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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.61   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
One of our original brands, this crisp flavourful wheat beer has been a spring board for many craft beer love affairs over the years. We add a special blend of Canadian barley and wheat malts for brisk clean flavour, spicy hops for balance, and bucket loads of local honey for its lovely floral aroma. John A’s Honey Wheat is an easy drinking light ale with great thirst quenching qualities.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
exeter (472) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 10, 2015
Pours a light straw colour with a light fluffy head, no lacing. Tastes of bready malt, citrus, grain and, of course honey. A little boring ,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alpha10 (451) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 21, 2015
2015/09/22 - Pours a clear golden straw colour with a soapy, white head that quickly reduces and leaves minimal lacing. Aroma is dough, wheat, cereal, a hint of citrus and light caramel malt. Taste follows nose; cereal, bread, light lemon/lime and a hint of caramel. Mouthfeel is medium with slightly sharp carbonation and a crisp finish. Pretty bland. Don't think that I will revisit this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yourilevesque (581) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 5, 2015
’’Dégustée’’ sur la terrasse en compagnie de Ju-Lo. Magnifique bière orangée à la mousse à la fois dense, floconneuse et onctueuse. Vraiment superbe! Arômes de malts imposants, de miel et de houblons aromatiques. Sans être au premier plan, les houblons ajoutent une dimension agréable aux arômes qui sans eux, auraient été bien ordinaires. En bouche je suis encore aux prises avec ces céréales qui n’en finissent pas. Beaucoup de miel également. Les houblons que j’ai apprécié au nez sont malheureusement disparus car je ne sens plus aucune trace de leur passage. Triste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BreWedge (406) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 29, 2015
Pours a clear light yellow with a small white head. Aromas are standard grainy malts. Taste is light malts, mildly sweet. Light body with a short grain finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DCLawyer (1952) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 18, 2015
Backlog. Bottle shared at Travlr’s DC Pre-Thanksgiving tasting. Hazy gold with small white head. yellow with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with spare lacing. Sweet honey, wheat, malt. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrChopin (3727) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 26, 2014
[ Bottle ][ 1oz ][ Tasting ][ ][ Snifter ][ 11.09.14 ]
Tepid gold, fizzy white ring. Soapy hop bitterness, lightly sugary white bread notes. Lightly oily front, fruit flesh sweetness, super juicy, lightly rindy lime sourness through the sticky, super soapy end, fizzy with large body for foamy filling experience. 626213

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (4797) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2014
From a 75 cl bottle at the DC Pre-Turkey Day tasting on Nov 9, 2014. Pours a clear pale gold with an off white head. Honey aroma. Flavos of lemon and honey. Light bodied. Clean, crisp finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (5959) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Bottle shared by Travlr at the DC Pre-Thanksgiving tasting. Thanks! Poured a golden color with a small off-white head. Aroma was light honey notes, sweet malts, some corn. Flavor was mostly sweet honey character, inoffensive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (3779) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle at the RateBeer DC Tasting from Travlr, thanks Gene! Clear yellow with off-white head. Aromas of caramel, sweet malt. Tastes of caramel, sweet malt, corn. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (10931) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours lightly hazy yellow with a small, fizzy white head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is honey, light wheat malt. Flavor is sweet malt and honey, light earthy hops and bitterness with a sweet finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

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