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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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What can we say about this one? A bit of luck meets years of homebrewing experience? When it came time to test out our brewing system for the first time, we needed something that we wouldn’t feel too bad about dumping if we had equipment troubles. One of our brewers had enough malt in his homebrew stock, which unfortunately wasn’t being used due to all his spare time being spent helping get Six Row started, for a batch. However, it was a bit of a motley collection of ten (yes, ten!) malts, everything from wheat to pale to crystal to aromatic to our namesake. With a little supplemental malt from the local homebrew store, some Cascade and Goldings hops and a blend of US ale yeasts, the Whale (wheat/pale) ale was born. Pale copper in color, this is an interesting beer that has already been enjoyed by many. Let us know how you would describe it.

edgallow's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (1867) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 11, 2012
22 oz bottle, Hazy amber color with really no head. Citrus, malty and slightly sweet taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Homer321 (1602) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Draft. Nose is bready and grainy. Taste is slightly fruity with some apple like esters. Decent but seems slightly off, could be the yeast aspect of it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danbus (5) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 7, 2014 does not count
There's a lot going on in this pleasing mongrel beer, but it manages to be well-balanced and bright with a yummy aftertaste. It's part pale ale and wheat ale and yet this Frankenstein is a thing all its own. Good job, Six Row. I had this at their brewery in St. Louis. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kaserk (45) - wdm, Iowa, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Drank this at Flanerys in the STL out of a bottle. Didn’t smell or taste good. Did not enjoy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kaser (2504) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Orange pour from tap at flannigans. Wheat, orange peel, somewhat sweet. Fruity. Decent beer

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boozedude (1671) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle shared with my special sister kruton-butt at flannerys st louis...cant get much if the aroma..but taste is goog fir a wheat..some plesant lemin on the back end..refreshing i dig it

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
gschrade (528) - Collinsville, USA - NOV 2, 2013
I had this at Fitzs. Pours light yellow with a white head. Taste wheat, floral. I thought this was good. I could drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11071) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2013
on tap-tight white-yellow. A-grain, some spice hops. T-some spice/herbal hops, grain/lt malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EtTuCthulhu (992) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - AUG 19, 2013
The aroma of this beer is a mixture of wheat and sour bread yeast, and the appearance is a hazy amber color with a medium white head that fades fairly quickly. The taste is quite sour and mildly sweet, and the palate combines a thin and slick texture, light body, soft carbonation, and an abrupt finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drdisque (507) - Illinois, USA - APR 20, 2013
From a 22 oz bottle poured into a shaker. Little head, nice orangish cloudy color. Weak malty aroma. Flavor is well rounded - malty and a little tangy with a slightly bitter hop finish. Very solid beer of the American wheat ale style. So glad they didn’t overhwhelm this with hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryanfolty (1829) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - FEB 12, 2013
February 12, 2013 - on tap at brewery. Cloudy yellow orange pour with nice head and lacing. Grain, malt and maybe citrus in aroma. Taste was similar with a mild bitter finish.

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