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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
72
okay

83 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.07
pDev: 17.59%
Wants: 0
Gots: 11 | 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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mchenry1313

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +54.7%

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

4.25/5  rDev +38.4%

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4/5  rDev +30.3%

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Minnesota

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04-23-2014 03:42:33 | More by Beerlover
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adamant1912

Michigan

4/5  rDev +30.3%

06-27-2012 00:08:33 | More by adamant1912
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tommy5

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +22.1%

06-10-2014 02:36:06 | More by tommy5
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Joshua-C-Doe


3.75/5  rDev +22.1%

08-03-2014 04:42:24 | More by Joshua-C-Doe
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Slay40

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +22.1%

05-11-2013 03:12:16 | More by Slay40
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km02600

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +22.1%

08-27-2014 22:10:02 | More by km02600
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Felly2G1

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +22.1%

08-05-2014 01:47:59 | More by Felly2G1
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GRPunk

Michigan

3.65/5  rDev +18.9%

Bottle, notched M (March) 12, poured into a Weiss glass.

A- A normal pour created a 1-finger, white head with a light, pinkish hue. A yeast swirl added a nice cloudiness to the gold body. The body is actually pretty complex. It was nearly clear at the bottom edges, golden in the middle, and nearly brown where the suspended yeast floated near the head. Foam sustained at 1/2 finger and left nice sticky rings on the glass.

S- Light and crisp. Fresh cherries. Both sweet and tart components. It almost brings me back to memories of Capri Sun "juice" pouches, however more natural. Yeasty goodness. Hints of grainy, cracker-like malts (Ritz perhaps). Warmth brings out more cracker-like malt qualities.

T- Definite cherry flavor. Sweet up front with a tart finish. More Capri Sun qualities (though I haven't had one in years). Dry finish. Malts are secondary and Ritz cracker-like. Warmth brings out more malt.

M- maybe a bit thin at first. Quite dry. Moderate carbonation. Chewy enough to convince me it's a wheat beer.

O- Refreshing spring/Summer beer. Perfect fit for the post-lawn mowing, baseball watching I'm currently doing. More fruit than wheat (solid fruit beer at that). I appreciate the love shown to the native MI cherries. Delicate brew. Got the "thumbs up" from my wife. Would buy again.

04-08-2012 21:06:08 | More by GRPunk
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enelson

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +14%

10-18-2013 01:11:59 | More by enelson
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marcb105

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +14%

06-14-2013 02:05:29 | More by marcb105
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +14%

10-29-2013 19:24:40 | More by JohnK17
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jman005

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +14%

07-26-2014 06:58:53 | More by jman005
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mrebeka

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +14%

07-04-2013 19:30:02 | More by mrebeka
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +14%

07-08-2012 01:17:11 | More by HoistinBrews
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +14%

06-06-2014 02:20:35 | More by wrightst
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +14%

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance-The beer is served a deep amber color with a hint of ruby red mixed within. There is a small white head that sits atop the brew upon serving, with it having a light level of retention and fading to leave a decent level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell- The aroma was somewhat what you would expect for a cherry wheat- cherry and wheat. Along with these aromas are some lighter smells of a caramel sweetness as well as a little bit of a grainy aroma.

Taste- The taste begins with a rather cherry sweet and lighter wheat and bready flavor. As the taste advances the sweet cherry lessens a bit but is replaced by a little bit of a caramel sweetness. All the while a little bit of graininess and some light yeast comes to the tongue. With some flavors of a little bit of toasted bread coming to the tongue, one is left with a rather sweet, but not cloying, cherry wheat flavor to be left on the tongue.

Mouthfeel –The body of the beer is on the average side in terms of thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is on the average side as well. For the style the combination of moderate body and carbonation are perfect as they really nicely complement both the fruit cherry and wheat flavors of the brew. Overall, rather well done.

Overall - A decent cherry wheat, but nothing overly exceptional. A good try, but overall, a Sam Adams cherry wheat is much better, at a comparable cost, and it just as easy to find.. so I would say go it instead.

08-29-2014 23:16:23 | More by Darkmagus82
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MgoJohnStamos

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +14%

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

Ontario (Canada)

3.43/5  rDev +11.7%

Basic beer, drinkable. Mild cherry aroma and understated in taste. Built up mouthfeel, as if I am rolling over a gumball. Nothing special, though cherry makes it half interesting. Fast dissipitating head.Bottle from Steve in Warren.A good idea that needs better execution.

02-03-2013 04:45:10 | More by Sammy
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carlborch

Michigan

3.36/5  rDev +9.4%

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.

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

West Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

08-29-2013 22:52:35 | More by williamjbauer
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westcubs


3.25/5  rDev +5.9%

08-31-2012 04:02:16 | More by westcubs
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Atwater Traverse City Cherry Wheat from Atwater Brewery
72 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.