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Acai Berry Wheat - Eel River Brewing Co.

Acai Berry WheatAcai Berry Wheat

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BA SCORE
71
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134 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.03
pDev: 19.47%


Brewed by:
Eel River Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: orbitalr0x on 04-04-2009)
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Reviews by Gobzilla:
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Gobzilla

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4/5  rDev +32%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured a yellowish brown with a thin white head and left a little bit of lacing on the glass. The aroma was pretty fruity with the acai berries really coming out nice that had wheat, malt, slight citrus, and hop notes. The grains really stand out on the flavor but mesh well with the acai berries which make for a good fruit beer. The hops and citrus really accent the flavor and help on the overall taste. The brew was light to medium body with a fair amount of bubbly carbonation that had a sweet and citrusy crisp finish. It drank really good and is probably one of my top 5 as far as fruit beers go and not to mention that it is organic as well.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2010 06:50:05 | More by Gobzilla
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Acai Berry Wheat from Eel River Brewing Co.
71 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.