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RATINGS: 1017   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A Wheat Ale brewed with American Wheat and a proprietary blend of Hefe and classic Belgian-style yeasts. A refreshing winter alternative created from the subtle fusion of two classic flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WabashMan (1012) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - OCT 31, 2004
An average white, this lacks any real bite or spice like the great ones. Nice to see new offerings from Bells, but I’m just not a huge fan of this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lizzy (44) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 30, 2004
pours practically opaque golden. smells spicy and fruity. flavor is the same, spice, fruit, clove. I really like this beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sethdude (694) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 29, 2004
I was pretty bored with this style, and then this gem came along. Initial pour was golden and sparkling, but after stirring and adding the yeast shot, this looked like a glass of gold milk. Beyond hazy. Looks a little like orange juice, actually. Aroma is typical of the style, all the fruit and spices in the right places. Flavor is pretty big for the style. Bananas, clove, coriander, orange zest, slight bitterness, and decent wheat malts, with a slightly dry and acidic aftertaste. A good showing that totally redeems a style that I was bored with.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rudolf (2340) - Buffalo, New York, USA - OCT 29, 2004
Big lemon, bananna, clove, yeast nose w. hints of grape, alcohol. Flavor is somewhat cheesy, earthy lemon, yeast, clove, corriander. Something odd and sagelike. A bit much on that cheesiness thing

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Metalhead (627) - Lake Zurich, Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2004
Looks and smells better than it tasted. Was hoping for Hoegarrden with x-mas spices. What I found was a Hoegarrden wanna be that was dryish and not as refreshing. It’s the dryness that killed it for me

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tex (52) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 25, 2004
A crisp, sharp tasting white. Very traditional taste associated with the Bell’s brewery. Slight citrus finish with a bite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mangino (1027) - Mississippi, USA - OCT 24, 2004
Pours an "electric" golden yellow, small white head. Aroma of wheat, banana, hops. Flavor is lemony, with malt, and wheat present. Bananas and lemon in the backround. A nice witbier!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kane (111) - USA - OCT 22, 2004
I never really considered Hoegarden a " Winter" beer but I guess with the right spices you could. I found the Bell’s version to be lacking in any fall spices( nutmeg, clove, mace, allspice, cinnamon, and even orange peel). For me not worth the price of a 6-pack($8.00), in this area, or bette than Hoegarden.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jewedekind (450) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 20, 2004
Really nice wheaty aroma from the outset. Pours a nice white head that falls away but lingers as a rind throughout. Cloudy honey yellow, lots of sediment. Full malty flavor of bread and honey. Crisp but lingers creamy. Onl a trace of coriander...almost anise. Nice and warming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 20, 2004
Nice head, but no retention. Crazy off-yellow, very cloudy color. Sour citrus aroma. Mouthfeel a little too fizzy. Some sour notes in the palate, but overall too bitter for the style. More citrus needed.

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