Brewed by Big Rock Brewery
Style: Wheat Ale
Calgary, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 269   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.55/5   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Signature Series
Craft Beer’s Gold Standard
Ever watch the setting sun turn a field of wheat into a blanket of spun gold? Not to worry if you haven’t, we’ve bottled it for you. It’s prairie goodness so pure that no matter where you choose to enjoy it, just close your eyes to find yourself in that field of dreams.

Little Known Fact
Truly a home-grown, honest-to-goodness Albertan beer. All of Grasshopper’s wheat is trucked in from the Lethbridge area, while its delicious barley malt comes exclusively from central Alberta.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Druid (101) - Wamuran, AUSTRALIA - JUL 1, 2013
A generally flavourless, flat, headless ordinary beer yet I’ve tasted much worse.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
HipHopOpotamus (233) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 28, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 10, 2013 Booooorring. Nothing much happening in this beer. Wouldn’t recommend to craft lover fans, it is more like just a basic lager beer with the slightest of hint of wheat.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Cinctus (201) - - MAY 13, 2013
Mild beer flavour. Comes in very fresh where I live. Pours light golden. Tastes like a light lager. Good on a hot day.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4668) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 5, 2013
On tap at Big Rock in Seoul. Very clear for a wheat beer, nice fluffy head. Served with a slice of lemon so a citrus aroma. Not too good flavor, a bit sour with just a hint of spice but pretty bland. Red Rock reminds me of your average Japanese craft brewery, making kind of bland beers but then again maybe that’s only the beer available in Seoul.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Viper666 (3271) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 9, 2013
Bouteille 341ml. De couleur dorée et légèrement voilée. Nez de blé, léger de caramel butterscotch avec des notes de miel, de grains, de houblon herbeux et de fruits (citron). Mince en bouche avec un pétillement moyen et une texture légèrement aqueuse. Faibles notes fruitées (citron) lors de l’entrée en bouche rapidement suivi d’un moyen goût de blé aux petites notes acides, un léger goût de grains de céréales sucrées avec des notes de miel et quelques traces de caramel puis en finale l’on retrouve une très légère amertume de houblon herbeux. Post-goût court, composé de notes de blé et de houblon herbeux.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
dfinney23 (2938) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 5, 2013
I had some really good beers on this trip. This wasn’t one of them. Faint lemon and wheat. Nothing else to speak of.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Wanja (771) - GERMANY - FEB 1, 2013
0.33 l can at Whistler. Low aroma, but interesting taste... Quite drinkable...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
freesteveman (3) - Texas, USA - JAN 15, 2013 does not count
For the two weeks of summer in Calgary this is a refreshing drink. It has a nice aroma and a great taste. Add a twist of lemon to it and you have a boulder Canadian version of Corona.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
simonblaine (571) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 6, 2013
Well, it’s not horrible, this is a passable brew, in fact, I would gladly trade the rest of the Big Rock Honey Brown in my fridge for some of this. Slight citrous aroma, bit of honey flavour.....

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
vadie (1253) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 20, 2012
Il manque un nez et il est creux. C’est une bière de blé très léger. Il est ambrée pale, pas même proche à être blanche comme une vrai bière de blé.

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