Highland Cattail Peak Wheat
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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
An invigorating wheat beer with a hint of rye and the tang and hue of hibiscus, this refreshing brew is as cool as the breeze that blows down from Mount Mitchell to Cattail Peak. Enjoy this delicious creation when the hottest summer day demands the best of the Blue Ridge.

Also known as Organic Cattail Peak Wheat Beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dolemite77 (184) - Maryville, Tennessee, USA - APR 27, 2009
Pours hazy yellow, but no sediment in the bottle... Aroma is banana all the way, with some spice. Banana hits with the flavor as well, but there is a bit of hoppyness that I wasn’t expecting, but also can’t put my finger on completely. Good summer beer and the fact that it is organic and (somewhat) local boosts the appeal.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
merlin48 (656) - Jenkins, Kentucky, USA - APR 25, 2009
Bottle pours a hazy, very pale golden body with a small white head. Faint aroma has wheat, vague spices, and lemony citrus. Light body is crisply carbonated. Taste has twangy wheat, lemon, grassy hop bitterness, and lemon. An excellent summer thirst slaker, but nothing here to offer any excitement.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dchmela (3013) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 12, 2009
Bottle courtesy Durhambeer. Pours a hazy gold with a fluffy white head. Aroma of wheat and citrus hops. Taste is smooth with a hint of rye and some herbal hints. Light with a little bitter hop finish. Enjoyable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (9348) - Enghien, BELGIUM - FEB 17, 2009
bottle. pours hazy golden, with thin white head. Aroma has a good nose of wheat with light yeast as well as some hops and citrus aroma. Taste, I enjoyed this one a lot with a good mix of the wheat and light mouthfeel of caramel malts in the finish. Light yeasty palate with some citrus hops. Light, very enjoyable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - FEB 5, 2009
11/28/2008 12 oz bottle. Very grainy wheat aroma. Mostly clear light golden with small rocky white head. Some spicy hop in aroma. Definitely an American wheat. Very grainy flavor and slightly soapy. Finish is dry and a touch bitter for style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 16, 2009
Bottle on 11/28/2008 in the Great Butters Tasting of 2008. Slightly hazy golden body with a medium foamy white head. Wheat, spice and light citrus aroma. Wheat flavor, light grain, more citrus and yeasty hints. Medium light body with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tjthresh (1867) - Greenfield, Indiana, USA - DEC 18, 2008
Pours very hazy and cloudy, yet bright yellow. there is some fizzy white head as well. The aroma is rich wheat flour with a slight citrus and mashed banana note. The flavor is pretty robust. Lots of toasted flavors with an earthy hop character and mild bitterness. Fuller body with refreshing carbonation and a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Butters (4047) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - NOV 28, 2008
TN tasting at maniac’s. Pours a only slightly hazy yellow with fair white big bubble head. Aroma is sweet wheat with hardly any citrus. Flavor is stale hops and a little bitterness in the finish. Didn’t actually care for this, maybe it’s the rye. I guess I just hate rye....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2008
On tap at Barleys. Cloudy yellow orange thin creamy white head. Wehaty aroma, some slight citrus. Tastes yeast spicy with a smooth wheat body and lemon zest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lb4lb (2587) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 1, 2008
Big thanks to ROBORB for the bonused bottle!
Pours a rich cloudy, thick yellowish color with a short lived white head. Smell is wheaty with some lemony citrus notes and a touch of yeastiness. Taste is quite wheaty, slightly creamy with a lemony brightness and some light spicing from the yeast. Some light bitterness and metallic notes. Medium to slightly rich bodied and soft to medium carbonation. Solid wheat beer and refreshing. Thanks again Rob!

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