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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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In Kansas, like other states in the Great Plains, the words “amber waves of grain” come alive. And as people who are no strangers to farms and farming ourselves, we thought it valuable to craft a beer that is made from the grain that Kansas is known for, and positively perfect for quenching your thirst at the end of a long, hard day of work – or play.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
sm5561 (118) - Kansas City, Alabama, USA - FEB 28, 2012
Light golden color with white head that leaves good lacing. Very light aroma of yeast and bread. Flavor is light bready malt with some spicy hops. Palate is light and easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartzluke (38) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 5, 2015
12 oz pour from bottle from fridge into mug. Little head. Straw color. Clear. Nice carbonation. Smells a little yeasty, but mostly clean. Tastes crisp, unassuming. A little bitterness. Not too bad, but not much going on.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheAlum (6119) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Flight pour on tap at the brewery (Lawrence, KS). Pours a glowing rich orange amber hue, transparent hue is fiery sun and amber sap glow. Frothy whitish head atop stays as a decent layer, mellow lacing from the ringer atop. Aromas are a bit of flaked wheat, some dust and dry straw meeting a mellow earthy hop. A faint underlying fruitiness hits the nose. Touches of earth,,dryness and spice, grainy flaked wheat and cereal elements. Initial is lighter end of the fold in body but not without some substance to it. Gentle bready malts, a flinty kick of estery fruit shows some life with some decent hop bitterness, grainy malts, earthy hops and gentle straw. Backend is a touch fruity, gentle flashes of lemon with some earthiness, florals and a bit of spice. Smoothed out backend with a touch of dryness, earth, lingering bread and that subtle kick of lemon juice making it a bit refreshing. Lighter, pretty crushable with a coolness to it on the palate. Nice.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mike5326 (1067) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Clear golden color, short lasting white head. Yeast and grain aroma. Light body with a wheat bread flavor and a medium finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luvystypotables (904) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 29, 2015
Aroma of malt and grains. Pours a golden color with a short lasting white well laced head. A light refreshing taste of malt, and grains. Light bodied with a slightly sweet malt taste and a short lasting malt finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
boozedude (2159) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 6, 2015
bottle into glass shared with hakes at club w, clear orangish pour with white head, lots of malts, and something, I cant point out, not a huge fan

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (4254) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Aroma is mild/medium sweetness, beery and pale malts. The flavor is pale malts, fruit, very light citrus and a mildly sweet/tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11315) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 12, 2014
On tap. Off white ring-gold. A-sweet wheat/light malt, some light fruit/bubblegum. T-follows with slight spice hop

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
edgallow (2499) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 19, 2014
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malts, grain and grass. Taste is malts and grass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DrSilverworm (7785) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 28, 2014
12oz bottle, purchased from Lukas Liquor in Missouri during my RBSG stay. Notches on the label indicate that this is best by the fifth week of August. Mostly clear golden color, with a slight orange hue. Thin off-white head. Decent loose bits of lace. Fades to minimal eventually. Medium body. Kind of crisp, light soft, lightly abrupt lighter carbonation. Kind of slick finish. Some orange citrus lightly spicy flavors, wheaty bready malt. Moderate sweet taste, light to moderate bitter. Kind of a light funky cheapish lagery taste. OK kolsch.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ads135 (3200) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Light with a lemony sweetness. Slick body with a sharp hop aftertaste. One of my least favorite bottles from Free State.

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