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RATINGS: 414   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deaconmike (397) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - JUN 27, 2013
On tap at Taco Mac. Cloudy pale yellow with lumpy white head. Excellent aroma of wheat and citrusy hops. Taste has a touch of sweetness with nice hops bitterness - grapefruit notes. Body is moderate and creamy. Enjoyed this beer, will have this again.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonusWagner (1531) - Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Not at Gumballhead or Sumpin levels but a good hoppy wheat with grassy and lightly citrusy notes on a lean wheat body. Refreshing and tasty, and nothing like an IPA despite the hoppy inclination.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OmegaX (1276) - Florida, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle at home. Aroma is mainly citrus and piney hops, some light wheat and hay notes. Flavor is lightly hopped with citrus notes the most. wheat stands out more in the flavor. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alobar (2831) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Pours a cloudy straw yellow color with aroma of pine, wheat, and citrus. Pine flavor with wheat, and orange. Quite nice and well balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bartzilla (549) - La Mesa, California, USA - NOV 4, 2014
I bought this on clearance at Trader Joeís in St. Louis. Itís past date but was still very tasty. Piney and subtly sweet. Not as awesome as my favorite hoppy IPA by Modern Times, but right up there in style and overall satisfaction. A++++, would buy again.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (2167) - SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2014
Pours hazy golden with low white head. Aroma of citrus, wheat, light pine, mango. Taste is sweetish initially followed by light hoppy, almost orange like. Body is light and smooth, average carbonation.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
KamGoPro (103) - Texas, USA - OCT 28, 2014
Strong leafy and citrus ipa aroma. Light hazy yellow pour. Starts subtle leafy bitter with a lemon zest and floral middle. Finishes with a fresh zest and slight mellow leaf.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (4317) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Lemony, musty malt aroma. Great label. Foggy blonde, icy white head. Nice session beer. Good malting and pleasant hoppiness. Nothing fancy, but solid. Very, very light diacetyl. A nice blonde wheat ale. ABC Liquors, Betton.

3.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
teromous (77) - - OCT 18, 2014
Best by: 08/10/14 -- So it is past its best by date. Iím pretty disappointed by that. Appearance: Hazy light golden body with a fluffy white head that stands very well and leaves some spotted lacing. Aroma: Very fresh hop aroma. Spicy with a bit of earthy bay leaf smell to it. Itís very nice. Taste: More of that spicy earthy flavor to it. It taste a bit like thyme. A hint of mint in the backgrond. I donít get any wheat flavor which is a bit disappointing, and there isnít any perceptible yeast character. Mouthfeel: Itís smooth and light, medium bitterness, and a bit drier than Iíd expect from a wheat beer...it also doesnít have the presence on the palate that most wheat beers have. Overall: Despite being past the best by date on the bottle, the beer was good. I think it could be because the store I bought it from kept it refrigerated. The only thing that might identify this beer as a wheat beer to me is by the appearance...there really was no tell-tale sign in the aroma or flavor. The hop aroma and flavors are excellent. If you are an APA fan where you want a lot of hop flavor and aroma but not a ton of bitterness, this is right up your alley. If you donít like wheat beers, donít be turned off by this beer because it doesnít show. If you do like wheat beers, this leaves a lot to be desired. Overall it is a really good beer though, and the framework really relies on the hops...and if it were a house that frame would be made of solid oak.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jesterdeal (1984) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle shared at the End of History tasting. Aroma is grapefruit zest and grass. Pours light blond with a medium frothy head. Taste is bitter citrus, pine, and a caramel wheat finish. Light mouthfeel throughout and a great balance between the wheat and hop. Very pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike67 (820) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 13, 2014
12 oz bottle from a variety pack. Pours hazy golden with tall, long lasting, fluffy white head, nice lacing and lovely carbonation. Aroma is of citrusy hops, wheat malt, spices and ripe pears and oranges. Body is medium and slightly crisp. Citrusy hops, wheat malt, yeast, ripe pears and spices fill the mouth. Finish is long and semi-dry. Nice, easy drinking brew.


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