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RATINGS: 586   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Another recently created American style, wheat wine, as its name implies, is a strong ale made with a substantial measure of malted wheat as well as barley. A close cousin to barleywines, wheat wines are typically strong, full bodied, deep gold to amber in color and feature a subtle soft tangy flavor derived from their wheat malt.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoritzF (8590) - Bochum, GERMANY - MAR 4, 2014
(bottle, 66cl, vintage 2009) Hazy, amber to copper colour with a beige and short foamy layer. Toasted malty and rather shy wheaty aroma with notes of chocolate pralines, caramel and dried fruits, also some hints of Port and alcohol. Sweet flavour, full bodied with a soft carbonation. Slightly syrupy toast-malty taste with vinous fruity notes of resins and figs, a touch of chocolate; sweet and slightly toasted malty finish with notes of fruit confit, delicately hoppy accents and shades of alcohol shining through. 20.XI.13

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivnizub (9012) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 11, 2013
Bouteille:Clear, amber to deep amber coloured with a small and stable off-white head, cacao, molasses, dried fruits and caramel in the sweet nose, some port-vinous edges detectable; solid sweet-bitter flavour, medium to full bodied; sweet vinous-raisiny finish with some (shy) balancing hops underneath. Pleasant and well rounded thirst-quencher…

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CloakedDagger (734) - - NOV 14, 2013
Bottle 65 cl. Pours an almost clear amber with a small, off-white head. Thick caramel aroma combined with quite some booze. Rich body, again caramel - and nothing much more really. Lots of hops, lots of booze and not exactly easy drinking! 141113

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (2250) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 3, 2013
A: Amber/Burnt Orange Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Some Lacing S: Toasted Wheat, Jack Daniels, Pineapple, Boozy T: Jack Daniels, Wheat, Honey M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Boozy, Mildly Drying Overall, the nose and taste reminded me a Jack Daniels barrel aged beer...too much booze and not enough flavor.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThirstyBird (1706) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - SEP 11, 2013
Thanks to koelschtrinker! 2009 bottle. Pours a hazy reddish brown color with a tiny head. Tastes of big toffee and caramel, alcohol, some sharp fruitiness on the end. Body is medium plus and lightly carbonated. A very sweet, rich brew that has a bit of alcohol burn even with 4 years on it.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (11054) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - SEP 11, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2013 Süß, brennend alkoholisch, leicht karamellig. Disharmonisch, schwer. Nicht wirklich gut. 9/8/6/8/8/8

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
suprchunk (2342) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUL 14, 2013
A nice soft orange colored pour. Big white head that drops fast. Some lacing left behind. A nice aroma of bread and hops. Taste is a soft sweetness with some notes of fresh baked bread and sugar. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1984) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Aroma of pie crust, wheat, apple cider donut and brandy. Pour orange with nice film. Taste is sweet with great wheat notes, cane sugar, and alcohol. Big boozy mouthfeel. A little hot but very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (8944) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle shared with Yanick. Pours murky brown. Nose and taste of caramel, toffee, maple syrup, pureed banana, malt, fig juice and dark fruit. Full bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Psytron (1395) - Turku, FINLAND - JUN 8, 2013
Smell of red berries, oak, cognac, yeast. Cloudy red-amber colour, tiny beige head. Aroma of alcohol, raisins, oak, earth. Heavily sweet. Extremely flat carbon. Not much wheatiness getting through. This one could benefit from lower alcohol strength.


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