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RATINGS: 370   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A tribute to the highly drinkable “every day” beers from French-speaking Belgium. Contains Belgian two-row pale malt and 7% wheat. This beer is lightly filtered with an earthy, spicy hop character from imported Styrian Goldings hops and a beautiful rich creamy head from the wheat.

Malts: Two-Row Pale, White Wheat, Cara-8, Acidulated
Hops: Columbus, Styrian Goldings
Yeast: Chico
Original Gravity: 11.5 plato

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2.3
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 27, 2004
(Draught) Pours a hazy yellow color with a medium-sized white head. Had a watery mouthfeel. Had flavors of grass, hops, and yeast.

3.4
igneous1 (1535) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - DEC 29, 2003
color is hazy light golden with a moderate white head, not long-lived though. aroma is very sweet/candy-ish. kind of perfumey like a candle. flavor is pretty fruity, not that sweet, in fact, it's fairly tart. little citrus, and you can taste the wheat (at least that's what i think it is).

2.6
jgb9348 (6191) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - DEC 20, 2003
Slightly hazy golden colour with a thin white head. Nice sweet aroma with hints of grass, mushrooms, hops and yeast. Light-bodied; Sweet taste with some mustyness and yeast characteristics. Aftertaste clean and mild, not much else! Overall, not too great, lacking in many qualities and below expectation. I bought this twelve ounce bottle from Chevy Chase Wine & Liquors in Washington, D.C. and sampled it on 19-December-2003.

3
haddon90 (1634) - Newport Beach, California, USA - DEC 20, 2003
Kind of fuzzy yellow color with some wheat and floral in the aroma. Kind of watered down, but some wheat amd malt in the flavor. Somewhat light as well. Overall not bad, but kind of too watered down for my liking.

3.3
rcarroll2 (28) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2003
Great summertime brew, has a nice balance of hops & fruit flavor, definitely recommend

3.3
Dogbrick (12912) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 7, 2003
This beer is a pale gold/yellow color and is mildly bubbly. Thin off-white head that did not last. The aroma is wheaty and vaguely spiced. Light and crisp with a nice hops presence along with more spice and a little citrus. The finish is a little on the sweet side but has a small hops bite to it. Kudos to Flying Fish for actually making a Summer Ale with some flavor other than lemon.

3
hopscotch (11044) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 20, 2003
Sparkling clear, very light, straw-colored beer. The quickly disappearing head leaves fair lacework. A mild brew in both aroma and flavor. A touch buttery with hints of butterscotch and grass. Light-bodied with a watery mouthfeel and fizzy carbonation. Call it a Saison if you like, but to me it tastes and feels like any other mild British style brew. Absolutely not spectacular. Refreshing, though. Brewed to be enjoyed during the hot Summer months.

2.9
Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 1, 2003
Minimal aroma, small head. Good color. Stays bitter the whole time. Overall a mild beer.

2.6
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 1, 2003
Light brown to off-white in color. Wheat is noticable both in flavor and aroma. Kind of thin and not a very good finish, no real flavor.

2.7
legion242 (2348) - Richardson, Texas, USA - JUL 29, 2003
Pale straw lored with a nose of pear. Not stellar. Slight, slight banana. Some grass. Sorta "kolsch"-ish and that is nod good for this style. Lacks any spice.


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