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Snapshot Wheat - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
79
okay

818 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 818
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 13.22%
Wants: 9
Gots: 104 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
IBU: 13
Yeast: Hybrid ale yeast
Calories: 182
Hops: Cascade
Malts: Pale, Wheat
Fruits/Spices: Coriander, grains of paradise
Special Processing: Add Lactobacillus (souring bacteria) to a portion of the overall wort, which produces lactic acid that gives a characteristic sourness and mouthfeel. That acidic portion is then added to other portion of the wort that was fermented with the Ale yeast. So two worts – a sour and a regular – are blended together to make Snapshot.

(Beer added by: bobcatjones on 01-13-2014)
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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

04-07-2014 22:12:16 | More by Boone757
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Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Shaker pint glass, "Enjoy By" date 11-23-14.

APPEARANCE: pours a cloudy, straw yellow with 1 finger white head that slowly dissipated until a thin broken layer of bubbles remained, medium carbonation and a good amount of lacing on the glass.

SMELL: lemon citrus, bread, coriander.

TASTE: the taste follows the nose precisely, lemon citrus, bread and coriander, a pleasant mildly sour note at the end, the 5% alcohol is imperceptible.

PALATE: medium carbonation, light body.

OVERALL: I really enjoyed this beer and would recommend to anyone who enjoys wheat beer. I would definitely buy this beer again and it was reasonably priced as well.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 05:56:23 | More by HoppyBastard
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TeamMathis

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pale yellow. Barely any lacing for head.
Smell: Lemon tartness.
Taste: Sour lemon.

Well, it's a tart and refreshing drink. The color is a pale, cloudy yellow with hardly any head. The smell is mostly lemon at first and second whiffs. The taste is something tart with dashes of lemon. It's good, but I probably wouldn't get it again. Best on a hot day.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 03:17:31 | More by TeamMathis
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n2185

North Carolina

4.09/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy tarnished gold with two fingers of white head that fades into a frothy ring with little lacing.

S: Sweet breads with clove and coriander-like spice notes followed by tart fruit aromas.

T: Hearty bread here with clove-like spice flavors. Tart fruit and lemonade-like flavors follow before a clean, bready finish.

M: Light body with moderate carbonation, this beer is nicely drinkable despite a slightly watery finish.

O: A good beer, overall. Simple, but enjoyable and refreshing with a good amount of flavor for a normally bland and boring style.

Serving type: bottle

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2.75/5  rDev -21%

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3.54/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Generally a style I avoid, but this was a pretty damn tasty pale wheat. I was very pleasantly surprised by this one.

Moderate spice and earthiness before a relatively mild, lemony lactic tartness at the finish. Light and refreshing on a hot day, I'd have it again.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2014 02:07:23 | More by DIM
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ChopperSmith

Minnesota

4.08/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a clear pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a nice light yellow color with a one finger white foamy head that fades quickly, and it leaves a slight sticky lacing after.

Smell: Sweet wheat and slight spices of coriander and clove. A light whiff of lemon.

Taste: It's initially sweet and wheaty with a good malt and yeast combo, then it finishes with a slight lemony sourness that is really appealing to me (I love sour beers).

Mouthfeel: Slightly slick and creamy with a nice smooth and slightly sour finish on the tongue.

Overall: I love wheat beers and I love Flemmish sour ales, so this was a winner for me. Not overly tart or vinegary with the sourness like some sours, and it's all balanced very well with a good wheat beer. I really like this one.

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07-29-2014 01:34:41 | More by ChopperSmith
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Snapshot Wheat from New Belgium Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 818 ratings.