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RATINGS: 261   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 354   ABV: 11.8%
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To honor 14 years of making craft beer we decided to brew a wheat wine. This unfiltered brew is made with over 50% wheat to give it a distinctly spicy character. Enjoy it now, or if you have the patience, give it some time in your cellar. When you are ready, expect to find notes of tart wheat and honey with crisp bitterness and carbonation. Recipe by Head Brewer Chris Wilson and Brewer Jeff Musselman.


Jesterdeal's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1887) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - JAN 30, 2013
Aroma of bananas foster, sugar and slight wheat. Pours light red with foamy film. Taste is sweet banana, brown sugar, and rum. Delicious.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (1617) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle thanks to Mora2000....Pour is copper with no head ...Nose is dark fruits, Spice, Dry, oxidation. ..Taste is Dark fruit, spice, dry,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mora2000 (5727) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Bottle opened May 2014. Orange pour with a white head. Aroma has a lot of sweet alcohol with some oranges and wheat thrown in. The flavor has some caramel malt as well as some wheat and alcohol. The beer is oxidized a bit but I think it doesn’t detract too much from the flavor. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Probably past its prime, but not drinking badly at this point.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tcane7 (1664) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Bottle split with Ray Ray. Pours murky amber with no head. Notes of caramel, banana, dried fruit. Medium to full body, warming alcohol presence. This is probably past its prime at this point

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beergeek23322 (2283) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - DEC 27, 2013
6/26/2010. From bottle. Deep amber color with a white head. Caramel, sugar, spice, light fruit and boozy aromas. Sweet caramel flavors, but somewhat lacking balance.

2.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
harrymel (1503) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Thanks Clint A: pours burnt caramel, central opacity bordered with golden hues. No indications of carbonation. Looks like Tomme mighta helped with this one... S: Cool. Smells like Bananas Foster and some nougat. Intriguing. T: Cola, flat cola flavor. Some slight weed ash, mixed with more hints of banana. After taste is unconventionally infantile: as in, reminds me of diapers out of the package. M: Nearly flat and relatively thick feeling. Sticky and I try not to get much on my lips as the residual sugars are certainly daunting. O: I don’t really care for this. The nose is awesome, but the flavor is a letdown. Mouthfeel is also very poor. Serving type: bottle 12-07-2011

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DialSquare (2684) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 26, 2013
12oz bottle from who knows where. Been siting in a trunk for a few years. Hazy brown pour with a thin off-white. Aroma is brown sugar, bread and spice. Tastes are sweet sugary, honey, roasted malts, citrus, spices. Boozy. Lots happening, but not my bag - too sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skokott (42) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - APR 16, 2013
Honey and rum aroma. Lightly wheaty taste with brown sugar with brandy aftertaste. Fairly full bodied as well.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pete4999 (1055) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 12, 2013
Cracked a bottle of this for the first time in awhile. Poured a dark hazy brown, smelled strongly of honey and surprisingly boozy given its age. Definitely sme brown sugar and a sharp almost brandy-like aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mnoud (281) - Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA - JAN 11, 2013
2013.01.11 - Weyerbacher Fourteen (Anniversary 2009) - 12oz bottle in goblet. Pours a cloudy caramel or raisin medium dark tan. Almost no carbonation but there is a trace ring that laces a bit and a tiny island cap in center. Holding up to light shows some bubbles feeding from bottom. Aroma is raisin-y sweetness, reminding me of DFH Raison D’Extra. Very close whiff has a bit of starchiness. Candy sugar perhaps. Taste. Hmmm. Hard to describe honestly. I honestly don’t get a definitive "wheat", but it is 3 years old at this point and I don’t drink a lot of wheat stuff. Basically a bit of medicinal alcohol bite with some "tang" on the front end. Doesn’t really change, just fades away. Mouthfeel is pretty dense and full but not really creamy. Mild to little carbonation. Like I said, I don’t really get wheat from this at this point. It’s more like a cross of DFH Raison D’Extra and a barleywine / old ale like North Coast Old Stock Ale to my taste/experience. Aroma 6/10, Appearance 4/5, Taste 7/10, Palate 4/5, Overall 15/20


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