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Windansea Wheat

The shack at Windansea beach is an iconic part of the San Diego landscape, almost as much as the fiercely guarded waves that break upon its shores. Every so often a winter storm washes the shack away, but like clockwork, a salty-haired local hero resurrects it. It’s tradition, and Windansea Wheat is a beer created with this tradition in mind. Brewed true to the Bavarian style, this beer is served hazy and unfiltered. A closely guarded strain of Hefeweizen yeast creates that unmistakable aroma of banana, clove, and a hint of vanilla. At Windansea beach, you may not find many friendly faces out in the water if you haven’t paid your dues. But this Windansea Wheat’s got your name on it.

Gold: 2018 CA State Fair Commercial Beer Competition

Silver: 2017 San Diego International Beer Competition

Gold: 2016 Great American Beer Festival

Gold: 2016 CA State Fair Commercial Beer Competition

Bronze: 2015 Great American Beer Festival, South German-Style Hefeweizen

Silver: 2014 San Diego International Beer Competition

Silver: 2014 LA Commercial Beer Competition

Silver: 2014 CA Commercial Craft Beer Competition

Silver: 2012 CA State Commercial Beer Competition

Silver: 2011 CA State Commercial Beer Competition

Gold: 2010 LA International Commercial Beer Competition

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Stats

ABV: 5.1%
Color: 3 SRM
Bitterness: 12 IBU

Tasting Notes

Style: Bavarian Hefeweizen
Malt: Pale 2-Row, White Wheat
Hops: Tettnanger

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November 16, 2020

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October 13, 2020

Bridge Pale Ale 16oz can
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June 26, 2020

31st Anniversary Ale Bottle
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January 31, 2020

Murky Poetry Hazy IPA Can
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January 16, 2020

10 Beers for Breakfast Maple Stout 22oz Bomber
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November 21, 2019

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November 3, 2019

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October 24, 2019

Blink of an IPA 16oz can
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October 10, 2019

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July 31, 2019

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July 19, 2019

30 Anniversary Bottle
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January 25, 2019

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January 1, 2019

9 bonfires blazing 22 oz bomber
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November 16, 2018

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March 12, 2018

29th anniversary 500ml bottle
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29th Anniversary Barrel-Aged Saison

January 19, 2018

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November 16, 2017

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January 1, 2017

seven sharks 22oz bomber
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November 29, 2016

Aurora Hoppyalis 12oz bottle
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January 22, 2016

six suits 22oz bomber
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December 3, 2015

5 wee heavy bells 22oz bomber
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December 3, 2015

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December 3, 2015

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October 9, 2015

Red Trolley 12oz bottle
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October 8, 2015

Tower 10 IPA 12 oz bottle
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October 7, 2015

Wreck Alley 22oz bomber
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October 3, 2015

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Windansea Wheat

October 2, 2015

Frank the Dank DIPA beer in glass
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October 1, 2015

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