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Akari Shogun - Half Acre Beer Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

468 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 468
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 46
Gots: 44 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A rideable 5.5% abv will host some wheaty nuts & juicy Motueka hop bolts. The deliverer of this truth: Akari Shogun, He who harnesses light will usher this summer force into your life.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 05-30-2012)
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To me, this looked and tasted like a summer beer, but I drank the one in my fridge rather than wait 6 months or so. It pour a relatively bright light color with a good head. The taste had lemon notes and not light and perhaps crisp hops.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

16 fl oz. can, with no apparent canned on date present. My second beer from Half Acre Beer Co., acquired the four pack from the local beer store.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - It pours a bright cloudy golden orange with two fingers of frothy white head. Some small sediment noticeable twirling in the glass. Leaves behind some okay spotty lacing.

S - The aroma is light piney, floral, herbal, grassy. Some nice orange / lemon citrus pith in there also. A pleasant aroma, but I was expecting more.

T - Taste follows the nose - not hardly as piney as the aroma would suggest, which isn't much as is. Still, notes of pine, grapefruit, oranges, lots of honeyed bready malts, and a tad yeasty.

M - Smooth, crisp, & fluid. Light-bodied and easy drinking.

Overall it is a nice American pale wheat ale, but it is a far cry from stuff like Lagunitas A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale. An enjoyable offering, I could see myself drinking this one in the summertime, but it's probably not one I would seek out again often.

Half Acre Akari Shogun -----3.5/5

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Akari Shogun from Half Acre Beer Company
91 out of 100 based on 468 ratings.