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RATINGS: 373   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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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.


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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcnielsen (2257) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 4, 2013
750 ml Bottle. Pours a golden orange color with big white head. Caramel, citrus, wheat aromas. Oak, grainy, citrus, and dry white wine flavors. I really like this beer. Some barleywines have such a powerful flavor that it can be a little difficult to drink. This wheat wine is pretty refreshing and pretty easy to drink for a higher alcohol barlywine-type beer.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (3821) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Bottle. Orange pour with white head. Citrus, some wheat and spixe aromas. Take a wheat ale and make it imperial, citrus, orange, wheat and spice flavors.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jayzz (399) - Illinois, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Citrus wheat aroma and amber gold clear color with a slight head. Has a rich wheat citrus flavor.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beastmaster (333) - Florida, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Pour is Amber Orange. Light fizzy head. Sweet malty aroma. Wheat aroma at its finest. Light fruit flavors and a slight bitter aftertaste. Some caramel.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AbbeyRoade (401) - Missouri, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Very very impressive! I can barely even taste the alcohol despite it being almost 10% ABV and a barley wine... Delicious sweet wheat and cereal notes. Hops really balance this one well and add a piney/herbal afternote that isn’t too bitter at all. Very smooth.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
commonmac (412) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Tap at Old Chicago in Eden Prairie. Deep orange in color with minimal head. Aroma brings to mind a sour...there’s a tartness to it. Taste has a booze quality with a heavy wheat taste coming through as it progresses. Interesting flavor. Wheat wine is definitely accurate. Gets better as it breathes. Spices come forward at the finish. Wheat strong at the end too. I would dance with it again.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
M82 (321) - Kansas, USA - OCT 29, 2014
A lightly hazed apricot body sits beneath a durable, tall, tight, frothy-smooth, bone white head creating fingers of lace all around with a thin sheet and solid ring

Aromas and flavors of spicey, grassy, Belgian-esque esters complimenting bright citrusy, floral hops offering a melon component as everything blends into a creamy base with alcoholic accents on the smooth medium body offering lively carbonation, which leads to an abrupt, clean finish with light, grassy melon residuals, soft earthy-citrusy accents as everything fades out

750ml cork & cage bottle code HD14-267-2 (best by)06-2015 served at 45° into 9oz Ivrig white wine glass during gm 7 of the world series, Go Royals, Party Like it’s 1985, That’s what Speed Do, Believe, Hunter Pence makes rainbow loom bracelets for his teammates, always hits relply all, and played Marve from Home Alone


3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ZacM612 (214) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Dark golden with a frothy white head. Aroma is mostly boozy, a little hops. Smooth and easy drinking for the high alcohol content.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6088) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 18, 2014
"1st Citra hopped wheat wine I’ve ever had. Fruity, with zesty yeast and a firm alcohol backbone. A little on the prickly side, but the flavor and aroma are different in a very good way."

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (4868) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle: Poured a clear brown color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma consists of caramelized malt with some toffee notes and some residual sugars is enticing. Taste is dominated by caramelized malt with some grainy notes of wheat and some residual sugars with light aftertaste of toffee. Body is about average with good carbonation and light warming alcohol notes. Very flavorful beer but slightly lacking in terms of complexities.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cstuartj (1010) - Washington, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Bottle pours with a huge head with lots of lacing. Nose is crisp, hop nose. Clean hop, pine dry nose. A bit of malt. Very clean finish. Yumm.


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