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Brewed by Beau’s Brewing Co.
Style: Wheat Ale
Vankleek Hill, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

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RATINGS: 87   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Wag the Wolf is a weissbier (wheat beer) that has been generously “late-addition” hopped with organic New Zealand varieties to provide abundant aromas of citrus and tropical fruit. Made with 65% wheat, and fermented with a traditional German weissbier yeast, expect pleasant fruit and spice flavours with a restrained bitterness on the finish.

History & Style
Our hopfenweisse, is a hop-forward and North American twist on the Bavarian weissbier. The traditionally fruity, spicy and refreshing weissbier is matched with big hop aromas of citrus and tropical fruit.

Tasting Notes
Hazy and pale gold in colour. Notes of banana, clove, papaya, mango and citurs on the nose. Lively carbonation with pleasant maltiness. Spicy and fruity, with a slightly dry finish.

Food Pairings
Sausage, Duck & Game Fowl, Goat Cheese, Summer Salads. Plays nicely with spicy food.

Technical Specs
ALC./VOL.: 6.0%
INGREDIENTS: Local Spring Water, Organic Wheat Malts, Organic Barley Malts, Organic Hops, Hefeweizen Yeast.
MALTS: Organic Wheat, Organic Pilsner
HOPS: Organic Motueka, Organic Pacific Gem
YEAST: Hefeweizen Yeast
IBU’S: 20
OG: 14.0°P
FG: 2.9°P
IDEAL SERVING TEMPERATURE: 4-6° C

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4978) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 28, 2016
Tap at Beau’s. Cloudy gold filmy head. Tangy wheat and spice aroma. Nice clove flavor with dashes of wheat and honey. The finish gives me fresh lime and citrus hop notes as well. A well-made brew.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3958) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 13, 2016
Brown bottle, 600 ml, batch 5293, bottled on 09/01/16, gift from Jean-François Dugas (merci!), savoured on October 13 2016; eye: yellowish with a whitish hue, opaque, white head that turns into a ring, good lacing; nose: hops, citrus fruits, spices including coriander, yeast, pine, fresh; mouth: hops, citrus fruits, pine, spices including coriander, acidity, slight banana, dry finale in pine with presence of citrus fruits, medium body, quite carbonated, rather bitter, slightly sweet, slick texture; overall: fine FRANÇAIS Bouteille brune, 600 ml, lot 5293, embouteillée le 09/01/16, cadeau de Jean-François Dugas (merci!), savourée le 13 octobre 2016; œil : jaunâtre avec une teinte blanchâtre, opaque, mousse blanche qui se transforme en un anneau, bonne dentelle; nez : houblon, agrumes, épices dont coriandre, levure, pin, frais; bouche : houblon, agrumes, pin, épices dont coriandre, acidité, très léger banane, finale sèche en pin avec présence d’agrumes, corps moyen, très carbonatée, plutôt amère, très légèrement sucrée, texture coulante; en résumé : bien

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (10072) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 4, 2016
Bottle, brought to me by Robbie (thanks!), shared at game night. Hazy lemony yellow, lively lasting white head. Bright hoppy profile, guava and tropical fruits, some peppery notes, clean lean wheaty backbone. Very drinkable. I had this a second time in the same week, shared by Shea. Really great stuff!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ComradeK (1198) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 1, 2016
Draught at the brewery. Pours a hazy medium gold, with a smallish off-white head, which lasts well and leaves good lacing. The aroma has spruce and citrus hops, with some grain and white bread. Quite strong hops up front offer pine and grapefruit, leading into quite a light body, with a bracing pine finish. A nice, quaffable wheat ale.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UXO (1822) - CANADA - SEP 24, 2016
Appearance: hazy straw with two fingers of loose white head diminishing gradually to a thick persistent cap, moderate lacing. (4/5) Aroma: citrus, melon, tropical fruit, wheat malt, clove and floral. (8/10) Taste: moderate sweet, mild bitter, light tart. (8/10) Medium-light body, moderate carbonation, medium duration bitter and lightly spicy finish. (4/5) Aww yeah - hops you can smell from across the room upon decapping. That’s how you do a wheat beer! Lovely bright NZ hops impart fruity and almost vinous notes on a light, almost crisp wheat base. I’d love to get this fresher, actually, even though it doesn’t seem particularly faded. Another nice example of the Hopfenweisse style, right up there with Driftwood’s Entangled, and really worth trying if you find it. (16/20)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (14387) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 9, 2016
Draft - Nice citrus peel and mango. Cloudy gold with a rich white head. Bright orange peel, mango and sweet tropical notes. Very unlike the style and very good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (16622) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 8, 2016
On tap at Moon Under Water, pours a cloudy blonde with a small white head. Aroma brings out lots of fruitiness upfront, followed by floral notes and gentle hopping. Flavour is quite robust for the style, with plenty of stone fruitiness, floral and citrus hops, and biscuity malt. For a wheat ale, this is full of flavour. Nice stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (2836) - , Ontario, CANADA - AUG 31, 2016
(bottle) cloudy pale yellow colour with a small white head; aroma of tropical fruit; balanced, refreshing flavour with a long, light bitter finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (6149) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 23, 2016
600ml bottle pours a slightly hazy golden color with a finger and a half of white head that settles down to leave some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is citrus and tropical fruits with some yeasty and grainy notes. Taste is a spicy and citrus hop bitterness with a light fruity and malty sweetness. Light to medium bodied with good carbonation that tickles the tongue. Overall, a very well crafted brew that is like a hybrid between and German weisse and an American pale ale. Quite tasty and balanced.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LouisP (392) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 27, 2016
Bière blonde, trouble avec une bonne carbonatation. Au nez, citron et levure allemandes. En bouche c'est très amer et très citronné, ça fait différent des allemandes standards. L'amertume devient de plus en plus présente au fil des gorgées, ce qui me confronte dans ma vision d'une weisse allemande. Pas ce que je préfère.


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