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RATINGS: 577   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lizabeth (360) - east falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 9, 2005
Bottle. Dark orange with a small white head. Candy sugar, banana and orange dominate the aroma. Taste is citrus fruit and grassy hops. Doesn’t taste as strong as the ABV says it is.


3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bubblehouse (389) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Not my favorite. Nice strong aroma but the flavor was slightly off putting. Not the biggest barley wine fan anyways.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
obxdude10 (2043) - Limerick, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Decent barleywine that poured a light amber color. The white head was quite modest but left some nice lacing behind. The nose was sweet with notes of wheat, alcohol, light whiskey and some floral hops. The body was big and strong, but well balanced. The flavors were on the semi-sweet side with notes of wheat, alcohol, orange, lemon, toffee and caramel. The finish was quite strong as well, with more notes of spicy hops and a bit more alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiveacestx (596) - Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2014
On tap, caramel color with a small head. It has a high ABV and it shows in the aroma and taste. Has a maple aroma and taste. Medium silky smooth mouthfeel. Watch out for this one!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mstrcrwly (282) - New York, USA - AUG 7, 2014
On tap at Black Sheep..dark orange pour..thin white head..aroma of honey,bread,caramel..different is pretty much how I’d describe this one..just ok.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rayaron (156) - ISRAEL - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle sample at American Strong Ale tasting at Beer&Beyond, Tel Aviv. Nice amber with low beige head. Sweet yeasty aroma, syrup, bready, date honey, woody. Very sweet flavor, syrup, light hoppy bitterness, spicy, notes of banana. Oily texture. Lots of sediments. Medium carbonation. Full body. Very alcoholic. Sweet-bitter aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (2379) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle shared at DSG’s 5555th rating tasting at Sar HaMashkaot Ramat Gan. Hazy amber-brown with beige head. Candy, malt, a little dried apricot and old hops aroma. Stale hops, slightly bitter, then chocolatey in the mouth. Full body, chocolate finish, low carbonation. Heavy, sweet, vinous but not wheaty.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
McGarnigle (555) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Bomber. Beautiful beer, copper color that becomes hazy with the yeast from the bottom of the bottle. More barleywine than wheat beer. A sipper, a bit boozy. Some citrusy notes, some sweetness, but not too much. Tastes like what it is: a light colored barleywine.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerKurve (503) - - JUL 28, 2014
Very caramel malt forward flavor with caramel malts, malted wheat and some tropical fruitness. Worth checking out!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
574deadzone (1042) - North Central, Indiana, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Heck yeah. Pours a hazy amber-orange with a fairly substantial khaki head that settles to a ring and leaves some spotty, soapy lace. Nose involves a nice melange of spicy and sweet with some maple, orange, caramel, a predominant tart wheat note, some toasted malt, peaches, apricots, citrus, and some alcohol vapors. Quite sweet, fairly bitter, big flavor all around. Thick, viscous, oily, sticky, full bodied, with a long warm bitter toasty finish. Pretty damn tasty, quite an enjoyable experience.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (5827) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle sample at my 5555th rating tasting at Sar HaMashkaot Ramat Gan. Thanks kerenmk. Hazy amber with an off-white head. Aroma of stale american hops, malt and a bit of alcohol. Sweet flavor with malt, fruitiness, caramel, stale hops and a bitter finish. Medium-bodied, a bit oily.


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