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RATINGS: 569   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Hazy and golden in color, this brew is a fresh twist on the popular Hefeweizen style. Eureka and Lisbon lemons, from three growing regions in California, balance out the wheat malt character, resulting in a crisp and refreshing wheat ale with subtle lemon flavor. Cheers!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hotstuff (4389) - Indiana, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Rated 10-24-2009 (Bottle) This beer pours a small off-white head with a short retention, cloudy body, spotty amounts of lacing, and no visible carbonation. The Aroma is wheat, hints of bananas, lemons, malt, and some spice. The Taste mimics the Aromas. The Palate is tingly and this is a medium bodied beer. In conclusion, this beer falls short for the way it taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaBier (5106) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Bottle shared by a friend. Clear gold in color with a medium off-white head. Aroma of malt, lemon and creamy wheat. Creamy wheat flavor with lemon character before a semi-dry and creamy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Niko100 (2142) - Illinois, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Hazy amber/gold color; Light to medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of wheat, yeast, & lemon; Flavor of wheat, citrus (notably lemon), and light grain; Finish is a bit acidic; Decent.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
drsordr (1345) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle pour clear yellow. Nose supposed to smell like lemon and wheat, but to me smelled like a urinal. Taste had chemically tart lemon and slight chlorine finish. Had to drain pour this one

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jake65 (2810) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 21, 2013
Bottle: Pale golden color with a light haze and lots of bubbles. A finger of creamy white head. The lemon is strong in the aroma, along with a little maltiness, and lighter florals. Taste is more wheat oriented than the aroma would suggest; wheat, light grass, and just enough lemon/citrus to notice. Sessionable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rocbyter (1921) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Sweet wheat aroma with hints of lemon. Cloudy golden color with a medium white head. Mild sweet cardboard flavor with a sticky palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2013
Poured from a bottle into a Samuel Adams pint glass. Ah, itís been too long since Iíve had a Sam Adams... I wound up getting a Brewmaster Variety Pack. This was included with Irish Red and Latitude 48 IPA -- the latter of which Iíve already had. Appearance: Thereís next to no head on this beer... none at all. Itís very thing and wispy. As for the lacing, thereís none of that to speak of. The color of the beer is nice... a hazy yellow color that reminds me of Mountain Dew when I put it up to the light. Smell: Very wheat-heavy, with traces of citrus in there as well. Pleasant, but nothing overpowering or too exciting. Taste: Above average, but nothing thatíll make your pupils dilate. I feel like this could well be Samuel Adamís summer beer because itís really easy to drink. Clean, wheaty, citrusy... tasty. Mouthfeel: Watery, with mild carbonation, but smooth as it foams up a bit on your tongue. Pretty average. Overall, I really like Coastal Wheat. Far from my favorite Sam Adams beer, but Iíll have no problem drinking the other thatís in the six-pack. Another good offering from S.A.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Caytinator (994) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 9, 2013
12oz bottle. Hazy yellow appearance, decent-size head. Yeasty aromas with a bit of spice. I didnít get too much of the lemon taste, but it definitely has "wheat-y" roots. Itís not bad, but Iíd rather drink a real hefeweizen, or a witbier - not this.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
kramer (5256) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow orange body with a one finger fizzy white head that left a little sticky lacing. The nose on this one just doesít do it for me. It smells like a box of lemonheads dissolved in instant lemonade powder with just a light bit of yeast and wheat. The flavor is thankfully a little bit more toned down in the lemon than the aroma up front, but it does finish a bit like lemon Pledge. Thereís a yeast slurry flavor that permeates throughout, but it seems to just add a bit of weirdness to the whole mix of things. Light bodied with a slightly creamy texture and soft fizzy carbonation. This one was a pretty big flop for me. If I wanted to drink instant lemonade, I wouldnít have opened a beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strangebrewer (947) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 17, 2013
bottle. Poured straw coloured with a thin white head. Light malt aroma. Thin mouthfeel, tight carbonation, slightly dry finish. Taste is lightly lemony with pale malt.

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