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RATINGS: 315   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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This unique surprise cross-pollinates the classic American wheat beer with an American Pale Ale. What grows next is a fruitfully unfiltered union with a delightful hop aroma, a pleasant citrus hop flavor, and a beautifully balanced finish that leaves other ales hoppy green with springtime envy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
geologyguy (866) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JAN 18, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2014 Good for an IPA...mildly fruity, good flavor but also not too hoppy at all...ok for a beer in general but even better for an IPA x2

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Paynis (42) - Saco, Maine, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Good beer... Started hoppy but misses the hoppy finish of a pacific northwest ipa ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10442) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours hazy orange with a medium, creamy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is earthy and spicy wheat malt, herbal and spruce hops with citrus notes, apple and pear esters. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness, light earthy and spicy wheat and cereal malt with fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
McGarnigle (573) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Encore. A hoppy wheat beer or a wheaty IPA? Either way, the hops overwhelm the weak body, and the wheat tang exacerbates the harshness of the hops. Lots of flavor - piney citrus - but my favorite flavor. Probably better in summer where it can refesh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bkurtz (920) - PERU - JAN 11, 2014
Pours a hazy orange with smallish white head. Aromas of citrus and bread. Nice balance of sweet and bitter. Enjoyable, well-made beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
HIGHB4LL (773) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 31, 2013
12 oz. bottle, bottle called "Encore: American Wheat IPA". Appearance: cloudy golden color,white sticky head, great lacing, lasting head. Aroma: citrus, resin, floral, caramel, wheat. Palate: light body, sticky texture, average carbonation, very bitter finish and lasting. Taste: almost no sweetness, light, subdued bitterness, building to strong bitterness, and then finishing with remaining strong bitterness and a little metallic taste. Overall, pretty disappointed in this beer. There is no balance to the hops it seems and the metallic finish is a real put off. I like the idea of the style, but this is just not done very well in my opinion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
greenhorn1 (850) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle labeled "encore". Pours dirty, no head. Aroma is sweet and fruity. Flavor, almost mango like, sweet. Interesting, not sure how I feel about this one...I am confused.....

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (1471) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Pours a half finger of head on a hazy dirty straw colored body. The aroma is mild grapefruit, not much else. The taste is a nice pine bitterness that tapers off. Simple but good. The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation. A fairly easy drinking IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
belgis (232) - LATVIA - DEC 28, 2013
I can smell Amarillo right away nice citrusy filled with peaches and other fruits. Unfortuneatly thats about it couse besides hops its hard to detect almostany malt.pale, clear, minimal head, long finish, fizzy, thin feel, light body,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7260) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - DEC 26, 2013
12oz bottle that states “Encore IPA” pours with a clear copper body that has thick gold edges and supports a light tan head. The aroma offers up malt sweetened grapefruit and clementine citrus hops as well as some mango mixing with a wheat note or two. The taste is similar with tangy citrus hops that deliver both flavor and hop bitterness. To midway a tropical fruity mango note joins the fun. Behind the hops is a light citrus and sweet malt nuanced wheated malt sensation. Nice label stated IPA isn’t, what!?

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