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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Some breweries use honey in their wheat beer to allow them to use less malt and therefore create a much lighter beer. We think thatís a waste of good ingredients. We start with a standard American Style Wheat Beer (wheat malt flavor, low bitterness) and then add 1.2 gallons of honey per barrel to the kettle at the end of the boil. The result is a full malty flavor accompanied by cinnamon notes from the honey and the complex flavors that come from fermenting that much honey. This is far and away our best selling beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
queenholly (3066) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Draft @ brewery. Grainy wheat and honey aroma. Clear gold with a large white head. Sweet honey and wheat malt flavor. Medium body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
boozedude (2126) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Can into glass shared with taco.. I canít freaking believe this is 7.5%.. not even a style I usually go for but this is super smooth and tasty shit

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
justsayswell (90) - Kansas, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Pours a murky gold with a very short-lived white head. Nose is straw, faint honey. Taste is fresh wheat bread, honey, faint lemon. Finishes slightly sweet but mostly dry. Palate is light to medium. Alcohol is well hidden. Refreshing and delicious. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
partywithanM (103) - Kansas City, Kansas, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Itís canned beer. Itís good but itís not great. I could see it being much better on a hot day of river adventures.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ads135 (3173) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JAN 13, 2014
This is a pretty mediocre wheat ale. Itís not as assertive in flavor as their dark wheat and its slightly sweeter. Tried at a Thunderhead tasting in Dec, 2013.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ajnepple (2822) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - MAR 22, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pale, faint yellow appearance with a diminishing white head. Bland aroma of corn, light bready malts and a touch of bitter hops. Similar flavor with a light thin body and crisp carbonation. Tastes like domestic sludge.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jbuskirk (516) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JAN 7, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 2, 2014 Kudos to Thunderhead for not sacrificing the alcohol content in this brew. On the other hand, if Iím drinking a wheat ale with a higher ABV, I want a lot more flavor. Sadly, this brew doesnít offer that. Neither the character of the wheat malt nor the honey tastes are very bold. Still an okay wheat beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
bytemesis (3830) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear pale yellow, small white head, dissipates quickly, good lacing. Aroma is wheat, urine. Flavor is wheat, lemon, a bit fruity. Light body. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (1943) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Refrigerated 12 oz. aluminum, compliments of queenholly, best by February 29, 2015, can poured into a weizen glass. Aroma is light honey, medium/light body, medium/light carbonation, and a little small-bubble lacing. Taste is light honey and wheat. Average wheat beer with a little honey to improve it a little.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HuskerTan (616) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Can. A- Wheat, grains, honey. A- Yellow color, hazy liquid, white head. T- Wheat, grains, subtle spices, subtle honey. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, dry finish,. O- A good wheat beer, but the honey tones could be more prevalent.

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