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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The first release of our "Native" line was brewed using Vermont grown wheat, hops and ginger. Yes, you can grow ginger in Vermont. Do it the hard way, go Native.

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4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
philipmeese (84) - Rowayton, Connecticut, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Bottle. A healthy off-white head with staying power tops a lovely golden color. The taste amply delivers the promise of the name. Distinct, but not overpowering, aroma of ginger damps down the normal heaviness of a wheat brew. This delicious, flavorful brew refreshes and leaves the palate clean, with no bitterness or heaviness. Brilliant delivery of the hyper-local concept.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (7596) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 8, 2016
Bouteille de 22 oz achete chez Warren Store (Warre, VT) au cot de 5,95$. Arme: Lgre odeur de gingembre avec une pointe de citron. Apparence: La couleur est dore lgrement voile avec une moyenne densit de bulle. Prsence dun moyen col mousseux et dune fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Lger got de bl et de gingembre. Dure moyenne de larrire got. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture lgrement minrale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Lgre prsence de gingembre en arrire got. (Rating #6729)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (5043) - Essex Junction, Vermont, USA - AUG 10, 2015
This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a hazy burnt orange color with a one finger white foamy head that quickly dissipated. There wasnt any lacing. The smell started off with a light ginger sweeping into light citrus tones over some light refreshing floral tones. The taste was slightly sweet with the ginger combining a nice spice surrounding the flavor of the citrus. Wheat is fairly tame to allow the ginger to be the main flavor all around. Theres no aftertaste with a quick sweet to semi-spiced ginger finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a pretty good sessionability about it. The ginger is fairly tame on my tongue allowing the citrus and floral aspects add a nice sweet soothing crisp feel. Overall, I say this was a nice American pale wheat ale with the ginger side being somewhat tame and adding some other nice tones to make a nice session on a late Summers day.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bigda83 (854) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Sample at source. Poured a clear orange and thin bubbly white head. Aroma was as youd expect with ginger and wheat. Flavor followed the nose with a bit of floral. Light body and thin texture, lively carbonation, smooth finish. Not my thing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Handypaul (516) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUN 8, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2016 Bottle. Pours clear yellow with a thin white head that gone immediately and leaves no lacing. Weak aroma is ginger and lilac. Light body, lively carbo, thin texture, wheat shows through along with the ginger, leading to an abrupt watery finish. Bottle. Pours clear yellow with a thin white head that diminishes to a ring leaving a small bit of lacing. Aroma is ginger, cinnamon and light floral. Carbonation seems appropriate, body is a bit thin, no taste of alcohol, lightly sweet, ginger shows through over the wheat but is light and subtle, a good session beer for a hot summer day.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (23620) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle. Clear yellow color. Aroma of coriander, ginger. Taste has lemon, light spice. OK.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
thornecb (5815) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Pours a hazy still into a tulip. Ginger aromas. Soft with ginger and dusty yeast. Yuk.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
canary dog (760) - Rutland, Vermont, USA - OCT 5, 2014
This is a pretty assertive offering where the general essence and body are reminiscent of a strong IPA. But when you get done swishing it around and begin tasting it, it is evident that it is not hops, but spicy ginger that fills the mouth. The alcohol was well hidden, I thought. I couldnt really get any sense of the profile of the wheat beer itself, as everything was centered around the ginger. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
madnorwegian (207) - FRANCE - SEP 5, 2014
Original. Pretty lousy appearacve amd body but very tasty. Enjoyed the sligjt spice of the ginger, wasnt overpowering at all.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (6152) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 14, 2014
(22oz bomber) clear gold, lasting fine white bubbles. Nose of ginger, wheat, candi sugar. Taste of wheat, sugars, light ginger, medium carbonation and body.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (5876) - Arizona, USA - AUG 6, 2014
bomber, strong ginger flavors, some light hops, moderate sweetness, ginger strongly takes over, decent


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