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Hopping Mad Brewery Wheat | Hopping Mad Brewery

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Hopping Mad Brewery

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by rastaman on 06-24-2004

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 4
Reviews by lacqueredmouse:
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3.15/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Slightly cloudy dark gold body with almost no head. As I poured it I tried in vain to produce some kind of froth, but nothing was happening. Very inauspicious, uninspiring beginning.

Nose: Not much to note on the nose paart from a little yeastiness. It's probably still a bit cold, so I'll put off judgement just now. Hmm, yes, it's better after a while, some fruitiness coming in from the wheat malt, sweet oranges, cut grass and maybe something like pickled onions. It's subtle, but the aromas are quite pleasant if you give it time.

Taste: Disappointing after some deceptive but promising smells. There is the hint of sweetness and the wheat sourness which I often like in a wheat beer, but very little

Mostly, this tastes like a very average beer.

There is some hidden promis in there which makes me hopeful for the future of this brewery. I certainly found this one more inspiring than their English Ale.

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Photo of rastaman
1/5  rDev -61.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Tasted really harshly infected, olive juice is spot on. Dirty, slightly clovey/banana type flavour, some tin or metal. Hopefully i got a bad bottle, because it was most definitely infected, i don't know if they have a problem down there at the brewery, but it definitrly didn't taste right.

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Photo of Sam-VW
3/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of laituegonflable
3.41/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours with a Coopers-esque appearance, very cloudy with a slow, light bead around the edge. Fair head, but not much and lowering quite quickly. Fair amount of lacing but not spectacular.

Very fruity on the nose with a tangy, tropical edge. Hints of pineapple, passionfruit, guava and even mango. Very light, pleasant aromas. Not a lot of hop, so it does have a soft drink kind of feel to it, but very nice anyway.

Again, light and fruit characters, only this time with a slightly hoppier flavour hidden around the edge. A slightly sweeter, vanilla character comes through on the middle. Quite light and not as fruity as the nose would suggest but a fair amount to like. Mouthfeel is full, maybe a bit fizzy, not bad at all. This is a genuinely drinkable beer, with many good flavours, and probably good on a hot Summer's day.

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Hopping Mad Brewery Wheat from Hopping Mad Brewery
2.62 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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