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RATINGS: 963   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Boulevard Unfiltered Wheat Beer is a lively, refreshing ale with a naturally citrusy flavor and distinctive cloudy appearance. It is reminiscent of the wheat beers that were brewed at the turn of the century, before the advent of modern filtration. This easy-drinking American-style wheat beer has become our most popular offering, and the best-selling craft beer in the Midwest. 2008 GABF gold medal winner in Session Beer category.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DJC (238) - USA - DEC 18, 2006
Cloudy, pale yellow body, with a tiny head. Hardly a lace. Mild citrus and bread aroma, and those appear in the flavor, as well. Good carbonation for this style. I’m not a big fan of wheat beers, but I’ll definitely buy this one again. Refreshing and very drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Doon (109) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - DEC 17, 2006
I know this one has had some lower scores, but I have to disagree. This is a crisp, refreshing, inexpensive micro that tastes best in the summer. It is usually served with a slice of lemon to help bring out the citrius flavor which I don’t care for, but it is all around a decent brew! One of my summer favs, although I’m not crazy about the srew off cap...

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
redlem (1306) - Ohio, USA - DEC 15, 2006
A cloudy wheat color with a decent head but for some reason it does not look that inviting. Not much aroma or taste. Fairly standard to style.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2006
This would probably go down better if it wasn’t freezing outside since it’s a typical warm weather brew. I like the look, a hazy pale straw body with a large creamy white head, all making it appear like a Beligian Wit. But having wheat as an ingredient is about all that they have in common. It has a light wheat grain aroma with a twist of lemon. Same with the flavor, ending on a mildly tart citic bite. Uninspired.

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3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
valpoaj (661) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - DEC 7, 2006
Characteristic cloudy appearance reveals a very refreshing beer. Light citrus undertones are apparent in a less-than-exciting, yet very drinkable wheat. Very enjoyable after a long day of work...

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 4, 2006
UPDATED: DEC 5, 2006 Bottle from Friar tucks in Champaign, IL. Pours hazy goldern orange with white head. Aroma is yeasty and bready, with some faint citrus. Mouthfeel is a tad light. Flavor of wheat malt, citrus, and yeast. Clean finish. A thirst quencing, solid session wheat.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dustyk278 (25) - Missouri, USA - NOV 15, 2006
A beer I commonly drink to feel refreshed after a long day. It gives you a bite at the finish that makes you just feel good about life...there is no other way to put it. Lacking on some flavor and I usually don’t attract to American Wheats but this is one beer that I won’t stop buying soon.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jhumphries69 (1034) - Tyrone, Georgia, USA - NOV 14, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 15, 2006 Pours light straw and cloudy with a thick, soft, white head. The aroma has hints of old fruit (banana), some yeast, some wheat, and hints of menthol. The flavor, however, is a little more pleasant. There is some malt sweetness and some honey on the tip of the tongue. Wheat flavors enter in the middle, and hints of bitterness in the full-bodied finish. The mouthfeel is full and somewhat thick. Overall, so so....

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JonR888710 (999) - Cochabamba, BOLIVIA - NOV 14, 2006
Not sure how "we’ve added a small amount of yeast to the beer just before packaging..." equates to unfiltered, but either way, a few drips of dark brown B vitamins fell on top of the soapy white head as the bottle emptied. Body is a cloudy yellow with some booger-green highlights. Not fantastic looking. Aroma is rather repressed, with a hint of clove crawling into my nose, along with caster sugars and lemon. Taste is good, nothing bad, just a little sweet. Tastes very much like pineapple slices out of a metal can, including the taste of the can. Some soda water, a little pepper spice, and some berry malts round out palate. Decent wheat, especially for the US.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
marchcow (664) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - OCT 30, 2006
Bottle, Light aroma consisting of light malty hay like scent with notes of citrus and flowers. Light golden color with minor opacity or cloudiness. Puffy white head, diminishing. Flavor is mild malt, bready, yeasty quality. Very minor bitterness. Very smooth. Citrus flavor is barely noticable. Somewhat chewy mouthfeel with a lightly, dry quickly diminishing finish. I can see why this beer sells well as an upgrade to the macros, and is widely available around here. Easy to drink, a good summertime thirst quencher, but not overly complex or distinct.


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