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Agave Wheat - Breckenridge Brewery

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77
okay

737 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 737
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 15.38%
Wants: 14
Gots: 49 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tgbljb on 01-24-2008)
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crewfan1952

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

05-08-2013 18:53:04 | More by crewfan1952
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Stoutsman

Kansas

3/5  rDev -11.2%

01-14-2012 21:49:48 | More by Stoutsman
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Nizzle913

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

12-28-2012 22:40:26 | More by Nizzle913
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kraticus41

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

09-10-2013 02:16:25 | More by kraticus41
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ReelBigwigFish

New Jersey

2.95/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

intrigued by the packaging, gotta love dia de los muertos style art.

a: poured from a 12 oz bottle into pilsner glass. at first glimpse i was overwhelmed by the golden yellow color, very opaque, even moreso than many wheat brews.

s: smells slightly spicy and malty, whiffs of alcohol and not much else. when i first cracked the bottle a big whiff of muskiness came out which was definitely not a plus, but it seems to have gone away after pouring into a glass.

t: tastes like a decent wheat beer, bits of citrus flavor, nothing in your face. i don't really pick up on the agave taste, although maybe it was used to help ferment and has been eaten by the yeast?

m: has a light crisp mouthfeel, finishes nicely off the back of the palate.

o: nothing too special about this beer in my opinion but still a good brew. i would take this over your average american wheat beers, but i was expecting a more eccentric brew. so in that aspect, this beer has failed.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2011 23:10:08 | More by ReelBigwigFish
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thefluker

Missouri

2.25/5  rDev -33.4%

07-14-2013 13:05:02 | More by thefluker
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Prestonlegal

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

09-28-2012 21:40:01 | More by Prestonlegal
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Naterobsnyk4

New York

3/5  rDev -11.2%

08-26-2012 17:19:08 | More by Naterobsnyk4
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shangwang

Pennsylvania

3.68/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured with a beautiful golden amber color that almost looked two-toned in the glass. Very cloudy with little head; less than a finger of bright white foam which was gone in a few seconds and barely came back when agitated. Very strong smells- some apricot present and an overwelming sourness akin to sourdough bread. After seeing and smelling Agave Wheat I expected some strong tastes, but didn't quite get them. There was the wheatiness that comes with unfiltered wheat beers and sour fruit that matched the smell, but I was hoping for an even stronger showing of sour fruit based on the smell. Nevertheless it was still good and it finished with a lingering tartness that I enjoyed. Definitely had some zip of carbonation to it. Mouthfeel was fairly watery and light. Very drinkable- the rest of the 6 pack will be easy to put down while sitting at the beach in the next few days. Tasty and somewhat unique- definitely worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2011 20:21:53 | More by shangwang
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mrmitsui29

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

12-17-2012 07:28:53 | More by mrmitsui29
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RobertJBeer

New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

04-24-2014 19:06:32 | More by RobertJBeer
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GeorgeH

California

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

11-13-2013 02:10:26 | More by GeorgeH
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jeremy3311

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

05-27-2014 14:50:22 | More by jeremy3311
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bens0n

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours a slightly murky golden yellow color with a decent amount of foamy white head that dissipates rather quickly but leaves some lacing behind.

This beer has a spicy and yeasty smell to it. Not extremely aromatic but definitely smells like an herby beer. Some earthy tones are present too but subtle in comparison to the wheat.

Flavor wise it tastes like a pretty standard wheat beer but with a hint of floral/earthy flavors that come out at the end. Not sweet by any means like the agave would suggest though.

It is light bodied and there is a certain crispness present that makes it really drinkable. Carbonation level is just right.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2011 22:09:07 | More by bens0n
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XavierMuskies

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +18.3%

04-26-2012 01:13:00 | More by XavierMuskies
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Mtnbeerman

Colorado

4/5  rDev +18.3%

12-06-2011 04:40:28 | More by Mtnbeerman
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MarshallMan

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

08-30-2012 00:14:58 | More by MarshallMan
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Bix

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

11-11-2013 20:11:52 | More by Bix
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drinkinmiles

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

08-26-2013 15:06:52 | More by drinkinmiles
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Stofko1992

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.2%

07-05-2014 01:27:36 | More by Stofko1992
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fortheunheard

New York

4/5  rDev +18.3%

01-26-2012 21:58:45 | More by fortheunheard
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DavidGross

Ohio

3/5  rDev -11.2%

07-30-2013 03:08:51 | More by DavidGross
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2013beer101

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -26%

04-19-2014 20:06:19 | More by 2013beer101
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KSather

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -11.2%

07-01-2012 01:02:46 | More by KSather
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habaceeba

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

01-07-2013 01:41:29 | More by habaceeba
Agave Wheat from Breckenridge Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 737 ratings.