Summer Wheat Ale | Yazoo Brewing Company

Summer Wheat AleSummer Wheat Ale
BA SCORE
57.5%
Liked This Beer
3.64 w/ 73 ratings
Summer Wheat AleSummer Wheat Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yazoo Brewing Company
Tennessee, United States
yazoobrew.com

Style: Gose

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by sommersb on 05-30-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,870
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
73
Liked:
42
Avg:
3.64/5
pDev:
13.74%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
22
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 73 |  Reviews: 13
Reviews by zeff80:
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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Photo of JacobusFavier23
4.19/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look-Pours a fairly hazy dim yellow.(very carbonated) Dim colored yet it looks very rich. Head is mid sized, white and foamy.
Smell-The wheat gives off a sweat and sour smell. A little citrusy and sour.
Taste-Lemon/lime, very fruity. I love the sourness of this beer. The sourness isn't too harsh, either.
Feel-A rich bubbly mouthfeel.
Overall-I visit Nashville a lot, and when I do I always make the point to grab myself some Yazoo. I really enjoy this beer during the summer. The sweet and sourness this beer has really hits the spot when I drink it. Out of the wheat beers I've tried, this one is the most complex and enjoyable.

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Photo of Jcorn
4.11/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Not at all what I was expecting. Immediately hit with a lemon taste but in a very good way. Much better than you average summer seasonal brew.

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Photo of Cynic-ale
3.89/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chinchill
3.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. brown bottle purchased in TN and served in a pint glass.
Bottled 05-27-2017 ? a bit hard to read)

Hazy dark golden color with a good white head that shows decent retention.

Aroma: mainly bready with hints of lemons.

Flavor: moderately tart and bready, with touches of yeast, salt, lemon and citrus zest. Not at all sweet but only very light bitterness.

Lively carbonation; medium-light in body; dry finish.

Overall: Mild, easy drinking and refreshing for style, yet plenty of flavor and character. Recommended.

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Photo of chrishiker1409
3.94/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of pjkelley82
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of Dillinger
3.39/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hazedandconfused13
3.63/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tommy5
3.73/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rlee1390
3.7/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Was hoping for a better beer, given the style. Balance is meh, not much salt, very grassy.

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Photo of Volsdawg10
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheBishopco
3.87/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cfaulman
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Rnodea
3.14/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Poured from bottle into into Weizen glass.
Appearance: Hazy golden, slightly amber. Not much of a head.
Nose: Slightly musty but not much happening.
Taste: salty, wet wool, wheat and coriander. Fresh juicy orange on the finish.
Feel: Tingly, tannin, sharp.

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Photo of Tyler_m
4.02/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Aeroscorp
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of monkeytrent
4.46/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Described as a full-bodied yet refreshing dry tart summer wheat ale. The use of acidulated malt gives it a bit of a perceived "sour" touch but there isn't any actual lacto/bacteria in the beer. Salt and subtle spices are added for that Gose-inspired touch. Apparently inspired by a Gose flying dog did with old bay. They used same wheat bill as the Yazoo 10 year IPA, then brewed with coriander and finished with a little sea salt to clean it up.

Poured off tap in the taproom, the second day it was offered. I could drink this all Summer. Appears a bit hazy, light straw colored in the glass. This is a goes-like beer, with the salt and the wheat and the coriander, but without the sour (rumors that a sour version is to come). This is just the perfect combination of sweet malts and salt, like salted caramel or chocolate-covered pretzels. Totally crushable, totally addictive. This is what Summer is for.

I could drink this all Summer.

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Photo of GarthDanielson
3.79/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a shaker, the beer is a slightly opaque, pale, straw gold coloring, with a ton of carbonation throughout the body, and a sparse surface coating of white head. Aromas of subtle toasted grains, hints of salt, some buttery notes, and a cracker backbone. Flavors are crisp and tangy forward, with notes of lemon tartness, hints of saltiness, the cracker backbone steadily balancing, and some subtle herbal highlights. The body is smooth, but light and very drinkable. There is a slightly puckering tart and sweet aftertaste of lemon and hints of white grape must. The finish transitions into a dry, almost crisp feel. Extremely drinkable and refreshing beer.

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Photo of thereal_adam
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of JLC60
4.09/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.8/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chippo33
3.13/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of 4runnerdavid
4/5  rDev +9.9%

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Summer Wheat Ale from Yazoo Brewing Company
Beer rating: 57.5% out of 100 with 73 ratings
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