Atwater Traverse City Cherry Wheat
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TC is the cherry capital of the world and now Montmorency Cherries from this colorful town in Michiganís ďUp NorthĒ have made their way into a wheat beer for the ages, for a taste thatís totally cherry. Prost!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
carlb (107) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Highly carbonated! Pours a large (3 inch) off-white-to-white creamy head which never fully dissipates. Spicy wheat and light cherry in the nose. Light body with a touch of acidity on the palate. Very light cherry notes on the palate (ever chew/suck on cherry pits?). Poured with a slight haze and makes beautiful Belgian lace. Refreshing, and bright with a medicinal hint. Lingers nicely. Final pour released much yeast which fell to the bottom of the glass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmm635 (920) - Havertown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Dirty amber color with a thick white that dissipates quickly. Aroma of cherry juice and light wheat. Very sweet at first but finishes real sharp. Tart cherries take over.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Bottled April 2013. Poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint. Appearance: Darker than I was expecting... looks like a dark cherry, appropriately enough. Sand colored doesnít last long, and thereís really no lacing. Bleh. Has a nice color, but thatís about it. Smell: Quite a bit of cherry, but thereís actually a malt aroma... smells more like a beer than Sam Adams Cherry Wheat, thatís for sure. Not much to it. It has a pleasant aroma, though. Taste/feel: Eehk.. drink this one cold -- thatís all Iíll say. As this warmed up, I got this really odd bitterness that I canít quite explain. Itís not a hop bitterness, but almost like a bitterness youíd get from sucking on a tree root or something. Itís bizarre, and itís there all over the tongue, and lingers. When this beer is colder, thatís not much of a problem. Traverse City Cherry *Wheat* also had me wondering where the wheat was until the aftertaste, as well. The feel is light and pretty thing -- definitely an "after a long, hot day" sort of beer, for me. Not a very good beer. I can say that it doesnít have a medicinal sort of FLAVOR that can sometimes be a problem in a lot of cherry beers, but that weird bitterness is a killer, and ruining the beer for me. For what itís worth, itíd be average-at-best even if that bitterness was out of the equation. Canít recommend this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (8851) - Illinois, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Itís okay. Not too sweeet thanks ot the tart cherries, a bit medicinal. A bit thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tnkw01 (1300) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 3, 2013
Bottle. Dark brownish burgundy color. Natural cherry flavor, nothing artificial here. Aroma also has a natural cherry aroma. This is better then I originally thought.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerFunGuy (820) - California, USA - JUL 24, 2013
This reddish brown beer has a tart aroma and flavor. Well done and easy to drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
strongpieman (1582) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - JUL 9, 2013
Bottle. Reddish amber color, clear, light head. Tart and a little sour, medium light body. Pretty much as expected for taste. Fine, but not a preference.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (3751) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 25, 2013
bottle. coppery with small head. pretty basic wheat beer with some cherry flavor. kind of dull.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
alobar (3019) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Pours a copper color with a slight aroma of wheat and cherry. Cherry flavor upfront and very brief with some wheat. Pretty average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (4438) - Florida, USA - JUN 12, 2013
12 ounce bottle pours a copper red rust color with aromas of subtle cherries and light wheat. Flavors are light cherreies, some wheat and a light tart aftertaste. A nice beer to enjoy in the heat and better than the sam addams cherry wheat.

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