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Heyday - Great Divide Brewing Company

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79
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257 Ratings
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Ratings: 257
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 13.33%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | 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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Msudukie

New York

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

10-27-2013 05:52:41 | More by Msudukie
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moonknight31

California

3/5  rDev -13%

10-27-2013 03:49:21 | More by moonknight31
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

4/5  rDev +15.9%

10-25-2013 02:01:47 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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ZachKelly

Virginia

4/5  rDev +15.9%

10-21-2013 15:42:49 | More by ZachKelly
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a0lbudman

Alabama

4/5  rDev +15.9%

10-18-2013 00:04:01 | More by a0lbudman
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darcange

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

10-13-2013 12:54:21 | More by darcange
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

10-10-2013 02:50:19 | More by MacQ32
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3/5  rDev -13%

10-07-2013 01:14:01 | More by ROGUE16
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kew

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

10-05-2013 20:28:00 | More by kew
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cdwil

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

10-05-2013 00:03:33 | More by cdwil
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Brushkanna

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +15.9%

09-21-2013 00:13:54 | More by Brushkanna
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GFD400

New York

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

09-20-2013 03:16:59 | More by GFD400
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MattyG85

Minnesota

3.98/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tall pint glass. Bottled on March 27th, 2013.

Appearance: Pours a very hazy pale straw golden orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. About one finger of white head that fades into a thin layer. Leaves a decent amount of lacing around the glass.

Smell: A crisp, zesty, and spicy wheat driven aroma with hints of citrus and grains. Wheat and pale malt upfront with bready hints of grains, straw, crackers, pilsener malt, and yeast. Subtle mix of spices including hints of pepper, clove, and coriander. Slight hint of farmhouse funk. Citrus hints of orange, lemon zest, and pineapple. Hops are very light. A decent wheat aroma.

Taste: Like the aroma hints at, a crisp, clean, zesty, and spicy wheat forward taste with notes of citrus and grains. Wheat, pale, and pilsener malt notes upfront with a taste of grains, straw, crackers, and slight Belgian style yeast. Mix of spices including notes of clove, peppers, , coriander, and a little farmhouse funk. Zesty citrus notes of orange, lemon, and slight pineapple. Very subtle hops. A decent wheat and spice driven taste.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Crisp, clean, and nicely spicy and zesty. Very smooth.

Overall: A nice summer wheat ale. Good citrus and spice notes.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2013 07:04:24 | More by MattyG85
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +15.9%

09-17-2013 00:42:24 | More by rusty3335
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carlitos92

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

09-14-2013 22:07:06 | More by carlitos92
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alexanf

Mississippi

3/5  rDev -13%

09-13-2013 20:50:41 | More by alexanf
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GDBEERMAN

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

09-13-2013 05:37:54 | More by GDBEERMAN
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beertunes

Washington

3.05/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Served in straight pint glass. Poured a semi-cloudy pale yellow color, with about 1/4 inch of white head that good retention and lacing.

The aroma had the basic wheat and yeast notes you expect in the style, but delivered in a very subdued manner. Same story on the tongue, very soft wheat, light yeast, and none of the expected coriander and orange. The taste was more along the lines of an American Pale Wheat than a Wit.

The body was very nice, smooth, even, crisp, and with decent carbonation. Drinkability was good, my pint was gone quickly enough. Overall, an example of the style that's missing a bit. A pleasant enough quaff, but not a particularly notable one.

Serving type: on-tap

09-08-2013 01:16:15 | More by beertunes
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goblue3509

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

09-02-2013 13:45:35 | More by goblue3509
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

08-31-2013 14:37:56 | More by jaydoc
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NoProblem

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

08-31-2013 14:27:37 | More by NoProblem
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

08-31-2013 00:20:18 | More by hockeyfighter19
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vermilcj

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -5.8%

08-30-2013 00:59:48 | More by vermilcj
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Act25

New Jersey

3.24/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

I love this brewer, so let's see what they do with this difficult and hard to set yourself from the pack style.

A: They win on style, big outstanding white, tight head that lasts and laces. Hazy straw body.

S: All the typical aromas, subtle, but a bit medicinal, BEYOND CLOVE + CORIANDER! Light, lemony almost pilsner like.

T: Follows smell. ABOVE CLOVE to MEDICINAL SCALE unfortunately. Over done? Remix?

F: A bit thin, a bit soft, almost flattish, and that OVER DONE MEDICINAL OVERDONE CLOVE aftertaste. It's not bad, but it's too much.

T: The flavor unfortunately follows from the nose in the clove department, it brings a weird bitter note to an otherwise mellow beer. The maltiness is clean Pilsner graininess with a softer wheat tangy note. But the clove yeast character is too strong and accentuates the overly bitter hopping. This one needs to get some revision.

Other reviewers suggested different yeasting approach since yeast is so significant to this style.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2013 01:42:03 | More by Act25
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scratch69

Missouri

3.46/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I poured a bottle into a pilsener glass.

Appearance- Cloudy light golden color with two fingers worth of head. Lots of runny lacing.

Smell- Light aroma of wheat malt and orange peel.

Taste- Sweet wheat malt flavor with orange peel and clove. The flavors seem a little weaker than what I am used to for this style.

Mouthfeel- On the light end of medium bodied with an above average amount of carbonation.

Overall- Not one of the better witbiers that I have tried. Not a bad beer but it is forgettable.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2013 18:23:14 | More by scratch69
Heyday from Great Divide Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 257 ratings.