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RATINGS: 389   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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With roots in two of todayís 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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (5485) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2014
Warner Robins, Ga. - Lazy Dog Growler - 12 oz bottle. Hazy, light golden pour, medium thick snow white head that leaves a bit of lacing. Aroma has a bit of a citrus bent to it, some light sweet yeasty notes. Flavor is solid with an overall yeasty, cake mix thing going on. Some sweet honey notes, a touch of light citrus bitterness. Nice, thick rich mouthfeel. Pretty solid for a style that never really sets my world on fire.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
strongpieman (1481) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - APR 18, 2014
Draft. Light golden color, clear, decent head. Nice hoppy aroma with the yeast scents you would expect. Big disappointment as this had a very syrupy taste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
homebrewgeek (35) - Frederick, USA - APR 17, 2014
Great looking beer as I pour it.nice yellow color and a big fluffy white head.great hop aroma and a nice hoppy wheat taste with out being too hoppy

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frank (2832) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2014
I was expecting this to be basically an APA brewed w/ wheat but it is a bit milder than that--and very good. It is a very cloudy orange golden color. Itís head diminishes to patchy chunks rather quickly but a few islands of foam last the duration. The nose is mostly gently citric hops w/ a good waft of bread dough in there as well. This is a medium to full bodied beer but relatively dry w/ fine carbonation lending a nice drinkability. Itís slightly tart which emphasizes the citrus from the hops and overall just a great, refreshing beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnymusky (222) - Minnesota, USA - APR 3, 2014
fantastic wheat....i like the extra hops ... tasty as hell....one of my favorite wheat beers...good job boulevard!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bwa5879 (643) - Portage, Michigan, USA - APR 3, 2014
Very light orange, very cloudy pour, half inch of white head. Lively carbonation, tingly mouthfeel with a really clean finish. Aroma not too strong but reminiscent of pollen and honey, faint melon too perhaps. Taste is mellow and light, somewhat watery, wheatiness is subtle and take a backseat to honey, melon and pollen, pine hops too. Everything about thus beer is nice but itís just too light.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kansascityCW (109) - kansas city, Missouri, USA - APR 1, 2014
Really good wheat beer. Lemon notes really come through in the taste and aroma. I could drink a ton of these on a warm day.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
scotchzombie (326) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Pours hazy straw gold with a huge shampoo soapy white head and wet lacing. Aroma is lemon, cut grass, yeast, wheat biscuits. Taste is lemon, wheat, earthy, yeast, some malt. Some mild bitter hops in the rear. Not as hoppy as the name suggests, but a quite drinkable pale wheat ale. This one grew on me a bit as a drank it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fattybladdy (538) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle to pint. Pours a hazy bright orange with an abundance of soapy white head. Aroma is wheaty with some light citrus. Taste is wheat, citrus and some light grassy hops.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bacterial (1523) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAR 22, 2014
cloudy yellow pour. Big fluffy whitet head. Lots of citrus in the taste. Served a bit too cold, but good citrus hoppiness. No bitterness to this, which is ok - more of a light summer beer.


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