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RATINGS: 377   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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With roots in two of today’s most popular brewing styles, 80-Acre Hoppy Wheat Beer is the result of careful cultivation by our brewers and cellarmen. Their efforts to craft a hybrid yielded a bumper crop of flavor; a delightfully distinctive ale with the aroma of an IPA and the refreshing taste of a wheat beer.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rrauth (1115) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Draft. Very nice light tasting IPA. What I would imagine real light beer should taste like. Worthy of buying a growler of it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Concealer (728) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Hazy yellow pour with a foamy white head. Smells of citrus, spice and herbs.; zesty. Flavor starts with sweet citrus, a little spice in the middle with a wheat and yeast finish. Moderate carbonation and light mouth feel. Great lacing as well.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Evolutionary (270) - Ohio, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Tap at pizano's in Chicago at the loop. Pour hazy yellow orange with persistent thicker frothy head. Nose is citrus and wheat. Good balanced mouthfeel and citrus jumps out at you up front. Some sweet sugary notes to balance the sharper citrus. Sits great with the open windows and summer day here. ---Rated via my mouth

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brewlizard (6) - Dunwoody, Georgia, USA - JUL 20, 2013 does not count
Whoa. Near perfection or perfection for this invented style. IMHO if one compared directly with other witbeers this simply takes the cake and is beautiful..great orange color...knew from first whiff. EXCELLENT. Perfect smoothe with just enough hops ,,,, but not too much towards ipa land. Prob should rate this a ten k. Just changed....wolfed down 3 of these quickly and have not done that since earlier days....great warm weather beer with Hop smell and taste...will seek out again soon.....

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10411) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Tap. Poured hazy pale color with an average white frothy head that mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate complex hop and wheat aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rollinsr (366) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JUL 18, 2013
Pours hazy yellow with a thin layer of white head. Aroma is mostly piney citrus resin. I can’t make out many typical wheat aromas due to the hops. Flavor is light with mostly lemon citrus that resembles a shandy. Not overly fruity but enough to be overly refreshing while maintaining the semblance of a beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Butters (3725) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Beautiful cloudy bright yellow with good white head. Very pleasing on the eyes and palate. Aroma is bright hoppy citrus with a bit of a ’stinky weed’ note. Flavor brings out the wheatiness, but there is still that undeniable bright citrusy/earthy/herbal hop flavor. Bitterness is moderately low, but there. Good carbonation. Fairly refreshing as well. I really dug this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Bottled sample at the 9th Annual Summertime Brews Festival, Greensboro, 7/13/13. Pours a hazy yellow color with a large creamy white head. Good head retention. Aroma of spicy, herbal hops with a wheat finish. The taste is stone fruits, wheat, spicy hops. Medium bodied. Solid beer.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
TheBeerGod (5168) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy gold with a short white head. Aroma is wheat, yeast, floral hops and light citrus notes. Taste is light citrus, strong wheat, yeast, toasted malt and soft earthy notes. Body is light with a moderate, bubbly carbonation. Ends with more wheat, yeast, floral notes, citrus and malt notes.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RaucusBacchus (63) - Sandy, Utah, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Bottle: Piney nose. Creamy head. Hazy yellow beer. Citric forward as a lemony hefe. Dry palate. Best when very, very cold. ~m --RaucusBacchus


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