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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
We’ve been making fun of wheat beers for a long time. Low hanging fruit, I guess, but we brewed one. Our packaging team was riding the topic pretty hard. They wanted to see an american wheat brewed with australian hops. And since they work their fingers to the nub and are a pretty rad group of chaps, we took the bait and slammed this brew in the tanks.

A ridable 5.5% abv will host some wheatey nuts & juicy Motueka hop bolts. The deliverer of this truth: Akari Shogun, He who harnesses light will usher this summer force into your life.

Akari Shogun American Wheat, coming to you soon, friends

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
monkeychugg55 (1031) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - JUL 15, 2012
On tap. Hazy yellow with a small white head. The aroma is mellow, mostly wheat, with some light citrus. The flavor is similar, with some lemon, maybe lime on the finish. Bitter finish makes this a little less enjoyable. Light body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (9406) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 22, 2016
Can. Pale gold, cloudy. Lemony wheat nose, oranges, herbs. Fully, flakey, wheat biscuit flavor with nice oranges. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (4034) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 19, 2016
Pour is your typical looking wheat beer, cloudy yellow with a large white head. Aroma is nice with a definite wheat malt but there is a nice Australian juicy hop in the background. Flavor is more of a pale ale or IPA with a nice fruity hop with just a little bitterness. Pretty good. At least they just didn’t make another boring wheat ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
jc1762 (852) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 8, 2016
Can into a solo cup showing moderate to well filtered honey orange with a half a finger of quickly dissipating white foam. The nose shows light notes of juicy orange, guava, passionfruit, and The palate is medium bodied and moderately carbonated. Flavors of light banana with subtle citric orange and tangerine. Very light bitterness on finish. Moderate citric spiciness throughout and on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayduke (4948) - Eureka, California, USA - OCT 1, 2016
Sampled at RBSG 2016. In the tasting glass yellow with a white head. Nose of floral hops. Medium body. Flavor is lemon and wheat. Finishes with citras zest bitterness. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
arkurzynski (2275) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 21, 2016
Hazy yellow. Great citrusy nose. Flavor of bitter lemon citrus with mild grapefruit. Light wheat backbone.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bubblehouse (1365) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 18, 2016
I liked it in general. Real nice aroma. Just a little bit funky in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnbuck100 (292) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 28, 2016
16 ounce can canned on June 24, 2016. So about 60 days old. Clear yellow pour nothing outstanding. Taste is another thing altogether a delicious fruity peachy Flavor with a nice amount of hops to complement the sweeter wheat ale. Very drinkable for the summer months - light and flavorful - another highly recommended half acre beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (6982) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 23, 2016
Can. Pours hazy golden, medium white head, good lacing. Aroma is wheat, perfume, pine. Flavor is light sweet, light bitter. Some perfumy floral hops notes and a wheat ale base. Not fresh perhaps? It just arrived here. Light plus body. Meh

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BiddleBrau (1168) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 18, 2016
Tap at Lucky Well. Hint of haze with gold hue, thin white top. The bite is there, green hop flavor. Mild overall but decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (9611) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 18, 2016
RBSG 2016 shared at the Grand Tasting after-party in the hotel lobby. Can. Clear pale yellow. Lemon peel, light grass, lean crackery malts, bitter finish. Great character for a style that usually is boring.

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