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Ophelia Hopper Wheat Ale - Breckenridge Brewery

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Ophelia Hopper Wheat AleOphelia Hopper Wheat Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

208 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 208
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 12.71%
Wants: 3
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: 3FaveryRogue on 12-28-2013)
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Reviews by TeamMathis:
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4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Cloudy, yellowish orange. Left decent lace.
Smell: Mostly floral with just a hint of citrus.
Taste: Citrus, pepper, and floral.

This was so good. Completely cloudy, it poured leaving a thick head which moderately quickly became a solid lace. The smell was mainly floral, but there was definitely citrus complementing it. The taste brought out the big citrusy hop goodness. It was mingled with pepper and floral, and was pretty carbonated. I would definitely get this again and regret only getting one.

TeamMathis, Jan 06, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Ophelia is pale yellow, cloudy with a smallish white head that's a bit loosely constructed but holds a tight foam. Patching seems to offer a bit more than I would have expected.
The smell is somewhat dusty with a lemony twang. It's somewhat more than moderately hoppy, particularly for the style, with a crackery wheat note on the malty side. After the lemon come out some softer, sweeter and less tangy fruit notes.
The body is medium, pretty hefty for what's typical, and semi-dry all the way as hops and tangy, acidic lemon balance in the feel with the sweetness. It's crisp to the point of being sharp, and carbonation offers a soft smoothness as well.

Brenden, Mar 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Alex_Weinard, May 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.3%

marmstrong1212, Apr 13, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I am a fan of the Ophelia...certainly can compete with Blvd 80-Acre Hoppy Wheat. The beer poured a hazy unfiltered yellow with virtually no head and no lace. The smell was a good mix of citrus hops and wheat. The taste was a very good balance of bready malt and citrus hops. The mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall this is a great beer and would certainly try it again.

WoodBrew, Feb 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

norinco, Jan 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

jkroese, Mar 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

freewill35, Feb 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

kristenrae8, Jun 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a super effervescent/hazed straw color with 3 fingers of pearl colored head. Near perfect lacing & head retention

S: Wheattyness & grass

T: Follows the nose, a bit of lemon as well, some tartness & peppery notes up front. More grassiness, tartness & lemon zest as this warms, plus dryness & a bit of green apples. Finishes tart with green apples & lemon zest

MF: Medium bodied, firm carbonation,

Drinks very easy, didn't really push the hops forward, but this would a nice summer time beer around here

russpowell, Jan 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +34.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance- Pours a cloudy straw color

Smell- Floral with hints of citrus

Taste-Grapefruit, Orange , Citrus,

Mouthfeel- between light and medium body

Overall- Overall a nice spring seasonal, gets you thinking about spring even tho its zero degrees in New England.

I found it at CBC Belmont.

JohnnyHoptimum, Jan 21, 2014
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3.45/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sometimes you come across a beer that is so simple that it is difficult to come up with 250 characters to complete a review. This is one of those beers. That doesn't mean I didn't like it, in fact I did, it simply is hard to write much. The nose and flavor are light piney hops coupled with a light wheat malt. Pure, easy, simple but a nice drinking beer.

KYGunner, Jul 19, 2014
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Ophelia Hopper Wheat Ale from Breckenridge Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 208 ratings.