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Brewed by Northampton Brewing Co. (NB)
Style: Wheat Ale
Fredericton, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This original ale combines the wheat beer traditions of Germany and Belgium with our English open fermentation process. The result is a vibrant, refreshing summer ale highlighted by gentle spice and citrus notes.


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
MiloC (27) - - JUL 16, 2014
Very inconsistent quality. Aroma is mostly lacto and diacetyl with sour notes. These brewers really need to start focusing on sanitation. Can’t talk about quality and then put out a beer like this.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
pintbypint (2976) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 13, 2014
500ml brown bottle. Golden with a small white cap. Nose has grain, wheat and citrus. Taste has wheat and grains and lemon. Typical wheat ale, fine for summer drinking, a bit plain.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (4891) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 4, 2014
500ml bottle pours a clear golden color with a finger and a half of white head that leaves very little lacing on the glass. Aroma is light grains and citrus. Taste is a light citrus hop bitterness with a light malty sweetness. Light bodied with moderate carbonation. A well done brew for the style. Recommended.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfearnley (1290) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 29, 2014
18 month old bottle to pint glass...we’ll see how this goes Lots of yeast, horse blanket, yeast, and a little pepper. Cloudy yellow with a frothy vibrant white head. Taste is wheat, lemon, funk, and pepper. I think this has aged well, because it’s not too bad.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mrtruman (4) - - AUG 6, 2013 does not count
I don't really know what the difference between taste and palate are. This is a really great summer beer, flavorful and fruity but light. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarkoR (727) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 5, 2013
On tap at St. James Gate, in Moncton. Clear golden colour with thin white head. Aroma is apple. Taste is fruit. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (5843) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
pours slightly hazy pale yellow with a decent retention and lacing. coriander, light herbal notes, hint of sweetness, wheat, yeast, few phenols, some lemons. bright carbonation, light body, bit bland but still decent herbal finish. ok.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marheb (3284) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 25, 2012
Les céréales sont mis de l’avant avec un sucre résiduel un peu maladroit. Peu d’épices accompagne les grains et le corps est plutôt moyen tirant vers le mince croustillant.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
mnurda (1200) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 18, 2011
On tap at the garrison ale house in Fredericton. Piscatory will be mad but I didn’t take copius notes so am letting down the rate beer community. Sorry

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
VeloVampire (625) - Parkdale, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2011
500 ml bottle - pours clear gold with a thin white head that soon fades to nothingness. Arome very light, sweet - green apple, honeyish malt. Flavour similarly light - not much more than sweat malt, a hint of wheat, light fruit. Slightly spicy finish. A decent, if bland, summer quaff.


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