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Howling Wolf Weisse Bier | Grand Teton Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
3.59/5
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203 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Grand Teton Brewing Co.
Idaho, United States
grandtetonbrewing.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Howling Wolf Weisse Bier is an unfiltered Bavarian-style Hefeweizen. Brewed with a hearty amount of wheat, this Weissbier pours a light clouded golden color with a generous head. Gently hopped to balance the malt sweetness, Howling Wolf’s flavors and aromas are subtle with a hint of fruit and spice. At 5% alcohol by volume, this light-bodied ale is a refreshing session beer for any time of year.

14 IBU

Added by Bitterbill on 10-14-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,355
Reviews:
64
Ratings:
203
pDev:
12.81%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
21
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 203 |  Reviews: 64
Photo of Mindcrime1000
3.36/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a single-serve bottle--born 9/10/15, so about a year old.

Look--Lacks the classic "rocky" head. More of a "fizzy" look.

Smell--Checks the boxes for the style, but that is about it. Banana, coriander, and wheat.

Taste--As expected for an American take, a little out of balance--in this instance, a strange bitterness, with an equally jarring sweet aftertaste.

Mouthfeel--Probably the best aspect of this brew. A nice crisp dry finish.

Overall--I'm a big fan of this brewery, but this isn't my favorite offering. This isn't a "miss" for me by any means, but it isn't their best effort.

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Photo of WillisTalkinBout
3.99/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of stevoj
3.15/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Flavor is definitely there, but the appearance is lacking. A good weizen should have a thick, fluffy head. This does not. Aroma and taste are spot on, taste(banana and bubblegum)is a little sweeter than the German native varieties A good effort, but a little ways to go.

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Photo of SamuelMiller
2.85/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Dragginballs76
3.36/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours - Golden clear huge white head decent lacing.

Smell - Wheat, spices, little bit of banana and clove.

Taste - Slightly bready, little fruity not as much wheat as expected.

Feel - Very light and crisp clean finish, little more carbonation than expected.

Overall - A decent beer, little too much carbonation

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Photo of ColSanders123
3.34/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cbcrunch
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.52/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of outoffocus
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rjp217
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
2.88/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of B_B
3.64/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VABA
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dkemp713
3.77/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jsoneff
2.78/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Strong chemical/ artificial taste which other reviews have mentioned. Particularly agree with the review by rawfish, it tastes of detergent powder, is over carbonated, and the malt lies dead flat on your tongue, this was one of the first beers I have ever poured out the rest of instead of finishing and I will finish almost anything. particularly disappointing for me because I love wheat beers and always hope to find domestically produced ones that compete with the Belgians and Bavarians, this is NOT one of them.

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Photo of Hohnbaum
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nuebs
3.12/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of vfgccp
4.23/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Underrated. One of the more surprising beers I've had in a while.

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Photo of Billiam1961
4.5/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of shankse
4.7/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jpuetz
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ta_hagen
4.41/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.49/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Libeertarian
3.93/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pale yellow to dull orange in color from bottom to top, depending on thickiness of swirly haze, capped with fine, fluffy, off-white head of medium retention and amazing webs of lace. Strong buttered bread, spicy yeast, just barely banana, and maybe a little Band-Aid aromas. Very bready and a little tart throughout, with more so bubblegum than banana notes, though balanced well with wheat character. Mild cloves in the middle. Also in the back, but combined with gentle hoppiness. Very bready finish and aftertaste. Medium-bodied, creamy, smooth, with medium level of mostly sudsy carbonation. Very refreshing hefe. Have not had one in quite some time.

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Photo of BIll_Currie
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Howling Wolf Weisse Bier from Grand Teton Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 203 ratings
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