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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Dark wheat has a bold, dark color that surprises the drinker with a mild clean flavor. This beer is a black version of an American Wheat, with some locally malted corn added for a drier, more drinkable, local flavor. Germans would consider this a beer an American version of a Dunkel Weizen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (8064) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Can. Dark rich pour with a beige head. Little roasty in the nose. Thin palate. Pretty mild flavor - not too bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2013
12oz can, a smooth creamy beer with good body from the wheat, taste is bland though with not a lot going on.. Just light malt and no hops

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Majin (256) - West Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Very intimidating cowboy looking mo go on the can strong fisting a piece of corn? Really? Nothing says stalker like a cowboy hat, mask and wait for it... Corn!!!! That's as far As I got ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
boozedude (2207) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAR 2, 2013
bottle into glass... black pour , light brown head, sweet aroma, metallic coffe smooth drinking not bad at sll

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11586) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 4, 2013
12oz can-trade with heemer77-rich tan head that dissipates-mahogany. A-sweet cocoa/molasses-med malt. T-cocoa/molasses-med malt, biting character front to midpalate. As it fades, some ashy comes in.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
That1Guy (2061) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - DEC 25, 2012
Pours dark, hazy brown with a light head out of the superior package. Great can label. Very cool. Earthy aroma, with hints of coco, some dark fruits, a little wheat. Flavor is very similar, with the bitter chocolate dominating. Light bodied. Finishes with a light fruity character. Interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VengefulOdin (193) - , Missouri, USA - DEC 3, 2012
Aroma - Initial smell reminds me almost of Guinness Draught, with a hefty roasted malt character accentuated by Irish yeast. The roastiness gives way to more of a stale toast note as it warms up a bit. Plunging my nose further into the glass I get some deep fruity notes, almost raisin or plum like. Appearance - Stout-like, with a deep black color. Khaki head is composed of pinhead sized bubbles that stick around for a little while, though I wish they would last a bit longer. The beer looks as though itís unfiltered, as there are no highlights when itís held up to the light. Thatís somewhat difficult to discern due to the dark color. Taste - Bready, chocolately, and slighlty fruity. Think a dark, toasted bread (rye or pumpernickel) dusted with bittersweet dark chocolate, chased with a Coke, and youíre in the ballpark. Very smooth and drinkable. No discernable off flavors. Wheat comes through somewhat, this drinks almost like a wheat stout. Roast character is less pronounced in the taste as compared to the aroma, but itís still easy to pick up. Mouthfeel - Low to moderate bitterness, with a smooth character that benefits from not being overcarbonated. Mouthfeel is moderate to full, most likely due to the wheat used in the brewing process. Finishes neight dry nor sweet, instead aiming (and hitting) somewhere exactly in the middle. Overall - Due to a camping trip that went awry, Iíve been somewhat partial to this beer. Now, as the nights get longer and the temperature drops further, I find myself enjoying this more, as itís a style-straddling beer that doesnít hold itself to one style or definition. If youíre in the mood for a roasty wheat beer that goes down relatively easy, then this is the beer for you. This beer would go awesome with a classic Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcnielsen (2681) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Can. Pours a deep brown color with a tan head. Roasted, coffee, chocolate aromas. Toffee, chocolate, and some corn in the flavor. Average beer, nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (10138) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Tap @ Thunderhead. Pours a deep brown appearance with a brown head. Dark chocolate, light coffee, a touch fruity aroma. Light toffee, toasty malty, chocolate flavor with a hint of banana. A bit thin. I was a little disappointed with this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanIHave4Beers (3575) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - SEP 18, 2012
My hombre below me tells me that this is on draught at the Chicken Coop? Hot damn! Time to get some wings and Cornstalker... I had no idea they had branched out further than Fat Tire and the Sam Adamís seasonal!
My serving was from a can, which I suppose is fine... but it leaves me sort of wishing I were at the Chicken Coop right now.

The beer pours a very dark brown with a mahogany tone when held up to the light. The head is big and khaki colored, fluffy, but sort of fading faster than I would like it to.

The aroma is spicy with some light banana and chocolate. Mild roasty coffee tones are present in the aroma, but as it sits in the glass it gets fruitier and more Hefe-Weizen-y.

The flavor is really fairly dry, I expected this to be sweeter/fruitier from the aroma. Chocolate, nutty tones, and some church basment coffee are sort of running the show... itís a pretty enjoyable trio really. Some banana and spice linger in the background and I like what they do the the beer as a whole.

This is some pretty enjoyable stuff.

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