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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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Driven by wanderlust and a desire for discovery, the Curious Traveler™ set out to explore the globe. Always fearlessly inquisitive, he relished opportunities to befriend other travelers and to experience cultures he had only previously imagined. He sampled their wares, their foods and most importantly their libations. Some were good. Some not so good. Others were downright dangerous. Many years into his travels, his pace slowed on a particularly sweltering day. He sought refuge in a small pub to escape the oppressive heat. Before he could even finish wiping his brow, the bartender handed him a glistening glass of ale. The Traveler took a liking to the invigorating lemon shandy concoction. “Quite a refresher!” he said gratefully. The Traveler has never stopped exploring – in fact, he’s on the road this very day. Somewhere. Only one thing has changed: he now makes sure he orders a shandy everywhere he goes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
luttonm (2906) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 22, 2013
12oz. Odd beer given my experience with the Balkan and European trends with these beers. Higher alcohol, slightly less sweetness.. this seems to be in the market for alcopops like Smirnoff Ice, etc. It tastes some of real beer, and some of real chemical lemon. It is sweet but not unpleasant. It is just a fruity medium bodied beer and I don’t know what that is about. I would, somehow to say, prefer the lower alc ones in E Europe, they make a little more sense as relaxing summer beverages.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MadIndian (2560) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 20, 2013
Bottle gift from SJ. I wasn’t crazy about this. Notes of ginger, lemon and some other spice. Body was thin, I didn’t think it was well-balanced.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
GT2 (9177) - San Diego County, California, USA - APR 12, 2013
Tap at Hunan #1. Thanks to the rep team. Cloudy yellow pour. Weaker white head. Nose is mild sweet lemon dessert. Taste is very cloying, medicinal, sticky. Not enjoyable. None of my semi beer nerd friends enjoyed. I don’t think this is a style to make "happen" for the summer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ronaldtheriot (1448) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - APR 7, 2013
Curious Traveler Shandy has a thick, white head and a very milky, opaque beige-yellow-golden appearance, with lots of streaming bubbles and some lacing left behind. The aroma is of a strong lemon-lime smell, with a background of white bread. Taste is the same, with lots of sugary sweetness and tartness. Mouthfeel is medium, and Curious Traveler Shandy finishes tart, sour, sweet, and refreshing. Overall, this is a very good fruit beer, and I think it’s worth checking out. RJT

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ed5388 (2452) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 30, 2013
On tap @ Caffrey's NJ. Pours a cloudy yellow color with one finger of white head. Aroma is all citrus (mostly lemon). Tastes like lemonade, with some citrus and floral hops, and fruity malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (6524) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2013
love shandys! .. . hazy gold .. good amount of foam .. . lemonade and light wheat .. . an awesome beer! .. . . what kinda shoes do pedophiles wear? white vans.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (4385) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAR 26, 2013
Draft: Lemon, coriander nose. Cloudy amber, headless. Lemon initially. Ginger finish. Doughy throughout. Light body, fizzy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
PorterPounder (5968) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 19, 2013
Tampa, Fl - Total Wine - 12 oz bottle. Pours a murky dark golden with a sticky frothy white head. light lacing. Aroma has some Lemonheads candy aroma, pleasant but artificial. Flavor is along the same lines as the aroma with plenty of tart lemon candy sweetness with a touch of sour to balance it out. Some yeasty notes round it out in the back end. Mouthfeel is slightly pasty. Refreshing to say the least.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
youdictategood (256) - Florida, USA - MAR 19, 2013
On tap. Cloudy yellow pour with a thin fizzy head. Aroma of artificial lemon and not much else. Taste is really mild, mostly lemon with a little malt. Refreshing, but not a beer by any stretch of the imagination.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bth122 (1325) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Bottle. Poured a cloudy straw color with full head. Lots of lemon aroma, lemon juice. Medium sweetness. Average carbonation. Ends sort of dry. Taste is lemon, honey, wheat, mild candy. Unique. Worth another try sometime.

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