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Brewed by Big Rock Brewery
Style: Wheat Ale
Calgary, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.55   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Delicately hopped and delivers a smooth, bright finish


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 14, 2011
Canned (thanks Rosenbergh!). Yellow colour, small head. Aroma is fruits, wheat, grass and some slight cardboardy notes along with some mild caramel notes. Flavour is quite similar with some slight citrusy notes as well.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 5, 2008
Draught at Ship and Anchor, Calgary
Blond color. Very common Lager, balanced but anonymous.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TBone (12333) - Pori, FINLAND - APR 8, 2011
Can 330ml (BB 11/2009)
Clear golden color, good white head. Citrus, orange peels, leather in the nose. Light to medium bodied. Citrus, some banana, light hops in the finish. Lingering citrusy notes in the aftertaste.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Oakes (12167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 25, 2000
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2005 Golden colour. Slightly sweaty, vaguely fruity aroma. Bland, watery, with light bready malts and only the vaguest wheatiness. Inoffensive.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
faroeviking (10293) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 16, 2009
Botella. Grainy wheaty aroma. Fair mouthfeel. Flavour of something wheaty , bit sweet with grains and gras, bit grassy. Disappointing.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 7, 2009
Piss yellow with no head but slight lacing. Aroma of pink grapefruit, bubble gum and banana. Citrus taste, sour finish, slightly reminiscent of a wheat beer. Light body for the style. Interesting, but not great.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (9745) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 17, 2006
Golden wheat with a creamy white head. Malty aroma with grassy light mineral notes. In mouth, refreshing malt, cooling, biscuitty notes, medium bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (9245) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 12, 2000

2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sammy (8354) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 16, 2004
Thanks Osborne Freehouse. Grainy and malty sweet. Crisp like a wheat but not much wheat. Thin-medium mouthfeel.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JoeMcPhee (8302) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 6, 2004
Very pale yellow and crystal clear with a thin white head. Slight citrus aroma and some very mild wheat aroma. Very little flavour, some weak malted wheat and a number of different hops. Crisp finish. Not an outstanding beer, but I could drink about a thousand of 'em.


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