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Avery Calypso Wheat Ale

Formerly brewed at Avery Brewing Company
Style: Wheat Ale
Boulder, Colorado USA
Serve in Shaker, Weizen


on tap


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
A not-so-traditional American Wheat Ale, Calypso provides an incredibly easy drinking beer with a hoppy kick that's sure to please. On a hot summer day, nothing will cleanse the palate better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2010
Below average wheat. Yellowish pour. Very clear. Nose and taste is more citrus than wheat. Rated 4/16/03

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (10651) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 29, 2003
Slightly hazy straw color. Small, creamy white head. Mostly, but not fully diminishing. Decent lacing. Yeasty and citrusy aroma. The flavor is well-balanced. Malty, but not sweet. Bitter, but not tongue poundingly so. Notes of orange blossom honey on the palate. Light-bodied with a mostly watery, but slightly silky mouthfeel. Fizzy carbonation. Crisp, clean finish with lingering notes of straw and butter. Refreshing brew!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (7364) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 22, 2002
Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is hazy light yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly hoppy (lemon), lightly yeasty (sweat). Flavor is moderately sweet, moderately acidic. Finish is moderately acidic, lightly bitter. Medium body, creamy texture, lively carbonation. The acidity is partly the dull yeasty kind, but overall the balance is good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDIPSO (5673) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 26, 2002
Bright straw color with a a tall white head. Mild fresh hop and fresh mowed grass aroma. Sweet pale malt flavor. Semi-sharp mild white pepper finish. Actually not bad for a American Wheat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2007
Bottle from Slob. Thanks! Pours too-clear yellow but with a nice head and lacing. Hoppy, sour citrus in the nose. Tastes like a watered-down IPA, with hints of musty hops and aged grapefruit. Mouthfeel is surprisingly thick. Wheat? More like an APA, but still good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Aubrey (3509) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - AUG 2, 2002
Clear straw-golden color. Watery and smooth up front. Rich and dry in the finish. Very light and gentle. Some bitterness lingers in the aftertaste. Clean, without any off-flavors to complain about, just a little underwhelming... unfortunate for such a great brewery!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sloth (2816) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - NOV 9, 2003
Large white head, lasting with some spotty lacing. Clear gold color. Lightly flowery hop nose, some breadyness also. Light body. Light fruity, grainy flavor, citrusy also. Finish is dry. OK merican wheat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jazz88 (2669) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 27, 2002
Bottle. Almost a clear yellow but a large foamy white head. Some citrus and hop aroma. Not much flavor, dry, wheat, thing body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2002
Clear gold - obviously a filtered wheat. not much of the typical wheat flavor - must have been filtered out! This is more of a very light APA - but it does have some nice citrus and light hop flavor. Just a good thirst quencher.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
igneous1 (1533) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - APR 12, 2002
nice frothy head, lively carbonation, not much in the aroma, slight citrusy flavor and a bit of bitterness in the aftertaste. not too bad

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