Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Tropical Heatwave Wheat Ale is an American Wheat Ale, generously hopped with Kohatu hops from New Zealand. The Kohatu hops provide a very tropical flavor that fit perfectly with this summer ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dchmela (2989) - Orlando, Florida, USA - AUG 4, 2012
750ml from the brewery. Pale yellow pour with a thick white head. Musty, wheat and citrus hop aroma. Smooth crisp malt body with an earthy citrus hop bite in the taste. Refreshing, yet complex beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2012
750ml picked up at the brewery. Pours a slightly cloudy, pale golden yellow color with a two finger frothy white head that slowly settles into a lasting ring. Chunks of soapy lacing left behind. Zesty, spicy aroma with lots of pepper, coriander and clove along with some bready yeast and a strong citrus presence. I’m picking up some subtle banana character but it’s overpowered by the prominent lemon zest. Nice balance of yeast, fruit and spice. Medium bodied and a bit fuller than expected for the style. List of bready yeast adding fullness to the palate and another dimension of flavor. Strong peppery spice presence with lots of peppery clove countered by lemon peel and other citrus zest. The citrus flavor isn’t as strong as the aroma suggests so the bread and spice flavors really dominate. Could use some more sweetness for balance but it’s still refreshing and decently drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dunbar72 (136) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2012
Bottle shared at Tkrjukoff’s CCB-day in Sätila. Pours hazy very light yellow with a medium sized white head. Light phenolic aroma, a hint of citrus. Malty taste, some citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9286) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 17, 2012
Bottle courtesy of Max at a tasting at Andy’s the day after doing a tasting at Paul’s. Pours a hazed yellow with a thin white head. Musky wheat, light hops. Wheat, sweet citrus, gentle musk. Musky on the finish, yeast and wheat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dogfish120love (1090) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Pours a hazy pale straw with a bright white lacing. Notes of orange juice, stale hops and pineapple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (9430) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2012
Bottle shared @ Timo’s/tkrjukoff’s CCB Day tasting on July 7, 2012.
Cloudy yellow color, white head. Fruity, sweet, yeast, a bit skunky scent. Weak, fruity, sugary, bitter taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Somewhat spicy aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marsiblursi (3076) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2012
(Bottle) Pours hazy yellow with a white head. The aroma holds wheat, mild fruits, sea water and a touch of hops. The flavour light sweet to dry, light to medium bitter and tiny acidic with citrus, mild resin, bread and a hint of fruits. The mouthfeel is clean and fizzy with a medium carbonation. Citric and wheaty finish. Tiny phenolic. Light to medium bodied.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (4284) - SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2012
Bomber @ CCB Day. Pours cloudy golden with a nice white head leaving lace. Aroma is yeasty a bit funky wheaty a bit fruity. Flavor is very wheaty yeasty nicely bitter fruity and funky tea hoppy. Finishes bitter wheaty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
_angst_ (4309) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 15, 2012 750 ml bottle shared @ tkrjukoffs CCB Day tasting. Pours slightly hazy pale golden with a rather small frothy and bubbly white head that quickly dissipates while leaving some thick lacing on the glass. Smell is sweet with sweet white bread, hay, lemon zest, plums, mango, overripe grapes, mossy wet soil and hints of gummi candy and nori. Taste is sweet, yeasty and fruity with crackers, lemon juice, overripe plums, overripe grapes, hay, old bread, clover flowers, mango and hints of pale honey and metal. Mouthfeel is crisp, tiny round, tiny dry and light bodied. Finish is tiny sweet, slightly bitter and tiny sour with crackers, lemon zest, hay, plums, grapes and old bread. 

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (16902) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2012
Bottle at CCB Day, Sätila 2012-07-07. Yellow beer with a small white head. Wheat aroma with fruity notes, hoppy notes. Wheat flavor, hoppy, fruity notes, citrus, earthy notes. Wheat finish with hops and some fruits.

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