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Snapshot Wheat - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
79
okay

807 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 807
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 13.22%
Wants: 8
Gots: 102 | 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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BucannonXC5

California

3.69/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Type: 12-oz. can
Glass: Lagunitas mason jar
From: Chris (BA’s heresy22)
Price: N/A
Purchased: N/A
Consumed: April 17, 2014
Misc.: Best by June 29, 2014

Poured a golden, straw, hazy color with 4-to-5 fingers of frothy, spongy, white head. Good amount of layered foamy lacing along the sides of the glass. Good retention.

Smelled orange, citrus hops, floral hops, wheat, honey grass, lemon and a bit of Sprite soda.

Tasted a bit better than the smell. Got Sprite soda, sweet sugary notes, citrus hops, floral hops, honey, lemon grass, wheat, kiwi and green grapes.

Light body. Oily texture. Average-to-lively carbonation. Abrupt finish.

A pretty good wheat ale. Would be a great beer after mowing the lawn. Nice for the summer.

Serving type: can

04-18-2014 06:27:54 | More by BucannonXC5
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Texas

2.75/5  rDev -21%

07-29-2014 20:49:00 | More by jwp2007
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DIM

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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.

Serving type: bottle

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Snapshot Wheat from New Belgium Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 807 ratings.