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Sunfish Wheat | Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub

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Brewed by:
Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub
Maine, United States | website

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Summer

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Added by plaid75 on 07-21-2010

BEER STATS
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
11
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
29.23%
 
 
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 11
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Photo of tigg924
4.22/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: minimal head, high carbonation, orange-gold in color, clear

Smell: peaches and white wine

Taste: big time peaches, Sprite--lemony, light grapefruit and other citrus hops

Mouthfeel: sweet with a slightly bitter middle, light body, medium carbonation

Overall: The best Federal Jack's beer I have had by far. Like a nice mix between a summer beer and a dry white wine. A bit on the sweet side, but very interesting. I had several.

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Photo of alienlifeforcecube
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of LXIXME
3.29/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of plaid75
3.4/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured a dark straw hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured dried apricots and peaches.

The taste was likewise "peachy" with a residual sweetness.

The mouthfeel was sweet and champagne like in texture.

Overall intersting beer. One and done for sure though.

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Photo of NPiet0709
4.5/5  rDev +23%

Photo of BeerKangaroo
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Into a pint glass (also had with a nonic, nothing changed):

A: light straw yellow body with a one finger white head that quickly dissipates into nothing. There was barely any lacing left, and barely any carbonation was seen rising.

S: apricots and peaches

T: centered around the peaches and the apricots, not even any hops coming out. Is this a soda or a beer?

M: light, carbonation was definitely felt

O: well, with the apricot/peach thing going on, is this more of a fruit/vegetable beer than an American Pale Wheat Ale? I will echo the previous guy, "this is an interesting beer." I'm not sure if I would have this again.

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Photo of Abe_Froman
3.71/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of July2Nov
2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

Photo of AJ01923
4.5/5  rDev +23%

Photo of mattyrubes
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of cnwillis31
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Sunfish Wheat from Federal Jack's Restaurant & Brew Pub
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