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Hancock & Co Colonial Wheat Ale
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Hancock & Co Craft Brewing
Brewed at McCashin Family Brewery

Style: Wheat Ale
Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A golden, wild honey colour. The palate is light to medium in body, with a dominant crispness to the brew, and balanced acidity. Subtle hop notes and a hint of bitterness giving length to the finish


Jimthechap's rating

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jimthechap (1647) - Christchurch, - OCT 13, 2013
As it says on the label, golden, wild honey colour but with a film of white head across the body of the glass. The aroma is of lemon curd and starchy straw and this is reflected in the flavour, which is sweetish and then gently acidic leaving an intriguing honeycomb quality. Nice enough in its own way I suppose, but not massively memorable.


2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
heyden (45) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 3, 2014
Bread and banana cake aroma. Mildly cloudy pale golden colour. Yeasty bread and banana flavours. Little evidence of hops. Lightly carbonated with furry spicy bread aftertaste. Not my cup of tea but a good example of a wheat beer nonetheless

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kiwianer (3339) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 13, 2014
The head is ok, the body blonde, beige and cloudy. It smells roast, yeasty, banana. The taste is yeasty citrus, banana, fruity, bit malty. Ok. 3.1

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (11810) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Draft at Beervana. Cloudy yellow color, large fliffy white head. Aroma of slightly sour lemon and grapefruit. Taste is dusty lemons, rising bread dough. Nice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
omega (697) - NEW ZEALAND - MAY 2, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 26, 2014 Pours a very cloudy golden colour. Little bit honeyed on the palate and has little carbonation making this an easy beer to imbibe. Lacks a little on the flavour front for my liking, but I can see this beer working well for people who want an introduction to craft. Not overly "wheaty" as well which will help the cause.


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