Holy City Washout Wheat
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Named for a locally-loved section of Folly Beach, Washout Wheat is an excellent hot weather beer, and our first wheat beer. We checked the overdone spice additions of coriander and orange peel at the door, and instead let the wheat and the yeast work their respective magic. The notes of banana and clove come entirely from that magic, not from any additional ingredients. The end result is a no frills wheat experience, one that quenches your thirst with no extra hang-ups.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (3058) - Santa Monica, California, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Tap, hazy gold orange pour, nose is citrus, taste is oranges and lemons, okay

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (8688) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 18, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2014 Sample at GABF 10/03/2014, thanks to my sis for assistance with note-taking. Hazy orange color with a medium thin off-white head that recedes quickly. Short strings of lace. Aroma of malt, spice and banana. Light-bodied with flavors of herbal wheat, toasted malt and banana. The finish is sweet with a citrus and banana aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wisdomsolo (466) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Really solid hefeweizen. Nice wheaty nose and malty flavor. Nicely done Holy City, nicely done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
queenholly (3019) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Can courtesy of weihenweizen. Banana-orange and weird funky wheat malt aroma. Hazy honey gold with a small quickly dissipating white head. Sweet banana, bubblegum, wheat malt. and light bitter clove flavor. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Overall it was a bit too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EricTeusink (703) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Got this Charleston weekend kicked off right. Nice scent. Great citrus flavor. Hazy and bubbly. Can - Bi Lo - Isle of Palms, SC

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ordybill (151) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Excellent wheat beer. has a fantastic color that matches the flavor. A pure wheat beer with no additional trappings to complicate the taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6036) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 26, 2014
canned from weihenweizen in trade, nice cloudy yellow with sticky tall foam, aroma is slight sour wheat, lemon and wheat flavor finish is a bit short but nice overall

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfontain (818) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2014
12 oz can into 12 oz tulip-like glass. Thanks, Brandon. Very hazy light orange; big, fizzy white head. Aroma banana, orange, clove, yeast, bubble gum. Flavor is fairly light and almost soda-like; clean, dry, tart finish with some grass and salad greens. Medium-light body. Not my style but an unexpectedly good wheat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
weihenweizen (1882) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Refrigerated 12 oz. aluminum can poured into a weizen glass. Murky light orange with very small white head. Aroma is slightly off clove, medium body, medium/light carbonation, and little small-bubble lacing. Taste is clove, bubblegum, and some banana. Not a bad attempt at a hefeweizen, but not blue ribbon winner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
geologyguy (776) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Very smooth and light on the corriander and orange...mild beer that has good flavor though!

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