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Montana Trout Slayer Wheat Ale | Big Sky Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.6/5
Good
772 Ratings
Montana Trout Slayer Wheat AleMontana Trout Slayer Wheat Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company
Montana, United States
bigskybrew.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Trout Slayer is a filtered wheat ale, fermented at cool temperatures, making it a smooth drinkable session beer. Brewed with Palisade, Glacier, and Mt. Hood hops, this straw colored beer is sure to please any craft beer drinker.

Added by Bitterbill on 09-12-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,886
Reviews:
320
Ratings:
772
pDev:
13.61%
Bros Score:
4.18
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
91
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 772 |  Reviews: 320
Photo of mountaincoffee
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Woodling
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DeFaz
3.61/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A little different than most wheat ales I've had, and others have said, it has a lager-like quality. Nice large head on the pour, with some lacing lingering. Smell is wheat and cereal, and while it did smell a bit skunky, I don't know if that's intentional (note: there is no "best by" date). Really nice and full in mouthfeel and not thin as I expected, with nice crispness. Overall, not incredibly complex (I don't find wheat beers to be too exciting) but it's a bit different and was overall enjoyable.

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Photo of Magister_Beav
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Supergenious
3.94/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sporklift87
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JustinPStewart
3.56/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vladdswrath
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy golden straw hue, with a bright white sticky head. I definitely get the sweet cereal note, which is probably pretty standard in a wheat ale (not a favorite style by any stretch for me). Taste is pretty low key and lager like, not sweet at all but bready and very crisp. Again, I'm not really into wheat beers, but I find this one is pretty drinkable thanks to the fizziness and the clean bitter bite at the end.

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Photo of AndyMueller
3.86/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KarmicSkrambl8
3.17/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of beergoot
4.16/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pale yellow body topped with a thick, dense, white head; sticky rings of foam left on the glass. Sweet cereal aroma; mild fruitiness. The taste mimics the aroma with an additional medium hop kick; toasty. Medium bodied; smooth.

A pleasing taste combined with a crisp, dry hop finish makes this a very satisfying beer. There is a fine mix of flavor components - toasty, mild fruit sweetness, fine hop bitterness combined with an wet, smooth feel that just makes this beer go down easy.

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Photo of jpuetz
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ARoman
3.17/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into a Hefeweizen glass. The aroma is sugary sweet with candy fruit notes, and tropical up front, but this settles into more stone fruit and a faint herb hint. It pours a brilliant, oily and effervescent pale with a soapy white head that has good retention and somewhat messy lacing. The taste is a medium bitter and sweet, although unbalanced. The medium body is slick with a light fizz carbonation, flavored by grain, light lemon citrus, and a light hint of banana. It finishes grainy with a light solvent, and some nectarines that turns to an aftertaste that's lightly astringent with notes of a light solvent and grains.

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Photo of Burgz
3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mflamar
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mgm54
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pkjorgy
3.74/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Poloplaya
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Covocali
3.16/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Sweet smooth easy good summertime beer

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Photo of darthhamby
3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of d5001986
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TooGood
3.78/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hotdogtornados
4.15/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sinodux
3.19/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Spreetaper
3.88/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Montana Trout Slayer Wheat Ale from Big Sky Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 772 ratings
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