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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (3001) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 13, 2015
It poured a clear golden color with a white head. The aroma was of fruit and light booze. The taste was of vanilla, banana and some melons. Different.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbuskirk (554) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - APR 4, 2015
Praise and thanks to phaleslu for this beer. Paw Paw Wheat is one of the few fruit-infused wheat ales Ive enjoyed drinking. Ill be honest, I had no idea what the hell a paw paw was before I consumed this ale. Now, Im a fan. This ale pours yellow and heady. Smell is a bit unusual. Theres booze, some fruit, floral notes, and even a woodsy/peaty aroma that reminded me of whiskey. Taste is remarkably tropical. Nectar, melon, honey, and sugary stone fruit. Mouthfeel is smooth and somewhat sticky. Apparently, Jackie Os knows how to incorporate paw paw. This beer is weird in a great way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HuskerTan (701) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - APR 3, 2015
Bottle. A- Banana, whiskey, peat, wheat, citrus, paw paw. A- Orange golden color, hazy liquid, off white head. T- Banana, honey, subtle whiskey, melons, paw paw, bubble gum. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, boozy finish. O- Im not sure what the hell paw paw is supposed to taste like but I guess its like whats in this beer. A unique taste that reminded me of banana and honey and citrus that turned into a more boozy peat finish as it warmed. I cant decide whether I liked this or not but Im leaning towards yes.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
MacBoost (1452) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - MAR 25, 2015
375ml Chugged in 10 seconds. Taste was garbage fruit soaked in pepsicans butthole. Sweet, cloying. Well below average. Get a new fuckin fruit, Ohio.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCaptMatey (176) - Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Poured a hazy orange amber colour with a thin white head with poor retention and no lacing. Sweet aroma of fruit, wheat malt, and a hint of herbal spice. Flavor is rich of the tropical fruits, candied sugars, light wheat bitterness, and spiced yeast. Medium bodied with a creamy mouthfeel. Crisp finish and alcohol is hidden well. Initial fruit flavor had caught me off guard and are definitely quite quirky, but is still an enjoyable journey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (4462) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 12, 2015
375ml bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma of fruits (paw paws I guess, not sure what those are like), some light malts and wheat and dough, and hints of bitterness, plus some spiciness from the wheat and yeast. Flavor the same with a decent blend of everything, hiding the 9% well. Average texture. An interesting beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Shot (206) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - DEC 31, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 3, 2015 Bottle. Pours cloudy--a dirty Amber color. Aromas of honey, apricot and a hint of caramel. Almost no head retention. Flavors are honeysuckle, stone fruits, and a slight herbal tone--very subtle. Very slight hop presence. Slightly peppery mouthfeel. The lack of any sort of head and the absence of any real aroma or hop presence is suspect, but I actually like this. It has a substantial feel with generous alcohol warmth. But its still refreshing and satisfying. This is a good one. You can tell this is a well-made brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4543) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - DEC 27, 2014
375 ml bottle from Jungle Jims. Hazy orange color Tropical fruit. A bit of that banana like taste in paw paw. Slight caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (7060) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
[6612-20140815] Bottle. Fruity raspberry wheat aroma. Slightly hazy, pale orange body with a quick foamy white head. Fruity sweet sugar bomb flavour. Medium body. Fair, weird fruit kick. (6/3/6/3/13) 3.1
(@ Campground Brewdown 2014, Millmont, PA)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (4538) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle: Hazy, orange-amber, floaties..small white head. Paw-paw and slight alcohol scent. Creamy pap-paw flavour...wheat malt. The paw-paw is spot on......exactly as advertised....really great... I actually have a paw-paw patch on my property... This beer pinpoints the presentation of pure paw-paw perfectly... Hows that for alliteration?...

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