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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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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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3.4
j12601 (13034) - 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.

2.5
Quick3Beers (1362) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - APR 16, 2016
Pours a hazy gold from a bottle, very little head, no lacing. Watermelon flavoring aroma, wheaty watermelon flavor. Although it’s "all natural" the watermelon tastes somewhat fake somehow. Meh.

2.7
ttroha (516) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle from brewery. Clear amber with white head. Aroma of wheat and watermelon. Taste of strong wheat with a hint of watermelon towards the end. Very carbonated. Not for me, but a lot of people seemed to enjoy it. Makes for a nice summer beer.

4.1
njcraftbeerguy (3) - Township Of Washington, New Jersey, USA - JUL 5, 2013 does not count
I really like this one. Could be the best watermelon wheat out there! Served wicked cold! #jollyrancher

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 (2621) - 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.

2.7
Reynolds314 (3470) - 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.

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

3.3
TaktikMTL (7921) - 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)

2.8
Lubiere (14131) - 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.


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