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RATINGS: 187   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 9   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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a.k.a. Chris’s Summer Delight, an unfiltered, refreshingly tart small batch beer conceived by our own Chris Haveman from 50% wheat malt and just a touch of Hersbrucker hops.


1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 1, 2012
Clear amber yellow with a two finger head quick dissipation. Smell tart acidic, vomit. Taste crisp tart acidic, it reminds me of stomach acid...

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
notalush (5000) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 1, 2012
Fizzy gold with a light haze - head almost completely diminishes - nose is moderate wheat, light lactic acid, some bready/yeast notes - flavor is crisp and moderately acidic - some sour apple and light white vinegar notes - a bit of dry wheat and dusty yeast on the tail end - simple - somewhat refreshing, but there is a sharpness to the acidity on the end that makes it a touch hard to enjoy that much. (edit - second half of the bottle brings a lot more yeast into the pour, which cuts the acidity significantly - still a bit watery in flavor overall, but not too bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maverick34 (2366) - New York, USA - JUL 31, 2012
Bottled. Yeasts aroma and cloudy yellow pour with white head. Tart but otherwise not quite as flavourful as expected.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mrhoppy (1285) - Santa Clara, California, USA - JUL 30, 2012
Mellow an super delicious. Nice soft and grainy. Creamy. Wonderful mild sour lemon wheat. Big wheat presance .Rated way too low.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
marcus (6787) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Bottle from Total Wine, Sacramento. Pours blonde with a thick off-white head and a floral aroma. There is a light wheat and pale malt flavor that is slightly sour with a dry more bitter finish. Kind of a strange flavor.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 29, 2012
$4 bomber from total wine. 7/29/12 golden orange appearance with a small white head. aroma of cooked lemon, cooked veggies, cabbages, musty wood and mild vinegar notes. the flavor is the same...kinda tart but really mildly so....more musty and dry than anything else...a little papery as well with a light husky bitterness on the finish. crisp carbonation seems to disappear as it sits..odd. not bad, it just lacks some nuance.5/3/6/3/13

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LinusStick (2887) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Wow! I have no reason why this is scoring so low! Excellent beer (drank right after mowing the lawn which I’m sure helped). Aroma was nice. Tart wheat, lemon and hints of vinegar. Pour was a nice dirty murky gold with a one finger white head. Taste was near perfect. Nice and tart with musty blanket, lemon and vinegar flavors bursting through. Nice strong biting carbonation that unfortunately left a little too quickly. Still, however, this was a great beer that I will buy again if I see it.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TURDFERGUSON (3969) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Bottle from sam’s. Golden orange with a small white head. Nose of husky wheat, stewed veggies, raw broccoli, plastic, sweet malt, light yogurt--would never guess Berliner if blind. Flavor is a little better, more tart, some Lemon, but still way to husky and not clean at all. Not terrible, but I’ve been raised on Dickinsonbeer Berliners which are among the best I’ve ever tasted.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexanderj (3339) - Branson, Missouri, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Bottle; poured a clear, darker gold with an average off white head. Aroma of lemon, wheat, zest, tartness, bit of moist bread, and something else I really couldn’t determine. Flavor was far from great, but it was adequate. A tart presence throughout, but not all that strong. Wheat and lemon, with a good dose of minerals and salt. Some seltzer like elements. Fine for a summer time beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUL 27, 2012
$4.50 of goodness. Deep hazy gold with a soft thin white head. Wheaty nose with lemony tart notes. Some pie crust. Lemon zest. Custard. Light palate. Nice.


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