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Snapshot Wheat - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
79
okay

806 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 806
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 13.22%
Wants: 8
Gots: 100 | 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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Slay40

Michigan

3/5  rDev -13.8%

04-21-2014 02:56:30 | More by Slay40
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DIM

Pennsylvania

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

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 806 ratings.