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Midnight Sun Fireweed Honey Wheat

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   ABV: -
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Refreshing and a bit untamed, Fireweed Honey Wheat Beer offers the crisp, quenching character of wheat, the delicate sweetness of premium Fireweed honey and the distinctive flavor of Mount Hood hops.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 21, 2010
Fireweed Honey Wheat Ale--2000 12 oz. Bottle. 5.00% ABV. (3.75 / 5.0) Fruit Ale--Honey. Clear light bright golden color. Light honey wheat sweet front. Clean light wheat flavor with just a hint of spiciness. Very light body. Clean refreshing finish. Sampled 3/6/2000. Fireweed Honey Wheat Beer--2001 22 oz. Bottle. 5.00% ABV. (3.5 / 5.0) Fruit Ale--Honey. Hazy light golden orange color. Mild sweet fruit front with very light wheat spice note. Dry sweet light textured body with hint of wheat and honey. Very drinkable. Ends dry and lemon spice clean. Sampled 3/31/2001.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 10, 2003
Clear apple juice with medium off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, apple juice, light grassy. Taste is mild and inoffensive, hint of apple juice, hint of grassy bitter, wheat burp. Light body, fairly carbonated. Designed to not scare off the Bud drinkers, and they'll probably never try it anyhow.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wilkie (1208) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2003
Small head, slightly hazy, light brown color. Strong honey aroma. More honey in flavor than wheat. Just about average but nothing special. Weak, watery finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
aobecksy (700) - Middle of no where, Ohio, USA - APR 14, 2003
gold color; great head; smells like honey; taste like honey (and apples) but no wheateyness; clean finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsquire (3387) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - APR 13, 2003
Golden yellow out of the bottle with a nice head. Thin malty sweetness with flavors of honey and apple. Okay beer, but probably my least favorite Midnight Sun.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Braudog (5574) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - OCT 8, 2002
Monsterous head and a meaty aroma. Very light and sweet. Very drinkable. One weakness is thatís it a bit thin. Very good overall.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerguy101 (5277) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 27, 2002
Golden color, medium head. Mildly hopped, nicely balanced wheat beer. Slight sweetness from the honey. Finish is very clean. Aftertaste is slightly sweet, no noticeable honey sweetness. A crisp and light honey wheat beer.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Troobie99 (60) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 8, 2002
íA bit untamedí? Oy. This is a VERY tame beer. A super light beer for the pounding, this has a very lightly wheaty palate, a touch of sweetness, and almost no bitterness. Itís fairly carbonated and seems to evaporate the minute you swallow. Sound familiar? (I donít think ABís worried, though.)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
igneous1 (1492) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - APR 18, 2002
very slight head, only a little bit of honey flavor...i was a bit disappointed

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
themorningzoo (49) - Fairbanks, USA - APR 7, 2002
I liked this Wheat Beer, it had the coloring and look of a what you would expect from a Wheat. It had a nice taste that lasted through the finish. I was impressed overall.


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