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Northbound Smokehouse Honey Wheat Ale

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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 2.92/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is a crisp, lightly hopped American wheat ale brewed with wild flower honey from a local producer. Honey added late in the brewing process makes this beer honey-forward. From the aroma to the finish, you will know there is honey in this beer. Enjoy during patio season or as a nice break from the big beers of winter.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (7014) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Sampled from the tap at the brewpub. Pours a clear pale gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma combines sweet wheat with a hint of honey and sweet wheat with a hint of light fruit. Flavor has more earthy wheat with a honey backing.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
csaso (1464) - Missouri, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Tap - small foamy head, medium straw color, sweet honey and wheat aroma and flavor, mild hops, not bad overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
northropfrye (2317) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 6, 2014
Pretty basic little blond ale (oh but it’s made with wheat). Inoffensive and probably sessionable.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
arminjewell (6434) - Hastings, Minnesota, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Pour on tap at the brewery, hazy yellow pour with white head, aroma brought notes of slight biscuit, bread, hints of grass, spice notes from the hops, slight yeast, touch of honey. Taste is a mix of biscuit, bread, hints of grass, slight earth, honey, touch of hops, finishing slightly bitter, dry.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cards04 (1848) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 3, 2014
Pours a light yellow. This is their entry level craft beer. Nice honey flavors. That’s about it.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Definitely some honey present, it is the predominant flavor for sure. It is just not backed up by much.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcnielsen (2276) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Sampled on tap at Northbound. Pours a golden color with white head. Honey, malty, a touch tangy flavors.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChiGuy68 (426) - Illinois, USA - JUL 8, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2013 Tasted on tap at Northbound Brewpub. Clear golden color with a white head. Wheat aroma with a hit of hops. A bit of sweetness from the honey. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pablo951 (463) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Had it on tap at Northbound Brewery in Minneapolis! Poured a clear golden hue with a whisper head and no lacing. Unique aroma notes of yeast, and a bitter tangy hop taste.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
argo0 (11653) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Draft. Clear light amber body with small white head. Aroma is medium sweet, cantaloupe, bread, light honey. Taste is medium sweet, some honey, light grain. Low carbonation, light body.


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