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

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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackrational (1) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 10, 2009 does not count
Aroma: first impression is very doughy, mellows to caramel. Appearance: clear. Flavour: drinkable, but i found neither the citrus nor spice notes to be particularly present. Palate: I found the first sips to have an inconsequential finish, later finish was on the bitter side.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gethinbeer (2148) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 25, 2009
From bottle. Citrus, honey and syrupy aroma. very clear light golden colour. Thin white lace. Initial flavour was strong in citrus. Brief hint of tropical fruits and watermelon. Thin texture yet very refreshing and enjoyable ale.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tvor (24) - USA - AUG 23, 2009
Pours nice golden yellow with white head. Very little lacing. Slight scent of citrus. Light-bodied, too much carbonation, and small bit of diacetyl in the taste.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EastCoaster (122) - USA - JUL 28, 2009
A wheat beer fermented with a proprietary ale yeast. pours a hazy straw color with a long lasting head nice and spicy character that is balanced with a bit of creaminess. exhibits a long lasting mouthfeel reminiscent of well whaet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Berley31 (230) - New Brunswick, CANADA - JUL 5, 2009
Bottle. Poured with an average-sized, white head; pretty good lacing. Body was clear and sparkling, with a nice, golden-yellow color. Very nice aroma of wheat... much more apparent than some other wheat ales I’ve tried. On the palate, the body was medium, thin yet slightly creamy, with average carbonation. Nice flavor with an average duration.. you can really taste the wheat here... this ain’t no Grasshopper. Overall, a very enjoyable wheat ale that makes a great summer beer... I could easily have several of these.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
guil0000 (254) - New Brunswick, CANADA - JUN 10, 2009
clear golden poor, not ur typical wheat beer. very satisfying. Will have again

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
EnSiFeRuM (501) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 29, 2008
Nos yeux observent une bière de couleur dorée et une mousse blanche imposante et persistante. Au nez on découvre des arômes de blé, de coriandre, de pommes vertes et d’orange. En bouche le corps est mine avec une effervescence élevée. On goûte des saveurs acidulées de levure, de blé, de pain, d’orange, de pommes vertes et de pamplemousse.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - SEP 27, 2008
Clear golden. White head disappears fast. Off-putting aroma of soda pop, orange, and general weirdness. Fizzy, gassy, prickly mouthfeel and palate. Tastes like soda water gone awry with rotten fruits. Horrid.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Oakes (12361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 25, 2008
Golden-straw colour. I do get some orange peel underneath heavy-handed stank foot notes and abundant diacetyl in the aroma. Some orangey notes but lots of blandness. Lame, goes nowhere. There is absolutely nothing good to offer as a payoff for putting up with that butterbomb aroma.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrManning (2003) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - APR 2, 2008
Bottle-Pours a hazy yellow topped with a creamy white foam. Little retention or lace. Mildly spicy nose with lemons, banana, and some yeast. Flavour profile is creamy lemon custard with corriander, grapefruit and fruity yeast with a touch of hops. Fruity, mildly hoppy finish with lingering spices. A bit thin on the finish. An enjoyable summer wheat.


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