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RATINGS: 369   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Brewed in the style of a mid-19th century English Festival Ale, this unfiltered wheat beer displays a translucent orange color topped with a creamy, white head. Wheat enhances the mouthfeel of the beer and produces pleasant bread-like notes while Michigan honey provides a caramelized sweetness in the flavor profile. This beer is spiced with orange peel and coriander and small amounts of three hop varieties pleasantly counterbalances the sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (11582) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 5, 2005
Bottle. Cloudy golden amber with small white head. Aroma of citrus and toffee. Medium body with sweet finish. Flavor was full with citrus and wheat sweet. Good American Wheat.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUN 4, 2005
Fairly decent, pouring a cloudy amber body with a thin, fizzy white head. The aroma is bready malt along with a dash of honey sweetness and some lemony acidity. Itís got a toasty taste with a bit of spiciness. The finish is fairly clean and crisp. Good warm weather fare.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - MAY 31, 2005
Bottle 12oz - Pours cloudy amber with a short white head. Aroma is of wheat bread and a hint of spice. Taste is caramel, apricots and some spice. I really thought that this was a Belgian Wit until I saw the style above. I believe that it has more of the characteristics of one. It is light and crisp on the palate and refreshing for after mowing the lawn.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SpudClampDawg (1029) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - MAY 31, 2005
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2008 Lots of bready, toasted malts in the nose. The body is crisp and refreshing, hinting on dough, caramel, apricot and vanilla bean. The finish is drawn out, dry and fuity. Yet another good brew from Aracadia.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 11, 2005
A solid orange color, under a fine, whitish head, with numerous micro, and some not so-micro-scopic "floaties" zipping about...yikes! Aroma: odd. fruity, peach and nectarine, apricot, but it feels a touch plastic, rubbery...caramelly...reminds me of certain NW hops, but put to strange use... something ill-fitting in this nose. Enough, letís taste... That plastic/rubber thing I canít put my finger on is there again, in the taste...might be the yeast they use, but it dominates the texture of this brew. Full-bodied, big -time fruit, mucho maltiness, not much from hops, an easy traveller over the esophagus...but lacks something...drinks easy, for sure, but misses ...I donít know...character? Thatís what Iíll call it... not bad, actually, just needs some ZING! to make me, or anyone with taste, stand up and salute. As it is, it ainít happeniní...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2005
Tap: dark cloudy orange with big white head. Very spicy yeast aroma and flavor. A little honey and orange, but mostly pepper. Finishes spicy sweet. Little surprised by the score. This has always been about as good as their competitorsí summer wheat, just doesnít have the same following.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jaymobrown (1723) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 18, 2005
Lacy off white head. Light, airy, grapefruit, bit oí spice nose. Orange, lemon flavors -- really subtle, delicate. More of a Belgian wit. Some hops, but no noticable caramel, malt, or wheat flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (5377) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - APR 2, 2005
Bottle: Aroma is rather sweet with lots of wheat, spices, and light citrus. Pours a very cloudy dark orange with a white head that diminishes somewhat quickly. Sweet up front with light honey and citrus and a pretty big spicey finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11896) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 31, 2005
(I suspect this is an old bottle, but there is no date on it) Small off white head atop hazed amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, toffee, light orange. Taste is moderately sweet, toffee, some earthy, orange, light lemon. Medium body, some acidity. Not bad, but certainly not what I was expecting from an American Wheat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zach Diesel (906) - Sisters, Oregon, USA - DEC 12, 2004
super orangey with hints of lemon and yeast in the aroma, hazy gold, nice wheaty body with slight yeastiness and lots of orange flavors

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