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RATINGS: 453   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Pour 422 Pale Wheat Ale into a pint glass, give it a long whiff and you’ll realize that this isn’t your average pale golden wheat. Preserved in its unfiltered state, 422 is a fantastic session ale in which flavors of wheat, barley and hops commingle to a refreshing and zesty conclusion. Hints of orange and sweet malts waft to the fore as a touch of bitterness contributes to a smooth finish. 422 is brewed as a tribute to preserving our precious planet and it’s environment. It is responsibly packaged with over 80% recycled consumer products and is completely recyclable. Enjoy 422 all year as to take one stride closer to a eco-friendly life.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BucannonXC5 (802) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Type: 12-oz. bottle Glass: 16-oz. glass From: Eddy’s Beverage Inc. in Saratoga, N.Y. Price: $15.99 for a variety 12-pack Purchased: Jan. 15, 2014 Consumed: Jan. 16, 2014 Misc.: DOB on Aug. 30, 2013 Poured a golden straw hazy color with 3-to-4 fingers of frothy white head. Minimal lacing on the sides. Minimal retention. Smelled corn, honey, grass, sour fruit, cereal and hay. Tasted similar to the nose. Honey, lemon grass, cereal, hay, citrus hops and floral hops. Light body. Thin texture. Average carbonation. Long, clean finish. Nothing too special about this beer. Had plenty of ones like this before.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
angel77 (800) - oviedo, SPAIN - JAN 13, 2014
Botella de 33 cl en el lupulo. Marzo de 2013. Muy maltosa y con gran carga de cereales y trigo que la debería hacer más suave y ligera pero no, todo lo contrario, presenta un cuerpo medio bastante aspero con ligero Amargor final. No me convence.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Miked1687 (608) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Yellow pour, white head. Nose is bready and some citrus hop. Taste is crisp bread, wheat, mild bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chudwick (2011) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - DEC 10, 2013
12oz bottle - nose is bread with grass clippings. Slight citrus presence. Easy to drink though there a slight cardboard aftertaste. Not a beer to have after shoveling yet more snow. Gets better as it warms. I would drink a Blue Moon over this.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beergeek23322 (2192) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - DEC 5, 2013
5/14/2011. From bottle. Southern Tier makes a lot of excellent brews, but this is not one of them. Cloudy pale yellow with a white head. Wheat, light malt and spicy flavors.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
danielyabu (1146) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - DEC 1, 2013
average frothy, white head. fair lacing. mostly diminishing. clear sparkling light yellow thin body. aroma: honey, cereal. if: light bitter sweet. ff: moderate bitter light sweet; average duration. palate: medium body, thin feel, lively, metallic finish. quite ordinary, dull, reminded me of a pale lager, being a little more bodied. 6s

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
mattern84 (5) - - NOV 11, 2013 does not count
Light hazy colored. Malty smelling. Not much after taste and leaves palate slightly dry. Basic ale taste and not much of the wheat flavor.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jdb288 (489) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 8, 2013
i don’t get much more than an overwhelming, heavy wheat flavor - hay, slight malt. Not well composed in my opinon. Far better wheat ales out there.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EithCubes (4756) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Bottle. Nose a lightly sour, mildly hoppy mess, some sweetness with vanilla and wheat. Pours hazy pale yellow with a rocky bright white head and lace. Light medium body is very soft with lots of wheat and a nice wheat resolution, there’s strong and filling carbonation with a low-light of light grain. Fresh with some fruitiness from the hops, would probably be a very good beer for the height of summer, still works well even now as a refreshing American Wheat, a terribly conceived style that nonetheless occasionally produces good beers (like this one).

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JanLaursen (3035) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2013
Bottle, 33 cl. Light hazy yellow with a small, but lively, bubbly white head. Aroma is kinda subdued with light grain, hay, light citrus, dough, fragant yeasty notes. Watery and light, rather sweet, very light bitter. Not very interesting


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