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RATINGS: 504   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   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.


HOGEnHops' rating

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HOGEnHops (2) - Kansas, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Its combination of citrus, wheat and hops make a perfect blend for a fantastic beer. This is my go to beer for morning tailgates. You can drink this beer any time of day.


3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2506) - New Jersey, USA - APR 27, 2016
nice aroma of tropical fruit, fruity but just a bit tropical like. finish is really beery in aroma just malt. the flavor is tropical and the beer is bready. looks like a Belgian ale kinda lemony, thin and champagne like. there is a dry chalky edge that while needed for this sweetish brew is over the top and takes your focus over the good. it has great aroma and very good taste but that sense in the middle is lemony, and tangy and caustic.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (4337) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 24, 2016
Pours a hazy golden yellow color. Aromas of bread/lemon/and some fruit. Had a taste of yeasty bread with some spice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bubblehouse (1136) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 19, 2016
Really liked this one. Pours murky gold with a little head. Has all the best qualities of a wheat and hoppy beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dorkenstein (320) - - APR 14, 2016
Faint aromas of tangerine and grapefruit rind. Taste is doughy sweet bread, slight pepper, grapefruit, papaya, wheat, and tangelo zest.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Block (2072) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - APR 12, 2016
Hazy orange-yellow pour, white head. Flavor is wheaty with a good amount of additional hops. It’s pretty good, citrus from both the wheat and the hops.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ContemplateBeer (1917) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 21, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2016 12 oz. bottle from Liquor Barn (Middletown Commons). Aroma: The beer world’s answer to a Mimosa- orange juice hop character with a little balancing tang from the wheat, which is also lightly sweet. Appearance: Cloudy pale yellow with healthy carbonation holding up a foamy white head that settles into a sticky skin. Flavor: Juicy, tangy character melds up front with a little accompanying sweetness; malts dry out well and the finish has just a hint of bitterness. Palate: Light body, slick texture, average carbonation, abrupt finish. Overall: Really loved this; an ideal brunch beer, and definitely one that I’ll return to when the days get warmer and longer. It’s lightness of body makes this 5.5% beer very drinkable for the strength.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5102) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAR 10, 2016
On tap at Laughing Man. Hazy straw body with slight head. Wheat nose. Taste of citrus, wheat, straw. Light prickly texture. Creamy in the finish. A tad dull.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ordybill (1132) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - MAR 6, 2016
Poured from the tap at the Carolina Ale House into a pint glass. The appearance is a cloudy light amber color with a large white head. The aroma is citrus and hops. The taste matches the aroma.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12517) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 2, 2016
(12oz and draught) Pours a pale yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, wheat, grass, and banana. Flavor of grass, lemon, orange, pineapple, and grain.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drjoeng (619) - SINGAPORE - FEB 17, 2016
5.5%ABV. Wheat Ale. Poured out a cloudy gold. 6ºSRM. Nose is beery, yeasty and has strong raw wheat flour aromas. Mouthfeel is watery. There is some wheat malt flavors with sweet leavened by a floury, white bread starch. Hops are present and bitter with a brief clean finish. A well conceived, adequately put together brew.


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