Nude Beach Summer Wheat | Stevens Point Brewery

Nude Beach Summer WheatNude Beach Summer Wheat
BA SCORE
30.8%
Liked This Beer
3.43 w/ 312 ratings
Nude Beach Summer WheatNude Beach Summer Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stevens Point Brewery
Wisconsin, United States
pointbeer.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by cdkrenz on 05-02-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
94
Ratings:
312
Liked:
96
Avg:
3.43/5
pDev:
16.91%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
44
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 312 |  Reviews: 94
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1/5  rDev -70.8%

Photo of ohiobeer29
1.67/5  rDev -51.3%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

An OK beer drinks OK a basic American Pale Wheat Ale beer

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Photo of hailster
1.75/5  rDev -49%

Photo of KnappStout
1.93/5  rDev -43.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Not a very tasty Summer Wheat.

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Photo of Dieck
2/5  rDev -41.7%

Photo of brighteyes868
2/5  rDev -41.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of rorjets
2.05/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Photo of tjmiller718
2.06/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

L: Cloudy/hazed, dark yellow/orangish, creamy 1 finger off white head.
N: Wheat and bready nose, a shandy like lemon quality to it, very light banana/clove, very sweet on the nose.
T: Sweet lemonade/shandy, wheat and oats are slightly present, malt profile is a touch too cloying – could use a bit more hop presence.
B: thick, almost syrupy like body on this, I can feel it sliding down my tongue.
Overall: It's sort of refreshing, a touch overly sweet, could use more wheat and hop profile. Drinkable, but not desirable. I LOVE American Pale Wheat Ales, but this is one of my least favorite tries.

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Photo of Jimboe
2.25/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of AllHailBeercules
2.25/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of wakajawaka76
2.25/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of mkfuzzles
2.25/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of Jesse13713
2.29/5  rDev -33.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I got this from the 'mystery beer' at Laundry 101 in Kent.

Appearance - A crisp golden sunshine yellow. A light. soapy finger of head that lingers at the top. Fairly opaque.

Smell - This smells really, really bad I'm sorry to say. This smells like a funky baby's diaper. I want to call this some sort of funked belgian property, but it's just plain bad. And this beer isn't a Belgian brew.

Taste -Aw man. Here we go. Well that wasn't nearly as bad as the smell led me to believe. The only funk taste from the aroma comes in the aftertaste. A light, fizzy, wheat beer that I still think has a bit of Belgian quality to it. The malt in the finish is quite delicious.

Mouthfeel and Drinkability - Very light-bodied and pretty solid for a summer brew. It feels a bit out of place drinking it in October, but I of course did not dock it for that. This is just okay, but I would never purchase it again.

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Photo of Ashinpaugh
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of JRBecks
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of probert
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of Chokobo
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of Herky21
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of CFHMagnet
2.58/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from can into pint glass. Got a little less than a finger of fizzy white head. The body is an opaque dull gold color, with some bubbles and lots of sediment. Head quickly died, left me nothing and no lacing.

Apple, wheat and light tangerine are my first impressions. Light malt and faint hops make their way into the nose quickly.

Weak malt and slightly funky wheat begin the flavor profile. This is complimented by the taste of apples that have just gone over and ought to be thrown out and some light hops.

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Photo of TheQuietMan22
2.58/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Serving type: 12-ounce can. No freshness date.

Appearance: Poured into a 330 ml weizen glass. The color is hazy lemonade. One finger of buttery, white head dissipated quickly to leave a thin island of lacing in the middle of the glass and a thin ring around the edge.

Smell: It smells like canned, summer wheat. Apple juice and Tang-ish orange with some citrus hops. It has a hint of wheat but is mostly sweet and fruity. There is also a little banana and clove spice, too, so it is like hefeweizen light.

Taste: It mostly mirrors the smell. It has a beer-like mouthfeel, but the fruitness is a little off-putting. Apple juice, a little orange, citrus sourness, and some wheat-like grains. There may also be a hint of spice. As it warms, the beer takes on a much more agreeable and wheat-like feel: the haziness makes itself known.

Drinkability: It turns into a reasonable and worthwhile purchase, but there are many other (and better) wheats to enjoy during the summer.

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2.59/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a hazy yellow to orange-ish color with a white head. In the aroma, sweet citrus and a small wheat note. In the taste, a sweet light citrus and a small pilsner like hop. A Saaz/ pilsner like hop bite and lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a semi dry wheat note in the aftertaste. EH! Somewhere between a pilsner and a wheat.

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Photo of matjack85
2.6/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

I found this single 12oz brown bottle at the Binny's store in Glen Ellyn, IL for $1.49. There is no bottled on or freshness date on the lable, but I know this is a summer brew and I am buying it in Deceember, so it may not be the freshest bottle around.

The beer poured a cloudy yellow color with no head whatsoever. A thin white rim was all I got for a head and even that disappeared in just a few seconds. Some minimal lacing did form on the sides of the glass with each sip.

The smell was nice. Even though the BA style dictionary says the American Pale Wheat Ale will NOT have the banana/clove smell to it like the traditional Hefe Weizen, this one had loads of banana smell to it along with other tropical fruit smells and a lot of wheat.

The taste was a real shocker. I expected all the fruit flavors, the malt, and the wheat, but what I didn't expect, and didn't like, was the high amount of bitter hops in here. A citrus yielding hop would have been great in here I think, but the highly bitter alpha hop oils in here did not blend well with the fruity taste at all. I did not care for the taste of this particular combination of fruit, hops, and malt.

This had a light to medium body to it, but a way over carbinated mouthfeel to it for my liking.

Most reviewers seem to like this beer, so maybe my particular bottle was mishandled or is over the hill, but if this is what it is supposed to taste like, then I won't be buying this one again.

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Photo of alexvhrk
2.6/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Very light citrus aroma with smooth taste. More taste on back of pallet. Small bubbly white head. Cloudy amber body. Would be great on a hot summer day.

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Photo of beerdrinkindave
2.6/5  rDev -24.2%

Photo of sweemzander
2.63/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

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Nude Beach Summer Wheat from Stevens Point Brewery
Beer rating: 30.8% out of 100 with 312 ratings
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