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RATINGS: 283   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.48/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Hop Hound Amber Wheat is an unfiltered amber wheat ale with a slight caramel sweetness and refreshing citrus note.

Formerly known as Sun Dog Amber Wheat

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Odde (308) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 23, 2010
The head hangs out to the end but quickly retreats into a thin sheet. Grass, citrus rind notes over the mild wheat. Somewhat bitter, minimal sweetness. Expected this to be a little better.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
joeymacaroni (309) - Wagontown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 27, 2010
ok, first off...I dont get the name change. Sun Dog fits much better. Hop HOund makes it sound like theres at least a little hoppiness to it. That being said, it was $10 for a case, so I didnt give it much thought. Its a good lawnmower beer. Pours hazy orange amber with a yellow marble effect from the yeast not evenly dispersing. Big, fluffy off-white head. nose of citrus, papaya, a little soap, and malt. flavor tastes a little like unripe watermelon, with some wheat, malt, and caramel. aftertaste is watermelon-y again, turning a bit odd as it sits. It is what it is.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - MAY 24, 2010
Draft. Poured a hazy orangey amber with a medium white head. Not much aroma -- just a bit of sweetness and a hint of hops. Not a whole lot of flavor either: starts harshly grainy, finishes a little doughy. Medium mouthfeel. Didnt know this was a AB product when I ordered it; will NOT be ordering it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SODAK14 (367) - Rapid City, South Dakota, USA - MAY 7, 2010
Pretty decent amber. I had this right after I had the Michelob Ginger Wheat Ale so a nice glass of pond water would have tasted good after that. Seriously this one is not a bad beer. :)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hoonerific (16) - USA - MAY 5, 2010
Im rather disappointed with Micholob for this one. Crazy burnt orange look with a non-descript smell. Tasted like a very bland, more bitter version of a Blue Moon. No reward in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jport4087 (178) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 4, 2010
Poured a clear amber with a moderate frothy white head that diminished slowly with fair lacing. Light sweet citrus aroma. Session beer that was better than I expected.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Barreras (1670) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - APR 28, 2010
Pours an amber orange with sweet fruity aroma. A slight spice smell as well. Taste of mild caramel, very smooth and refreshing. Not a very complex beer, more of simple flavors and aroma. Beer is an easy drinker and a decent beer to enjoy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palidor19 (3177) - Brandon, Florida, USA - APR 28, 2010
I think this beer is very solid is a nice overall decent taste of caramel sweet wheat flavors and a touch of hops. not too bitter but the malts make up for it. slightly honey esque and soft on the tongue,

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
beerchugger (716) - North Canton, Ohio, USA - APR 26, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2010 There isnt much in the aroma with this one, very mild...there is a bit of a hoppy aroma coming through, so its not entirely void of substance, just close to it. Tastes rather smooth and bland. A small touch of hops, perhaps even a bit dough coming through on the palate. Finish is rather short. Overall, its not terrible, but its not something Im hoping to have again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rcasta (855) - EL SALVADOR - APR 18, 2010
interesante linea de cervezas de trigo michelob. todas han estado buenas aunque con el toque comercial, buenas

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