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Atwater Traverse City Cherry Wheat
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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   ABV: -
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TC is the cherry capital of the world and now Montmorency Cherries from this colorful town in Michigan’s “Up North” have made their way into a wheat beer for the ages, for a taste that’s totally cherry. Prost!


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1.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
portableparty (1909) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 10, 2012
bottle. Pours dark red amber with a soapy off white head that leaves a spotty film and faint lacing. Aroma is bread malt and cherry. Taste is watery malt bread and slight watered cherry. Palate is thin and watered down.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUN 7, 2014
A nice try, but the cherry taste is a bit medicinal when accenting the grassy wheatiness of the base. Tried at the DC Drink the District Derby Days with Matt and Justin.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bubblehouse (310) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 31, 2014
The cherry flavor is a little intrusive. It is not a beer i would drink on a regular basis.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Campy877 (166) - Michigan, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours a reddish copper with a very thin head. Aroma is cherry and hops. Taste is very tart, bitter and one dimensional. Not very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Mittenator (1213) - Michigan, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Bottle. Golden with a light head. Syrupy cherry and malt. Dry, flat, and stale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mark_Eck (371) - - MAY 2, 2014
Pours a reddish brown. Aroma and taste are both tart cherries, almost like juice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KajII (777) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - JAN 15, 2014
12oz Bottle. The pour was a cloudy medium brown with a strong reddish hue and a huge (3-4 finger) sudsy head that reduced slowly, down to a thick cap which lasted throughout and had fair sticky lacing.

The aroma was kind of mild with a light hay- like malt and a funky dusty yeast with hints of cherry, barley and wheat.

The taste was lightly malty and a tad sweet with a strong note of cherries from the get go, with a bit of wheat slipping in along with a mild bitterness and a lightly tart ending. The flavor lasted and average duration proceeding the swallow, with a lightly bitter fruity taste left behind.

Mouthfeel was light in body with a thin dry texture and an almost fizzy carbonation.

Overall this is a decent Wheat Ale with a strong presence of fruit and a touch of wheat. Be careful upon opening this one though, it fizzed up out of the bottle and onto the counter. I was quick though and only lost a very little... www.facebook.com/KAJIIsBeerReviews

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
edgallow (1863) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 6, 2013
12 oz bottle pours hazy amber with a white head. Aroma of sweet malts and cherries. taste is the malts, tart cherries and wheat. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
boxofrane (2049) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Bottle from Wegmans. Pours hazy orange with no head to speak of other than around the rim of the glass. The aroma does have some tart cherry present but very little else. The taste has a light cherry, more sweet than tart initially, and a decent maltiness. Reasonable but not up there with beers like the Founder’s Cherise.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
tectactoe (1443) - Michigan, USA - OCT 5, 2013
UPDATED: APR 8, 2014 Bottle: Hazy copper color, white head dissipates quickly as it leaves absolutely no lacing along the glass. Aroma barely has any cherry in it. Very, very light cherry, wheat, sweet malt, a finishing touch of bland floral hops. Aroma is so light, it’s hard to pick up on anything. Way too weak. Taste is slightly tart cherry up front, more like a juice with some medicinal and chalky notes. Soft, bland... full of wheat; back-end of wheat almost overpowers the cherry. Aftertaste is full of that weird chalky, "just chewed a vitamin" finish. Not the best...

3.1
   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.


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