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Akari Shogun - Half Acre Beer Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

394 Ratings
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Ratings: 394
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 41
Gots: 27 | 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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neurobot01

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-24-2014 02:50:48 | More by neurobot01
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danthehopslamman

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

07-13-2014 18:23:14 | More by 77apm
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

10-15-2012 21:41:34 | More by Twifiter
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-14-2013 02:40:26 | More by Hairrrrrrrr
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California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-29-2014 04:31:51 | More by sourdog
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Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

06-05-2014 00:54:29 | More by Cynic-ale
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Rosethoj

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

09-06-2013 20:21:29 | More by Rosethoj
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JuniperJesus

Illinois

3/5  rDev -26.1%

08-25-2013 00:59:43 | More by JuniperJesus
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

4.3/5  rDev +5.9%

(Served in a tulip glass)

A- This beer pours a hazy deep lemon body with a creamy off-white head that last and sticks to the glass with each sip. There is a sea of microbubbles trailing up the side of the glass.

S- The full aroma of hops comes through even during the pour. the full juicy hops have a bright pungency to them with green citrus rind and some pithy notes. There is a soft spicey hop quality in the finish. As the beer opens the cat pee aroma grows to dominate but it has enough support that it is not bad.

T- The green bright pungent hops have some fruity notes and some green rind note to it in the finish but there is no hop bitterness at all. The gentle green hop note lingers for a moment. As the beer opens there is a woody hop character that finishes the beer.

M- The medium mouthfeel has a nice creamy fizz that enhances the hop finish and no alcohol heat noticed.

O- The bright full hops have some nice depth and blends together a lot of different characteristics. This has a full mouthfeel but it is not a filling beer. Very sessionable.

06-28-2012 13:11:17 | More by rhoadsrage
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DerekQXQX

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-25-2013 20:57:35 | More by DerekQXQX
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mrjedi299

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-05-2014 19:28:17 | More by mrjedi299
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twizzard

New York

3.95/5  rDev -2.7%

Got this in a very generous trade along with Gumballhead. Lots of people compare the two...huh? Not even close. Poured slightly hazy with a white foamy head and very little nose. It had even less flavor. I guess I'll just agree to disagree with the majority on this one.

07-27-2013 00:19:18 | More by twizzard
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Diggy

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

04-27-2014 15:31:05 | More by Diggy
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Summer78

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

06-16-2013 21:32:50 | More by Summer78
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

04-10-2014 01:30:27 | More by schmidtmattsays
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Illinois

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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.9/5  rDev -3.9%

16 oz. can poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Very hazy orange with a nice white head. Nice collar and surface foam.

Smell - Very wheaty. Nice hop character though. Citrus hop aroma. Grapefruit.

Taste - Hops right up front. Tons of wheat behind it. More wheat than hops but still good. Low bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Light body. Well carbonated. Great drinking.

Overall - Half Acre does light hoppy beers so well. No exception here.

05-18-2013 23:31:10 | More by Alieniloquium
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Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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Vonerichs

Illinois

4.11/5  rDev +1.2%

Pale yellow color, slightly hazy, and excellent head retention.

It has amazing citrus hop aroma, especially for a wheat. Fresh cut grass and wheat malt, too.

It's a aggressively hopped wheat. Oranges, grass, and light lemon.

Light and crisp mouthfeel with good carbonation.

This is an easy drinking wheat that satisfies hop cravings. I imagine this to be a great summer beer and am stoked they'll be canning it through the summer. J

03-24-2013 23:42:50 | More by Vonerichs
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JohnnyNicks

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-02-2014 02:10:43 | More by JohnnyNicks
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Maryland

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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.2%

10-27-2013 09:50:17 | More by Travcofarms
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Akari Shogun from Half Acre Beer Company
91 out of 100 based on 394 ratings.