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Brewed by Beyond the Pale Brewing Company
Style: Wheat Ale
Ottawa, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Not your Bavarian grandfathers wheat beer. We use grapefruit zest and pulp at different points in the process to insert the character of the fruit into the beer, and hops are carefully selected to emphasize the citrus notes. But dont expect this to taste like the first course of Sunday breakfast; the fruit flavour is subtle, and the bitter quality of the grapefruit is balanced nicely by a bit of sweetness in the finish.

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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nilz (510) - Glasgow, - FEB 14, 2013
Growler from the brewery pours a cloudy yellow gold. Slim head that faded, not a lot of aroma tho a citrus maltiness is there which I liked. Taste is a bitter citrus - the grapefruit is there thorather as a supporting role than a main player. Fine it a try if you come across out but really only available in the brewery locale!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HogTownHarry (6611) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - MAY 19, 2017
473ml can from LCBO. Slightly hazy bubbly gold, average white head. Smells a bit like a dry radler - grapefruit, fresh-cut grass, a little spicy. Taste is very mild - just some grapefruit and light bitterness - damned refreshing though! Light body, solid carbonation, finishes much slower than it should - nice fresh-squeezed grapefruit bitter linger. Good stuff!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frudel (236) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 1, 2017
Une belle robe orange trouble se dessine dans le verre, surmonte dune mousse blanche. Au nez, des crales croquantes et des agrumes, beaucoup de pamplemousse! a sent la IPA bien houblonne! Au got, les agrumes profusion, une finale sche pamplemousse, lamertume bien sentie, mais reste tout de mme bien balance, on gote drlement les crales de bl croquantes la fin! Cest dlicieux, on se fait avoir tout coup, on croirait boire une IPA!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stoned99 (1495) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 3, 2017
Can shared with Jo and Seb. Aroma: burst of wheat, grapefruits, lemon, floral, abricot, mint. Initial aroma was really good then this is mint really present, too present. App: hazy light golden, small white head, good lacing. Taste and palate: medium body, silky, lots of grapefruits, light bitter finish. Overall: good beer. Really loved the aroma but the aroma changed in a heart beat. Anyway, easy to drink.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
punkska101 (1971) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 1, 2017
Can bought at the brewery A: big grapefruit , citrusy, light wheat, subtle spiciness. App: hazy pale smallish white head and some lacing. T/p: thin to med body with light acidic finish. Moderate carbonation. O: Wow, Im impressed by this. American wheat are usually a bit boring to my palate this beer isnt. I really enjoyed the grapefruit on this and the refreshing acidic finish. To buy again no doubt!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiereLuc (1275) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 12, 2016
Dlicieusement fruit et facile boire. laveugle, jaurais peut-tre mis sur une IPA ou une saison frachement houblonne cause de la prsence subtile de la levure. Joli corps. Belle souplesse. Merci Jules!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
yourilevesque (1793) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 26, 2016
Merci Ju-Lo pour le partage. Une blamche qui na pas les traits habituels dune blanche. Je me suis fait prendre au jeu alors que Ju-Lo me servit mon verre laveugle. Jai dabord cru quil sagissait dune saison, par ses notes levures la belge. Un houblin fruit aux notes de pche et dagrumes sema par la suite le doute dans mon esprit. Sans doute une bire dinspiration belge avec un dry-hop bien amricain. Oui cest srement a. Je gote. lattaque, une douce dose dpices se conjugue aux houblins fruits. Leffervescence se mle de la partie mais sestompe abruptement pour ne laisser quun liquide plutt mort parcourir mon oesophage. Une bire qui se boit bien sans toutefois rien rinventer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LouisP (417) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 14, 2016
La bire est blonde, avec une belle carbonatation qui reste longtemps sur place, et une belle effervescence. Au nez, cest assez sucr et fruit, avec notamment des odeurs de pamplemousses roses. En bouche cest trs amer, avec un houblonnage que je prsume assez impressionnant, en dbut de dgustation. Au fil des gorges, un profil plus fruit, voir floral, sinstalle. Lamertume sche et solide nous rappelle dfinitivement le moment o lon croque un pamplemousse. Cest bien fait, intressante pour une bire blonde, trs prs dune IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CacheManyHose (690) - HONG KONG - OCT 3, 2016
Draught from Red Door in Ottawa w Matt. Clear right yeownwith frothy white head. Smells of grapefruit, freshly mown grass, light hay, faint wheat. Taste is moderate hop, corn/toasted malt, finish is slightly stony. Body is slick, smooth, fizzy. Nose is very refreshing and light, taste has pleasantly surprising amounts of slick bitterness for a wheat beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HKdIPA (775) - HONG KONG - OCT 3, 2016
Tap at Red Door Provisions in Ottawa. Translucent golden orange pour. Aroma is crispy malt, citrus hops. Taste is smooth citric bitterness with an assertive malt tang too. Nice easy drinking citrus-forward beer. Doesnt taste like a wheat beer, happily.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tristanlaugher (381) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 9, 2016
Wheat citrus nose. Cloudy yellow white. Quickly dissipating head. Can from brewery. A grapefruit peel.


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