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Agave Wheat - Breckenridge Brewery

Not Rated.
Agave WheatAgave Wheat

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243 Reviews

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Reviews: 243
Hads: 994
Avg: 3.39
pDev: 31.27%
Wants: 28
Gots: 194 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: tgbljb on 01-24-2008

Agave complements the refreshingly light quality of our wheat and adds a subtle note of flavor that expands this beer’s uplifting taste profile. It is familiar, yet creative.
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Reviews: 243 | Hads: 994
Reviews by RoamingGnome:
Photo of RoamingGnome
3.85/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Served well chilled.

A) Hazy golden brew, that started with a finger of foamy head. The head settled quickly to a thin collar. A little bit of lacing.

S) Really mostly the wheat and some citrus. As it warmed a bit, it had a little fruity pebbles aroma.

T) Wheat and other grains, which is followed by some sweetness, that I assume is the agave nectar. It fades out nicely to allow some hops flavor into the mix. Light citrus on the finish.

M) This is fairly light, with the right amount of carbonation, which maintains a crisp refreshing feel. A good clean aftertaste.

O) I was pretty impressed with the taste and mouthfeel of this beer. A definite warm weather beer, and not much beyond that from my perspective. If you get the chance to try it on a nice warm day, it will likely hit the spot.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of mojohawk21
3.78/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of legalag11
3.76/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of ERausin
3/5  rDev -11.5%

Photo of Tiernan
3/5  rDev -11.5%

Photo of GameOfBeers
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of woodchipper
2.78/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Firefox13
4/5  rDev +18%

Photo of loose5682
4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

Photo of Beaver13
2.48/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12 oz bottle. Pours a hazy yellow orange with a medium white head that retains pretty well and laces the glass.

The aroma is lemoney fruit (agave?) and wheat.

The flavor is pretty bland - a little acidic fruit and some metallic malts. It improves some as it warms. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and watery.

Overall, this is not so good. FCB's Major Tom's is a much better beer in this style.

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Photo of generallee
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of iemailjack
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of StevenShawSr
2.68/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

murky,sweet, weak fruity beer

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Photo of Jason
3.38/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

LOOK: Milky hazed yellow, excellent head retention and showing of lace

SMELL: Bready, nutty, chalky yeast, cactus, vague spice, pears

TASTE: Crisp snap, lighter bodied, smooth, bready, doughy biscuits, obscure fruitiness, nutty, slightly bitter, dry, husky

Agave might be to vague to pick out but it does add an underlying layer that you know is foreign to beer. Not as drinkable as I expected but worth a try.

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Photo of Billolick
3.58/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours clouded apricot, off white head, stays, thick collar, low sheeting and ample scattered lacing left on the glass.

Fruity but faint sniff.

Soft, smooth and moderatly fruity, wheat under belly. not sure what agave tastes like, so not sure if its in there. Pleasant enough wheat, in a fruity and refreshing sort of way. Nothing special, but just about worth a try.

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Photo of tigg924
4/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: bright yellow in color, minimal head, cloudy, moderate carbonation

Smell: citrus and wheat

Taste: citrus, wheat, and other fruits--possibly the agave

Mouthfeel: medium bodied, medium carbonation, sweet

Drinkability I could have several of these, but not a six. The agave adds a sweet/tart/different taste that is good. I think this is one of Breckinridge's best and is certainly better than the couple other agave beers I have had.

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Photo of Mora2000
3.41/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a slightly hazy golden color with a white head. The aroma is grain with a little bit of sweetness, possibly from the agave. The flavor is pretty nice. I get some nice sweet notes from the agave and also get some fruity notes that closely resemble grapes. There is also some nice wheat and grain notes in the flavor. Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Easy to drink.

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Photo of Freehouse
2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of asuburbanman
4.01/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Prospero
3.19/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +18%

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3.6/5  rDev +6.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev +18%

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Agave Wheat from Breckenridge Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 243 ratings.