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RATINGS: 76   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.


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2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2012
(750ml bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a hazy pale yellow body with a medium white head. Aroma of wheat, herbs, light canned pineapple, and grass. Flavor of wheat, orange, stone fruit, and cardboard.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Weezel (103) - Florida, USA - APR 6, 2014
Pours a clear golden with an orange hue to it. The aromas are of hops, tropical fruit, papaya and yeast. The taste is hoppy with a robust wheat character that transforms this into a smooth and creamy feel. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (1734) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2013
A: Hazy Yellowish Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Minimal Lacing S: Wheat, Lemongrass, Mild Grapefruit T: Wheat, Citrus, Dried Lemongrass M: Decent Carbonation, Light to Medium Carbonation, Mildly Bitter, Mildly Sweet Overall, a decent wheat beer with a very lemony flavor, somewhat drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BSchnab (118) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2013
color is golden with a 2 finder head. piney aroma. good summer beer to enjoy while in the heat

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
youdictategood (256) - Florida, USA - APR 26, 2013
On tap, New World Brewery. Not much to say about this one - hazy pour, small head, citrus aroma, creamy citrus taste. Pretty much exactly what you expect a wheat ale to be - nothing extraordinary but a fine example of the style.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
gym399 (24) - Florida, USA - APR 12, 2013
Initial flavor is very bitter especially for a wheat. Very nice citrus flavor. Finish is a bit astringent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Huhzubendah (2256) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 14, 2012
Shared by drabmuh. Thanks Matt. The beer is golden yellow hued with a small, fleeting white head. The appearance is mostly clear, with only a slight haze. The aroma offers wheat and some pungent malt. Smells ok. The flavor is dry and tart with an abundant wheat character. Dank hops play a major role as well. Again, ok. Lingering dryness and mildly tart wheat. Overall, mediocre beer from an outstanding brewery. Still worth a try. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 03-18-2012

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcartamdg (1660) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - NOV 29, 2012
sample at FBG beerfest. Pours a light gold with a thick white head. Aroma of citrus, wheat, melon and bitter hops. Taste follows, nice light and refreshing wheat beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDurden24 (1491) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - OCT 4, 2012
From the bottle. Golden pour with a white frothy head. The aroma is earthy and hoppy. The taste has some hop character with some citrus notes and some grainy malt. Refreshing and good brew.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10340) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 1, 2012
Bottle from ericandersnavy. Pours hazy gold with a 3 finger creamy off-white head. Aroma of citrus and tropical fruit. Med body. Flavors of wheat, citrus and tropical fruits. Rather dry, mildly bitter. Cleaner than many wheat beers. Quite pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6011) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 1, 2012
Bottle shared by bhensonb. Pours piss yellow with a fluffy white head and a floral fruity aroma. There is a dry wheat flavor with some slightly sour fruit. Sticks to the palate and is very refreshing.


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