Iron Arm Belgian Wheat | Barley Creek Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Barley Creek Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States | website

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Spring

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Added by WesWes on 05-05-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 8
Reviews by tkepx182:
Photo of tkepx182
3.24/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: It is a nice light amber color withe a nice clearity

S: Has a floral smell to it with a little bit of fruitiness

M: it has a nice mouth feel, a little rough on the tongue, but it is a pleasant feel

T: it has a very mild and bland flavor that falls flat. However, when you add the orange that the beer comes with it changes. The orange helps bring the mild flavors into forward.

O: This is a nice wheat beer, I will enjoy having it again when I go back

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Photo of Bdel34
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of hopdog
3.62/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Barley Creek Brew Pub.

Poured a medium to deep orangish color with a very small sized off white head. Aromas of fruitiness (apples and pears), citrus and spicey. Tastes of citrus, candi sugar, light spices and fruity.

Notes from 6/28/07

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Photo of TheBigBoy
2.5/5  rDev -24.5%

Photo of WesWes
3.48/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a hazy dark gold color with a thick frothy white head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is decent. It has a mild wheat malt scent along with lots of coriander and clove aromas. This is a much maltier version of a witbier style. The taste is decent as well. It has a very malty flavor that boasts of pale and wheat malts. It's loaded up with spices as well as yeast esters. Most wits are light and pale gold colored. This one is dark gold and malty with an enormous amount of spice character. The taste is actually quite good, although it's not true to style. The mouthfeel is average. It is a low/medium bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is an interesting beer. I like it, but it's a hefe/wit hybrid. It's heavier than a wit, yet spiced like one. It also has the hefe clove character.

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Photo of IronCitySteve
3.72/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had on tap at Barley Creek.

A: A cloudy golden yellow color. Had a really thick head that dissipates quickly.

S: Very aromatic, clove, coriander with banana ester.

T: Very spicy flavor, the cloves really stand-out on the front end, with a good smooth flavor of banana and wheat on the back-end.

M: Light bodied beer, not much carbonation. Leaves a clean taste.

D: If you like wheat style beers, it is a decent summer beer. It is my favorite one to drink at Barley Creek.

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Photo of djrn2
3/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of LilBeerDoctor
3.06/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear light orange with a white head. Aroma of melon rind and malt. Not very aromatic actually. Flavor of odd malt--very cereal like (rice Chex is my closest guess). Sweet and odd, but still somewhat drinkable. Definitely nothing like a classic witbier though...

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Iron Arm Belgian Wheat from Barley Creek Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.
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