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RATINGS: 288   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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This unfiltered American Wheat Ale is light in color, body and bitterness, with the delicious finish of wheat malt. Available on draft and in bottles.


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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThisWangsChung (747) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2013
12 oz bottle into a Samuel Smith pint glass. A: Pours a hazy golden color. The head is a two finger white shade. I like the creamy texture, and the lacing as well. Donít know why, but I find it a bit more attractive than the typical hefeweizen, even if the head lacks staying power. S: Itís more of a regular APWA than anything. The most notable element is some earthy, zesty hops. No real sense of banana, clove, or bubblegum esters here. T: This is not much of a hefeweizen. The wheat flavors and finishing, lemony hop qualities are pleasant...but the lack of notable esters really hurt this one. In general, itís not really flavorful. Good hop profile, though. M: Too heavy for the lack of flavor presented on the palate. This should go down much easier than it does...though to be fair, most of it *is* due to the boring flavor. Carbonation is strong like expected. O: Meh. Not a bad generic wheat ale, but itís not a hefeweizen. Iíd be a lot more forgiving of it had it not been called that - yet alas, since itís advertised as such, I have to compare it to the ones from SN, Troegs, or Weihenstephaner. And it just fails in that regard.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csaso (1365) - Missouri, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Draft - average size foamy head, hazy light gold color, mild banana and spice aroma and flavor, sweet wheat backbone, pretty easy to drink and refreshing, not the strong true German hefe kick of flavors, but not bad overall

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bubblehouse (382) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Just a pretty average hefeweizen. Really weak aroma and lacking in taste. I am thrilled it comes in cans for concerts in the park.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1385) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Pours a hazy cloudy golden woth white head. Grain, wheat, funk, and some light fruit on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with funk.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ARH (406) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into a stemmed Belgian tulip glass. The aromas consist of banana, wheat, and a damp basement funk. It pours a hazy yellow with a white soapy head. It reduces down to a medium thick ring with a light surface dusting and leaves behind a light lacing. Itís a medium light sweet and a light bitter. The thin, oily texture has a light, soft carbonation, medium body and finishes with bread and wheat grain notes and just a touch of fruit. The aftertaste is mostly clean with just some grain character.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (10917) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 20, 2014
On tap @ Schlafly Tap Room, Lambert Airport edition. Hazed pale straw pour with a tall white head. Mostly just bread on the nose. A touch of soap and floral hops, maybe some yeast, too. Kind of lemony as well. Flavor is slightly tart, but as with the nose, is dominated by bread/malt. Fairly sweet, with a light peppery bitterness. Sort of yeasty. Could take it or leave it.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Boomersmancave1 (59) - Indiana, USA - JUL 14, 2014
This beer pours a hazy golden yellow color with white head. Aroma is kind of light with notes of wheat. Not the greatest Hefeweizen, but it isnít the worst either. Great on a summer evening with a lemon wedge.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
strap (415) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - JUL 10, 2014
Hazy golden pour with little head. Aroma of bread, cloves, lemon. Easy drinking with a lager like mouthfeel. Not the greatest in style but good enough

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (5410) - Ohio, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle from old backlog notes. Pours a hazy yellow golden color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor have pale wheat malts, some doughy character, light citrus, light spice, not really a good Hefe, oh we have it classified as a wheat ale which makes more sense. Meh.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thebombtb (11) - Missouri, USA - JUN 14, 2014
I enjoyed this beer. It is mild but goes down smooth on a hot day. I added a lemon wedge as thr bottle suggested and voila great summer evening beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kansascityCW (109) - kansas city, Missouri, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Pours a light straw color with a small white head that doesnít stick around. Aroma is pretty mild; citrus, a little wheat. Taste is the same with the addition of a slight banana flavor. Pretty thin but extremely drinkable. Nice beer for warm weather, otherwise itís pretty forgettable.


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