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RATINGS: 377   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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This living beer is Dan’s bold Hopped Wheat creation. You hold the return of Crack’d Wheat the marriage of a sophisticated Bavarian Hefeweiss and an American Pale Ale. Amarillo dry hopping consorts with Wisconsin Red Wheat. Traditional Open Top fermentation cultivates our proprietary Bavarian Weiss yeast in our dedicated Wheat Beer Cellar. Absolutely 100% natural bottle conditioned this is a Living beer.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kimcgolf (872) - Dacula, Georgia, USA - FEB 15, 2010
Pours from the bottle to a hazy golden yellow with thin white head that lingers well and leaves okay lacing. Nose is a very strong and pleasant spicy clove, cinamon, wheat and bread dough. Mouthfeel is tingly from the spices and medium-bodied, with a little bit of biscuit chewy. Taste is a reflection of the spices in the nose, and the finish is long, spicy and thirst quenching. A darn good beer.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (788) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Pale amber pour with a monstrous, pillowy, white head. Nose is lightly yeasty and sweet like a Belgian. Taste is much the same, but with a nice floral hop edge that's not typical of a wheat beer. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
piscator34 (2081) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - MAY 19, 2015
Bottle. Gold in colour with a bit of haze and strong carbonation. Aromas are of vanilla, lemon, bubblegum, and a bit of spicy orange. Thick wheaty body with a blend of traditional hefeweiss and some spicy-herbal almost Belgian pale ale flavors. Medium bodied. Tasted good, but didn’t really get any of the extra APA hop notes that I was expecting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ronaldtheriot (1464) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAY 17, 2015
New Glarus Crack’d Wheat Ale (now, New Glarus Hopster) has an extremely thick, spongy, off-white head, and a semi-clear, bubbly, golden appearance. Lacing is profoundly heavy. The aroma is an odd mix of citrus/pine hop resin with banana and coriander. Taste is of those elements, with sweet white bread and moderate bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and New Glarus Hopster finishes crisp and refreshing. RJT

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (5285) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle thanks to Will. Pours a clear yellow gold with some off white head. The aroma is pineapple, wheat, straw. Medium mouth, strong wheat, grass, yeast, light pepper, decent.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Atom (1668) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 4, 2015
12oz bottle pours a clear golden with a small white head. Aroma of banana and wheat, mild clove. Sweet taste banana, clove, and wheat, mild hop bitterness. Meh, the dry hopping isn’t making this any different from any other wheat ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (5071) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - APR 30, 2015
Thanks to Chris for bringing it over! Nice fresh wheat and hop-nose. The beer starts fresh and nice. Sweetish Weizen notes, no yeast but fresh hops. Sweetish-fresh, nice piney hops. Dryer ending, but still a Kristallweizen dry-hopped. Intense sweetish Weizen-ending with no bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (4570) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 29, 2015
Bottle: Clear gold with a tall, frothy white head. Citrus, wheat, yeast, banana aroma. Taste is sweet lemon, banana, slightly spiced... Very bright and refreshing....the lively citrus matches nicely with the wheat.....hopped-up, and blended really well. Great stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Carlisle (197) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 28, 2015
Bottle. Bright yellow with thick white head and substantial lacing. Earthy pine aroma with moss and anise notes. Smooth wheat and pine hops upfront. Body is a bit watery. Some earthy pine hops with oil and licorice notes in the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThirstyBird (2013) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - APR 27, 2015
Thanks to Chris for bringing this to Deutschland! Pours a beautiful light golden color and a tan/cream color. The smell is wheat, hops. The taste is herbal, wheat, grapefruit ending dry and crisp. Light with nice, fine carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mittenator (1558) - Michigan, USA - APR 26, 2015
Bottle thanks to Linda. Light hay with a white head. Light, Candi hops. Light and clean.


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