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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 2.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
Henry Weinhard's Summer Wheat Ale is brewed in Hood River, OR using locally grown Cascade Hops, roasted caramel malt and a touch of coriander and orange peel. The result is a crisp and refreshing filtered wheat ale with a hint of citrus spice and a clean, smooth finish

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ricoincredible (1) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - SEP 13, 2006 does not count
OKAY: so its not the best beer in the world, but it is the best Henrys right now, and at an average of $8.99-$9.99 for a halfer, its a pretty good alternative to the PBR I usually drink. TASTES LIKE: Orange Fruit Loops, or more appropriately, orange Fruiti-Os, the generic Fruit Loops you eat when you grow up in Hillsboro, Oregon like I did. BEST ENJOYED: at an 8am tailgate party for a 12:30 kickoff, or anytime youre feeling volcombus.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
weebs (17) - USA - SEP 3, 2006
Horrible offering from Henrys. The orange flavor is overwhelming and does not mix well with the carbonation. It feels like drinking a moldy orange in tonic water. Steer clear of this monster.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdamGott (386) - Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA - SEP 1, 2006
over the top orange-coriander aroma dominates - and this leads to a "wham! pow!" hit you in the head orange coriander taste - goes down with the aftertaste of oranges followed by a lingering coriander bite. In short this beer is orange and coriander. It is more like one of those Zima things than beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sam10 (37) - Olympia, Washington, USA - AUG 5, 2006
To me summer is about nice warm days clear skies and fresh fruit. This beer fits in perfect with my perception of summer. The aroma is of Oranges and so is the taste a nice Orange flavor with a lingering Orange after taste, the Orange is not over powering it is just right a very good summer ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jake65 (3511) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - JUL 18, 2006
Lots of orange and citrus flavor, as well as some other spices. Not a real strong wheat presence, but a nice body and clean finish. Good summer beer by HW.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kyzr (1458) - Montana, USA - JUL 7, 2006
Big infussed orange from the first to last drop. Finish is clean, light hop notes. Rather intersting ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kamish (93) - Monroe, Washington, USA - JUL 7, 2006
amazing. a perfect summer ale. a lingering taste of manderine oranges. strange at first, but i warmed to this beer very quickly.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oldrtybastrd (5002) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 2, 2006
Pours a hazy golden yellow. Aroams of bread, fruit and spices. Flavors of orange, spice and some hints of citrus hop.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
IdahoBeer (28) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 25, 2006
Great concept, but falls short. Seems like this brew wants to be Blue Moon, but needs to go back to the drawing board.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
truegen (167) - Puyallup, Washington, USA - MAY 25, 2006
Bottle pour into footed pilsner glass. Sun gold color, short-lived white head. Strong orange aroma (thumbs up for harlequinns Froot Loops comparison) carries through on the tongue. I didnt pick up too much of the coriander. Its light, thin, fizzy, and yet strangely still drinkable. Mustve had too much Kool-Aid as a kid.

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