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RATINGS: 485   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CousinBrenden (125) - St Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 5, 2015
Hoppy wheats if that is a word. Tiny plantable banana aroma with hop addition. Refreshing crisp wheat and flavor. Could have been nightmare but really good.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBear11D (363) - Michigan, USA - FEB 16, 2015
12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. The 80-Acre pours a cloudy golden yellow with a thick frothy ivory head that lasts and lasts. The aroma is citrus, wheat, floral and lemon. The flavor is lemon, citrus, floral and a bit of wheat. This is described as a hoppy wheat beer, but the hops are more prominent than I anticipated (not a bad thing). The beer is full of lively carbonation. Overall this is a very nice beer and one of the better wheat beers I’ve had.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BroadestTom (161) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Aroma bread, floral, citrus, Appearance pale, golden, hazy, cloudy, frothy, white foam, Taste light sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate light body, medium body, creamy, average carbonation, Overall very very very drinkable beer that I would suggest to a friend

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rader58 (820) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JUN 20, 2011
Sample at KC Hopfest 2011. Pours a cloudy pale yellow. Has an almost white appearance. Aroma of citrus and grass. Flavor is citrus, lemon, grass, wheat. Very easy drinking. Has the hoppy, citrus, aromas without the heavy bitterness. Quite good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3568) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Pours a hazy yellow color with a good sized head and good lacing on the glass.

The aroma is big and pineappley, generally sort of citrus fruit forward, but clean with a little bit of the scent of fresh baked bread.

The flavor is hoppy and fruit forward, lots of pineapple and orange with a tiny bit of banana. Lots of pleasant bitterness and mild bubblegum are both nice characteristics even if they seem an odd combo.

Altogether bright and delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirdeye11 (5781) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2012
(12oz bottle) cloudy light gold, soapy white bubbles. Nose of sweet candied hops, wheat, Marshmallow, orange pulp, rich. Taste of Wheat, light sweet citrus hops, candied orange, nothing over the top, refreshing, juicy stone fruit, I could drink this all the time in the summer.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
mistersinalin (381) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Love the combo of hops and wheat! I could drink it in the summer and through the winter. I’m glad they make it all year long.

3.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ryecatcher (1017) - Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Pours a hazy straw color with a thin white head, decent retention and lacing. Nose doesn’t offer much (kinda pissy to be honest) but mouth is a different story. Crispy dry with some citrus (lemon, grapefruit) and piney notes, medium body and some bread towards the end. Reminds me a bit of Gumballhead, but definitely its own brew. Once again, yay BBC.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwaggs2 (1297) - Jefferson City, Missouri, USA - OCT 23, 2012
Bottle. Poured a cloudy yellowish color with a smaller white head. Plenty of lacing was left on the side of the glass as it went. Aroma was citrus, banana, spruce and grapefruit. Flavor was floral notes, with spices and citrus. Some hop bitters in the finish. The more I drink this beer the more I like it.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fatehunter (1647) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Finger of head. Cloudy, pale straw color. Smells like spruce and citrus. Like a Christmas tree with lemons on it. Interesting taste. I like it. Lots of citrus bitterness with an underlying soft wheat flavor. Low carbonation, medium and crisp body. The taste is pretty amazing.


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