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Cotswold Wheat Beer

Brewed by Cotswold
Style: German Hefeweizen
Bourton-on-the-Water, England
Serve in Weizen


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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
Keg & Bottled, Status Unknown;<br />Originally planned as a spring special this Berliner Weisse Wheat Beer has proved so popular that we expect it to be available all year round! It is lighter style Wheat beer so perfect for enjoying in the sunshine!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (2911) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2015
500ml bottle from Gloucester Services Farm Shop. Pours hazy orange with a promising wheat beer nose. Taste is uber-spicy and sweet, with an enthusiastic carbonation. Some dough and citrus. Pleasant German-style wheat beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mr_Pink_152 (2458) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2015
Bottle from Gloucester services on the M5. Murky straw colour with a a big head that just disappeared. Aroma is a touch citrus the taste sharpe and slight citrus but a touch bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johndoughty (4587) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy orange appearance and pored flat with vitually no head. Wheat dominates with some spices in the background. Reasonable but if it looked more attractive then it would have scored higher. I know that the appearance goes with the style but I still found it off putting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (4727) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2014
On tap at Lamb & Flag in Oxford. Some typical wheat aromas on the nose, like foam banana. Similar taste. Strong carbonation. Tasty with allot of flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2013
Bottled 27/07/13. A hazy golden coloured beer with a white head a la hefe. Good authentic flavours here. Wheaty and slightly spicy. Same in the nose. A good length of flavour. Very competent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
AWS9 (582) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 12, 2013
Cask. Okay bright golden-yellow pour. Banana, clove, orange, citrus. Has all the right characteristics, but it’s undermined by a cloying sweetness that made this one a bit of a chore near the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (2301) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours a light gold colour with a thin white head, weak wheat aroma with some spice, the taste is bitter with plenty of spices with short bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TuesdayAleSnob (1) - - DEC 2, 2012 does not count
Good effervescences, aroma clove like phenolics of a wheat beer, appearance a little too light for a German style, taste as aroma lacking the banana notes I like in a weisse, which is funny as all other beers I have tried from this brewery have a banana note to them.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (15383) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2012
Keg at the Earl of Essex, London. Pours a lightly hazy yellow with a faint, white foam head. Doughy wheat nose with faint lemon tang. Light to medium sweet flavor with more doughy malts, some straw, mild wheat, faint white sugar. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Moderately sweet finish, still more dough, faint yeasty wheat, some cereal. Very basic, easy stuff. It does the trick on a warm afternoon when cycling around London.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MustangMarkF (232) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2012
500ml Bottle. Lively really didnt cover this one. It took 15 inutes to pour it into the glass. If I hadn’t been such a fan of Cotswold’s other beers I’d given up and gone and made a cup of tea. The bottle I got were all close to their expirey date and that may have explained their vitality but it was VARY VARY fizzy. Once things had settles down and some liquid had formed the wheat beer proves to be a very pale slightly cloudy yellow. The nose was summery with wheat, hops, yeast and a slight hint of citrus. These also came out in the taste with some sspices. I beautiful drink for the summer - IF you can get past the over lively start.

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