beermatrix (1497) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - SEP 10, 2004
Somewhat clear stoplight yellow color, the body is unique as its solid but not hazy or clouded, nor is it chill hazed, but its not clear neither. Very thin white cap quickly whisps away to leave a thread thin collar, very little to no lacing to it. Aroma is nice, reminds me of some dopplebocks or belgians with a sweet toffee, mango, caramel, molasses tang with nice inlays of honey, berries, and dullish lemon candies. Flavors are inticing, but underdone and a bit lazy. Sweet and tangy with a malty strong hold of chewy honey and caramel sticks laced in powdered sugar and lemon drops. A smalll zip of hops and carbonation in the middle, finishes with malty residue, kinda bready with a light wheat aspect but seemingly more candyish with a certain tang of molasses. Feel is about medium, short though, sticky, nearing cloying, but favorably clean and relentless with a malty profile. Very fufilling little drinker. Although I think this ain’t no hefe, this is either a fruit beer or wheat beer, or a mix of those two, but in doesn’t come across as any hefe I’ve had. It’s kinda like Gumballhead’s little brother or perhaps a cousin. Whatever...Its good no matter what you call it.
tyler_mn (1475) - SLP, Minnesota, USA - MAY 23, 2007
Bottle. Interesting. Wheat and fruit on the nose. Quite sour on the palate. Is this a fruit or a sour? I’m not sure what to think of this. Decent, but odd. scooterbub (1067) - Lander, Wyoming, USA - JUN 9, 2010
12 ounce bottle. Pours a cloudy golden-brown with a decent white head that lasts. Taste is of wheat, floral, fruit, cherries, raspberries, blueberries and huckleberries. Is a little tart and a bit sour in the finish. Has a similar aroma that is very nice and rather prominent. The body is a little slick and a bit creamy. Very easy to drink and enjoyable. Well worth picking up again. OD40oz (774) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - FEB 26, 2005
I typically can’t stand berry flavored beers. I didn’t like Leinie’s berry or Sam Adam’s Cherry Wheat. So needless to say I wasn’t expecting much out of this beer. When I opened it and poured it, I got a HUGE white foamy head. It has a definitive berry smell to it but the taste of the berry was very subtle. I actually kind of, in a wierd way enjoyed this beer. It seems that all Yellowstone Valley beers are good. joebrew (608) - Farewell Minny; Hello Puyallup, Washington, USA - FEB 5, 2007
Nose is sweet and gives a nice earthy huckleberry aroma. the flavor is nice and sweet, and shows off the huckleberries. Call me a homer, but I miss my MT huckleberries.
jebert (500) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 1, 2011
Pours a peachy-apricot color, slightly hazy, with almost no head. Nose is of huckleberry. Not overly creamy on the palate, the taste is of wheat beer with a splash of huckleberry. A good summertime thirst quecher. Pairs well with light finger sandwices or summer snacks. wulfhere (217) - Billings, Montana, USA - FEB 20, 2004
Pale yellow with a head that vanished before I finished pouring the beer.
Faint hint of wheat and yeast in the nose, but funky berry note that reminded me of metallic aftertaste.
Standard light bodied fruit hefeweizen flavor--decent berry flavor, no real outstanding notes.
Finish somewhat dry and astringent. rproff78 (177) - - JUL 28, 2014
Very good. Worth the try! Good good good good good good good good good good!'nn jdog76 (85) - madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 20, 2004
It poured out a nice cloudy golden color but had very little head. The flavor got worse and worse with each drink. Strawberry and citrus taste with mild carbonation. Tasted like a flat strawberry soda. wierd aftertaste. rb (15) - Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA - NOV 17, 2007
Honey coloration, fruity, sweet and fruity, leaves a good after taste. I liked this one a lot