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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Napa Smith Wheat beer has a light and clean taste that is characteristic of this type of style. We have added special ingredients to accentuate the aromas beyond the hops and malt to insure a spicy, floral aroma with a light crisp finish. Serve this with a grilled piece of fresh fish or pork chops.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Tmoney99 (10566) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 1, 2011
Bottle. Poured a clear amber color with an average frothy white head that mostly diminished with fair lacing. Light to moderate wheat aroma. Light to medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a light to medium sweet finish of short to moderate duration. My expectations where not met.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thetmaxx (745) - West Sacramento, California, USA - DEC 29, 2010
Poured into a 12oz glass. Light colour, pretty clear. Head is white and maintains well. Aroma is wheat and fruity. Flavour is sweet, medium to full bodied, and a little more than average carbonation. Overall a good wheat beer. Found it at grocery outlet for $7.49, very good value.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ChainGangGuy (4362) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - DEC 29, 2010
12 ounce bottle - $2.49 at Hop City in Atlanta, Georgia. Appearance: Pours a nearly clear, golden-orange body with a smallish, tepid, white head. Smell: Weak whiffs of malted wheat, tart citrus fruits, and some stray ginger particles. Pretty plain all around. Taste: Uber-light pale malts and a soft taste of wheat, faintly sweet, and with a light underlying tartness. A bit flat in the hop department, with only the merest hints of spicy and citrus. Very low bitterness. The ginger doesn’t add much, if any flavor, really, but does imparts a tiny bit of that characteristic ginger sting. Thinning, watery finish that goes beyond being simply clean. Mouthfeel: Light-bodied. Medium-plus carbonation. Drinkability: Surely being a light and refreshing wheat beer doesn’t also guarantee blandness. Surely?! And the ginger-- they added a flavoring agent and the beer still comes up way, waaayy short.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11079) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 24, 2010
12oz bottle-pours a retaining tight white head with trailing lace and yellow color. Aroma is wheat, slight light fruit, musty. Taste is spice/fruit hop zip, wheat. Light body with good flavor. OK effervescence.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
argo0 (11450) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 20, 2010
12oz bottle. Small off-white head atop clear apple juice body. Aroma is medium sweet, wheat, some apple, light spicy. Taste is medium sweet, apple, some wheat, light orange. Light body. Rather bland.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (6641) - Enghien, BELGIUM - NOV 13, 2010
Pression @ OTH. Dorée, mousse épaisse blanche. Arôme de blé, levure et de moût. Goût, léger au palais, douce avec un aspect sucré, note de céréale; blé assez faible et un palais trop liquide avec qcq nuances de fruits. Qcq notes de pelure d’orange (bonbon),mais avec un fini terreux et de citronnelle suivit de fine amertume, sucre brun? laisse une impression de bonbon acidulé. Pas mauvaise, juste très légère.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10767) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 29, 2010
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear gold with a filmy, creamy white head. Aroma has wheat and some spices, perhaps nutmeg. Flavor is sweet, wheaty, with faint bitterness and slight metal. Light to medium in body with fine, tingly carbonation. Finish is sweet and malty. Decent.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
944play (345) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - SEP 19, 2010
Draft at Sweet Spot. Clear gold with foamy white head. Aroma of white toast and puke. Mostly inoffensive delicate malt and cracker plus a touch of soupy vegetative flavor. Pleasantly rich body but slightly curdling finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 19, 2010
Pours golden with a mostly receding off-white head. Notes of pale malt, biscuit, cookie, light herbs, lemongrass, chamomile, pear. Medium bodied, lightly sticky with lively carbonation. Interesting take on the style, malt forward and spicy.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SrSilliGose (3247) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - SEP 12, 2010
pours a hazed golden with a small white head. aroma of bready lemons, some musty soap. light corn starchy note to it. flavor is light lemon grass and faded wheat. light, refreshing. but seemed a bit off. some soapy character i didn’t care for.


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