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Agave Wheat - Breckenridge Brewery

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877 Ratings

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Ratings: 877
Reviews: 229
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 15.93%
Wants: 20
Gots: 105 | 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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4.38/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a hazy, bright yellow-orange color with a VERY thin frothy head that dissipates instantly. Thin, creamy looking lacing.

Smell - Very sweet. I've never had an agave before but I can tell the strong sweet smell is the nectar. Along with honey, orange, wheat, and floral hops.

Taste - Agave nectar, citrus, wheat, clove, white pepper, and a very light alcohol aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Light in body with medium carbonation.

Overall - This beer is very refreshing and it was nice to try something different with the agave. I like it a lot.

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3.23/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Unfiltered wheat ale brewed with agave nectar

hazy blonde tangerine

sour & herbal (over ripe orange blossom)

light and fast spritz

thin and almost watery

fresh herbal 'hop' with tart, almost sour, wheat...

This beer has a fresh zing, and is wet enough to be thirst quenching. This yeast flavour is more like a light lager than a heffeweizen. This might be a suitable lawn mowing beer.

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3/5  rDev -11.5%

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3/5  rDev -11.5%

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3/5  rDev -11.5%

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3.1/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle into pint. No bottle/expire date.

a Quarter of a finger of white head quickly dissipates. Cloudy orange/tan. Minor white lacing traces lines down the sides of the glass during tasting.

s Distinct wheat with a matching pair of grapefruit and ripe, almost overripe, citrus.

t Grapefruit and citrus from beginning to almost the end of the taste. Mild citrus hops linger at the back of the tongue.

m Even carbonation tingles the tongue. Medium body rolls around nicely. Easy to taste and taste again.

o A drinkable wheat. Some smoothness that I did not expect from wheat. Went looking for something unique with the agave found a smooth wheat.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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3.98/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

My first beer with agave added. This seemed like an interesting concept.

Apperance: served chilled in my Unibroue "Maudite" tulip. Pours lively, cloudy orange hue with a thin fast fizzing head.

Smell: hints of honey and orange blossom, slightly muted.

Taste: sweet on the entry with a flash of husky wheat, very bready, and a soft finish.

A decent wheat beer, the agave add to the sweetness of the wheat.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Agave Wheat from Breckenridge Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 877 ratings.