While most wheat-based ales are light in color and quenching in flavor, this early spring version is hued in tones of emerald-brown and is more richly expressive in flavor than its lighter colored cousin. In the glass, a tightly latticed cap of wheat protein enriched white foam does the introductions. The wholesome, biscuity aromatics of malted wheat are joined harmoniously with floral and spicy hop notes. A first swallow reveals an extremely refreshing quality that manages somehow to also be pleasantly satiating. This really is a hybrid beer that is a unique cross between a Wheat Ale, an Amber ale and a Dark Mild.
TimE (4836) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 19, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark amber color. Wheat nose with notes of apricots and chocolate. Med body, mildly sour chocolate and wheat and a sour finish.
presario (4902) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - APR 15, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Very little head. Darkened bronze beer. Thin aroma with hints of banana, chocolate and coffee. Lite zesty body. Thin flavour but strong lasting finish. Notes of chocolate then coffee.
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