Easygoing unfiltered wheat ale brewed with honey, chamomile flowers and rose hips gains perfume-spiced citrus zestiness. Fine eclectic liquid cure for allergies.
On tap at Taverna Rossa, middling wheat ale drips sweet and sour honey adjunct over delicate grassy-hopped yellow fruiting and cream ale-like corn grits(?). Mild brown tea-like musk and raw-grained malt dryness relegated.
On tap at Biggie’s, lush yellow grapefruit tang embittered above malted wheat sugaring. Floral citrus-spiced sweetness and candied orange-tangerine-pineapple conflux sour lemon-lime licks for tropical medium-bodied wheat ale. As crisply refreshing as its label.
Crisp dry wheat moderation lets spritzy orange zest contrast mild lemon musk alongside subtle banana-clove sweetness. Pasty glass-sugared honey wheat malting counters dank phenol hop bittering beneath the surface. An OK blend of wheat ale and hefeweizen stylings.
Pleasingly lacquered peach sweetness gains zesty pink and yellow grapefruit tartness over cardboardy sugar-glassed wheat malts. Latent dried apricot and fig tones reinforce peachy entry. An accessible moderation for fruit beer lovers.
Dry light-bodied wheat ale brings gunky grain musk to zesty lemon spritz, and conversely, lemon-rotted cabbage patch. Light herbal spicing and wispy cilantro snip add to grassy hop astringency.
“Celebratory” winterized wheat ale brings sweet hefeweizen-like banana, bubblegum, clove and coriander template to lightly lingered white-peppered citric hop bittering and mild herbal notions over tempered torrified wheat base. Zesty orange-peeled lemon spritz picks up sugary vanilla creaming and holiday-spirited nutmeg niche to boost spicy banana luster.
Affable autumnal “wheat ale with lemon peel” brings soda-like corn syruping to brown-sugared pumpkin pie spicing. Molasses-sweetened cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and clove adjuncts caress gingered pumpkin pie assertion and a latent lemon twist brings sufficient tartness.
On tap at Ambulance, sharp Citra-Amarillo hop bite brings crisply clean grapefruit and orange rind bittering to the fore above restrained white wheat spine. Ancillary mango, pineapple, tangerine and passionfruit illusions as well as musky floral perfumed aspect reinforce citric delight.
Less interesting bottled version (2017) suffers as desolate “wheat ale” aged on lightly toasted coconut flakes stays watery and thin. Mild coconut pureeing pushed aside by airy carbolic spritz. Distant coconut-sugared lemon wedging and pineapple juicing provide wavering Pina Colada spurt.
Dubious kettle-soured wheat ale blitzes lemon-dropped strawberry adjunct with vinous green grape tartness, spritzy grapefruit zest and coarse citric hop bite. Needs higher strawberry concentration.