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Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Wheat Ale
Newport, Oregon USA
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

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RATINGS: 594   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Belgian-style blonde ale is an unfiltered fusion of wheat and barley malts, spiced with coriander and ginger.

8 Ingredients:
Malts: Great Western Harrington, Klages and Wheat.
Hops: Saaz.
Specialty: Coriander and Ginger.
Yeast & Water: Rogue’s Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

Specs:
13º PLATO
34 IBU
77 AA
3º Lovibond


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
estoppel (1028) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 27, 2002
Medium straw color, cloudy, quickly receding head. Spices and Saaz in the nose. Spices dominate the flavor. Finish is a tad too bitter. Unusual, interesting, and pretty decent overall.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ravidesai (947) - Bombay, INDIA - JUL 11, 2002
very pleasant wheat. I found it inbetween the german and belgiasn wheats. soft wheat and yeast tastes of the grman wheat with the citrus notes and spices of a belgian wit. very good drinking

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Indra (2595) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - JUN 18, 2002
UPDATED: AUG 10, 2007 Definitely a winner hefe. Some Belgian ideas incorporated, and it has lovely malt and spice flavors with a downy soft body and prickly palate. Unfiltered. Rogue hops right there at the end, of course. Quite tasty indeed and one of the best American Wheat style beers available.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 24, 2002
Rather bitter and somewhat unimpressive. Didn’t rock my world. This was indeed about half a weizen. Where’s the other half?

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jayme9874 (756) - Hamburg, New York, USA - MAR 30, 2002
A cloudy yellow with hues of orange. Thin head and lace. Nose of wheat,coriander and saaz. This is good. Wheaty/grainy malts on the palate. Saaz and coriander mix in beautifully along with a perfect ginger snap. Hops come through in the perfect intensity, adding great charater to a uniqe brew. Lovely unfiltered body that holds all the flavors very well. These guys can brew.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ttboy8099 (73) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - FEB 18, 2002
Overly impressed. I am not a fan of Hefe’s but this was good, though I missed the hopps.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChrisBeest (43) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - FEB 18, 2002
I’m not a big fan of Helfaweisen’s, however for a Helf, this was one of my favorites.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
TAR (2445) - Lafayette, Colorado, USA - OCT 24, 2001
More style points. Interesting combination of flavors. Spices like coriander, orange peel perhaps, and wheat. More like a belgian wit-pilsner.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kaya161 (1128) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 25, 2001
Like most Rogue products, this is heavily hopped. In this beer however, I find the hops to be detrimental to the overall flavour. The bitterness is just too much for a light styled wheat beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUN 16, 2001
A bit too hoppy and -dare I say it- sour for my taste, but nice to look at and tasty as it hits the tongue. ’Spose I should give the brewer’s other products a chance, though.


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