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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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HEYDAY is an eminently pleasant Belgian-Style White Ale. Brewed with barley, oats and raw wheat, Heyday is uniquely flavorful for such an easy-drinking ale. With a slightly cloudy appearance and traditional yeast, it is a balanced, agreeable offering. Exuding mild hop bitterness and a nuanced body, this is the easiest decision you’ll make all day.


BEENJAMIN's rating

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BEENJAMIN (290) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 30, 2013
Classic Wit aroma; Lime, lemon and a delightful bubblegum. Highly carbonated and very drinkable. Biggest issue is the flavor which comes off a bit soapy and at times dirty. Not a bad example but not great.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12174) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2015
Hotel room breakfast tasting with Jack & Leighton, Hilton Tampa, 22/02/15. Light yellow with a moderate white covering. Nose is straw, citric peel, lemon rind, hint of clove. Taste comprises light yeast strokes, lemon, subtle herbal, light bread, hint of caramel. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok wit.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
patrick767 (3724) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 18, 2015
bottle - Pours slightly hazy pale yellow with a one finger white head. It smells of wheat malt, yeast, and some spice. The flavor is sweet with a touch of spice and citrus. Refreshing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (5405) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2015
On tap at Petrol Station. Pours a cloudy gold with small off white head that lasts. The aroma is strong yeast, grass, and pepper. Medium mouth, strong wheat, lemon zest, and spice, decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (2170) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Fairly typical Belgian white, other than pouring surprisingly clear. Banana, citrus and spice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
60minuteman (1006) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Cold pour from bottle. Appearance is pretty much yellow, solid white retaining walls of head and lace. Spicy and fruity aroma, big banana notes, slightly toasted malts, little hop. Flavor is banana hefe, spice, hop, water. Enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (13605) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle shared during RBWG 2015. Pours clear yellow-gold with a foamy white head. Simple biscuity and wheaty aroma. Light sweet flavor, a little papery, with notes of lemon rind, wheat, yeast. Light bodied with average carbonation. Sugary finish, some paper, grain, wheat, vague citrus. So so.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
voyageurmike (132) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 6, 2015
From bottle, served in snifter. Ugly pale yellow, light bodied with average carbonation. Clean lemon finish but watery tasting.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Schwarzbart (71) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Thought it would be cloudy from notes on the bottle, but it's quite clear with lots of streaming carbonation. Color is pale yellow. Yeast esters of apple and pear combines with unsweet canned corn in the nose along with pale malts, a light toastiness, mild wheat, oats and hints of Brazilian nuts. Mostly the same in the taste, but rather watery. Light body and crisp and nice peeled lacing. Just ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bubbleflubber (1942) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Pale, hazy straw pour into the glass, with a wispy head that leaves wispy lacing. The nose is of a Belgian yeast and doughy notes. Flavors are lightly spiced, with a decent grain bill, lemony citrus, cracker, and plenty of esters and sourdough. The finish is curt and grainy with light spices, coriander and lemon zest/peel. The medium-light body and thinner, zesty mouthfeel make for a drinkable pull anytime. Decent. Not overtly complex, but would make for a nice Belgian session brew.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kramer (5348) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy straw yellow body under a one finger fizzy white head that faded to a thin covering. The nose is delicately spiced, which I appreciate for the style, with just a hint of coriander and a clean light wheat malt base. Flavor wise, there’s a bit more orange peel and coriander, but still quite subtle and pleasant. Nice light wheat base with some subtle yeastiness. light bodied and very easy drinking with gentle carbonation. Pretty good Wit.


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