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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
A double wheat ale. Don’t let this one cloud your thoughts. It may be hard to see through, but the taste is complex, fruity and hoppy. You will be hoppy too after a sip of this 8% ABV ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (14077) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 16, 2010
Bomber from the Natomas BevMo. Pours hazy dirty gold with a foamy off-white head. Smells a bit corny with underlying honey sweetness. Near medium body; frothy carb. Flavor is like light stone fruit, with some breadiness, and a touch of hop bitter. Maybe more than a touch. Could be citrus. Drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (13266) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 18, 2010
Bomber poured a cloudy tarnished gold with a small lingering white head. Aromas of wheat, yeast, citrus and light banana. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of wheat, yeast and citrus with a crisp finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (10101) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"Hmmm... Intersting sweetness and a good sturdy body. Too much cereal, but also a nice fruitiness. The good and bad kinda cancel each other out, making beer that ends up average at best. "

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
marcus (9133) - Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 20, 2010
Bottle from BevMo Arden. Pours hazy golden with a decent off-white head and a stale wheat aroma. There is a dry wheat flavor with some residual sourness and a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bb (8539) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 2, 2011
Bottle. Amber beer with a cream colored head. Wheat and light toasty aroma with yeast. Wheat and malt flavor with light spice and light lemon. Medium bodied. Wheat and malt lingers with light spice and light toast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (8159) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 1, 2012
22oz bomber pours opaque copper to brown grapefruit juice with off white head. The modest aroma offers up citrus cotton candy and some rauch like maltiness. The taste is pretty smooth and not overly sweet per the double wheat typical flavor profile. I get some slightly tart, slightly sour citrus followed by sugary citrus cotton candy and some rauch malts. This is an interesting experience as these seemingly at odd notes come together with pleasing harmony.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (6727) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JAN 7, 2011
Hazy gold color/ off white head. Wheat, alcohol, pale malt grist aromas. light bodied. Decent grainy pale malt, wheat bran, tart lemon flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strykzone (6719) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 21, 2011
Sent in a trade from Hayduke with whom it was shared via Facebook chat. The first pour was very clear copper golden but the following was quite cloudy. Fortunately i was able to mix them. A nice thick light golden head that never left and had light lacing. A wheat ale is almost always too sour for me and this was no exception. There was complex citrus and even some passion fruit along with some caramel and a bit of bread. The sourness overwhelmed subtleties.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
riversideAK (6140) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - FEB 9, 2011
Bottle from snojerk321. Thanks dude. Interesting nose of wheat, light dank, grass, and smoke? Weird. Pours somewhat hazy gold, not much head or lace. The flavor is wheat malt, light lemon, dank, grass, and more dust/smoke... Odd. Not bad, not good, kind of it is what it is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerguy101 (5359) - Newark, California, USA - JUN 2, 2011
Sampled on 6/2/2011. This wheat ale pours a very slightly hazy yellow orange gold color from a 22oz bottle. Small to medium sized white foamy head, with decent retention. The aroma is cereal and grainy, floral and sweet. A medium bodied wheat ale. The malts are cereal and grainy, fruity and sweet. The hops are spicy and floral. A touch of tartness is in here as well. Decent carbonation. A fairly thick mouthfeel for a wheat ale. There is some tartness going on here, that I am not sure it supposed to be here, but sure makes for an interesting wheat ale. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly tart and slightly bitter.

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