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Brewerkz Wheat Ale

Brewerkz Wheat Ale
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Formerly brewed at Brewerkz
Style: German Hefeweizen
Singapore, Singapore
Serve in Weizen


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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 2.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.63   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Made in the unfiltered and typically cloudy hefeweizen style, this refreshing ale is pale yellow in color with low bitterness and hop aroma. It is light bodied with notes of wheat, fruit, spice and yeast.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deanso (5370) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 7, 2012
Draught at the brewpub, Spring 2006 (from old notes) Cloudy blond pour. Nice and refreshing but a little too bitter for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WISEGUY572 (1373) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2009
Am I the guy who liked this best? It was a well-made hefe and perfect for the weather and the food. Cloudy hazy orange, big head. Nose of some spice and yeast. Taste of yeast, pepper, clove, wheat ... Good rounded mouthfeel. Hops in the finish. Easy to drink, and no more and no less than it is supposed to be. Nicely done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TerenceHua (87) - , SINGAPORE - FEB 21, 2009
Very attractive by sight. Nice deep gold with a cloudy haze. I know it’s descibed as pale yellow - could be the lighting at the bar, as I went in the evening. Either way, the look is tops. Good blend of citrus and hops aromas, with a touch of the flora. Stoic wheat presence. But, too bitter. A tad bit hoppy as well. Starts bitter and ends on a tangy sour note. There is a nice wheaty aftertaste, although it leaves you wondering where the flowers you anticipated from the aromas all went. Rather rough on the palate. The spiciness stings a little too. Not altogether refreshing; or fresh tasting for that matter. Sad; given it’s microbrewed. Only thing truly acceptable is the carbonation. Not really value for money.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Dredd (690) - Bentleigh, AUSTRALIA - JUL 7, 2008
Well you can say they had a go with this one, more banana and clove driven rather than orange/coriander. Cloudy appearence with minimal head. Easy drinking with a short finish. I am beginning to think Brewerkz could do better with more focus on fewer beers than spreading the focus too thinly.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
highlandlad (1417) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - SEP 25, 2006
I confess to being a bit baffled by the wheat styles at this otherwise very good Singaporean brewpub. Tried this twice on separate visits but struggle to explain what I didn’t like about it. It looked fine, classic cloudy gold with a long-lasting lacing head. However, the aroma conjured up all sorts of unusual smells - porridge and honey, arrowroot biscuits, even the local congee. Odd mix for a hefe. Thin in the palate. In the mouth there was cumin, chocolate-coated bananas and caramel chews before a quenching finish, plus a metallic off-note. Bit too bitter for the style. Nothing against regional variations in style but this didn’t really seem to hang together. (Draught at brewpub)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (14790) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 30, 2006
Draught at the brewpub
Cloudy blond color. Light wheat character, dry mouthfeel, too much bitterness.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Sully (1377) - Potts Point, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA - OCT 27, 2003
This has a very pale yellow colour with a thin anaemic head. Slightly spicy nose but the overall aroma is poor. The palate is thin and dry on the finish with similar shortness in flavour. A poor effort overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kaya161 (1128) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 8, 2003
Hazy, almost white colour. german yeast aromaand flavour. Slightly carbed mouthfeel. Thin palate. Wheaty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jazz88 (2556) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 7, 2002
Tap. Hazy pale yellow that looks almost white. The aroma is of clove and spice with coriander. Dry and somewhat tangy.

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