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Reunion - A Beer For Hope 2009

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Formerly brewed at Terrapin Beer Company
Style: Wheat Ale
Athens, Georgia USA
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Double Wheat Ale brewed with lemon juice and spices.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NachlamSie (2738) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 24, 2009
On tap at Barley’s Greenville. Pours a hazy light gold with a small white head. The aroma is surprisingly mild, I wasn’t sure what the Reuinion ’09 would be, but I figured it would be something strong. Hints at banana, coriander are in the nose. This has to be a wheat beer. The palate is medium light and just barely sticky. This is drinkable with more wheaty citrus flavor and an almost tart finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bvc (1149) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - AUG 19, 2009
Draft at Elysian on Cap Hill. Pours a very deep murky yellow with little to no white head. Upon smelling this, I had very high hopes. Deep citrus, light floral, spice with hints of bready wheat...smells damn good. First impression on the palate is very good, wheaty citrus wit, but then it just falls off and the finish is weak and very ’rough’. Too bad that the taste just couldn’t live up to the nose on this one. On the bright side, the best of the Reunion beers imho to date.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
riversideAK (5595) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - AUG 18, 2009
Nose is nice and citrusy - lemons, oranges, and wheat malt. Opaque hazy yellow orange pour, no head. The flavor has tons of wheat malt and corriander. Chalky mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
danielcurtis81 (1519) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 16, 2009
Tap a Pizza Port - Solona Beach. Pours ahazy yellow gold with a thin white head. Nose is full of wheat with a lite hop tone to it. Flavors are creamy wheat, vanilla, butter, lemon. Mouth is super creamy, medium bodied. Pretty good for me with a style that admittedly is not one of my favorites.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7835) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 15, 2009
On tap at Pizza Port San Clemente. Listed as Pizza Port Reunion 09 Double Wheat Ale. I am assuming this is the same beer as Reunion is a charity contract brew. Pours with a hazy yellow body and a small white head. Aroma of orange, lemon, herbal notes and clove. Taste is much the same with spices, bubblegum yeast, and citrus. Medium to lovely carbonation. Pretty good for the Reunion beer series.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
craftbeerdesign (2171) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 14, 2009
on tap at Taco Mac in Cumming, GA... arrived a very hazy yellow with no head... nice citrus and Belgian wit aromas... solid medium body throughout with some biting hops up front paired with some honey, orange, lemon, chamomile, and banana... very flavor-able beer which is also very easily drinkable for the near 8% abv,,, clean refreshing finish with a kick of lemon. definitely a top notch Wheat ale... I could drink this all summer....

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Butters (3735) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - AUG 10, 2009
On draft at taco mac. Pours a milky hazed bright yellow with bright white soapy head. Nose of lemon zest, white pepper, clove. All of which comes through in the flavor. A little yeasty but surpisingly crisp. Very effervescent. Like a belgian wit actually. Refreshing, like lemonade. Pretty damn good for style.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 9, 2009
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2009
Name: Reunion 2009 Double Wit
Date: July 24, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, Lindburgh
Appearance: muddy orange, fine white head, streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet fruity aroma, nice citrus, sweet orange
Flavor: sweet orange flavor, touch of fruity banana, light spicyness

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4

Name: Reunion
Date: September 08, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Naked City, Seattle
Vintage: 2009
Appearance: muddy orange, fine white head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet orange aroma, lemony citrus
Flavor: sweet citrus flavor, touch of honey sweetness, orange comes through as well, just a hint of banana

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+/4

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jhumphries69 (1034) - Tyrone, Georgia, USA - AUG 7, 2009
Draft at Taco Mac. Cloudy yellow pour. Aroma is full of citrus and other typical witbier notes - spice and wheat. Flavor is a little light on wheat but high in the citrus and coriander department - like touches of tangerine juice. Overall - very tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
unclemattie (4136) - Georgia, USA - AUG 2, 2009
Tap @ TacoMac, John’s Creek. Opaque yellow, rocky white head. Aroma of a radler. Lemonade and sweet malt. yum. Very floral, lots of juice of lemon, sweet malt. nice tang flavor of citrus fruit juice. The body reminds me of a lightened version of Terrapin 30 Strong, lemon fruit juice added. Medium bodied, on the bolder side. Strong lemon flavor is very appealling. lots of fun.


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