cans squirreled away for a sunny day.

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Big Rock Grasshopper Wheat Ale from Big Rock Brewery
Beer rating: 3.08 out of 5 with 208 ratings