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RATINGS: 230   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 378   ABV: 12.6%
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Itís not always a good thing when your reputation precedes you. But the complexity of this powerful wheat wine will give it a Sweet Repute no matter where, when or how your paths meet. Our brewing team painstakingly choreographed each layer of this beerís characteristics, starting with a healthy wheat and roasted malt base and adding clean, fragrant hops. Itís one-hundred percent barrel aged in maple syrup bourbon barrels and bourbon barrels over the course of sixteen months, then blended using carefully calculated ratios for the ultimate final product. The resulting 12.6% ABV liquid pours a bright warm russet with a stubborn ivory head and an intoxicatingly sweet nutty aroma. Take your time allowing the layers of flavors to unfoldÖ Because itíll only get better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
auerbrau (3182) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Thanks for sharing, Dave! Aroma leaks a sticky-sweet edge of maple cone candy and intensified malt. Booze-alicious. As someone else at the table said, itís like scotch mixed with beer. This is rough stuff. Intensely sweet, intensely alcoholic and almost no beer flavor left. Thereís this amalgam of woody, bourbon-y, maple, sweetness and not much else. Not sure what the point of doing this in beer form is.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - JAN 18, 2014
750ml split with hopswagger. Served in a Prairie Teku glass 2013 A - Pours a copper/amber with chunky sediment suspended. Small white head vanishes forming a wispy cap. S - Sweet and buttery whiskey aroma, doughy sweet rolls, grain, white corn, graham crackers, maple glaze, cotton candy, coconut grows as it warms. Honey graham cracker malt. Spicy butterscotch alcohol. T - Sweet maple and whiskey upfront, peppery hops and spicy alcohol quickly come in creating a coarse and woody balance to the sweetness. The cookie dough malt is sweet and buttery with coconut and vanilla lightly grazing the edges. Candied pears come out as it warms. Finishes clean with vanilla and sweet maple/whiskey. M - The wheat creates a thick and creamy body that is welcomed. Creamy whipped carbonation with a smooth, chewy, and full feel but the alcohol creates some sharpness. Very creamy but sharp at times. One of the best smelling beers Iíve had the opportunity to sniff. Itís sweet, buttery, creamy, savory whiskey filled beer with a full bodied and underlying wheat base. The alcohol is there but is mostly kept in check by the wheat malts. My first Wheat wine aged on barrels. This is worth seeking out. Serving type: bottle 12-27-2013

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EricTeusink (704) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Pours a clear amber with a light white head. Booze and whiskey are all I got off the nose. Literally tastes like a shot of whiskey was poured. Luckily, I like whiskey. Sweet flavor. Medium body. Medium Carbonation. Draft - Leonís - Decatur, GA

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpongeRuiner (871) - Michigan, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Very good smell. Really good taste. Has quite the kick but still very good and balanced. Actually what you would look for in this style of beer. Really good taste and feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HisBoyElroy (107) - Michigan, USA - JAN 17, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2014 Pretty good beer. I would say it has a bit too much of an alcohol burn. Would like to try it with a little age on it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jflopsu (719) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 17, 2014
By far, the most hard alcohol tasting beer Ive had so far. Pours a light amber. Has a sweet bourbon and maple aroma. Taste is very strong with dark liquor (bourbon, whiskey), malt, and dark fruits. Aftertaste is similar to a shot of whiskey. A strong drink, but worth the experience.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (3984) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Bottle, with thanks to Sean! Pours hazy amber orange with some big honking floaties in there. Large beige head that leaves nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is very bourbon forward, with sugary notes of caramel and maple in there as well. Flavor is bourbon, maple sugar, bourbon. Bourbon. ummm, bourbon. Medium sweet, lightly astringent from the wood, some of that weird what I have come to recognize as maple bitterness on the finish. Full body and quite a nice creamy mouthfeel. Pretty fucken hot. Bourbon. more bourbon. What I am trying to say here, is that this beer is quite lacking in nuance or complexity. Bourbon, maple syrup, seltzer water. Boom.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lemke10 (857) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 14, 2014
This pours a cloudy, amber color with an off-white head. The aroma is filled with sweet bourbon and maple. The texture is thin, delivering a sweet taste with hints of bourbon and maple. Surprisingly interesting that delivers a unique taste.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
TheBear11D (351) - Michigan, USA - JAN 14, 2014
Sweet repute pours a half cloudy light orange with an ivory head that lasts a good while and leaves nice lacing. The aroma is vanilla, maple and oak. The flavor is vanilla, maple, oak and a light citrus and floral. The high abv is hidden rather well. Overall this is an amazing beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686 (4999) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2014
This one poured a cloudy darker orange color with a white head. Aroma was of a good bit of bourbonj, alcohol, wheat, and oak. Flavor was vanilla, oak, dough, and lots of bourbon. Decent big BA wheat wine, but nothing special.

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