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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Who says lighter beers have to be boring? Let There Be Light is Wild Heaven’s first “sessionable” beer, coming in at only 4.7%, yet FULL of flavor. Starting with both barley and wheat, we added two rare hops—Nelson Sauvin and Sorachi Ace—along with a bit of orange peel, to create a complex beer with a citrus note that will change the way you think about “light” beer.

Suggested food pairings: Wings, fish & chips, Tomme-style cheese, brunch (the citrus picks up nicely), burgers. 7.3 SRM.

Note: Formerly contract brewed at Thomas Creek.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (11078) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Draft. Clear golden color, fluffy white head. Aroma of fresh grass. Taste is grass and pine. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 17, 2012

Date: February 12, 2012
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, Kennesaw
Appearance: clear copper, frothy off white head, sheets of lace
Aroma: light sweet caramel aroma
Body: light body
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, bready, plenty of hops, floral and citrus, robust and lingering bitterness
Overall: this beer is not light on flavor
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+ /4

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (6605) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 15, 2012
On tap at Trappeze Pub. Pours a clear gold with an amber hue and a near white head that lasts throughout the beer and laces. Aroma has a good amount of grass with light grains and a slight dryness. Flavor has grassy throughout with a grain backbone and a hint of light fruit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6397) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 18, 2012
Draft at World of Beer in Savannah. Pours a clear, bright gold with a small white head. Surprising hops on the aroma, with some grass, lemon, wheat, and orange peel. Flavor of wheat, crackers, straw, grass, and citrus. Light body, mellow carbonation, malty and wheaty mouthfeel. Nice sessionable beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChainGangGuy (4364) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - FEB 22, 2012
16 ounce pint - $5.50 at Taco Mac in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Clear, coppery body with a slim, loose, white head. A few smudges of lacing on the descent.

Smell: Mild bread lightly toasted, faintly grainy and with a razor thin edge of implied sweetness atop hops yielding low hints of rough citrus rind and spice.

Taste: A light infusion of lightly bready pale malts with a hint of grain and sweetness. Spicy, pithy hops with a bitterness accentuated by the crisp carbonation. Dry and bubbly at the tail end with a bit of lingering breadiness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-plus carbonation.

Overall: "Who says lighter beers have to be boring?" Well, nobody, I guess, Wild Heaven, but that’s honestly what the vast majority of light beer drinkers want. The ideals of light, cheap beer are deeply ingrained in the population, so changing the average beer drinker’s perception will be a steep, uphill battle. Who knows, maybe they’ll come around. Probably not, but you never know! Me, I’m just happy to have a few low-alcohol brews available.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4165) - Georgia, USA - FEB 14, 2012
Tap @ TacoMac, Cumming. Amber color, white head, sexy lace. Floral aroma, noticeable citrus. Flavor is of multigrain, citrus hops. Finishes with a tropical fruit and floral hop. Very thin, light bodied, a nice after work beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SSSteve (3755) - - APR 1, 2012
growler. clear orange pour with small, bubbly, white head. biscuits, dough, and zesty limey tropical hop notes. leaves an interesting earthy, grassy note in the finish behind a lime, grape and doughy malt flavor. light body and bubbly.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (3496) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Tap at lazy dog. Pours clear amber with creamy off-white head. Aroma is bready and toasted malts, faint woodiness, faint spice, light pear. Flavor is malt forward with faint caramel, faint apple esters, and light hop bitterness; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cybercat (3277) - Georgia, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Pours a clear dark golden with a fairly thick and fine-bubbled pale golden tan head. Aroma has malty, wheaty and fruity tones with a woody hint of hops. Flavor has a malty core plus fruity and wheaty/yeasty notes and a woody hop tone that suggests it was dry-hopped. Texture has good body and fizz. This is definitely a good beer for sipping on a hot day while relaxing on the porch.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
aracauna (3055) - Georgia, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Light flavor. Probably more aromatic than flavorful. Bitter finish, but not harsh. Good for when you’re looking for something not heavy.


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