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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This unique beer is the result of years of research and development, culminating in this, a light, full bodied beer with a deceptively complex flavor. Made with raw Delta wheat for a soft mouth-feel and and a beautiful copper color. A hefty amount of crystal malts contribute a subtle sweetness and a mild, toasted flavor.

New name for Red Wheat Ale, per the brewery.

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2.9
bytemesis (9622) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - FEB 28, 2017
Bottle. CA brewery number 280. Pours clear reddish copper, medium beige head, decent lacing. Aroma is malty, wheat, caramel, a bit metallic. Flavor is light plus sweet, light bitter, a bit sharp. Medium body. Not bad.

3.8
hayduke (5742) - Eureka, California, USA - NOV 16, 2015
From a 22 oz bottle. Poured Amber with a beige head. Malty nose Medium body. Flavor of malts and some floral hops bitter finish. Good.

3.2
Fatehunter (2650) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Pours a thin head on a hazy dark straw body. The aroma is grain and mild dark fruit. The taste is mild apricot sweet with lemon bitterness, and some toast. Nice. The texture is soft and fizzy. Quite enjoyable.

2.7
slowrunner77 (13368) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAY 5, 2015
another non-offensive but boring brew. wasn’t an irish red or a hoppy red. kinda weak and muddled. decent maltiness to it, though...

3.1
batneil (805) - California, USA - NOV 8, 2014
(Sold as Molly American Red Ale) Tasty brew. Copper coloured, not much head but a little bit fizzy. On tap at the brewery.

3.3
dhunter151 (590) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - OCT 18, 2014
22oz bottle. Pours a reddish amber with a white head. Sweet with a bitter finish. Caramel, fruity notes, wheat. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
BeerFunGuy (874) - California, USA - JUL 10, 2014
This beautiful copper colored beer has a sweet caramel malt aroma. It has a really strong roasted malt flavor upfront and lingers letting a subtle sweetness creep in. I am a huge fan!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
baraciisch (3471) - California, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Slightly hazy, reddish amber in color... Aroma of bananas, toffee... Flavor is fruity, caramel notes, light wheaty notes... Overly fruity with a kind of bitter finish... Not my favorite ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
marcus (10973) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 18, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pours cloudy reddish brown with almost no head and a thin wheat aroma. There is a smoky wheat flavor with a dry finish.

3.8
bhensonb (16122) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 7, 2013
Tap at the Yolo Fest. Pours hazy ruddy dark amber with aslight beige head. Malty aroma. Med body or better. Flavor is malty (with mocha?). Something quite different/unique here. Hop is hard to pin down. It’s finishing bitter towards dry. Likely another New Helvetia winner.
Earlier Rating: 8/25/2013 Total Score: 3.6
Tap at Davis Beer Week B&B Fest. Pours ruddy amber with a creamy beige head. Mild hoppy aroma. Med body. Flavor seems more malty than wheat; hop is a bit spicy. Or maybe there’s a touch of rye. It’s drinking nicely.


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