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RATINGS: 394   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nephilium (1359) - Ohio, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Clean hop aroma, pours a hazy light straw with a thin white head. Nice and refreshing flavor, with a very hop forward bite that almost threatens to overpower the wheat. Lingering citrus hop finish, and light bodied. A great beer to drink on a hot day.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
haddon90 (1468) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy lemon color with little to no head. Hoppy and wheaty aroma. Interesting combo. Nice, wheat taste with a dry hop finish. Great balance. Very interesting beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DuffMan (6751) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle shared with Parksy. Hazy lemon yellow. Perfumey citrus aroma. Lovely delicate perfumey hop character, kafir limes, lemon, with a creamy wheat base and relatively low bitterness. More like a hopfenweisse. Beautiful, so drinkable!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wilnatp (579) - Minnesota, USA - APR 24, 2014
Bottle. Aroma of citrus, lemon, yeast and honey. Taste has a mild bitterness. Very drinkable/refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maltser85 (265) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - APR 22, 2014
Pours hazy golden with white head. Citrus aroma of orange and lemon grass. Some wheat notes. Nice medium body. More wheat in the taste. Citrus follows through. Finished clean.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (5556) - 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 (1499) - 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 (2881) - 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. It’s 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. It’s 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 (245) - Minnesota, USA - APR 3, 2014
fantastic wheat....i like the extra hops ... tasty as hell....one of my favorite wheat beers...good job boulevard!


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