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Piney River Black Walnut Wheat
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Buckets, burlap bags and pickup truck beds are filled with black walnuts each fall in the Ozarks. The rich and lively flavor of the wild, hand-harvested black walnut is a renowned flavor of the region. We’re proud to continue celebrating local flavor and tradition with our handcrafted Black Walnut Wheat Ale.


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4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
handsomejn (67) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Very creative beer. WONDERFUL aroma of wheat and black walnuts. Nice malty flavor. Pours a cloudy dark amber, nice and refreshing,


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (3345) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Sample at Boulevardia 2014. Comes dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of grain, nuts, yeast, and fruit. Taste is wheat, walnuts, yeast, and some fruit. Interesting and delicious.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (1031) - Missouri, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Walnutty. Another solid creative brew from piney river. Tasted at hermann beer tasting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (4832) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Sampled at Mo Beer Fest. Darkerbrown. A nutty nose. A smoother feel. Wheat is also tasted and is just about right. Not a style that is going to wow but if it was this one would.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
csaso (1315) - Missouri, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Tap - good size foamy head, pretty dark amber color, mild aroma, definite nutty and wheat flavors - very different than your typical wheat beer, pretty good overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BOSSbrewer (1497) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Pours a medium brown. Minimal head. Some wheat in the nose. Slightly chocolaty some cardboard. Slightly bitter and some burntness. Overall nice.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
onceblind (3965) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Clear dark brown, with an aroma like black walnut, a light sweetness, an mineral water. The flavor is like burnt cashews and grape skin. Kinda weird. But ends with a light floralness. No bitterness though.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kdm1984 (633) - Missouri, USA - SEP 21, 2013
A bit sweet, yet also stale, for the style. Like the walnut element, but still hard to love a wheat.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Another1 (9) - Missouri, USA - AUG 8, 2013 does not count
A yeasty wheat beer that is perfectly highlighted by the slightly sweet, earthy, natural flavor of black walnuts. Not only do the walnuts add flavor and aroma, they give the beer a nice brown ale color. If you come across this brew, you have found a remarkable treasure! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EtTuCthulhu (1006) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - MAR 14, 2013
The color is quite brown without being complete opaque, but it has no head; additionally, the aroma is very subtle with a slight hint of walnut. The visual and olfactory elements of the beer aren’t anything to rave about, but the taste is mildly sweet, slightly umami, and a touch sour, making a pleasurable taste that isn’t completely typical of other wheat ales. Also, the palate complements the taste with its medium body, soft carbonation, slick texture, and abrupt finish, which makes the beer crisp.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jandd1983 (2505) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 5, 2013
It poured a dark brown color with a small off-white head. The aroma was of yeasty banana and some soapy notes. The taste was wheaty and lightly sweet with the normal banana flavors and a stronger than usual bitterness aftertaste. Nice.


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