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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Halcyon Unfiltered Wheat is an unapologetic American Wheat with the rich flavors of Kansas grain, a fruity aroma and a taste like the very best day of summer. Just like the Halcyon Days of yore, this seasonal brew wonít last forever, but no worries: Halcyon will return next year sure as summer.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaltOne (254) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Assertive hop aroma, citrus and pine. Pours hazy yellow-gold with ample effervescence. Nice frothy head with average duration. Flavor is hoppier than expected for a wheat - again the citrus and resin. Medium light body, with a nice carbonation. Overall, not especially complex, but a nice thirst quencher. Nice for summer drinking.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madvike (3033) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Pint can - Hazy golden pour with a foamy white head. Nose is wheat, a bit of mineral, starchy grain. Yep, it smells like a wheat ale. Taste is the same. Wheat, corn, a hint of orange, and a grainy finish. Thick and fluffy with tons of carbonation. Gotta say that Wheat Ale is one of my least favorite styles, though this one must be pretty good for the style because I can at least drink the whole pint and itís pleasant. But damn is this boring.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbuskirk (534) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Given that itís still goddamn cold here in Nebraska, itís strange that Iíve had so many wheat ales, lately. Oh well, Halcyon hit the non-seasonal spot with its pronounced hoppiness and super hazy appearance. I enjoyed the fruity aroma and the candy-like sweetness. While Iíd prefer a brew with more effervescence, creaminess, and flavor, Iíd happily include Halcyon on my summer drinking list. It sure makes a damn decent lawnmower beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HuskerTan (662) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Can. A- Lemon, orange, grapefruit, citrus, wheat, subtle hops. A- Golden yellow color, unfiltered liquid, white head. T- Citrus, orange, grapefruit, subtle bitterness, wheat, subtle spice. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, soft finish. O- Been wanting this one for a while. Not sure the age on this can, either it was super fresh or about a year of age on it. Iím assuming the later because of how soft the aroma and taste was. This did play a bit of a factor in my ranking. Iím sure I also wouldíve liked this more in my early craft drinking days. Still, this is a solid unfiltered wheat with a tad bit of tropical fruit bitterness that makes it stand apart.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niko100 (2142) - Illinois, USA - FEB 6, 2015
Nice golden color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of wheat, grain/hops, & citrus; Flavor of malt/wheat, yeast, hops, and citrus; Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
starewich (166) - - JAN 6, 2015
Rather nice. Golden and very cloudy. Soapy head though it doesnít foam up quite so violently as many wheats. The hops are right on the money, citrusy, at a level of intensity less than an IPA but still considerable.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blutt59 (6097) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Tall boy, hazy orange with minimal head foam, sweet fruity aroma wit a dry papery flavor, some citrus,

4.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TripCampbell (13) - USA - AUG 30, 2014
Perfect summer beer in my opinion. Real beer with thick flavor, but light overall feel.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Vir4030 (552) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Light yellow golden awesome beer looking awesome beer. Citra and banana and spices which the wife and I both agree is awesome. Thank you for losing the text when an error occurs on the iPhone. I had two good reviews rejected. Iím not happy. Oh I have two swallows left to enjoy. Good beer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Stine (1642) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 23, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 31, 2014 Filtered straw gold; the yeast always settles in a keg of this and it is the luck of the draw. Banana, sugar, lactic-like cream of wheat. Sort of unpleasantly chemical at times, and surrounded in aluminum and other off mineral notes. Basic bland filtered wheat character. Lightly peppery flavor with a quick bursts of pungent dill now and then. Golden sweet malt flavor, with a lemon tang that is too soft to enliven the watery, lifeless body.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
acaffar2 (42) - - AUG 22, 2014
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