Portsmouth Weizenheimer
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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
This unfiltered, light-bodied American wheat ale is brewed with forty percent wheat malt and just enough hops for tangy, thirst-quenching refreshment. One of our most popular offerings, it is an excellent choice for those looking for a lighter beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Goodgrief (2000) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - MAY 20, 2010
Pour was hazy gold color with minimal head and lacing. Faint aroma of bananas. Mild wheaty base with a sweet fruity sweet presence. Smooth mouthfeel with mild carbonation. This reminds me of Bells Oberon, which is a good thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 20, 2009
In short: A light on taste but highly refreshing summer thirst quencher.
How: Tap at brewpub
The look: Cloudy yellow-blonde body topped by a small white head
In long: Light wheaty nose with a touch of lemon. Taste is light but very pleasant and refreshing. Some pineapples, crisp unsweetened wheat, some other topical fruits, a light lemon presence. Pleasant tartness. A little dryness despite the fruity flavours. Extra non-aggressive. I cannot give super high marks to a beer that is so light on taste. However this is not a bland beer and on the hot-day-refreshing scale this scores very high. This is certainly one of the best inoffensive thirst quencher beer I’ve had. Had this been available up north in my homeland of Montreal I would have drank this all the time during our hot summer days. All three of them.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thornecb (5545) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 31, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2015 Pours deep gold into a weizen glass. Bright white head with good retention recedes to skim surface. Butterscotch and clove aromas. Soft with sweet bubblegum and clove front to back. Much improved from 2011. 7/31/2011: Pours hazy gold into a Weizen glass. White head quickly recedes to hug rim. Bubblegum and coriander aromas. Thin with sweet bubblegum upfront turning slightly sour before the lasting sour hay finish. 6/3/6/3/12

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VTHopHead (1511) - Seymour, Tennessee, USA - OCT 11, 2009
Draft at the brewpub - Poured a golden amber in color with a small bright white head. Flavor is grainy with an underlying citrus character. Slightly sour on the finish. Easy drinking and good...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11937) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Bomber from the brewpub. Pours a hazy yellow with a medium sized frothy white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of biscuity wheat, mild floral hops. Fairly simple. The taste is wheat, citrus and tropical fruits. Thin bodied, mild lingering spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 13, 2009
Pours a hazy amber with a thin white ead. Smells of sweet wheat, some clover, light spice. Tastes ful bodied with some banana and clove elements. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 13, 2009
on tap-pours a white ring for a head and cloudy yellow/gold color. Aroma is sweet light/medium malt-lemon, slight banana. Taste is sweet light/medium malt-lemon, slight banana, some hops bite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (4810) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 26, 2013
Draft at the brewery. Pours cloudy dark yellow. Smells like lemon peel and spices. Tastes bitter and citrusy. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (5296) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Sampled at the brewpub. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of light wheat, light malts, and some floral hops. Flavor the same. Average texture. Not a bad wheat ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beershine (5224) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - JUN 17, 2008
Draught, sample @ brewpub. Yellowish and hazy. Nose is subdued. Very nice mellow, rounded flavors, balanced and smooth. Slight hop finish. Sweetness present in beginning rounds out with lingering malt/hop purity in finish. Interesting.

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