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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 9   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VinegarStroke (365) - Napa, Alabama, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Bottle (1P 6FL.OZ): Golden, clear and white head that dissipates quickly. Musty malt and yeast lees nose. It’s musty! No spoilage. Clean slightly citrus and moderately neutral. Very dry and sour palate. Low to no bitterness. Lime like citrus acidity. Slightly malty. No funky spoilage, clean and fresh. Like drinking a light dry white wine. Colombard or Semillon. Short light and simple but refreshing. Exotic compared to a big beer lager that’s slightly sweet and has no flavor. Maybe perfect for spicy Thai or Chinese food. Palate is much better than the nose. There is a house aroma that can be also seen in Mendocino and North Coast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (5174) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 27, 2013
22oz bottle pours out a golden topped with a nice head. Nose is wheat lacto and some grass. Taste is as the nose with a nice malty and a touch of citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brigadier (3475) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - NOV 17, 2013
22 ounce bottle
This was an excellent discovery at a local beer store. It isn’t often you find something like this on the shelves in Ohio. It might not age particularly well but so far seems to be good as new.

Aroma / Appearance - A carbonated golden base couples with bubbly head. Wheat, lemon rinds, and a slight dryness are not quite as sharp as a typical Berliner Weiss. Regardless it forms an inviting profile.

Flavor / Palate - Lemon crisp, sweet honey, and a delicate mouthfeel tease the palate. Fading fast it makes you grab for another pour immediately. Sessionable and pleasing this is a fine summer beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Errl (2439) - Plano, Texas, USA - OCT 31, 2013
on tap- Pour is yellow with a thin white head..Nose is lemon, grains, funk, dry..Taste is light tartness, lemon, funk, nice mouth, grains, wheat..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Suttree (5882) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 28, 2013
On tap, Green Dragon, Portland. Cloudy yellow, with a nice white head. Smells tart, lemony, with a wee bit of cheesy funk in the background. Taste is tart, citrusy, and lightly toasty as it warms.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexandersh (196) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Bottle; dark gold color with a white head. Aroma was tart and funky; wheaty. Flavor was not great. Yeasty and tarty. Had better of the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (7746) - Indiana, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Bomber to tulip (shared by Brigadier). Looks good for the style; transparent golden light orange with white head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells lightly tart, wheaty, and biscuity. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. Okay, but mild for the style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerandhockey8 (324) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - OCT 13, 2013
From 22oz bottle to chalice (closest thing I had to a bowl). Pour isabright yellow, thin white head that was very active and fizzy. Nose is almost non existent; bread, nut, light malt, even lighter hop notes. Taste is very light, mostly sweet. High carbonation that’s comparable to champagne. See what they’re going for here, not my style however.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcartamdg (2867) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Pours yellow with no head. Aroma of apples, funky malt, lacto. Taste is like an old malt note even though this Is fresh, apples and tart sour wheat. Very off, just strange.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - SEP 28, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2013 Bottle: thanks, Kevin! Translucent golden color, barely any head. Aroma is.... Unexpected. Damp and grainy, muddled and misty with very light lemon. Taste is also grainy and kind of lager-like. Like a Budweiser with some extra grains and a lemon squeezed in. Forgettable, and not very good.

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