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Howard Town Weiss Peak

Howard Town Weiss Peak
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Brewed by Howard Town
Style: Wheat Ale
Glossop, England
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 2.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Brigadier (2830) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2013
On cask at the Derby Beer Festival
Ever had a beer that started out promising and then fell flat on its face? This goes into that category. A dismal example of something beery mocks the people who have done it well. Skip past unless you want just another tick.

Aroma / Appearance - The flat golden body is a sign of good cask treatment. The nose is promising with hints of bubble gum, banana bread, and candy sugar. One flaw is that the saccharine nature does get to be cloying even without taking a sip.

Flavor / Palate - The mouthfeel lets down a beer with so much potential. Thin watery streams of banana and bubble gum tickle the tongue like past memories. The weak finish is gone before you can even get out your pen. A sad impression of a weiss beer shows that some beers are all bark with no bite.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 6, 2009
Cask Handpump at the Crescent, Salford 18/07/2009 Banana fruit aroma. Small white head. Golden coloured hazy in appearance and fruity with a crisp dry and slightly bitter finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - AUG 20, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Crescent, Manchester, England. @ [ RBESG 09 ]. Hazy yellow, lemony hops with banana notes. Watery, light and boring.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 7, 2009
A Mes rate: cask at the Crescent.
Hazy yellow gold with a thin but stable white head. Proper weiss like stuff. Estery as hell, lots of banana. Very fruity. Lots of wheat and coriander. A decent cask weiss overall.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
asheft (2443) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 1, 2009
[cask @ RBESG 2009] Powdery peach and bubblegum and sour wheat and coriander aroma. Cloudy dark yellow under lasting white foam. Flavour: gentle wheat sourness with gentle floral and spicy hops and gentle hops bitterness. Slightly mineral watery. Pleasant fruity finish: lychee. Well balanced beer. Light body, moderate to low carbonation, slightly herbal bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (10781) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
[RBESG, Sheffield]
Cask @ The Crescent, Manchester.
Pours hazy, pale yellow-golden with a nice, staying, off-white head. Aroma is sweet, good amount of wheat, some banana and spices. Light, prickly carbonation, fair mouthfeel. Flavour is sweetish, some citric notes, light coriander and sweet wheat. Fair for a wheat ale.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2009
Cask (handpump) @ Crescent, Manchester, England. @ [ RBESG 09 ]
Light unclear medium orange yellow color with a small to average, frothy fizzy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate sweet lime, coriander, fruity, light banana notes ! Flavor is moderate sweet with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090718]

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DonMagi (5596) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2009
Cask in manchester. Alround rating: Really thin wheatyness, loads of banana and clove esters, not my deal anymore.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (13179) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 26, 2009
Cask at Crescent, Manchester, RBESG 09... Hazy yellow ... big lemon hop nose ... light sweet banana... light hop...

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (12674) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 25, 2009
Cask at Crescent, Manchester, RBESG 09. Hazy gold, thin beige head. Some banana on that. Some esters. Quite soft in mouth, but pretty decent. OK. Quite drinkable.


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