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Great Heck Staggering Genius

Brewed by Great Heck
Style: Wheat Ale
Goole, England
Serve in Shaker, Weizen


on tap


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Cask; Status uncertain.
A Yorkshire wheat beer with buckets of Styrian Goldings hops balancing the full, rich flavour of the malts. Pale in colour. The blurred writing on the pump clip is a safety device. If you can read it clearly, stop drinking immediately!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2011
Cask @ 2nd Saltburn Beer Festival. A little hazy yellow colored beer, with a small white head. The aroma very fruity, like banana, with some bitter notes. The taste is dry fruity with yeast and bitter notes. The aftertaste is dry bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34376) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2011
Cask at GBBF 2010. A yellow beer with no head. The aroma has notes of peaches and lighter notes of alcohol. The flavor is sweet with light notes of malt, hops, sirup, elderflowers, and hay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2011

Cask (handpump) @ GBBF 2010, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.

Clear medium yellow color with a small, fizzy to virtually none, virtually lacing, fully diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, toasted, moderate hoppy, close to acrid ! Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. [20100805]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (17288) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2010
Cask gravity at GBBF 2010. Gold, clear thin white head. Some cereal, thinnish English wheat beer. Some citrus flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Svesse (7850) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - SEP 12, 2010
(Cask at GBBF London Earl’s Court, 4 Aug 2010) Golden colour with brief, white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with citrus, apricots and grassy hops. Fruity taste with notes of citrus, tropical fruit (pineapple), honey and grassy hops. Medium body, fairly sweet wheat character, some citric bitterness. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2010
Cask Handpump at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 05/08/2010 Hoppy aroma. Golden coloured and hoppy with some citrus flavour. A little creamy on the palate and bitter in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2010
4th August 2010. GBBF.
Hazy gold beer. Residual suddy white head. Light dry palate. A little fresh citrus and a trace of banana. Nice enough flavour but over dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (25392) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2010
Cask@GBBF2010. Golden colour, small head. Aroma is nectar, fruits, wood, some earth and mild herbal notes. Flavour is fruits, nectar, some mild wooden sourness as well as mild grainyness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (40484) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2010
From cask. Pours clear and golden yellow with a fully gone head. Aroma is mild grassy and citrusy. Subdued herbal hops, citrusy and mild grassy. Vague malt base. Sweet fruity impression, yet rather dry finish. Lasting herbal dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
renffisch (891) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2010
At GBBF’s young and upcoming breweries stand. Slightly hazy straw coloured. Little fine bubbled rim, no lace. Strong medicinal nettle nose. Very bitter metal grassy hops in flavor. Seriously long bitter metallic finish!

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