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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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Reviews by shadetree67:
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shadetree67

Minnesota

3.28/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A. Gold in color. Pour Yielded 2 fingers of head. Nice lacing and head retention. A good looking beer

S. Sour Wheat, just as the name implies. Slight lemon. Not much going on in the aroma

T. Not as sour as the nose would suggest. Very slight tartness and spice. Mainly just tastes like a wheat beer with a hint of sour. Not very interesting or complex.

M. Thin and watery. on the higher side of the carbonation scale. Dry Finish

O. It sounded interesting when I read the description in the store, but I won't be buying this one again

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 21:54:27 | More by shadetree67
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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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Snapshot Wheat from New Belgium Brewing
79 out of 100 based on 818 ratings.