WINTERWEISS

Brewery: Muskoka Brewing Company Type: Dunkelweizen From Beer Advocate:  ‘These southern Germany wheat beers are brewed as darker versions (Dunkel means “dark”) with deliciously complex malts and a low balancing bitterness. Most are brown and murky (from the yeast). The usual clove and fruity (banana) characters will be present, some may even taste like banana bread.’ Dark…

Erdinger Weißbier

Brewery: Erdinger Weissbrau Type: Wheat ABV: 5.3% Appearance / Aroma: Clean and crisp citrus aroma with a off-white, meringue-like head. Color is a frosted yellow-orange. Taste / Feel: The taste is light but refreshing. It has a slightly sweet and tangy feel with a layer of wheat/grain that doesn’t appear until halfway through. Overall, great all purpose beer, but especially…

Hopfenweisse

Brewery: All or Nothing Brewhouse Type: Wheat IBU: 25 ABV: 5.1% Appearance / Aroma: This beer has a cloudy pale orange color, topped with a fluffy white head. It smells very similarly to Beau’s Bog Water or other wheat beers with floral and tropical fruit notes. Taste / Feel: In all honesty, this just tastes like all the other wheat beers….

White Bark

Brewery: Driftwood Brewery (Victoria, BC) Type: Wheat Ale ABV: 5.0% IBU: 10 Persentation: It pours semi-thick, cloudy yellow like a pure lemonade.  ZERO carbonation- I’ve never seen a flatter beer. Thoughts: I’ll get right to it, this is just not a nice beer.  It’s just a bitter wheat blast and not enough citrus to balance it.  Just badly…

Side Launch Wheat

Brewery: Side Launch Brewing Company Type: Wheat ABV: 5.3% Aroma / Appearance / Body: Pours into the glass nicely with a cloudy, pale yellow color. The body appears fairly light and vibrant and it smells like a fruity concoction of citruses like orange and grapefruit. Thoughts: The taste is almost exactly the way it smells and actually reminds me a lot…

Farm Hand

Brewery: Driftwood Brewery (Victoria BC) Type: Saison – Belgian Wheat ABV: 5.5% Fact: This is a ‘saison’ beer.   True saison beers were originally this style of Belgian- yeast heavy beers (they are often called white beers in North America- improperly or not I do not know)- which were brewed in the winter time for consumption by the beer…