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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This wheat beer is a traditional German heffeweizen flavored with just a hint of all natural watermelon. Made with more than 60% wheat, noble German hops and fermented using a Bavarian yeast strain. Note the banana and clove flavors imparted by the yeast. This is a very refreshing beverage, at about 4.8% abv, perfect for any hot hot summer day.

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2.8
Lubiere (13905) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 3, 2011
A hazed murkey amber wheat woth a super thick pinkish head. In aroma, bubblegum, bazooka gum. In mouth, a sweet bubblegum, yellow melon, a bit cloying, medium bodied. On tap at Boston Beer Summit, Jan. 15 2011.

3.4
j12601 (11831) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 8, 2017
Pouring at the 2016 Sierra Nevada Beer Camp in Boston. Pours a hazed gold with a medium sized white head. Watermelon Jolly Ranchers on the nose and sour patch kids. Medium bodied, fruity, soft musk, musk, more sour patch kids.

3.3
TaktikMTL (7798) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 16, 2011
Bouteille de 22 oz achetée chez Luke’s Liquors (Brewster, MA). Arôme: Odeur de céréales. Apparence: La couleur est orangée-ambrée. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de blé avec une pointe de banane et de melon d’eau. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de melon d’eau en arrière goût. (Rating #3685)

2.9
Ernesto987 (6050) - Arizona, USA - JUL 12, 2011
A wheat ale, with all the glory a wheat ale has mixed with jolly rancher juice. Not for me but I’m not a horny blonde co-ed

3
thornecb (5911) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 29, 2010
Pours clear gold into a Sam glass. Bright white head quickly recedes to hug rim. Jolly Rancher Watermelon aromas. Thin with sweet watermelon juice from front through the middle. Mild bitter banana peel finish.

3.7
LilBeerDoctor (3930) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2009
Draft at ACBF09. Pours a cloudy yellow-orange with a white head. Aroma is mostly wheat malt with some yeast, clove, and sweetness. Flavor of sweet watermelon like a Jolly Rancher. A little artificial tasting but still quite nice. 7/4/7/4/15 (3.7/5)

2.7
Reynolds314 (3450) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 13, 2011
Watermelon is the worst fruit flavor to put in beer. Im not even sure where the watermelon flavoring comes from as it just tastes like fake candy watermelon. The description says a hint yet its the overwhelming characteristic of the beer. For the mikes hard lemonade drinkers.

1.8
auerbrau (3203) - Ithaca, New York, USA - MAY 6, 2012
22oz Bottle, poured at Real ales for Hope - Providence, RI. Served with a watermelon ball. Aroma is a strongly artificial watermelon (green) blast. Flavors ruin me. The watermelon ball is pretty good, I suppose. Otherwise, an insane amount of sugar and sticky, varnish-like watermelon fake flavoring. Ugh. For a watermelon wheat, this is a pretty darn alcoholic Jolly Rancher. C’mon.

3.3
jimhilt (2610) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 21, 2011
Pours with a three-finger white head that vanishes leaving no lace. Hazy amber color. Light carbonation and light bodied. Watermelon nose and flavor is sweet watermelon, hops are in background. Hot summer day ale. $4.55 for a 22oz bottle from Colonial Spirits Acton, Ma.

3.4
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUL 17, 2010
22oz bomber. Pours a hazy orange color with a small white head. Head recedes and leaves a small film. Nose is honey and clove, some light banana esters. Palate is medium bodied with a nice playful palate and a clean finish. Flavor is light honey and pepper with a hint of watermelon that feels natural and not forced. Quite refreshing and easy to drink without being watered down.


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