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RATINGS: 421   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Our Harvest Dance Wheat Wine is a celebration of John Barleycorn’s cousin wheat, the great staple crop of Middle America. Wheat wines are a somewhat recent stylistic development, akin to barleywines in strength, but brewed with a large portion of wheat malt, which provides a soft mouthfeel to balance the big body of these warming brews. We add a generous helping of Hallertau and Citra hops, and age the beer on both French and American oak, resulting in a beer that opens up with a warming burst of tropical fruit flavors, adding subtle Sauvignon Blanc notes before rounding slowly to a dry, oaky finish. This is a perfect beer for sharing with friends and family as we gather together for the fall and winter holidays. Pairs well with aged cheeses or seasonal squash and pumpkin dishes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bigben873 (163) - Virginia, USA - MAR 21, 2015
March Madness 2015 - I would not consider this a barley wine ale Although it has a few of the same charateristics, it is not malty and tastes very wheaty. It is a wine style, but that is as far as I would go. Nothing offensive about this beer, but since I am not a fan of wheat beers, nothing to write home about either.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gachupines (1143) - USA - MAR 10, 2015
Cloudy golden with a thick white head. Aroma is wheat with a bit of barnyard. Flavor is light, what with a relatively bright finish. Very effervescent with a crisp finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopwine (608) - brooklynzzzzz, New York, USA - MAR 8, 2015
Nose is big oak/vanilla/coconut, pineapple, and pear. Flavor is same with oak and fruity hop flavors dominating. Very good and unique

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (1516) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Tap. Pours a hazy amber with a layer of thin fleeting head. Aroma and taste of wheat, caramel, some dark fruits, hint of booze.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (4447) - Nueva York, New York, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Total Wine, Fairfax bottle: Pours alightly hazy orange with a white head. Aroma is a good amount of tropical fruit, slight spicy notes, a bit of wood, and a hint of booze. Taste and small is a bit like a Belgian Strong Ale. It be a little sweet. The wood is noticeable. The finish is dry and minerally. Aftertaste is sweet again. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (1737) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - FEB 11, 2015
Draft pour at Elliott bay pizza. Pours a golden b orange color with a thin oily head. Very unique barleywine in my opinion. Doesn’t taste strong at all. Soft apples on the aroma. Light, orangey citrus fruit, slightly floral, and a light apple finish. Nice beer. Enjoyed this a ton.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
climberbob (312) - Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Golden amber w lots of white head. Slightly pungent grassy aroma. Medium dry. Distinct hop bitterness Well put together beer but not my preferred style w the stronger hop. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (4891) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Cotton candy, apricots, lemon zest aroma. Hazy amber, huge billowy yellow head. Dry, apricot and lemon zest. Lemongrass finish. Weizen yeast is obvious, but there’s a surprising amount of hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beachmaster (269) - Oklahoma, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Bomber into a tulip. Pours a rich gold, with a big white head that slowly fades into a disc on the surface. Nose is a faint aroma of yeast. Taste is light malt, followed by hints of earth and spice. Creamy mouth feel with a long finish. Quite tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (4093) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JAN 13, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at Rustico Alexandria. Clear golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of floral notes, citrus, wheat, white wine. Tastes of citrus, wheat, booze, caramel, some malt, floral notes. Medium body with a dry finish. Pretty nice.

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