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RATINGS: 437   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Our take on the classic summer wheat beer...itís a light, crisp ale for mowing lawns, hitting lazy fly balls and communing with nature. Glowing like brilliant rays of golden sun, its malty sweetness finishes tart and crisp. Hocus Pocus is best appreciated with a wedge of orange. Offered as a sacrifice to cloudless days.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UnionMade (621) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 19, 2003
Pours a medium amber color, darker than I expected, with an impressively thick white head. Aroma is also surprisingly hoppy, much more assertive than I anticipated. Definite lemony wheaty scent, dry and a touch hoppy citric. The hops and lemon flavors work very very well together. Flavor is much less hoppy than the aroma would indicate, although hops come through somewhat in the middle and finish lightly in the end, providing a very pleasant clean dry finish when coupled with the wheat malt. Very very slight clove taste. Flavor is mostly crisp and dry wheatiness, with little in the way of esters. Body is light, carbonation is definitely active. While i wouldn't really like this any other time of the year, this is definitely lawn-mowing beer. Not bad, better than I expected. It's no german hefe, but it did the trick today.


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
gerbewa (206) - - JUL 5, 2014
Had this on the fourth of July in variety pack. Very light wheat beer. Not a lot to write home about.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mtdewa1 (271) - rome, New York, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle. Aroma is earthy and grass. Funky. Taste is watery, light wheat and grass. Some malt backbone. Ok easy drinking beer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
N3lson1 (145) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Drank from twelve ounce bottle. Great aromas of citrus and a hint of grassy aromas. A decent summer brew. Not high up on my list for Magic Hat.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cybercat (3223) - Georgia, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Pours a hazy yellow, some white head. Wheaty aroma ha yeast and lemon hints. Crisp, wheaty flavor has a sweet lemon (yes, sweet lemon!) underpinning. Texture has decent fizz and respectable viscosity. Good for taking the edge off a hot, humid Boston day.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Block (1319) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Light. Crisp. Pretty dull. This is a beer for a hot day outside where you need more hydration than flavor.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Frank (2761) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2014
This is one of those American wheat ales which was an old brewpub standby which they would sell to meek and dainty womenfolk who did not like strong beer. I am not sure that is the most delicate way to put that but, hey, donít shoot the messenger. This is a perfectly clear golden beer w/ a long-lasting head of fine bubbles. Itís nose is of grain husk and bread yeast along w/ some grassy hops. This comes off as a little bit on the sweetside but that is mostly because there is not much bitterness. It smells pretty nice but it tastes a little flabby w/o much substance. A crisp bite of carbonation keeps it lively enough to be interesting though. Finish is just a lingering bit of sweetness w/ some nutty malts on the tongue. There is nothing really wrong w/ this beer and I enjoy the style despite my initial comment but this is frankly just forgettable.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
matty (176) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 11, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Gold color with a very brief white head. Not much of a noticeable aroma. Medium body, good carbonation. Very little wheat flavor. Clean finish. Drinkable, but not the best.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lemke10 (755) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 29, 2013
This pours a clear, yellow straw color with a thin, beige head. The aroma is of wheat and lemon zest. The taste is a watered down lemon, wheat beer. The after taste is slightly tart and a little off-putting. The texture is thin with not much happening. Not terrible but this could be better!

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
beerbaaron (1149) - Arizona, USA - MAR 30, 2013
Lighter yellow, only slightly cloudy. Medium, shrinking fluffy head that easily settled in 1 pour; some lasting. Aroma is wheat, quite a bit of lemon. Flavor is about the same. Light body, slight tart I suppose. Not alot going on here really.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
MarinEvelyn (533) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 30, 2013
aroma of wheat, citrus, earth. pours golden blonde. a little cloudy, yet too clear. thing, whispy white head. tastes very light, almost watered down. slight wheat, citrus. ok taste but just too watery.


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