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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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We do things our own way in the Rockies. Our beer is no different. Take a nice wheat beer and pour in the hops and you get a distinctive, crisp and bold beer that is sure to impress. This is not your typical wheat beer, its profile is as unique and interesting as well... the Rockies.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (3237) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 12, 2015
Draft at the brewery. Pours opaque yellow gold with a very thin, fizzy white head. Tastes like creamy wheat, mild lemon, some banana, and a hint of bubblegum. Medium body and low/medium carbonation. Smells like wheat, banana, light spice, light lemon, and doughy malt.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RABinCO (1399) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Draft. Pours a hazy lemon hay. Slight foamy white head. Aroma of clove, white bread yeast, banana. Taste is peppery, yeasty, chewy, pleasant bitterness. Bit of malty cereal. Definitely more hop-forward than I would expect for the style. A bit heavy for good summer drinking.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (5413) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Cloudy dark straw with a sticky thin foamy white head. Nose of wheaty banana and a bit of fennel. Flavor brings more of that fennel flavor back with some wheat and a small tone of banana with a little bit of passion fruit on a dry and slightly peppery sweet finish. But the body is a little light.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (8617) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Pour on tap at the brewery, hazy yellow pour with thin white head, aroma has notes of clove, banana, slight pepper, hints of biscuit, bread, slight honey and sweet white fruits with some peach, pear, slight white grape. Taste is pretty nice with some peach and pear, clove, and banana from the yeast, phenolic pepper and spice come through with a sweet biscuit middle, finishing with a hint of yeast. Pretty decent.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
3fourths (8598) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 27, 2012
draft. estery heavy nose of clove and tutti frutti; oily and waxy lemon juice notes throughout; simple and mostly bland with creeping nail polish flavor late. sludgy yeast.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - SEP 30, 2011
Cloudy orange-yellow. Lots of spicy clove on the nose with a tangerine & banana hint. Palate is really nice full-bodied and rich but with a nice spice that creates great balance.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 21, 2011
(draft 6/4/11). Cloudy dark gold color. Medium white head. Moderate wheat aroma with light citrus and clove. Flavor of the same with light bitterness. Avg duration. Light bitter finish. Slick texture. Moderate carbonation. Good lacing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RSRIZZO (1899) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 26, 2011
On tap at the brewery. Color is a hazy orange yellow with good carbonation and a thick tight head. Aroma is yeast, citrus and a bit of banana. It has a lighter medium body that gives a creamy mouth feel. Flavor comes in with a creamy wheat taste that has a nice lemon note, then the yeast shows with a nice banana taste and a little hops that give an easy bitterness lingering on the end. Overall its a nice Hefe.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
adnielsen (10070) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 29, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2012 On tap @ PPBC. Glowing, milky cloudy, yellow orange appearance with a white head. Nice banana, clove esters, yeasty nose. Light banana and cloves, yeasty flavor with a mild tartness finishes somewhat bitter. Ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (11228) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 8, 2011
On tap at Pikes Peak poured a cloudy gold with a lasting white head. Aromas of wheat, yeast, light banana and light clove. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of wheat, yeast, light banana and a hint of spice with a smooth dry lingering wheat finish.


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