Wild Heaven Let There Be Light



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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
Who says lighter beers have to be boring? Let There Be Light is Wild Heavens first sessionable beer, coming in at only 4.7%, yet FULL of flavor. Starting with both barley and wheat, we added two rare hopsNelson Sauvin and Sorachi Acealong with a bit of orange peel, to create a complex beer with a citrus note that will change the way you think about light beer.

Suggested food pairings: Wings, fish & chips, Tomme-style cheese, brunch (the citrus picks up nicely), burgers. 7.3 SRM.

Note: Formerly contract brewed at Thomas Creek.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jamesthebrit (421) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 28, 2015
On tap. This is epitome of a pale ale. Super malty. A little hoppy. Smooth. Easy drinking but medium bodied. Out of this world. More detailed you say?? No... its in my memory. This is an amazing pale ale. remember I got it on tap, so out the bottle maybe not as good.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
leah2974 (453) - Georgia, USA - MAR 28, 2012
On tap at Hop City, Atlanta. Warm color with a nose full of flowers. Despite the smell, floral hops dont overwhelm this brew. A good session beer,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RolkaNation (141) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 26, 2012
Growler pour into pint glass. Nice copper in color, clear, thin soapy head. Unique aroma: lite citrus, hops, honey. Thin to medium bodied. Sweet, hoppy taste upfront followed by an uneventful middle. Finishes strong though with some tasty nutty and sweet biscuit flavors. Slightly dry. Overall, a very nice drinkable new brew from Wild Heaven. Like their other beers, very unique!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (3621) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 3, 2012
On tap at le brickstore. Pots a deep gold color. Little caramel aroma. The finish is where its at here though with a nice herbal taste and spicey bite. A really nice drink and with more presence than some porters Ive had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - FEB 14, 2012
Tap @ TacoMac, Cumming. Amber color, white head, sexy lace. Floral aroma, noticeable citrus. Flavor is of multigrain, citrus hops. Finishes with a tropical fruit and floral hop. Very thin, light bodied, a nice after work beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tysonf7 (22) - - DEC 12, 2015
I like this beer for the abv at 4.5%! More hoppy and fruity than a normal pale ale with grapefruit and orange notes... Interesting hints of caramel and coffee on the backend and aftertaste... Very slight skunkiness, possibly just the beer I tried. Mostly an enjoyable beer and a great choice for light drinking with flavor!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChainGangGuy (4881) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 22, 2012
16 ounce pint - $5.50 at Taco Mac in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Clear, coppery body with a slim, loose, white head. A few smudges of lacing on the descent.

Smell: Mild bread lightly toasted, faintly grainy and with a razor thin edge of implied sweetness atop hops yielding low hints of rough citrus rind and spice.

Taste: A light infusion of lightly bready pale malts with a hint of grain and sweetness. Spicy, pithy hops with a bitterness accentuated by the crisp carbonation. Dry and bubbly at the tail end with a bit of lingering breadiness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-plus carbonation.

Overall: "Who says lighter beers have to be boring?" Well, nobody, I guess, Wild Heaven, but thats honestly what the vast majority of light beer drinkers want. The ideals of light, cheap beer are deeply ingrained in the population, so changing the average beer drinkers perception will be a steep, uphill battle. Who knows, maybe theyll come around. Probably not, but you never know! Me, Im just happy to have a few low-alcohol brews available.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mixmasterob (1057) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 23, 2012
Growler. Clear amber pour with a small white head. Aroma was biscuity, good bit of caramel and a light lemony/citrusy hop presence. Flavors were light all around, bits of caramel, some earthy hops and a biscuity maltiness. Mouthfeel was medium to light with a nice caramel driven finish. Carbonation just about standard which is nice. Overall this drank very nicely outside with friends. Truly sessionable. A nice offering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (8469) - Georgia, USA - JUN 13, 2015
5/30/15. On tap at World of Beer, Savannah. Copper, almost amber, pour under a small khaki head, mild lacing. Nice aroma, loads of citrus, some orange and lemon peel, dank, a small balance of doughy and caramel malts are welcome. The flavor is a bit disappointing, just generic bitterness, more of the rich maltiness coming through, caramel, doughy, a hint of nuttiness, some leafy green hops. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (4749) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 31, 2016
From a bottle. Foamy off-white head. Soft, foamy feel that seems just right for this beer. Well balanced and nicely nutty. Goes down very easy. Overall: while I have been generally disappointed with this brewery, this one is a winner.

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