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Figure Eight Solar Collector

Figure Eight Solar Collector
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Serve in Shaker, Weizen


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.14/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
American Pale Wheat Ale a blend of three grains with amarillo hops both in the boil and during fermenation give this golden yellow brew a light citrus nose and refreshing finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (9574) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Tap at the brewpub. Yellow pour with a clingy white head. Mild citrus and a grassy hop bite. Okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (6037) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Pours clear, deep gold with a puffy, off-white head. Scent is wheat, orange/lemon, a little soap. Taste is citric, wheat, and a strong medicinal/herbal bitter. Good beer....almost in APA territory.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2881) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2013
22oz bomber thanks to Brigadier, thanks! Pours a clear light gold with a thin bubbly white head and a little bit of lacing, aroma has a decent amount of fruit with just a little bit of a hop bite, the flavor has some citrus on the front end with a dry finish, light mouthfeel but is crisp and clean, really not all that bad at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
thedm (5668) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 29, 2012
This draft brew from a restaurant poured a small sized head of foamy white colored bubbles that were and left behind a no visible carbonation hazy yellow colored body and a fair lacing. . The mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish. The flavor contained notes of wheat and hops. A decent one but not one that I would consider buying again. This is not your typical wheat beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
shrubber85 (10675) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 7, 2012
Bottle. Light lemon and wheat malt aroma. Golden yellow with nice head. Slightly sweet creamy wheat malt and strongly bitter lemon peel/quinine flavor. Not bad - very hoppy.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Growler courtesy of Amyliz4. Served in a Figure Eight pint glass. Fairly bitter without too much hop flavor. Nose has Amarillo. Touch of alcohol. Quite dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (6576) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUN 30, 2012
22 ounce bottle from Khan’s downtown. Sleight wheat taste. Orange yellow body. Grass and straw. Ok. Nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Draft sample. Poured clear golden color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate citrus earthy hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Soft drinkable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - OCT 17, 2011
Bottle. Wheat malt, pineapple, bread aroma. Hazy pale gold, with a moderate thick head. Predominantly piney resinous hops, a little wheat makes it through. Could use a little more malt balance, but I’d drink it on a hot day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (6557) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Tap at Back Road Fall Fest: Clean golden hue with a lasting frothy head, good lace. The aroma has notes of grapefruit, pine, resin, wheat, biscuit and some dusty yeast esters. The taste follows suit, a bit hoppier than most American Wheat but not in your face, wheaty, husky and grainy malt bill. Light and refreshing which I believe is the point of this brew. A quaffable brew.

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