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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (5575) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 30, 2012
750 ml bottle at Craig’s place. Pours a cloudy yellow with a large white head. A sweet rich nose of fruit, some light spicy hop notes. The flavor is a mellow easygoing hopped up wheat beer with loads of fruit, fairly earthy, grain. Easgoing and good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jlo7399 (217) - Florida, USA - APR 30, 2012
I do not like wheats, but if you are like me, then give this one a shot anyway. LOTS of citrus makes this one refreshing. Go do the lawn, play with your kids, something outside then enjoy this brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pineypower (2411) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - APR 29, 2012
Bottle from Conch Republic in Key West. Pours out a clear, golden color with a big white head. Aroma is wheat malt notes, nice touch of citrus hops, some grain and a bit of lemon grass. Taste is typical wheat malt notes, some nice tropical fruits, citrusy hops with a nice clean finish. Very drinkable, I liked this one because it lacked the spicy coriander punch that way too many wheats have these days.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gription79 (2158) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - APR 28, 2012
750ml bottle. Lots of tropical hop character. Flavors of cracker, tropical fruits, and spice hoppy notes. A good refreshing beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Westmeister (1538) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 28, 2012
Bottle thanks to GodOfThunder on free beer week. Poured a cloudy orange yellow with larger white head and nice retention. Aromas of citrus, wheat, banana. Flavor is light and refreshing as hell with light orange citrus, wheat and some banana. Very sessionable beer and nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 27, 2012
Bottle. Murky yellow orange color, massive thick creamy white ice cream cone head. Aroma of pineapple bubblegum with subtle spice. Taste is barntard, hay, sour citrus. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6178) - Helsinge, DENMARK - APR 21, 2012
Bottle at home. Traded with Hopscotch. Pours hazy yellow with a creamy white head. The aroma is a fruity bowl combined with spices and wheat. Some citrus, dusty malt, peach and light mango. The flavour is exotic fruit, wheat and some caramel. Nice one! Thanks Eric!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DeputyAndy (632) - Ambler, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 19, 2012
Bottle with James, Andrew and Maggi. Pours a nice hazy yellow. Vegetable nose with some spice. Upfront flavor is nice. Quenching.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jredmond (5039) - Manhattan, New York, USA - APR 15, 2012
Bottle shared with Andrew, Dallas and Maggi. Pours a hazy golden body with thick white head. Aroma is wheat, something slightly artifical, lemon, and spice. Mouthfeel is medium to thin, somewhat refreshing, a bit plain with notes of lemon, zest, other citrus fruit, wheat, yeast, root vegetables.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
smith4498 (2910) - Miami, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2012
Pours cloudy straw color with off white head. Aromas of wheat and citrus (lemon mostly). Tart citrus and wheat flavors. Light and refreshing with crisp carbonation.

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