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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


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2009
(Bottle) Pours a lightly hazy golden amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of wheat, fruitiness, and grass. Flavor of wheat, hops (grass, light citrus), and caramel malt.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (11489) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 19, 2008
12 oz. bottle. Orange color with a decent fine beige head. Aromas of orange peel and wheat. Medium body with near creamy carbonation. Flavor is wheat and orangey citrus. Finish seems a bit grainy. Don’t get that much caramel. It’s ok.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11213) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 25, 2009
on tap @Philly BeerFest III–pours an off white head and cloudy gold color. Aroma is clove/banana, wheat/light malt. Taste is not up to aroma, clove/banana, wheat/light malt-sweet.
Earlier Rating: 6/14/2008 Total Score: 3.1
12 oz bottle-pours a foamy off white head and orange/copper color. Aroma is lightly roasted wheat/grain, some sweet fruit. Taste is nice, lightly roasted wheat/grain, some sweet fruit, some/faint hops bite. Mild carbonation. Smooth, decent warm weather wheat beer. Thanks to Joe-jwc215 for sharing.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (11059) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 8, 2008
Bottle from Party Source. Poured a clear amber with a moderate frothy white head that diminished slowly with fair lacing. Light sweet citrus aroma. Light body with soft carbonation. Light sweet citrus flavor with a light sweet finish of short duration. Worth trying.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUN 7, 2008
UPDATED: APR 13, 2009
Name: Sun Dog Amber Wheat
Date: June 06, 2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Total Wine, GA
Appearance: hazy orange, fine beige head, streaks of lace
Aroma: dry caramel malt aroma with a funky and astrengent character
Flavor: dry caramel malt flavor, touch of bready character, plenty of earthy hops for balance, some caramel sweetness does emerge, light bitter finish
Overall: cool dog on the label but you won’t find sleavless shirts and shorts in the halls at AB headquarters

Aroma: 3/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 7/20
Rating: 2/5.0
Drinkability: 5/10
Score: *+/4

Name: Michelob Hop Hound
Date: April 05, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Beerfest, Classic City
Appearance: hazy orange, fine white head
Aroma: light earthy aroma with light caramel sweetness
Flavor: light wheat flavor, touch of bitterness

Aroma: 4/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 8/20
Rating: 2.2/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *+/4

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (10192) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 1, 2009
Bottle poured a cloudy amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of wheat, carmel and light citrus. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of wheat, carmel, light orange and a hint of earthiness with a smooth bready finish.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
hopscotch (9487) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 10, 2008
Bottle... Lightly hazy orange ale with golden highlights and a mid-sized, frothy, white head. Excellent retention. The nose is subtle, earthen and fruity... fuzzy fruits, orange blossoms and maybe some dry, browned, tree leafs as well? It’s really difficult to pull any solid essences from the glass. Medium-bodied and fizzy. The flavor is pretty sweet, but a semblance of balance is provided by earthen hops and drying wheat. Crisp, lightly bitter finish.

1.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
daknole (9437) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 25, 2009
Poured at the Jupiter brewfest. I guess this is a fair effort to make someting a little drinkable from a shitty company. Hazy amberish color. Flavor is malty and grainy. No hops to write home about. Meh.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hopdog (9133) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 5, 2008
12oz bottle shared courtesy of weeare138. Poured a medium and hazy golden color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of wheat, grains, and light citrus. Tastes of of the same.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
GT2 (8741) - San Diego County, California, USA - APR 2, 2009
On tap. Pours a cloudy orangish brown with a minimal off-white head. I like how this is marketed as a micro but is really an AB macro. Nutty, caramel malt aroma. Taste is mostly mettalic hops with skunky malt. Metallic, unpleasant aftertaste. Not recommended. I should have stopped when I read ’Amber Wheat’....what the f*** does that mean?


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