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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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A wheat ale, combining German wheat and barley malts, oats, torrified wheat and whole flower Tettnang and Citra hops, this fruity and warming holiday brew delivers a refreshing finish, with spicy hints of banana, clove and citrus.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GranvilleTim (1450) - Granville, Illinois, USA - APR 18, 2014
Cloudy yellow pour with a frothy white head. Aroma is wheat and clove. Taste is tasty wheat and clove, little creamy. Nice aftertaste. Nice lacing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10354) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours translucent gold with a slight white head. Aroma suggests celery. Med minus body. Flavor is citrus/spice. More or less like the description. Flavors are strong. Yet ... boring. Really. I don’t get why I see it that way, but I do. Sort of a wit, yet not pushing that envelope.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2588) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 8, 2014
bottle. Pale golden with one finger head. Strongly carbonated wheat beer with mild spicing and light hop bite. Doesn’t scream winter beer, but it works for me.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reynolds314 (2090) - Connecticut, USA - APR 5, 2014
Very boring lemony wheat ale with a bit of banana runts and some flowers. Not bad but really quite blah. Looks like a macro on the pour as well which wasnt the best.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
czar (3790) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 1, 2014
pours hazy very pale yellow with a nice creamy white head, good retention and lacing. wheat, dusty yeastiness - relatively clean, fresh pils malts, very few bananas and cloves, citra and ginger - lightly astringent. average carbonation, light body, dry balanced grassy-spicy-citrusy finish. good mouthfeel. enjoyed!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (202) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle from last night’s session but I forgot to rate it. Clear gold. Light, crisp, wheat and grains, a little citrus. Pretty good, but nothing special.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
conway (1130) - - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle. Clear gold with a thin ring of white head. Aroma is wheat and citrus. Taste follows suit. Nice crisp palate. Solid.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
patrick767 (3402) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 24, 2014
bottle - Pours lightly hazy yellow and quite bubbly with some lacing. It has a citrus and banana aroma. The flavor is light and sweet with wheat and perhaps some pale malt. It’s light bodied and mildly bitter. Fairly good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (2001) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 22, 2014
Bottle, BBOTMC. Cloudy blond with white head. Banana, a little plastic and marzipan in the nose, yeasty plastic bitterness, some grass in the mouth. Full bodied, spicy, yeasty aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leafs93 (1607) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Pours gold with a medium white head. Aroma is citrus, spicy, yeast and earthy. Taste is bitters with sweet finish, just a hint of tartness. Medium bodied, good carbonation, crisp finish.


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