Monteiths Brewer's Series Unfiltered Apricot Wheat

 
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Formerly brewed at Monteiths Brewing Co. (DB Breweries)
Style: Fruit Beer
Greymouth, New Zealand
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 2.87/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Based on a traditional Bavarian Hefeweizen with added sweetness. Sun-ripened Otago apricots balance the tart, clove and banana flavours of our wheat malt and special yeast. Overlaid with a fine, noble hop to create a fresh, spicy finish. Perfect for that moment when you get to the bach.

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3.6
JohnnyRay (11) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 18, 2013
I like Monteith’s Brewer’s Series. This beer poured a light gold colour, slightly cloudy. There was at least two fingers of frothy, white head that stayed around for a while before eventually fading to very little. There was moderate carbonation. It smelt nice with apricots being prevalent. The taste was of apricot and wheat with some bitterness. It was a tasty, refreshing beer.

2.2
ShaneJ (910) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 26, 2013
Bottle from 1st Choice. Clear, bright golden, aroma is all sweet apricot jam, drier than expected, apricot dominates flavour as well, some underlying tartness. Not great.

3.4
gnoff (10985) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2013
Draught at Royal Albert Hotel, Sydney, on July 17, 2013.
Clear straw yellow color, white head. Sweet, sugary, fruity, apricot taste. Apricot aftertaste. Medium to fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness. Sweet, fruity, apricot scent.

3.5
Travlr (26087) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Draft at Beervana. Hazy yellow color, medium white head. Aroma of fresh fruit, citrus. Taste is softly sour apricot, white bread dough. Tasty.

2.3
DylansDad (659) - North Shore, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 23, 2013
For the girls to pre-load with before they hit the high school ball. Like a wine cooler but made with beer.

3.2
Jado (805) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - JUL 20, 2013
From 500 ml bottle. Pours a hazy gold with a thin white head. Strong aromas of fresh apricots with lighter scents of bubblegum, wheat and lemon. Taste is similar with a strong apricot taste up front with some zesty lemon and light spice and some sweetness. Finishes quite crisply with an apricot aftertaste. Impressed that it doesn’t have any artificial notes at all. The hefe characters are light and it drinks more like a lager in the body. Unusual and not bad.

2.7
Tonybaldeagle (62) - - JUL 19, 2013
Fresh and fruity with the complexity of a wheat beer. Would make a wonderful summer drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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