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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An invigorating wheat beer with a hint of rye and the tang and hue of hibiscus, this refreshing brew is as cool as the breeze that blows down from Mount Mitchell to Cattail Peak. Enjoy this delicious creation when the hottest summer day demands the best of the Blue Ridge.

Also known as Organic Cattail Peak Wheat Beer.

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argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 13, 2008
(12oz bottle, thanks wilkie) Cloudy golden body with small white head. Aroma is medium sweet, clove, some peach. Taste is medium sweet, peach, some wheat, light clove. Light-medium body, light acidity.

2.7
Lubiere (13905) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 5, 2011
A hazed golden ale with a thin creamy white head. In aroma, a mineral malt with grainy notes and fruity esters notes. In mouth, run of the mill wheat beer, wheat malt, fruity and grainy. On tap at Twin City Brewfest August 13 2011.

3.4
Drake (13728) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 30, 2009
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market, Chapel Hill, NC. Pours a pale hazy yellow color with a thin head. Fair head retention and lacing. Aroma is spicy, peppery bread with a bit of caramel. A bit of tea and floral notes as well. Taste is bread, yeast, pepper, citrus, particularly lime, caramel. Thin-medium bodied.

2.6
jcwattsrugger (12420) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 8, 2009
12oz bottle–pours a dissipating white head and hazy yellow color. Aroma is spice hops, wheat, clove. Taste is dry spice hops-slight, wheat, clove, and slight banana, metallic. Thanks to decaturstevo for sharing this.

2.9
slowrunner77 (12044) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
"i agree this would be a good summer quencher (but it’s currently 39 degrees outside). smells of lemon predominantly...a little wheat, a little yeast, and a touch of hops. cloudy dark yellow w/little head. soft, decent body and a thirst quenching mix of citrus and wheat in the flavor. came in trade w/bluesandbarbq...saving the really good stuff for last, though :)"

3.2
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 2, 2008
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2008 Date: 08/16/2008
Mode: Draft
Source: Barley’s, NC

Appearance: opaque yellow, big creamy white head, bits of lace,
Aroma: sweet banana aroma with light clove,
Body: creamy body,
Flavor: sweet banana flavor, touch of clove, light spicyness beyond the clove leaves a light bitterness,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

3.6
sebletitje (10080) - Enghien, BELGIUM - FEB 17, 2009
bottle. pours hazy golden, with thin white head. Aroma has a good nose of wheat with light yeast as well as some hops and citrus aroma. Taste, I enjoyed this one a lot with a good mix of the wheat and light mouthfeel of caramel malts in the finish. Light yeasty palate with some citrus hops. Light, very enjoyable.

3.4
douglas88 (9178) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 10, 2009
12 oz bottle thanks to Ethan. Pours a very bright orange color with a medium white head. A refreshing aroma of oranges, spices, lots of malt. The flavor is also nice; lemons and oranges, earthy malt, the rye is noticeable and nice. Some Sulfur like notes. Overall, quite nice and easygoing.

2.8
drfabulous (7941) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUN 17, 2011
Draught at Tupelo Honey, Asheville. Fairly bland wheat. Not much going on in terms of typical flavors or body. Basic.

3.2
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 30, 2009
Bottled. Poured crystal-clear bright golden with a short-lived cap of white head. The aroma picked up sweet honey and pale malts supporting toasty overripe bananas, tart wheat, and some floral character.. fairly well presented. The flavor was quite tangy throughout with a combination of wheat, lemon, and bitter floral character present.. honey and sourdough bread at the core.. finished a touch sour and refreshing. Light-bodied and tart as mentioned on the palate.. I found this to be tasty and refreshing.


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