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


on tap

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85/5   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (18697) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Draft at Laundromat in Moncton. Crystal clear golden color. Aroma of straw. Taste is bitter. peppery, plain.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Oakes (14101) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (11945) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 11, 2007
500 mL bottle from ANBL, courtesy of the Probstk. A yellow ale with a thick dense lacing white head. Atoma of buckwheat, lactic acid, and grass, with light pepperyness. In mouth, a lightly sweet malt, light banana and lightlactic acid notes, a bit off, but not unpleasant. Its a good I didn’t wait to consumme this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (9154) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 14, 2005
Pale pastel yellow, small fuffy white head (3+) Odd fruity spice in the aroma, presumably coriander. Delicate flavour has a suprisingly high amount of bitterness, with mild spice and a touch of fruit throughout. Lingering bitterness in the aftertaste. Quaffable. Smooth but light palate. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (8628) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 2, 2010
I drank this striaght out of the bottle after climbing to the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain in Campbellton NB. I’m assuming it looks decent, so I’m giving the appearance a 3/5. Flavours were very pleasing after a 2km slog up and down a mountain: sweetly wheaty, with prominent melon and citrus fruit, and a very nice subtle spiciness. Maybe it was the circumstances under which I enjoyed it, but this is probably the best beer by this little maritime micro!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (6749) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 4, 2006
Bouteille de 500 ml achetée chez ANBL (Dieppe, N-B). Arôme: Odeur de fleur et de coriandre. Apparence: La couleur est blonde pâle légèrement voilée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de banane et d’épices. Courte durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est mince avec une texture légèrement crémeuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence d’épices en arrière goût. (Rating #740)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (6561) - 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 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (5192) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
muzzlehatch (4420) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAY 24, 2007
500 ml bottle from New Brunswick Liquor Corporation on King Street, Saint John, New Brunswick (May 2007) served a bit below cellar temperature from a Samuel Smiths pint glass. Pours a very pale, just faintly hazy straw color, with a moderate quick-diminishing snow-white head that leaves no lacing.....the nose offers a touch of diacetyl, alas (infections don’t seem uncommon in this brewer from my first few tries), but there’s some interesting sour apple, lime, and a touch of sea air wafting through as well......body is lemony, vaguely sour, a touch of berry sweetness at the front but then quite dry from midpalate on, pretty thin and watery like the Bitter I had last night....reasonably crisp, dry finish. The thinness really kills this one but the end result isn’t undrinkable.

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