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RATINGS: 463   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (10695) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 16, 2009
12 ounce bottle from Wine Warehouse in Charlottesville, VA. Pours a golden yellow color with a very, very slight haze. Medium head with decent retention. Lots of carbonation. Aroma is strong wheat with nutty notes, a bit of hops and corn. Taste is a grainy, nutty maltiness, bread, corn and a fruity hop finish. Medium bodied. Earth Day can taste much better than this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (10562) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 22, 2009
courtesy of Antonio Ruiz - pours a hazy blond colour with little persistent white foam; matured bananas and litchies in the nose; creamy mouthfeel and medium-bodied, quite sweet, fruity and almondy finish with some residual sweetness - unusual and interesting

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KimJohansen (10396) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 28, 2009
Clear golden with a tiny head. Sweet malty aroma with caramel and wheat and mild hoppy notee. Flavour was sweet and wheaty with hops, lemons and malty notes. Finished mild bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (10320) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 29, 2010
Yellow pour, white head. Aroma of crackers, light malt, faded hops and wheat. Flavor is refreshing if not boring. Wheat and yeast mixed with a light hop flavor. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - OCT 2, 2009
Draught. Unclear yellow colour. with a nice head. Fruity orange hoppy aroma.Good mouthfeel. Fruity citrus hoppy flavour with a pleasant bitter hoppiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maria (10191) - Thisted, DENMARK - SEP 10, 2009
It is slightly hazy, yellow-golden with a creamy, white head. The aroma has notes of wheat, citrus and some other fruits. The flavor has a light sweetness and notes of citrus, wheat, fruit and the finish is slightly dry and citrussy with hints of oranges. The wheat is too subdued.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
adnielsen (10137) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 1, 2011
Bottle @ home. A slight haze to the golden yellow-orange appearance with a white head. Sweet wheaty, bready nose. Bready, wheat malty, lightly yeasty, light fruity flavor. Bready finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (10118) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2010
Bottle… Pours hazy and yellow with a small, flimsy, white head. Good retention. The aroma offers black tea, wheat and mild lemon with just a rumor of tangerine. Medium-bodied with tingly carbonation. The flavor is of lemon and moderately sweet black tea. Crisp, lightly sweet finish. Fairly enjoyable and very refreshing.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
crossovert (9521) - Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2011
Watery, the scent is of farts and banana, it is like all area-code pale wheat ales, it sucks, stop making them people it isn’t cool.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (9399) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 12, 2011
250 on tap at Schouskjelleren. Low white head. Light golden body with a slight haze. Good lacing. Oil fruity aroma with spices. Wheat-fruity taste with hints of oranges and herbal hops. Bittersweet finish. Medium bodied. Pleasant (Oslo, 08.10.2011).

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