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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A traditional summer wheat beer marries a west coast Pale ale. Brewed with locally grown wheat, providing a complex mouthfeel, and single-hopped and generously dry-hopped with Amarillo, creating a glorious citrusy aroma and finish. The approachable 5% abv makes this the perfect session beer on a summer day.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
high_on_hops (588) - Burlingame, California, USA - JUN 7, 2013
On tap. Pours a slightly hazy gold with a white foamy head and lots of lacing. It has a nice aroma with plenty of hoppy citrus and a bit of grass. The flavor is mildly hoppy up front with a balanced middle and crisp, wheaty aftertaste over a light body. A great summer session beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChainGangGuy (4351) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUN 6, 2013
12 ounce twist-off bottle - $1.79 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Best Enjoyed Before: N 13.

Appearance: Pours a hazy, yellow-hued body with small-sized, white head.

Smell: Moderately lemony, but, there’s also a little hint of tangerine. Grainy, modestly wheat-scented malts. And a single pat of sweet cream butter.

Taste: Soft wheat character, faintly grainy, lightly sweet, with, as always, the buttery diacetyl tones from the Ringwood. Bright, light citrusy lemon taste pops in as does the bitterness, but, what would be a more cutting hop quality, is, I feel, blunted by the buttery hint throughout. Drying, smooth, buttery-lemon finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Skosh of a medium level of carbonation.

Overall: While I found the twelve ounces agreeable, but I wonder where it finds a home at. It’s not overly wheaty and the hops are somewhat muted by the diacetyl character (at least in this batch), so, I do wonder "who is this for?" I could see this being replaced sometime down the road.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Niko100 (1939) - Illinois, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Hazy amber/gold color; Light to medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of wheat, yeast, & lemon zest; Flavor of wheat, citrus (notably lemon), and grain/grass; Crisp finish; Nice wheat ale.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
jjgmd (1367) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 26, 2013
On tap at Whole Foods, NYC, pours a clear very pale golden color. Flat grainy nose. No flavor , a true dud. Quaff Score 4 / 10

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sonnycheeba (3359) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Tap. Pours clear gold with thin, creamy white head; short retention and minimal lacing. Aroma is grassy and citrus hops, pear, biscuit and cereal malts, bready yeast, and light caramel. Flavor is dry bready malts and bitter hops forward with other notes of grapefruit and toast; dry, bitter finish. Light body and low carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (1931) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Draft. Pours clear amber with a thin light head. Slightly hoppy and floral. Crisp refreshing. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells like wheat, bread, light aroma.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewBoxer (1884) - New York, New York, USA - APR 22, 2013
Bottle. Tan yellow color. Light and crisp with a mild wheat taste. Drinkable and tasty. Not bad ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
reebtogi (4088) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 18, 2013
355ml bottle pours a light golden color with a finger of white head that settles to reveal some fairly nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is grassy and floral with a hint of citrus. Taste is a light citrus and grass hop bitterness with a malty sweetness underneath. Typical brew for the style, nothing special. Easy drinking session brew.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 14, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 24, 2013 Draft at Beer Bar, enjoyed this on the hottest of summer days. Pours golden yellow with medium white head. Aroma and taste of citrus, wheat and hops. Light, easy drinking. Enjoyable and perfect for this occasion.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GT2 (8270) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 19, 2012
355mL found for $2. Pours a low haze golden. Thicker than expected white head. Webby lacing. Nose is squashy, pineapple air freshener, grass, odd butterscotch. As it warms more butterscotch. Taste is dry, grassy, soapy, spicy. Hints of butterscotch in the background. Fairly bitter. Odd but not offensive. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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