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RATINGS: 282   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Hop Hound Amber Wheat is an unfiltered amber wheat ale with a slight caramel sweetness and refreshing citrus note.

Formerly known as Sun Dog Amber Wheat

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
joeymacaroni (309) - Wagontown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 27, 2010
ok, first off...I donít get the name change. Sun Dog fits much better. Hop HOund makes it sound like thereís at least a little hoppiness to it. That being said, it was $10 for a case, so I didnít give it much thought. Itís a good lawnmower beer. Pours hazy orange amber with a yellow marble effect from the yeast not evenly dispersing. Big, fluffy off-white head. nose of citrus, papaya, a little soap, and malt. flavor tastes a little like unripe watermelon, with some wheat, malt, and caramel. aftertaste is watermelon-y again, turning a bit odd as it sits. It is what it is.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - MAY 24, 2010
Draft. Poured a hazy orangey amber with a medium white head. Not much aroma -- just a bit of sweetness and a hint of hops. Not a whole lot of flavor either: starts harshly grainy, finishes a little doughy. Medium mouthfeel. Didnít know this was a AB product when I ordered it; will NOT be ordering it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SODAK14 (298) - Rapid City, South Dakota, USA - MAY 7, 2010
Pretty decent amber. I had this right after I had the Michelob Ginger Wheat Ale so a nice glass of pond water would have tasted good after that. Seriously this one is not a bad beer. :)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hoonerific (16) - USA - MAY 5, 2010
Iím rather disappointed with Micholob for this one. Crazy burnt orange look with a non-descript smell. Tasted like a very bland, more bitter version of a Blue Moon. No reward in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jport4087 (178) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2010
Poured a clear amber with a moderate frothy white head that diminished slowly with fair lacing. Light sweet citrus aroma. Session beer that was better than I expected.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Barreras (1138) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - APR 28, 2010
Pours an amber orange with sweet fruity aroma. A slight spice smell as well. Taste of mild caramel, very smooth and refreshing. Not a very complex beer, more of simple flavors and aroma. Beer is an easy drinker and a decent beer to enjoy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palidor19 (3022) - Brandon, Florida, USA - APR 28, 2010
I think this beer is very solid is a nice overall decent taste of caramel sweet wheat flavors and a touch of hops. not too bitter but the malts make up for it. slightly honey esque and soft on the tongue,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
beerchugger (708) - North Canton, Ohio, USA - APR 26, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2010 There isnít much in the aroma with this one, very mild...there is a bit of a hoppy aroma coming through, so itís not entirely void of substance, just close to it. Tastes rather smooth and bland. A small touch of hops, perhaps even a bit dough coming through on the palate. Finish is rather short. Overall, itís not terrible, but itís not something Iím hoping to have again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rcasta (839) - EL SALVADOR - APR 18, 2010
interesante linea de cervezas de trigo michelob. todas han estado buenas aunque con el toque comercial, buenas

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 18, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 25, 2010 Anheuser-Busch, Inc. Sun Dog Amber Wheat--American Amber Wheat Ale--2008 12 oz. Bottle. 5.30% ABV. 12 IBUís.? (3.75 / 5.0) Wheat Ale--Amber. Fizzy thin white head. Mild lace. Clear thin bright pale amber color. Mild wheat hop front. Mild sweet fruit thin caramel wheat fizzy mild orange citrus body. Smooth refreshing mild hop spice citrus fruit mild wheat spice end. OK but thin. Sampled 5/5/2008. 6-Pack $6.99. Anheuser-Busch, Inc.--Michelob Brewing Company--Hop Hound Amber Wheat Ale--Spring Seasonal--2009 12 oz. Bottle. 5.30% ABV. 25 IBUís. (2.5 / 5.0) Dense pillowy lacy off white head. Cloudy bright dark orange color. Dense dark sediment. Mild hop sweet wheat ester front. Aged stank hint. Slightly cloying sweet wheat mild fruity thin textured creamy hint amber ale body. Mild hop easy fruit end. Bland-Old. Unfair rating as Brew has Aged Poorly. Sampled 12/25/2010. 6-Pack purchased for $7.49 @ Safeway, Astoria, Oregon April 2009.

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