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


on tap

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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarkoR (884) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (7387) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marheb (4504) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
mnurda (1235) - 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

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HeistAlmighty (1156) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 2, 2011
Draft. Clear blonde with small white head that disappeared quickly. Aroma is wheaty. Taste is grains, citrus and honey with a tiny bit of bitterness and spices. Palate is refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
GRM (3646) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 2, 2011
Sample, draught, at Garrison Ale House, savoured on August 16 2010; eye: straw, clear, no effervescence, tiny sheet of beige head, light lacing; nose: mash, honey; mouth: mash, honey, grain, light hops, finale in mash with presence of honey, light body, rather carbonated, thin, grainy texture, slightly bitter overall: quite ordinary FRANÇAIS Échantillon, en fût, bue chez Garrison Ale House, savourée le 16 août 2010; œil : paille, claire, pas d’effervescence, petite couverture de mousse beige, légère dentelle; nez : moût, miel; bouche : moût, miel, grain, léger houblon, finale en moût avec présence de miel, corps léger, plutôt carbonatée, mince, texture granuleuse, très légèrement amère; en résumé : b’en ordinaire

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jimmay (807) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 4, 2010
500 ml bottle, from NBLiqour. Pours clear blonde in colour, with big white head. Aroma and taste are somewhat wheaty. Decent. Odd yeast or malt here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spab (3234) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 16, 2010
500 ml bottle from Alcool NB Liquor. Pours a clear yellow with decent-sized lasting white head. Aroma is biscuity with some mild lemon scents. Taste is quite bready with lemon and light spicing. Body approaching medium. Fine carbonation. Refreshing but also has a little character to it.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Atheist_Peace (981) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 15, 2010
500ml bottle. Pours clear, slightly off-macro lager yellow with a bubbly white head that leaves a little lace. Nose is a bad confusion of wheat, citrus and spice that comes off slightly poisonous. A little more reasonable in the mouth with a more robust body than expected but it’s still got this weird medicinal vibe that’s quite off putting. I don’t know if this is an off bottle or just a bad brew. May have to try again...against my better judgement.

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