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Thirsty Bear Valencia Wheat
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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Our wheat beer brewed in the belgian-wit tradition, including unmalted wheat and spiced with coriander and orange peel. Added complexity provided by our house belgian yeast blend after its characteristic high fermentation temperatures.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (3507) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Tap. Pours hazy yellow, medium creamy white head, great lacing. Aroma is wheat, coriander, lemon zest. Flavor is light sweet, a but of citrus, coriander, banana. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TEJA (1372) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 5, 2014
Draught at the Thirsty bear pub in San Fransico. Fluffy, long lasting white head. Really clowdy yellow color. The aroma has both corriander and belgian phenols blended with a perspiring horse. Fruity with some citrus and lots of typical belgian taste. Litle too sweet and low body.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
travita (4155) - Frisco, Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Tap at the brewpub. The look is very light, yellow in color, and has a thin white head. the smell is wheat, yeast, clove, esters. The taste is wheat, floral, fruity, esters.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
adnielsen (9464) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 7, 2014
On tap @ the brewery during San Francisco 7/7/14 beer tour. Pours a cloudy yellow appearance with a thin white head. Aroma is cilantro, green leaves, dull citrus. Dull carbonation. Periphery/green coriander flavor. Fairly sweet. Pass.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Headbanger (3386) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Draft Flight 3/23/05 (Brewery)-Pours a cloudy orangish yellow with a decent white head. Aroma of wheat, orange, and coriander. Taste of the same. This light bodied brew was not bad but a bit weak.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
monk191 (1088) - California, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Good for people who don't like beer. Pours a nice cloudy yellow. Smells a bit like citrus. Taste is like orangina, with some orange peel and a nice finish. Had on tap at the brewery. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dodgrblu (628) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 17, 2013
Sampler at ThirstBear, very much a Belgian white, fruity aroma, coriander balances the banana yeast. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (6533) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 14, 2012
Draught @ Thirsty Bear Brewing Company, San Francisco. Rated on 13.10.2012.
Pours a hazy pale yellow colour with a small head. Aroma of wheat and grains with some weak floral notes. Flavour of wheat, yeast, strong grassy hops and strong orange notes. Medium bodied, thin mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Good bitterness.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
brokensail (11554) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Cloudy pale straw color with a white head. A strong spice aroma of clove and pepper. A light fruit note and some interesting tartness. Weird soapy note, too. The flavor is sour and soapy. A little bit of fruit, some wheat, and bread. A definite spice note, some grass, and a hint of yeast.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (5966) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 23, 2012
Draught @ Thirsty Bear Brewing, San Francisco. Rated on 19.07.2012
Aroma is light with citrus and wheat. Flavour has citrus, some fruity hops, wheat, yeast and hints of spices. Refreshing!


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