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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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The paw paw fruit is something we take great pride in. The Native fruit of Ohio and one that flourishes here in Athens. A tropical fruit tree that grows in in a temperate climate and produces a one of a kind experience. Flavors of mango, banana, and a touch of melon.

In 2003, our good friend Kelly Sauber brewed the first paw paw beer utilizing locally harvested paw paw fruit from Integration Acres. We are now very proud to bring Paw Paw Wheat back and to you all!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (878) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle to goblet at the RBAG14 warmup Light fruit, lacto, starch, and some funk. Light transparent yellow with no head. Sweet corn and lemon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kbudd19 (559) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
Cloudy golden pour with light white foam. Aroma is light citrus fruit (paw paw?). Taste is a bit flat, some light fruit, not much else.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (2946) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle - Wheat and a starchy stone fruit. Cloudy gold with a white head. Light odd stone fruit, starchy and not too sweet. Not good or bad, just plain.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lukaduke (2003) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle thanks to Jstax ! Pours a hazy medium golden color with two fingers of white sudsy foam. The nose is fruity like fruit loops cereal with some dusty sun soaked wheat traces laying beneath the fruit. Palate has a nice fruity base with layers of mango, tangerine, cantaloupe, some watermelon rind bitterness and rustic grain lingers. Nice balance of fruit and grain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slats (7) - Ohio, USA - JUL 6, 2014 does not count
Paw Paw Wheat comes in a thick walled brown bottle adorned with a colorful Polynesian looking label. Pouring the beer into my tulip glass yields a translucent golden-amber colored liquid topped by three fingers of pure white head that dies off fairly quickly without leaving much lacing behind. As I bring the glass up to my nose I can smell the Belgian yeast and mild aromas of sweet tropical fruits. The taste starts out rather unassuming, grainy flavors from the wheat malts, a bit of vanilla, and a touch of sweetness. The Paw Paw fruit flavor shows itself toward the end of each sip. If I were to try and describe it to someone who has never eaten a paw paw (like me), I would say it tastes something like a mango. I also pick up some spicy black pepper like notes at the finish. The 9% abv is well hidden. The mouthfeel is quite thick, borderline syrupy. This is not a light bodied, easy drinking fruit-infused American Wheat Ale, but something more in line with a Belgian strong golden ale. The Paw Paw aroma and flavor are fairly subtle, but they do become more pronounced as the beer warms. Itís a well crafted beer that I enjoyed, but Iím not sure it is special enough to warrant the $6 price tag.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrewFace (706) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Fairly hazy, light orange, minimal head. Light citrusy notes, banana, mango aroma. A lot of wheaty character and some light citrus. Smooth paw paw finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Homer321 (1602) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle thanks to drsilverworm. Aroma is like a tropical smoothie. Fairly clear with a white head that dies quickly. Taste is grainy with a banana and kiwi. Fairly fruity forward. Pretty good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (7905) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle I brought to RBSDG. Pours orange gold with white head. Nose/taste of banana, vanilla, melon and wheat malt. Vanilla forward. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jredmond (5219) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Clocks at RBSDADG. Pours a clear golden amber with thin white lacing. Aroma is weird fruit and light booze. Mouthfeel is medium and lightly cloying with notes of vanilla, banana and melon. No alcohol in the flavor which is nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wittales (611) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Thx@JBruner for Local trade. Appearance was cloudy orangish gold with diminishing creamy white 1 finger head, spotty lacing. Aromas are unique fruits of banana, honey melon, peach, guava and brown sugar. Taste are white wine, grape, peach, clove banana with slight alcohol backend. Palate was soft smooth CO2 with medium body, then average length different fruity tannin finish. A unique wheat brew, try it you might like.

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