Thirsty Planet Yellow Armadillo Wheat
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Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Although few of us will ever achieve the official jersey, there is an athlete in all of us that thirsts to get out. Yellow Jersey Wheat is an American wheat style ale. We use 50% malted barley and 50% malted red hard winter wheat. It’s a light-bodied beer that is perfect for the hot Texas summers. It has a light hazy straw color with a light citrus character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (6155) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2013
On tap at Stiles Switch BBQ and Brew in Austin. Golden pour with a white head. The aroma and flavor are full of big wheat and grain notes, with a hint of grass and some light citrus. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12717) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2011
(Draught) Pours a clear yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of wheat, citrus, banana, and light florals. Flavor of citrus, nuts, wheat, earth, and florals.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ilovedarkbeer (2712) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - OCT 9, 2011
On tap. Pours a clear yellow green color with a small soapy head. Not very complex at all. Grains, lemons, powdered sugar. A quaffer for sure.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (2530) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy yellow color with white head. Raw wheat and cereal grains on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a wheaty yeast note.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kidmartinek (4676) - austin, Texas, USA - AUG 19, 2010
Slightly cloudy golden color. White foam head lasts but a few minutes. Banana and grass aroma. Bkand wheat malt taste with a light, sugary finish. Medium bodied with a mild mouthfeel. Finish is very light banana and vanilla.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerenberger (1601) - Fischer, Texas, USA - MAR 14, 2012
Clear yellow in appearance with a short lasting white head and a grainy aroma. The taste is very grainy much like the nose with a light mouthfeel. Would drink again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dreddy (17) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 11, 2010
On-tap at Opal Divine’s Marina during Texas Craft Beer Week. Yellow Armadillo pours as advertised, showing a bright, brassy color with a slight goldenrod haze. Good carbonation, but the eggshell white head doesn’t last too long or leave much in the way of lacing. Aroma is faint...minimal even. Touches of grassy hops, wheat, and a hint of tropical fruit sweetness. The taste borders on blandness, but packs just enough juice to keep the palate marginally entertained. Again, light wheat flavors are backed by some tropical fruitiness. Hops are an afterthought on the finish with some grain and mineral notes. Mouthfeel is appropriate, with a crisp carbonation level and smooth, medium-light body that goes down very easily. I could put away an entire pitcher of Yellow Armadillo Wheat by myself without batting an eye, but unfortunately I’d get bored after the first pint. Thirsty Planet’s other two offerings (Buckethead IPA and Thirsty Goat Amber) are far superior.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 9, 2013
On tap at Opal's. Light pour with a small white head. Aroma is light and grainy with a little banana. Taste is about the same.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
djd07 (10043) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 3, 2011
Sampled at Texas Beerfest. Pours a cloudy yellow with a small frothy off white head. The aroma is a faint wheat grass and banana. Thin mouthfeel and a bit watery. Flavor of wheat and light honey. A decent wheat from Thirsty Planet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
UncleKorm (1225) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAR 29, 2014
On tap at brewery, poured a clear yellow hue w/ white fully diminishing head. Moderate straw aroma. Initial flavor is a light sweet w/ a light bitter finish. Tastes are bread, straw, and honeydew. Light bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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