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Ballast Point Wahoo Wheat - Thai Ginger, Chili and Lime
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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AirForceHops (3315) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Draft @ Sunset Grill and Tap. Very creative here. Standard pint shows a nearly clear gold with ample carbonation. Nose is lime, wheat and a light pepper. Taste is subtle pepper until about the 4th or 5th sip. Then comes the heat. They truly used chili peppers, to the pointy lips started to sting. Damn, it’s got some kick! Not for the light hearted. Lime and wheat help the balance but it has a strong kick in the back end. Whoa! A bit so much that I had to pass my brew my buddy that finished about half my glass. Intense.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikem409 (1491) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Pours clear yellow. Aroma is spicy green pepper. Taste is spicy and refreshing wheat. Heat is nice

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4153) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Tap @ Toronado San Diego... Poured hazy, pale yellow with a very thin head. This hit the spot as for a pepper spiced beer. Lots of pepper flavor with balancing citrus and spices. Warming pepper spice coming through more and more with each sip. Some malt sweetness and wheated tones for balance. But this was a beast of a pepper beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldGrowth (2712) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Pint at Tylers Apex. Good aroma, sweet. Heat in the scent. Stronger on the chili scent, not as much ginger. Pale golden yellow color, ok head and lace. Sweet hot flavor. Light body, smooth mouthfeel. Hot finish. Tasty , rephreshing with heat. Could use this in the warmer months.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (2754) - Santa Monica, California, USA - FEB 16, 2013
UPDATED: APR 22, 2013 Not a bad beer very weird and spicy unique, however hints of lime are a good balance.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lubiere (10187) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 22, 2013
A hazed blonde wit with a thin white head. In aroma, nice smooth hopped wit with ginger, nice. In mouth, a light watery wit with faint ginger, so-so. On tap at Iron Monkey, Dec. 31 2012.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7867) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 26, 2012
On tap. Pours with a hazed golden-yellow hued body with a white head. Aromas are floral, flagrant, citrusy, spicy, ginger, phenolic, grainy and black pepper. Flavors are ginger and ginger burn, light lime, grainy/bready wheat, peppery burn. Completely dominated by spice, but not that bad tasting. Lively bubbles, dry and spicy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (4475) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2012
I usually don’t like these types of things, but this one was different. POured a cloudy golden color with a white head. Aroma was of lots of lime, light yeast and wheat notes, and mild chili/pepper character. Flavor was very balanced, with very light heat, nice spritzy character from the lime and what seems to be chamomile with being zesty and refreshing. Me like.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeTheYounger (1146) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - DEC 20, 2012
On tap at ballast old grove from a taster. Color is hazy golden yellow with white head. Aroma is fruity with hints of chili peppers. Taste is fruity, then citrus (limes) with anice finish of faint chili. Better than regular version. Nice twist.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9226) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 16, 2012
Cloudy yellow pour from a growler. Aroma hits with everything youd expect. Lots of ginger and lime, background of chilli and wheaty notes. Flavor is full and rich. tons of spice, lots of lime, light heat from the chili. And boy oh boy did this pair well with an asian noodle dish we had with it. Yes.


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