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Kirkwood Station Blackberry Wheat
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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A uniquely light and refreshing fruit beer with a crisp, clean flavor that is yellow in color. It is an easy drinking, slightly sweet beer with a blackberry flavor that is distinct, yet not overpowering. Medium light body with a medium high carbonation.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (7956) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2014
draft. Pours cloudy yellow. Nose/taste of blackberry and banana. Lighter medium body. Plain.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TheAlum (5575) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Flight pour on tap at the brewery (Kirkwood, MO). Pours a pale straw hue, a bit of yellow glow on the edges with frothy whitish head stays as a spidery film, nice lacing overall. Aromas are blackberry syrup, a touch sweet with bready malts, gentle flaked wheat and earthiness. Sweeter juice elements provide the fruit, dominate. Initial is lighter end of the fold, some Koolaid berry, touches of sweetness. Gentle sugary fruit, touches of bread and flaked wheat. A touch taart but artificial. Backend has a bit of a filmy coating from the blackberry sweetener. Not good. Finish is a bit dry, bitter and odd. Itís drinkable but itís not good and not representative of even a middling fruit beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deyholla (6503) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Sampled from the tap at the brewpub. Pours a hazy light gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of sweet blackberry with some wheat for the backbone. Flavor has a good amount of sweet blackberry with some strong wheat backing.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ferris (2993) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 19, 2014
Draft - Berry slushy and candy like. Light gold with a good head. Like melted freezie, sweet and artificial. Much too sweet and juice like.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strykzone (4812) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Sampled at Heritage Fest. Dingy gold. Some berry arona but not really enough. Flavor, too. Magain too light. As much malts as wheat.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (1901) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 9, 2014
16 oz can pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malts, fruit , and yeast. Taste is yeast, blackberries and malts.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bif (1386) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 6, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2013 On tap at the 28/65 Brewhouse. Served a hazy light golden color with a small head and no real lacing. Aroma of citrus, mild fruit with wheat and just a bit of malt sweetness. Taste of citrus some malt sweetness and a subtle blackberry sweetness. Has a mild bitterness and the finish is quite clean. Fairly light body, crisp and refreshing. A pleasant summer beer that goes down easy.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BOSSbrewer (1474) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Had this at their tap room Fall 2012. Not really impressed with any of their beers. Meh.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (6970) - Illinois, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Missing a bit of extra berry in the finish but overall a solid beer, super refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (9506) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Poured a clear gold with a lingering ring of white foam. Aromas of wheat, blackberry and light spice. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of wheat, blackberry and light straw with a crisp finish.


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