ansermadide (1526) - Kyle, Texas, USA - OCT 20, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
I must apologize in advance to Peak Organic. Iíve had this beer for over three months now. The reason why I havenít drank this yet is simply because the beer doesnít look like something I want to drink... from the outside. Yes, Iíve been judging this book by its cover for an entire season, and itís not even summer anymore.
Soft yellow, with hues of caramel, this wheat ale looks more pale ale than wheat, and has a bright white head. It has a surprisingly pleasant citrus hop aroma thatís bright and delicious, with absolutely no trace of wheat. Whew. Itís relatively bitter and strong of hop flavor in the mouth, with wheat chewiness and sourness nonexistent. Iíd definitely peg this as a straight up West coast summer session pale ale above anything. Holy crap, this is kinda good, dare I say more than good. I feel so ashamed.
Although it rates in the 80th percentile for the style and only the 46th percentile overall, Iíd have to disagree with everyone else. However unattractive the label, and the style, may be, itís a pleasant surprise. Although it has a slight wheat ale-like body, the only other wheat-like character is a slight sourness in the finish. Otherwise, itís straight up, just a nicely hopped summer ale - and I have to say that the wheat fills in just enough of the weight to make it satisfying.
patricks110 (1956) - Alberta, CANADA - SEP 28, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Refreshing and crisp with a moderate hop on the finish. A nice summer brew or even a nice fall day brew. Pours a bright golden yellow with a foamy fizzy white head. The nose is wheaty, lightly spiced, toasted and a tad hoppy.
pintbypint (2832) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz brown bottle. Medium yellow pour with a little haze. Good looking white cap, very creamy and long lasting with some sticky shoulders. Nose has lemon and grapefruit hops. Int he mouth the beer is dryish and wheaty with nice Amarillo notes, slight lemon and grapefruit notes. Some yeast and wheat in the aftertaste with some mild bitterness. Light body and refershing carbonation. Better than I expected. a nice simple hoppy, wheaty quaffer.
Cybercat (3874) - Georgia, USA - SEP 16, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Comes out of the bottle a slightly hazy solar yellow with a fluffy and somewhat persistent ivory head. Wheaty and slightly citrusy aroma has a surprising hoppy overtone. Wheaty flavor is quite refreshing - if itís hot youíll wanna chug it (but please do so responsibly!) and enjoy the hints of hops and lemon. Texture is smooth, though not too fizzy, so it glides down the pipes easily. A perfect way to welcome summer, or bit it farewell.
jgauquie (33) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - SEP 5, 2013
2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
I will just say that this is a very bland beer. I may be biased towards heavier beer but this is a cross between a pale ale and Michelob ultra. Very floral aroma, but missed the mark with a grainy aftertaste. Not my fav.
BeerandBlues2 (10606) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 23, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap at Victoria Gastro Pub. Pours hazy straw yellow/gold with a medium, fizzy white head, medium retention with spare lacing. Aroma is wheat malt, lemon peel, citrus and pine hops. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness, light wheat notes, lemon and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.
furman82 (11) - New York, USA - AUG 18, 2013
2.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Little bit hoppy for a non-ipa summer beer, but still easy enough to drink. Light and mild.
jpscoggin (1) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 16, 2013 does not count
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
I'm not a big fan of beer so hoppy it could be growing in the bottle. So this summer session is a fairly good fit. The nose is pleasant. Initial taste is not overly hopped however you know it's there. The other flavors are light and perfect for swinging in the heat while standing in front of the grill.
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JediMindTricks (446) - Remington, Virginia, USA - JUL 20, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Small white head atop lightly hazed apple juice body. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, some bread, light grapefruit.
ozarkspops (368) - - JUL 17, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy golden yellow. Medium white head. Pretty hoppy for a summer beer. Citrusy hop aroma and flavor throughout. Clean mildly dry finish.
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