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Atwater Traverse City Cherry Wheat - Atwater Brewery

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Atwater Traverse City Cherry WheatAtwater Traverse City Cherry Wheat

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BA SCORE
73
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65 Ratings
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Ratings: 65
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.09
pDev: 15.53%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  ABV ?

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GRPunk on 04-08-2012)
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Reviews by tectactoe:
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tectactoe

Michigan

2.31/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Pours a hazy copper color with a white head that dissipates rather quickly, leaving no lacing on the glass. The aroma, especially for being a "cherry wheat" beer, is very hard to pick up on. Some cherries, wheat, sweet malt, and a touch of floral hops come out, but you have to REALLY sit there and concentrate and smell. It's far too weak. The taste isn't much better. Tart cherries up front, much like cherry "juice" rather than cherry "beer" - very soft and bland. The wheat flavor is strong, almost overpowering much of the cherry taste. The beer left a weird, chalky feeling in my mouth afterwards. Medium body, medium carbonation.

Overall, a mediocre beer at best. Bland and boring, and the aromas/flavors that ARE there, aren't very good. Steer clear of this one.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2012 11:51:29 | More by tectactoe
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Bloodreign


2.88/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

The look of this beer is very clean. It has a slight cherry aroma. However the bitter cherry taste is not so pleasing. It has a goodmouthful feel. Other then the bitter cherry taste it's a decent beer, however not a beer I would choose. I have had better fruit beers.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 00:03:38 | More by Bloodreign
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tommy5

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +21.4%

06-10-2014 02:36:06 | More by tommy5
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

06-06-2014 02:20:35 | More by wrightst
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MichiganderHB

Michigan

3/5  rDev -2.9%

05-22-2014 13:48:58 | More by MichiganderHB
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minarobin

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -27.2%

05-22-2014 00:06:31 | More by minarobin
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barczar

Kentucky

3.13/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a fairly clear golden brown, with a lingering cream head.

Grain and very subtle cherry are evident in the aroma, but there's really not much there.

Flavor reveals underpinnings of cherry tartness, without the cherry flavor. There's a substantial toasted malt backbone, but the tartness rounds out the finish.

Body is a touch light, with carbonation on the higher side.

I expected more wheat. Could also use more malt backbone to balance the tartness of the cherries.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2014 20:34:43 | More by barczar
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mchenry1313

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +53.7%

04-28-2014 01:00:18 | More by mchenry1313
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Beerlover

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +29.4%

04-23-2014 03:42:33 | More by Beerlover
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GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

3/5  rDev -2.9%

04-09-2014 22:31:11 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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jduprey007

Michigan

3/5  rDev -2.9%

03-16-2014 01:32:13 | More by jduprey007
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imperialking

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

03-15-2014 20:17:11 | More by imperialking
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sblanton83

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

03-04-2014 18:31:49 | More by sblanton83
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jeffwright

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

02-15-2014 02:40:04 | More by jeffwright
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KajII

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

[Suggested Glassware: Weizen Glass]

The pour was a cloudy medium brown with a strong reddish hue and a huge (3-4 finger) sudsy head that reduced slowly, down to a thick cap which lasted throughout and had fair sticky lacing.

The aroma was kind of mild with a light hay- like malt and a funky dusty yeast with hints of cherry, barley and wheat.

The taste was lightly malty and a tad sweet with a strong note of cherries from the get go, with a bit of wheat slipping in along with a mild bitterness and a lightly tart ending. The flavor lasted and average duration proceeding the swallow, with a lightly bitter fruity taste left behind.

Mouthfeel was light in body with a thin dry texture and an almost fizzy carbonation.

Overall this is a decent Wheat Ale with a strong presence of fruit and a touch of wheat. Be careful upon opening this one though, it fizzed up out of the bottle and onto the counter. I was quick though and only lost a very little...

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Serving type: bottle

01-15-2014 22:02:23 | More by KajII
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MgoJohnStamos

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

12-29-2013 01:15:04 | More by MgoJohnStamos
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Michigan_Beer420

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +5.2%

12-12-2013 16:53:21 | More by Michigan_Beer420
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LJWalker

Alabama

3/5  rDev -2.9%

12-11-2013 05:09:45 | More by LJWalker
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Agentveba

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -2.9%

12-06-2013 16:42:11 | More by Agentveba
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Julie_J

Michigan

3/5  rDev -2.9%

11-01-2013 00:53:32 | More by Julie_J
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

10-29-2013 19:24:40 | More by JohnK17
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stencom1

Michigan

3/5  rDev -2.9%

10-22-2013 18:43:14 | More by stencom1
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enelson

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +13.3%

10-18-2013 01:11:59 | More by enelson
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carlborch

Michigan

3.36/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Highly carbonated! Pours a large (3 inch) off-white-to-white creamy head which never fully dissipates. Spicy wheat and light cherry in the nose. Light body with a touch of acidity on the palate. Very light cherry notes on the palate (ever chew/suck on cherry pits?). Poured with a slight haze and makes beautiful Belgian lace. Refreshing, and bright with a medicinal hint. Lingers nicely. Final pour released much yeast which fell to the bottom of the glass.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2013 22:50:30 | More by carlborch
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Tedyjam

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -27.2%

09-20-2013 03:06:18 | More by Tedyjam
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Atwater Traverse City Cherry Wheat from Atwater Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 65 ratings.