Wheat Monkey | Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
Wisconsin, United States
lakefrontbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Winter on 06-23-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
282
Reviews:
77
Avg:
3.18
pDev:
15.09%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
30
For Trade:
0
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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of metter98
2.96/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A: The beer is hazy straw yellow in color and has some fine yeast particles visible floating in suspension near the bottom of the glass. It poured with a short white head that rapidly died down, leaving only a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Faint aromas of wheat are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell in that it has flavors of wheat with additional notes of bready malts and slight bits of associated sweetness.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink but doesn't have much in the way of aromas or interesting flavors.

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of dacrza1
2.33/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

DATE TASTED: January 25, 2014... GLASSWARE: 22 oz. pilsner...OCCASION: finishing Clash of Kings, I believe... APPEARANCE: hazy, bubbly, thin-headed sallow gold body; nondescript otherwise; no lacing... AROMA: somewhat pungent, lemon dish detergent scent; some lager malts provide a backbone; slightest banana and apple... PALATE: medium-bodied slightly effervescent; almost sudsy in its aftertaste--fizzy...TASTE: such subtle flavors--lightly lemon; predominantly metallic ping akin to a pilsner; lacking a refreshing, clean drag--just dragging... OVERALL: I understand the attempt is a wheat ale, but Wheat Monkey straddles the styles without pulling the better elements of either into my mouth; instead, it's more like monkeying around, making use of a playful label and silly enough name to attract attention--by far the weakest of what was a successful mix pack...

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2/5  rDev -37.1%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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3/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

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4/5  rDev +25.8%

Photo of buschbeer
3.22/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a weizen glass

A - It has a golden color with a slight haze. It is capped with an inch of off-white head.

S - I get a lemon grass smell.

T - The taste is a bland lemon grass.

M - Moderate to thin.

O - I do not think I would purchase this again unless it was dirt cheap. It is very boring.

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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Wheat Monkey from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
3.18 out of 5 based on 282 ratings.
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