Anchor Original Wheat Beer 5.6%

 
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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.06/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The first of a new generation of wheat beers in the US, Original Wheat (5.6%) was introduced in 1984. Exclusively available in the Anchor Craft Originals Pack, this unique re-creation celebrates the rebirth of wheat beer in America.

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2.8
SODAK14 (380) - Rapid City, South Dakota, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Decent wheat beer. Guess I was expecting a little bit better flavor from an Anchor brew. Oh well, on to their porter!

3.4
katrinaez (2073) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Nice flavo. A little lighter than it should be. Very high carbonation. Good wheat flavor botle

2.7
SteveOrz85 (249) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle off ice. Mellow wheat flavor. Solid summer wheat beer. Will drink again. Enjoyable.

3
yy0pp (1544) - - MAR 29, 2015
Bottle. Clear golden color with white head. Aroma - Fruits, malts, wheat. Taste - Sweet, banana, citrus.

3.1
JoePeesie (925) - Long Lake, Illinois, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Pours a nice deep gold with 3 fingers of head. Pretty typical wheat nose and flavor. If it was the first of its kind in the states, my hats off to them, but it’s a hard style to get to excited over.

3.1
slowrunner77 (12139) - Reno, Nevada, USA - NOV 6, 2014
hazy yellow, this wheat beer has a light aroma and flavor of fruit and a lemon twang. would be sessionable in summer, otherwise one I pass on. Good for what it is.

3.5
crossovert (13078) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2014
355ml bottle. Pours a filtered amber with a soapy white head. Recedes to nice lacing. smell is heavy wheat, a touch of lemongrass, fruits, and spice. Flavor is light and refreshing, heavy wheat character, mild bitterness in the finish, very grainy and full-malted. Refreshing beer.

2.1
Cousin_Larry (895) - - SEP 14, 2014
A wheat beer that is bitter? Never had one before and don’t really need to have another.

2.2
grundsow (135) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Bottle. Wheat beers are just boring. Light, flavorless and uninteresting. Not offensive, but not for me either.

3.4
ads135 (4717) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 24, 2014
This is a pretty decent wheat beer. Light and crisp. Wheat and citrus flavors are understated. There is a slick finish to the mouthfeel.


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