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Olde Hickory Summer Ale
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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Our summer ale arrives just in time for the dog days of summer. The perfect brew to help cool you down when the heat and humidity of late summer in NC get you down. A creative spin on two classics styles. This beer is light and very refreshing. Brewed with malted wheat and German ale yeast it is filtered crystal clear to allow the orange peel and coriander to shine brightly with a slight sweetness.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - APR 16, 2012
on tap at ohb 7/12/11. clear. very pale orange yellow. aromas of dust, orange, peaches, cantaloupe... very fresh and fruity. the flavor is the same but with added notes of yeast and a tartness on the finish. crisp, light and crazy quaffable. 7/3/7/4/15

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtd6628 (357) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 14, 2011
Tasted at twin city taps. Ok beer. Some citrus and spice mostly wheat but overall good.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
freekyp (1537) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 16, 2010
Well crafted Wit beer with fruitness and malt character kicked up just a bit. Aroma is amazing, showing spicy coriander and dum dum pop orange. Hops are pretty much non existent. Pours a hazy straw color, and finishes with a long fruity tartness. Excellent summertime quaffer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - MAY 28, 2009
Draught at Union Jack’s. Pours straw yellow with small white head. The aroma is very perfumy and herbal with some lemon zest, bubblegum, and wheat. The flavor is gummy wheat, some lemon, and a few berry notes. There are some haylike hops in there, but mostly a yeast and wheat spiciness. Decent enough for what it is.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 12, 2009
On tap at Union Jack’s. Clear yellow with a white cover. Lemon aroma. Taste is lemon, grassy, some spice and clove. Decent.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wilkie (1208) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - JUN 16, 2008
On tap at the olde hickory taproom in hickory, garnished with an orange slice. Pale, straw-yellow color, medium white head. Citrus, wheat, yeasty, bready aroma. Flavor is not as yeasty as aroma would indicate, but very similar. Kind of a mix between a Wit and a wheat ale.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
astrofrk (341) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 14, 2008
On tap at Union Jacks... Knoxville. Golden. Small and fast head. Aroma: Wheat and a fruit aroma, Flavor: Yeast, fruit. In Belgian a true Belgian style. Clean finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (4135) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 8, 2008
Sampled at the Blues and Brews festival. Pours a clear golden red with a wheaty, sweet, orange, lemongrass, banana. Tastes citrusy, orange, wheaty, light spice, banana. Not very carbonated in the mouth and finishes with banana. Don’t believe this one should have been filtered.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 07/18/2006
Mode: Draft
Source: Taproom

hazy yellow, thin fine white head, lots of lace, sweet citrus aroma, big spicy flavor, hint of sweet orange

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ross (2100) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - SEP 30, 2006
Draft at Charlotte Oktoberfest 2006. Pours out a yellowish color without much of a head. Smell is sweet, fruity, some sour lemoness and orange. Taste is smooth and refreshing, very lively body. Not a bad beer but I wasnt expecting a witbier. Decent.


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