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Newport Storm Summer Hefeweizen | Coastal Extreme Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coastal Extreme Brewing Co.
Rhode Island, United States
newportstorm.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
This unfiltered hefeweizen ale is the perfect brew to bring to the beach, have on the boat or have a few of while kicking back with some buddies. The crisp citrusy flavor provided by the Cascade hops and the addition of hops after fermentation and the lower 4.5% ABV keep this Summer Hefeweizen light refreshing for those hot and humid New England summer months.

Added by Jason on 04-22-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,235
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
64
pDev:
11.21%
Bros Score:
3.58
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
17
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 64 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of JamesGrove
3.66/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jsouza
3.54/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of beerthulhu
3.63/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Frothy, and firm chalk white head is 0.5 inches high, and very sturdy. Lightly tarnished orange coloring shows a bit of haziness and rapid ascent of macro-bubbles. Nice land band finishes out.

S: Perfumy scent of lemony tones, pleasantly soft and fresh is backed against a soft wheat backing and fresh grains. Neutral yeastiness.

T: Flavor is bright oranges with some zesty citrus peel that really pops against a fresh wheat and grain base. Spicy hops provide a crisp bite of hop bitterness per style.

M: Crisp mouthful, light to medium body, light creamy wheat texture.

O: A nice level of zesty citrusy orange hop bite provides an almost hoppy wheat like feel, the yeastiness is kept reserved, and provides for a good summer time quencher with a crisp feel. Nice drink-ability factor, with a bold, crisp nature per style that is sure to refresh.

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Photo of Jjmj51
3.47/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IvoryFoxhole
3.58/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Either trade throw-in or one-off buy at bottle shop. I can't remember. Best by date says October and I hope that means 2017. Poured into ale glass. Beer is a slightly hazy copper with lots of white foamy lacing and a cap and ring. Faint smell of citrus and yeast. That's about as good as it gets. Taste is very light orange and grapefruit with a fair amount of wheat and a slightly bitter finish, but quite watery. Light bodied, moderate to strong carbonation. Refreshing because of the water, but not quite as crisp as one would like. There are many better options out there.

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Photo of ovaltine
3.53/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zaktcc
2.74/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of elamb106
4.25/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tempest
3.04/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Almost soda, but with grapefruit up front and then vanilla in the finish. There's a mild wheat character running through it, but I probably wouldn't guess this is a hefe in a blind tasting. No thanks.

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Photo of NeroFiddled
3.7/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Newport Storm "Summer Hefeweizen"
12 fl. oz. brown glass bottle, notched best before OCT/NOV and sampled on 3 AUG 2016
$2 @ Wegmans, Collegeville, PA

Appearance: Typical. Head retention and lacing could be better given the style.

Aroma: Yeast. Clove. Phenolic... medicinal. Malt/wheat. Orange-like citrus. Citrus pith.

Flavor: As the aroma suggests. The phenol is a touch distracting. Clove-like, spicy, grassy, and a touch chalky as well (is that the yeast itself?). My guess would be that this yeast comes from Weihenstephaner. On the dry side with a lingering bitter and chalky phenolic finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light in body with a standard to slightly above standard carbonation level.

Overall: A little harsh across the board, but particularly in the finish.

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Photo of calcnerd
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JustLikeMyDad
2.85/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a nice darkish goldish orange colour with a semi-thick foam head which settles moderate in time.

Smells of hops and citrus notes.

Like the smell indicates, it has a mildy bitter hoppy taste with a note of citrus, orange fruit.

Moderate carbonation makes it bubbly but also smooth. Pretty good for these hot summer days.

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Photo of BigMike
3.27/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of corybills
3.36/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mothmanscott
3.05/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours an opaque deep gold producing nearly 2 fingers of foamy, white, lasting head that leaves a little spidery lacing. Aroma is thin for the style: wheat & dough with a clove note & hints of orange, banana, floral hops & faint coriander. Taste is wheat & dough as in the nose but with weaker hints of banana, clove (much less than expected) & orange which become more prominent in the finish. Coriander & floral hop hints more prominent than in the nose (also arising in the finish) but hardly enough to mention. Not especially fruity but more so from mid-sip into the aftertaste. The aftertaste is a thin mirror image of the finish & rapidly dissipates. Mouthfeel is light bodied with moderate carbonation, crisp, prickly with pepper, becoming progressively dry from mid-sip.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.33/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tankg
3.15/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of woodychandler
3.16/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I have been housed in King of Prussia for over six weeks and it has been Br'er Rabbit in the Briar Patch time! Man, going to Wegman's Bottle Shop brings me to my knees every time I walk in the joint. That is where I scored this bottle.

I Pop!ped the cap and began an aggro pour to stir up and lees that may have developed. It was highly carbonated and puffed up quickly with two-plus fingers of fluffy, off-white head with decent retention. Color was a cloudy Amber (SRM = > 7, < 9). Nose had a nice clove spiciness and I immediately sat up and took notice. Mouthfeel was medium. The taste was clove-spicy, but not as pronounced as on the nose. Thankfully, for me, it did not have a huge banana ester presence, either. It was kind of bready, but it seemed a little off. The finish was semi-dry and still spicy, but there was an odd flavor that I just could not get past.

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Photo of mikemikemike
3.6/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bfitzge2
3.67/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChrisL24481
3.5/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zotzot
3.27/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jlabs
3.52/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MacQ32
3.38/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bplabernie
3/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Newport Storm Summer Hefeweizen from Coastal Extreme Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.3 out of 5 with 64 ratings
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