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RATINGS: 550   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Crisp & lively, the hazy smoothness of this unfiltered White Ale is roused by the crackling of spring spices. From a hint of sweetness from orange peel & plum to the peppery bite of fresh ground coriander, the subtle blend of spices creates just the right refreshing kick to signal that spring is on its way. Cheers!


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SODAK14 (302) - Rapid City, South Dakota, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Wasnít real sure what to make of this but it was a pretty good brew. Faint taste of citrus. It didnít have that after taste that some ales have...very smooth finish. In fishermanís terms, definitely a keeper!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OnTheTrail (52) - Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2015
aroma- coriande, maybe clove, more than citrus. taste - a soft fruity that makes me thing banana, less spice. altogether not unpleasant, but nothing special, much like Blue Moon.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MunBro (729) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 21, 2015
Nice one from Sam Adams. Hazy yellow/orange pour. Has a zesty aroma of oranges and lemon. Some foam and minor spotty lacing. A nice American brewing of a Belgian Witbier. Zest, wheat, straw, orange, lemon, and an earthy funkiness.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GnarlyGnome (756) - Fairfield, Ohio, USA - APR 26, 2015
From Notes: Not a big fan... this is really fruity. Not even in a good way. I can drink it, but I donít want to...

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gregorymconway (218) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - APR 26, 2015
UPDATED: APR 27, 2015 Cloudy yellow body huge bubbly head.. Unfortunately heavy bodied. Subtle peach on the nose, wheat malt, coriander and orange zest. Not sessionable. Wouldíve been great in a 250ml portion. Draft at McThirstys Pint.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mnurda (1182) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - APR 25, 2015
Bottled sample from mlcc. Pours hazy cloudy color. Super smooth. Coriander notes. Liked it a lot. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
obguthr (4425) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - APR 22, 2015
Yeast, bread, and coriander nose, in that order. Cloudy amber, medium head, little retention. Yeast and beans, lemon and coriander at midpalate. Faint banana finish. Light body, fizzy. I had hoped for so much more, but itís still somewhat enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
X (83) - California, USA - APR 17, 2015
Bottle left over from a mix pack, quite a tasty little bugger. Iíd take this any day over a macro.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mstrcrwly (600) - New York, USA - APR 17, 2015
Forgot to rate this from few years ago..along the same line as Blue Moon..middle of the road.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (8470) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 15, 2015
Pour on tap at Old Chicago, slightly hazy orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of bread, biscuit, some orange juice, touch of spice, slight lemon as well. Taste was a mix of lemon, orange, fruit into some grain, vanilla, some biscuit, finishing sweet, slight spice.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
asedzie (657) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 13, 2015
Bottle. Very cheap at Dinkytown - around .50 cents a bottle. Pours hazy gold with medium head. Nose is plum, corriander and a bit of citrus peel - strong spice/fruit aroma. Flavor only has a light touch of fruit and spice, good textured wheat and doughy wheat beer yeast. Finish is just slightly sweet. Gotta say - spring is not the best season for seasonals - Maibocks are great, but beyond that thereís not much interesting. This is an ok transitional beer.


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