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RATINGS: 570   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
geologyguy (644) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - DEC 9, 2012
No head, very astringent taste, very strong beer, I guess it just isn’t my type though

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (3674) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Smells super boozy. Some hops, some spice but overall sense I get is this is a booze bomb. Taste is bitter, mostly from the alcohol and a little sweet. Pours clear amber brown. No head. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlajwl (3771) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Aroma is wheat malt, mild nuttiness and notes of fruit. The flavor is very malty, a mix of wheat and barley malts, a thick palate and a mildly tart/warming alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerFanDan17 (979) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Nice creamy and malty flavor with a robust hoppiness. Pours golden brown with a medium head. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boFNjackson (4118) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Bottle (2011 vintage)... Poured rusty red with a thin head. Just a year old and showing signs of aging. Note to self: Drink fresh from now on. Sort of a soy sauce character on both the nose and the flavor. Mild, mellow carbonated mouthfeel. Sweetness and oxidation initially on the palate. Some smooth wheaten flavors, and mild alcohol warmth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (3502) - Everett, Washington, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange-copper color with almost no head. Not a lot of smell to this one, but I get some hints of wheat and alcohol to the nose. Very strong. Some you can feel and taste the high alcohol content in this, and it’s very effervescent on the palate. Interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RmmHronek (170) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - SEP 14, 2012
The beer is supposedly a combination of a barley wine and a wheat beer. It is lovely. It has a big, malty sweet nose, nice golden-amber color, and a smooth wheat-like finish. It’s got a bit of heat and lacks some head retention, but all in all, it’s really good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thegreenrooster (3174) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 8, 2012
Pour is a copper with a small tan head. Aroma is of toffee and brown sugar. Flavor is more toffee, caramel and a very spicy wheat malt backbone. Finish has a very herbal grain and earthy malt. Alcohol is well hidden. This is a decently flavored barley wine with a nice harvest fresh wheat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (10119) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2012
Draught at Rattle&Hum, NYC. Somewhat hazy/golden beer with a small beige head. Malty nutty aroma, barley, bready, caramel, vinous notes, figs, grass, some plums and pear, spicy notes, some dark bread. Malty nutty flavor, bready, grainy, grass, dark bread, vinous notes, salty, hop notes, caramel, a little roasted, fruity, some figs and dades. Alcohol is very well hidden.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - SEP 8, 2012
amber color, aroma of wheat, toffee, burnt caramel, flavors of wheat, toffee, burnt caramel, booze, the tartness of the wheat balances well with the sweet malt, med body, very enjoyable

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