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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In honor of the huckleberries that grow wild throughout the Flathead Valley, we unveiled this summer brew in the spring of 1996. A combination of 75% Western pale malted barley, 25% malted wheat, Cascade hops and wild huckleberry juice from the Flathead Valley, were used to create this highly drinkable, thirst-quenching lager. A delightfully unique fruit beer, this pale summer brew combines the crisp, dry refreshment of a light lager with a subtle, tart hint of huckleberries that is neither sweet nor overpowering.

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BillKismet (4165) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 24, 2009
Pale, cloudy yellow, with stream of thick bubbles feeding a weak head. Huckleberry pierces through the wafting wheaty notes. Mellow berry flavor. With mild tart sour wheat to balance the sweetness. A respectable, lightly flavorful, fruit beer.

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jake65 (4033) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - APR 26, 2012
Bottle: Dusty gold pour with a thin creamy white head. Bubbly. Aroma is wheat, floral, and light huckleberry. Flavor is mild lager malt, huckleberry, and finished with wheat. Crisp. Really a pretty clean taste. More wheat than fruit.

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beernovice39 (3269) - Idaho, USA - JAN 15, 2013
On tap. Hazy golden, white top. Scent is sweet berries. Taste is berries, malt and berries.

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scottw86 (1179) - Maryland, USA - SEP 1, 2013
I was lucky enough to get this on draft in Montana! Poured a pale yellow color with a thin off-white head. Lots of berry in the aroma. Taste is mostly of berries, but it is not overwhelming. It is also not too sweet or syrupy, the balance is good. Some hops help give the finish some crispness. Overall very refreshing.

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natejgood (533) - Bozeman, Montana, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Pours a hazy very light golden color with a minimal white head. Aroma of berries, wheat and yeast. Decent wheat base with sweet berries on the nose, but the berry flavor disappears quickly leaving mostly a fairly fuzzy wheat beer behind. Not super smooth to drink either. It may sound like I’m bashing this beer, but it’s not entirely unpleasant to drink. Not as refined as some of the blueberry beers they brew on the east coast (particularly in Maine) but its not a bad summer berry beer if that’s what your looking for. If I could change one thing about this beer I’d like it to be a bit smoother in the mouth.

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yespr (48910) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2015
12 cl bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma aroma is. Peachy and grapefruity. Smooth fruity and smooth fruity. Mellow. Peachy and smooth fruity. Smooth fruity and dry finish.

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marcus (10867) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 5, 2016
Bottle from my friend Bob. Pours golden with a thick white head and a faint berry aroma. There is a fruity wheat malt flavor with a slightly tart finish.


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