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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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As the sun starts to peek out from around the dark winter clouds it is a clear reminder that brighter days lie ahead. Brewed with pale & wheat malts for a refreshing backbone & hopped with some bright citrusy American hops this beer will help you fight off the sun all season long.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBeerFanatic (841) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Pours a cloudy dark yellow with a pillowed head. Aromas of citrusy/spicy hops, and grapefruit. Flavors of citrus (hint of pine), light caramel backbone, light grapefruit. Medium sweet, slightly watery feel. Almost a hint of sourness(strange). Lightly bitter. More of a sweeter wheat that drinks much like an ipa minus the alcohol.

1.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Inbreak (1858) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 25, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 29.06.2013, tap @ The Pony Bar NY:
Tiny shortlasting head. Aroma is slightly fresh, light malts, hops, leafs, newly cut lawn, hints of pine needles. Taste is slightly fruity, light malts, fresh hops, newly cut lawn, leafs, hints of dried fruits. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. No idea what this beer has to do with a witbier/wheat. Bummer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bp (784) - Queens, New York, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle: pours golden amber with a white foamy head, aroma is hoppy and grainy, taste is citrusy and lightly hoppy, not a bad session beer

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (1299) - - JUL 18, 2013
Bottle. Gold with a 1 finger white head. Nose is wheat and fruit. Taste is wheat and a nice burst of citrus. Palate is dry and crisp. Unique for a witte beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11925) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2013
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear pale yellow body with a tall frothy white head. Aroma of orange, grapefruit, banana, coriander, and pineapple. Flavor of pineapple, orange, lemon peel, grapefruit, florals, and banana.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4625) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Crisp hazy golden coloured body with a thin one centimetre tall pure white head with a gold tint. Aroma of nice wheat, tons of bright grassy hops, a little alcohol and a good amount of citrus. Light to Medium-bodied; Strong lemony and citrus flavour with a pungent grassy and herbal hop kick, some lighter wheat and minor sugars, a hint of coriander seed freshness and a finish of earthy notes. Aftertaste shows some honey, a bit of herbs and spices, but mainly just wheat and some lemon notes. Overall, a good beer with some nice flavours surrounding the wheat and hops, as an easy-to-drink beer for the summer. Nice to try and recommended if you can find it. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Liqour Outlet in Boonton, New Jersey on 06-July-2013 for US$1.34 sampled at home in Washington on 15-July-2013.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerscout (298) - New Windsor, New York, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Bottle. Golden yellow color. Foamy white head. Thick hop aroma with citrus and pine. A little bit of lemon mixed in with pine and crisp hops. Reminded me of a cross between summer ale and ipa.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HeadyDE (469) - Delaware, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Bottle pour into wheat glass leaves 2 finger head..light golden color..nose is quite fruity with obvious traces of pear..honeydew..and raspberry..active carbonation..mouthfeel is kind of disappointing because doesn’t have as much complexity..slight banana presence on finish..but a bit thin overall..if you like a fruity American wheat offering this might be more appealing..

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (5826) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Draft. Pours gold with a white head. Fruity base, light wheaty and bready notes, with a light fruity finish. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (3567) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Actually quite a pleasant beer. Pours cloudy golden with a little head and lacing. Nice head of hops, mash malt and wheat. Poignant yeast. Average carbonation. Sour and sweet finish in equal parts with a touch of bitterness. Well-balanced light beer. Bottle.


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