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Agave Wheat - Breckenridge Brewery

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BA SCORE
78
okay

863 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 863
Reviews: 227
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 15.98%
Wants: 19
Gots: 99 | 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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3/5  rDev -11.2%

BeerOps, Jul 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

ssjkyle, Jul 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

rolltide8425, Jul 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

minneapolitanjim, Jul 14, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

ortie, Jul 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Nfrey, Jul 08, 2012
Photo of Jason
3.35/5  rDev -0.9%
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.

Jason, Jul 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.2%

KSather, Jul 01, 2012
Photo of DavoleBomb
2.78/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a weizen glass.

4.0 A: Hazed dark orange color. Two fingers of frothy off-white head. Retention is average and a good bit of lacing is left.

2.0 S: Dry and dusty. Doesn't really smell like anything aside from some neutral wheat.

2.5 T: Taste is pretty much the same, although you can taste the agave. Sweeter with a stronger malt presence than the nose.

4.5 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Excellently creamy. Well done here.

3.0 D: Mediocre brew that has a great mouthfeel.

DavoleBomb, Jun 30, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Maltyduo, Jun 30, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

TheMadStork, Jun 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

fiedler84, Jun 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

CharlieKelly, Jun 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

Jeffy5050, Jun 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

Tribis, Jun 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

MattGrimes17, Jun 23, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -26%

seeswo, Jun 22, 2012
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2/5  rDev -40.8%

hiphopj5, Jun 19, 2012
Photo of MoreThanWine
2.8/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a second beer I tried from them which sounded so very good but nowhere near lived up to expectations. Poured a 1" offwhite head of average life. The body is a hazy raw sienna yellow color. Not much smell, even warmed. Not much taste beyond an average BMC. The agave at most adds a mild hint of sweetness but otherwise all I get is very lightly toasted malt. No finish to speak of. And the website says this is an herbed/spiced beer? Really? I didn't know agave was an herb or a spice, it's just another sweetener really.

MoreThanWine, Jun 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

stampfler07, Jun 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

freewill35, Jun 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

carteravebrew, Jun 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18.3%

prisoner1572, Jun 17, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

justinp, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of NODAK
3.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This smells a lot like any other wheat beer, in that it has a citrus and wheat quality to the nose...although there is a small sweetness to it as well.

The beer's taste isn't all that remarkable though it is pretty drinkable. It starts off like most any other wheat beer, pretty clean and with a hint of citrus...but then the sweetness, which is kind of different in taste and I'll assume comes from the agave, comes in and makes its presence known. It isn't an overpowering sweetness, though it grows a bit throughout the drink. Certainly not distracting and not bad. There's some wheat on the backend as would be expected and a little dryness. Clean.

It's a fair beer. Tastes pretty good, though it isn't going to blow anybody away. It's combination of sweetness and wheat beer will at least make it different in a way.

NODAK, Jun 12, 2012
Agave Wheat from Breckenridge Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 863 ratings.