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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A refreshingly tart and crisp hefeweizen brewed with local MA wildflower honey, orange peel and coriander, and fermented with the juice from over 1,000 blood oranges. It’s a cloudy, yet effervescent beer, with lingering banana and citrus notes balanced against a healthy wheat backbone and hoppy finish from Mt. Hood and Crystal hops.

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2.7
Drperky76 (34) - - AUG 25, 2017
Fancy can. But too fruity blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
crossovert (13909) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2017
Blind tasted with 4 other wheat ales. Beers were: 1. Leavenworth Blackbird Island Hopfenweizen, 2. AmberWeiss Wheat Beer, 3. Robert Doms Belgiyskiy, 4. Obolon Bile (White) , 5. Slumbrew Happy Sol. Rater 1 rated the beers: 23145, Rater 2: 32154, Rater 3: 23145, Rater 4 (ME) 3 23 TIE 45, Rater 5: 34521, Rater 6: 24351.

650ml bottle. Amber pour. Aroma is vinegary. Flavor is venegar and bland paper.

Post tasting thoughts:
a 1.99 buy, I am assuming this is old because it was cheap and I don’t really see this brand around anymore.

3.3
BroSpud (2244) - , Massachusetts, USA - SEP 1, 2016
16oz can. Pours a blood colored orange. Tasted better than expected but still not really my thing. Closer to a pale ale with juice added than to a wheat beer. The blood orange flavor actually worked well with this. It was OK.

3.2
Mep3222 (1636) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - JUL 23, 2016
Can says brewed at Mercury Brewing( which now looks like Ipswitch Ale Brewing). Guess they contract brew their canned offerings?? Bit of a lactic sour aroma with the citrus wheat beer backing. Nice. Taste is almost a dirty citrus with a weak palate and a slight sourness to the finish. Nice blood orange and some nice spices but also has a dirty taste to it. Looks like cloudy apple cider. Wasn’t impressed at first but has gotten a bit better as I drank more, but still not a favorite. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
PanMarek (463) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 2, 2016
Grassy / wheat nose with citrus (orange) and spice. Pours dark, cloudy golden with thin white foam. Initially sweet taste of malts and oranges. Spices (coriander) appear toward the middle and carry to the sour finish. Pleasantly complex and rich set of flavors that begin with a sense of wheat beer but recalling a saison yeasty sourness. Medium fizziness and light bodied.

1.7
Tranquillity (2508) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 11, 2015
Draught. That’s a nasty beer! Ok, I don’t like blood orange but this is just poor. Not much hefe here either, taste like an APA.

3.3
WillRunForBeer (2766) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Draft at Yard House. Pours orange gold with an off white head. Aroma is orange, lemon, wheat, pepper. Flavor reminds me of Picon Biere. Slightly bitter orange over mild wheat.

3.1
ronaldtheriot (1995) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Slumbrew Happy Sol has a thin, fizzy, quickly-dissipating head, no lacing, a murky (especially so, after the bottom caked contents are loosened and poured in), orange appearance. The aroma is odd, but it (and, the flavor) does improve as the beer settles out. I picked up honey, aged dankness, red soil, bread crust, and possibly some juice. Taste is of sweetness, that odd oldness, honey, bread crust, malt, and low bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium, and Slumbrew Happy Sol finishes wet and juice like. Reminds me of a mimosa. RJT


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