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Door County Cherry Wheat | Hinterland Brewery Restaurant

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Door County Cherry WheatDoor County Cherry Wheat
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Door County Cherry WheatDoor County Cherry Wheat

Brewed by:
Hinterland Brewery Restaurant
Wisconsin, United States

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Summer

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Added by BeerFMAndy on 07-14-2010

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Ratings: 129 |  Reviews: 30
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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.2/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A: Pours a lightly hazy golden orange in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising fairly quickly from the bottom of the glass and some faint reddish orange highlights. The beer has a half finger tall sudsy foamy off-white head that reduces to a large patch of mottled thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Overall this beer has a fairly light aroma with very light notes of wheat and slightly heavier notes of cherries.

T: Upfront there is a light flavor of wheat with a light to moderate flavor of cherries - not too sweet and not too tart. There is a light amount of underlying medicinal flavors whether from herbal hops or the cherries, I cannot determine. Minimal bitterness that does not linger.

M: Slightly heavier than light bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Easy to drink and the alcohol is well hidden, it reminds me of a slightly better version of the Sam Adams Cherry Wheat (less artificial cherry smell/taste). Refreshing and would be good on a really hot day.

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Photo of Kegatron
3.28/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of jwc215
3.47/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours clouded amber with an orange-ish tint. Dotted lacing sticks.

The smell is of cherry juice - with a slight tart touch.

The cherries land more "natural" than "artificial", though in a sweet juice way. There is a hint of tart in the finish.

It is rather watery. Slightly fizzy. Easy enough to drink.

Not one of the best fruit beers from Wisconsin, but better than some others out there. It's an average American Wheat with a cherry character that is a bit better than average.

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3.16/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- Hazy flesh tone with minimal effervescence. Small white head that dissipates into a ring. No lacing.

S- Smell is very faint. Some cherries.

T- Its got like a really sweet and tart cherry taste to it. base beer is not nothin' to write home about.

M- It's got a nice mouthfeel, very bubbly.

D/O- It's not bad but I'm glad I only have one.

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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2.8/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of enelson
3.56/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at Milwaukee Hinterland. This beer is based on an American wheat, not Belgian or German, the cherry is not too intense, golden orange, fluffy slightly pink tinted white head, cherry aroma and flavors are laid back – not intense, mildly tart, can smell the wheat over the cherries, medium-light body, medium to medium high carbonation. Nice but somewhat bland.

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Photo of sweemzander
3.3/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pint bottle poured into a tulip. Thanks to cjacobsen for sharing!

(A)- Pours a pale reddish hue. Produced some white froth and bubbles.

(S)- A sweet malty honey profile with subtle cherry and wood-like components.

(T)- Some nice rich cherry aspect. Sweet with some pie crust-like characters too.

(M)- A nice carbonation level and balance. Light and fruity. Sweet and thin, but crisp and refreshing.

(D)- An easy drinker. Very light and fruity yet sweet and thirst quenching at the same time.

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of TX-Badger
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazy darker yellowish golden color with white head. Cherry, wheat, and some grassy notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes with cherry, light, and tart.

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Photo of DrDemento456
3.7/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I picked this up for two reasons
1. I love cherry in beer and am a sucker for any cherry beer.
2. I truly don't believe this could be as bad as Samuel Adams version.

1.99 for the single

A - Orange red hue with just a 1/4 inch of head that clears out rather slowly. Rather hazy really.
S - Cherry, some wheat, and a touch of Carmel malt. It smells OK.
T - Pretty much cherry and caramel malty flavor. Doesn't get too wheaty but I can pick it up. Drinks kind of medicinal like the Samuel adams version so either more juice or hops.
M - Light to medium not too watery but only semi beer like.

Overall it's OK really reminds me of Tröegs Troegenator in a way. Well hidden alcohol with mild sweet flavors and a bland herbal finish.

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3.55/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Aroma is tart cherries, fruit and a hint of brown dark bread. The flavor is cherries, fruit, dark bread/malts, mild dark fruit and a mix of slight sweetness and tart in the finish.

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.14/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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Door County Cherry Wheat from Hinterland Brewery Restaurant
Beer rating: 3.35 out of 5 with 129 ratings
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