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Brewed by Great Heck
Style: Stout
Goole, England

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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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A cloudy wheat stout made with German wheat beer yeast and dry hopped with with real Madagascar vanilla pods. Suitable for vegans.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7586) - London, Greater London, - FEB 25, 2011
Cask (gravity dispense) at the Bricklayers Arms Yorkshire Beer Festival on 23 February 2011. Very dark brown. Almost black. Too dark to see easily whether it was cloudy. Loose beige head. Fairly lively condition. Dry with quite strong bitterness lingering into the aftertaste. Not much vanilla in evidence and I didn’t think the wheat beer yeast made much of an impact either. Dry, clean and rather austere. Pretty decent overall.


3.9
leaparsons (10712) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2015
Cask, The Salmon, Leicester. Dark with a firm beige foam. Aromas are chocolate and banana with molasses. Hints of vanilla oak barrel with dark fruits. Flavours are sweet chocolate with wheat and a light earthiness. Dark toffee with winter berries and a very creamy palate. Very nice.

3.3
niquillis (2752) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2014
On cask at Bridge Street Ale House, Newcastle Under Lyme. Pours black with creamy tan head. Vanilla is drowned out by the wheat but it is what it says it is. A good stout with a Hefeweizen background. Strange but good.

3.5
Stuu666 (14563) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 2, 2014
Cask at the bow bar. Pours black, nose is wheaty, banana, chocolate, taste is sweet chocolate, dry, wheaty.

3.4
allmyvinyl (10932) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 23, 2014
Cask at The Bow Bar. Pours dark brown, thin beige head. Aromas of chocolate and banana. Taste is more of the same, not getting much vanilla. Not bad.

3.6
cgarvieuk (25741) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 21, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2014 Cask at the bow bar... Deep black... Small tan head... Soft chocolate roast.. Soft banana fruit roast.. Soft sweet fruits.. Soft toffee.. Soft banana chocolate roast...

3.5
jmgreenuk (9867) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 19, 2014
Cask at the Post Office Vaults, Birmingham. Poured a clear dark mahogany with a bubbly broken off white head. The aroma is dry earthy light roasted malt. The flavour is moderate bitter with a smooth soft light malt, light sweet vanilla, dark chocolate, light hop bitter palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.2
imdownthepub (15137) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2014
Cask conditioned at York Beer Festival ’14. Dark brown with cream head. The overriding impression is of sweet vanilla and milky chocolate, more like the Milky Bar Kid than a serious attempt at a wheat beer, however there was nothing really wrong with it, so a reasonable mark.

3.5
tommann (3900) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2010
Cask gravity at the Dudley Winter Beer festival. Pours near pitch black with no head. Aroma is wheat, some banana and faint roasted malt. Taste was wheat and faint banana to start. Roasted malt and wheat to finish. Could be a bit fuller.


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