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Heyday - Great Divide Brewing Company

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79
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282 Ratings
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Ratings: 282
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.29%
Wants: 3
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 03-22-2013)
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rlee1390

Indiana

3.66/5  rDev +5.8%

A-Translucent bright straw yellow slightly carbonated one finger head

S-Wheat lemon, good deal of grass, clove and banana.

T-Wheat, grassy, orange, lemon, tad bit of clove and banana rounding it out.

M- Light not much carbonation, dry finish but a tad watery.

O-Not sure what they replaced to release this beer, but they should have kept their old offering.

05-16-2013 19:14:30 | More by rlee1390
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eulerthegrape

California

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

05-16-2013 17:40:00 | More by eulerthegrape
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +15.6%

05-16-2013 02:26:30 | More by MinorThreat
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avalon07

South Carolina

3.66/5  rDev +5.8%

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a pale yellow color and a slightly cloudy consistency. There was a small amount of foamy head that lasted a fair amount of time. Average lacing.

S: An okay aroma of spices, malt, and some citrus. Slightly underwhelming.

T: Tasted like a pretty standard Witbier: Coriander, malt, a little lemon, some other spices as well. A tad on the thin side. Could have been a bit more well-rounded.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a sharp, prickly finish. Light-bodied.

O: While this isn't the worst example of Wit I've ever had, it certainly wasn't the best. Not undrinkable, but there are better examples of the style out there.

05-15-2013 23:59:03 | More by avalon07
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

05-15-2013 02:47:02 | More by DerekMorgan
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iSip

Colorado

4.08/5  rDev +17.9%

Great Divide Heyday Belgian Style White Ale: I love wheat beers, so I was very glad to see this Belgian White offering from Great Divide. The body has a beautiful straw color with just the right amount of hazyness to it. The ample carbonation forms a frothy pure white head. I am looking at it now, half finished, the head is holding in there and the lacing is stellar. The big, big aroma sparkles with citrus, and has a hint of straw and earth.

The flavor is spot on white ale, and very good. A bit heavy in the malt, a little more crispness and this beer would be best in class. A very good offering from Great Divide, and may become my go to Belgian White as it is a local brew. But the Avery White Rascal is good as well. Though problem to have! Too many great versions of a hard to find style that I really like!

05-15-2013 00:25:16 | More by iSip
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Lukass

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

05-14-2013 00:39:15 | More by Lukass
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crobinso

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

05-13-2013 11:45:52 | More by crobinso
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PaulMc

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

05-13-2013 03:06:13 | More by PaulMc
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Beer21

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

05-12-2013 20:05:32 | More by Beer21
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.33/5  rDev -3.8%

Bottled 3/27/13.

Pours a murky light yellow with a foamy bone head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, wheat, oats, and slight spice aromas. Taste is much the same with grain and spice flavors on the finish. There is a very mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer that is drinkable but very grain forward in the aroma and flavor.

05-12-2013 06:06:16 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Tertullian007

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

05-11-2013 17:03:32 | More by Tertullian007
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

05-11-2013 03:12:38 | More by Gatordaddy
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Rayek

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

05-10-2013 21:26:58 | More by Rayek
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bluckbeyes

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

05-10-2013 01:18:44 | More by bluckbeyes
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

05-09-2013 11:59:07 | More by salthemonster
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leftoverburrito

Oregon

1.5/5  rDev -56.6%

05-09-2013 01:38:09 | More by leftoverburrito
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Beaver13

Colorado

2.53/5  rDev -26.9%

12 oz bottle. Pours bright hazy yellow with a big fluffy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is tropical fruits, some earthy yeast, flowery spices and a little iron.

The flavor is lots of sweet citric melon and some musty yeast with floral notes and lots of spices. The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with lots of sharp carbonation.

Overall, not a huge fan of this wit. A bit sweet and overly spiced with some flavors that didn't go well for me.

05-09-2013 00:54:09 | More by Beaver13
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obrike

Texas

3.69/5  rDev +6.6%

Bought a single as a mix six at World Market in Round Rock.

Gotta admit...i thought this one almost looked like a a glass of soapy beer water. Not too keen on the uber light gold color. Big rising bubbles from the bottom of the glass helped though.

But looks aren't everything, right? Getting some nice spices on first whiff, some coriander, a hint of banana. Not bad, but a little pulled back.

Taste was crisp, light citrus notes, some cut grass, bubble gum. But again, ho hum. Now the mouthfeel was light and refreshing. Very nice carbonation and a smooth finish. A good hot weather beer to down by the pool.

This one was a bit hit and miss for me. I could see drinking a few of these on a warm summer day, but certainly not a beer I'd order in the cool comfort of a bar.

05-09-2013 00:19:57 | More by obrike
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vkv822

Oregon

3.15/5  rDev -9%

12oz : tulip

Pours a hazy, pale yellow with a thick, creamy white head and spotty lacing.

Lightly sweet wheat, Belgian yeast, lightly spicy, herbal notes.

Medium body, fizzy medium carbonation.

An enjoyable, well done wit. It is fairly average overall, with no one aspect being particularly memorable.

05-08-2013 07:49:00 | More by vkv822
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Chaney

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

05-05-2013 09:11:52 | More by Chaney
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rab53

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

05-05-2013 01:17:14 | More by rab53
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Illos

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

05-04-2013 20:58:09 | More by Illos
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tnr423

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

05-04-2013 17:58:57 | More by tnr423
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.45/5  rDev -0.3%

12oz brown bottle with a freshness date.

Hazed pale yellow, excellent froth. Spicy, earthy, chalky, crackers, plummy and herbal in the nose. Big crispness, moderate sized body, even spicing, muddled vegtal character, fresh grass, citrus pith, yeast, hint of alcohol, very dry finish.

A good beer all around, nearly in the middle of the pack for the style though. Its a tough style to crack let alone perfect, great go at it though.

05-04-2013 03:05:51 | More by Jason
Heyday from Great Divide Brewing Company
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