Franklins 97 Pound Weakling
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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
This George Atlas approved American wheat wine will turn the meek into the mighty. Its orange color, light malt body, zesty hops and warmth, will have you flexing your beer muscles. Aged over 3 months this small limited batch is not available in growlers but will be available in 1-liter bottles soon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (4903) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - OCT 31, 2015
Apricot and funk nose. Cloudy amber, medium head. Overripe orange, apricot. lemongrass. Medium body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tia (1433) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - OCT 31, 2015
Bottle @ RVA 22nd. Amber with cream head. Smells bready, grapey, and white peppery. Light hoppy flavor.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Drake (11116) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 31, 2015
Shared by maniac at the 22nd Richmond Gathering. Hazy rust color, large fizzy tan head, fair retention. Aroma of band-aids, wheat, orange peel. The taste is citrus, band-aids, nuts, wheat, some diacetyl. Thin bodied, hot, high carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (4119) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - OCT 17, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at Franklins. Slightly hazy brownish orange with off-white head. Aromas of citrus, stone fruit, caramel. Tastes of citrus, stone fruit, caramel, floral notes. Medium body with a dry finish. Pretty well masked alcohol.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (17708) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 17, 2015
Draft at the source. Slightly hazy deep golden color, white head. Aroma of sweet spiced butterscotch. Taste is rich burnt caramel, light spice, nice bitter finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (40504) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2015

Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 2013, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Franklins 97 Pound Weakling ].
Clear medium amber orange color with a average to large, open and frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, marmelade, sweet fruit, orange - citrus, alcohol. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, hoppy, alcohol, orange hops, marmelade, wood notes. Body is medium to full, texture is oily and stikcy, carbonation is soft to flat. [20130814]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ICEatALAMO (1173) - Troy, Michigan, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Bottle. The pour is a perfect golden ruby color that is vibrant. The aroma is a strong wheat wine, subtle toffee. The taste is big. A tad boozy, but a solid wheatwine overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (2504) - Silver Spring, USA - JUL 31, 2014
On tap 5 oz. sampler at Franklin 's Restaurant, Brewery and General Store in Hyattsville, MD. Hazy, dark coppery orange with a creamy khaki head and excellent lacing. Aroma of wheat, toffee, cloves, spice, orange and cantaloupe. Taste of cloves, rich toffee, wheat bread, stone fruit, mango, cantaloupe, orange, earthy herbs and chocolate at the finish. Full/medium body and low/medium carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (15331) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 5, 2013
Sampled at GBBF 2013, London - Day 2. Pours clear, orange-gold with a creamy white head. Nose holds ripe fruits, light vanilla creme, hints of buttery toffee. Big sweet flavor, pretty boozy, with melon, orange, pine and bread. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Fairly warming in the ending with more ripe citrus, booze, bread, pine and melon. Alright but a little big.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (20464) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2013
Cask gravity @ GBBF 2013. Pours a slightly hazy pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty spicy hoppy grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty spicy hoppy caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty spicy hoppy bitter caramel finish.

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