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

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RATINGS: 255   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.55   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Delicately hopped and delivers a smooth, bright finish


simonblaine's rating

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
simonblaine (289) - Alberta, - JAN 6, 2013
Well, itís not horrible, this is a passable brew, in fact, I would gladly trade the rest of the Big Rock Honey Brown in my fridge for some of this. Slight citrous aroma, bit of honey flavour.....


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DeanF (1716) - Nunavut, CANADA - SEP 2, 2014
Strong sweet wheat aroma and a decent head with a golden body flavour isstrong hoppy lagerness with a hint. Of wheat. just okay.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RhetoricalAns (253) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 31, 2014
Bottle. Clear yellow gold pour with a thin white head that disappears without a trace. Light wheat malt aroma. Taste has a bit of citrus and sweetness to it. Quite light body with a fair bit of carbonation.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
sulawang (621) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
Visual: Part of a variety 12-pack, aluminum cans. Pours clear golden yellow-orange, no head, thin ringed retention, many steady streams. Nose: Almost mute; just a touch of grainy barley malt. (lvl-1)-pungency Attack: crisp, incoming grainy malts Mid-palate: thin-bodied, watery mouthfeel, light fizzy, (lvl-4)-sweetness, light metallic, (MAIN) barley malt, bready-grainy, a hint of spiciness + citrus Finish: a touch yeasty, malty sweet finish. Summary: Donít bother, nothing special here. Drinks like a mainstream lager.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardW (1514) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2014
Bottled. Pours a pleasant clear yellow-gold colour. Clean tasty palate, with lemon and light bread flavours. Refreshing and light, a good interpretation of a German kristalweiss

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ljthiessen (391) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 6, 2014
Can. Golden yellow pour with a small white head. Aroma of candied fruits, orange and overripe banana. Sweet, fruity flavour, more overripe fruit. Not your average wheat ale, but not something I really want to drink again.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
BrewGoblin (310) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 30, 2014
I was really looking forward to this beer. It marked a shift in our local LCís from big Canadian piss lagers to craft breweries being carried. Sadly this beer didnít help the cause. Itís a pale corn-yellow with no head that looks and tastes hardly better than a skunky, metallic old (insert macro lager here). I wish they would have sent their better brews over, now none are carried.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Hidden_Pooch (304) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
I usually donít get offended my wheat beer, but this one did exactly that. Maybe it was a bad batch, but it was all together unpleasant. Tasted of wheat gone bad and stale cereal, add a little skunk as well. After taste wasnít much better as it was hard to finish the can, before it got too warm.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BeerGolem (682) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 27, 2014
Sample on tap at Craft beer Market (Vancouver). Pours clear wheaty blond. Aroma: malt, distant hops and citrus. Taste is only malty. Refeshing I guess, but nothing to write home about here...

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jksipa (351) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 24, 2014
Clear yellow with a small white head. Nose is very faint tofee and grain. Slightly sweet and a bit crisp. Thin mouth with average carbonation. Inoffensive and uninspiring.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Parnsi (11) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 10, 2014
Rating #4. Boring beer. Pours to an unappetizing color with little aroma. Medium white head that doesn't last. Smells like a farm field and taste like grass or wheat but no hints of fruit or sweetness to take dullness away. Typical mediocre Big Rock beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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