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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.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maria (10130) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (9999) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 11, 2009
Bottle. Wheaty aroma with grapes. Wheaty sweetish flavor with grapes, melon, pineapple, coreander and orange peel. Fruity and sweetish wheat beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (9335) - 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

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FatPhil (9172) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 21, 2010
Keg (Pikkulintu, Helsinki)
Pale orange, tiny head. Vaguely beery aroma, light fruitiness I guess. Crisp carbonation. Slight hint of freezer ice and nettles. Very dull, and the carbonation detracts from the experience. Drinkable. The simple grains were nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SirADNielsen (8949) - 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.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (8941) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (8899) - 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.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (8030) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BMan1113VR (7834) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 10, 2009
Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. This must have just come out... Pours with no head over a clear golden body. Aroma of wheat and light hops (mostly citrus). Taste is wheaty with citrus and cereal. Fizzy and dry mouthfeel. Not that good for Southern Tier.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (7777) - 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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