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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   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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2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
miahac (6) - Wichita, Kansas, USA - AUG 23, 2013
My first impression is that this is a weak attempt to make a raw beer of some kind. It looks and smells wonderful with a warm bready tone from across the room. But once you take a taste you realize that the yeast is immature and the aftertaste is almost cheesy. Tallgrass is number one on their highly refined pale ales but this is just an attempt to fill in a much desired category. I would rather have a mass produced beer in the same category from down the i70. Just because you are from the wheat state, does not mean you have to be number 1 in wheat.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
miyauchi38 (585) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2015
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scipio (752) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - APR 14, 2015
Pours a carbonated golden in color with a medium, white, long lasting head. The aroma consists of wheat, lemon, orange, floral hops, and mild spices. The taste has a touch of sweetness and a little bit tart. It is similar to the nose. There is plenty of wheat and lemon, complimented by spices, yeast, and a bit of banana. Aftertaste is a short wheat. This is medium in body, has a slick texture, and has a good amount of fizzy carbonation. This isnít among my favorite styles, but I enjoyed this.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andyhwcinc (1602) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 14, 2015
Purchased at Bottles and Cans in Chicago, IL; enjoyed at home tired after work on a nice spring evening with the window open, a nice feeling. Appearance is a cloudy gold with a robust frothy white head that laces to the glass. Aroma of wheat, citrus, and yeast. Taste is decent, mostly wheat and yeast, not bad though, a good sign of warmer weather to come.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (1555) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 9, 2015
16oz can shared, poured a semi clear yellow with white head. Nice wheat aroma with a hint of sweetness. Almost medium malt base. The flavor is pretty solid wheat flavor, only thing lacking is a touch of fruitiness to make it perfect.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madvike (3054) - 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 (554) - 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 (702) - 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 (2172) - 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 (167) - - 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 (6141) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Tall boy, hazy orange with minimal head foam, sweet fruity aroma wit a dry papery flavor, some citrus,


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