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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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An American style unfiltered Wheat Ale. An effervescent and light ale, it is a refreshing summer afternoon thirst quencher. Wheat beer’s history goes back to the Pharaohs of Egypt. By the 16th century it was popular in Germany where it is usually served quite cold, and with a slice of lemon. American Wheat Beer, which can be traced to the colonial brewer’s need to stretch scarce European imported malt with adjuncts like wheat, has a less fruity, more balanced taste and finish than its German relative, the result of American hops and yeast.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Heathen (1444) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - FEB 22, 2013
THOUGHTS: Decent American wheat ale. A little more hoppy than I prefer a wheat beer, but it does make it interesting. TECHNICAL: Bottle. Poured a hazy, dark, brownish amber with an average, off-white head that mostly diminished and left fair lacing. The aroma contained light to moderate wheat, light pine and citrus hops; light doughy yeast; slight bubble gum; citrus; and something like clay. The initial flavor was moderately acidic and slightly sweet; while the finish was moderately acidic, slightly sweet and lightly bitter with a short duration. There was citrus fruit, wheat, yeast, citrus hops and light pine hops. The light to medium body was somewhat dry with fizzy carbonation and a metallic finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beergeek23322 (2030) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 17, 2013
7/3/2010. Sampled at the brewery. Hazy golden color with a white head. Aromas of coriander, clove, malt, hay and light fruit. Tart, malty flavors with bitter hops on the end.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
conway (1131) - - APR 4, 2013
Bottle. Unfortunately think this one is past it's prime too. Pours hazy gold with no head. Nose is almost undetectable. Taste is a little musty and a strong hint of apricots. Palate is very thick. Weird for the style. Hope to retry. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
pushkinwow (1842) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 2, 2013
12oz bottle. Pale yellow with a bit of an orange tinge with a decent white head. Fresh, some wheat, bit of corn, light malt, some floral hops but very light. Somewhat sweet, mild body and moderate carbonation, bit of a stale aftertaste though with an odd combination of slight bitterness and a corny sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leafs93 (1611) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Pours hazy orange with a white head. Aroma is wheat, citrus, earthy and floral. Taste is sweet with some acidic tartness. Light bodied and very easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (6978) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 2, 2012
Bottle. Light orange/lemon and wheat malt aroma. Hazy golden yellow with small head. Mildly sweet orange malt and lightly bitter citrus peel flavor. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Claymeister (69) - USA - MAY 17, 2012
12 oz bottle from the brewery in Williamsburg, VA. Pours a golden yellow color with a thin head. Aroma is somewhat hoppy with citrus. Medium body beer. Not a standout but ok and very drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hokeman07 (15) - Roanoke, Virginia, USA - MAY 8, 2012
Very basic wheat beer. This beer is not very complex and or deep. It does look good though ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ReggieDunlap (2927) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 8, 2012
Pours a hazy orange...chunky...medium white head. Aroma has wheat and lt citrus...orange. flavor follows suit...a bit of hay. Mouthfeel is medium and creamy with a earthy/orange finish that has slight bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (4132) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 19, 2012
12oz bottle. Some chill haze maybe..golden-yellow straw color, thin, steady head. Smooth, medium body. Clean, watery malt body. Some clove wheat bite up front, bud fades into a smooth finish. Intensely sessionable, A little more lively and biting than some of it’s stylistic contemporaries, but still downright mellow. Some honey malt tones. Refreshing, a challenging style.

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