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On The Count Of 3 - Baxter Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

71 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 71
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 1
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baxter Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: meehandennis on 01-26-2014)
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the 16 oz. can. Sampled on March 15, 2014.

Pale yellow, carbonated pour with a huge white foamy head. It lingers and lingers.

The aroma does have a decent wheat note but there is also a vibrant orange or tangerine scent to it. The hops feel clean and crisp.

Light to medium body with smooth texture.

Like the nose, the wheat can be found in the taste but it quickly gets overtaken by this citrus or more precisely orange/tangerine character. There is a solid bitterness at the finish. Not your average wheat.

Serving type: can

03-15-2014 19:34:31 | More by puboflyons
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16 oz can was poured into a hefeweizen glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a puffy two finger head. Finally head reduced to a thin layer. It is a hazy pale yellow with no vision of anything.

Smell: Citrus, grassy, vanilla, apple, banana, clove, spice, and wheat.

Taste: Same as above with some bitterness in the rear.

Mouthfeel: Refreshing, chewy, tart, medium to full bodied, a little bitterness, and medium carbonation.

Overall: More like a hoppy hefeweizen and Weizenbock, but still aneed enjoyable brew.

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A - Pours a hazy, dark gold with a thick, fluffy head on top. Really nice lacing on the glass with the head clinging on strongly.

S - Smells like a hefeweizen to me. I'm getting the yeast up front that contains the typical banana and clove common in hefeweizens. I'm also getting some light orange/tangerine mixed in as well. The wheat adds a nice overall sweetness. Very nice smelling beer...it has me looking forward to the taste!

T - Taste follows closely to the smell. I'm getting some nice apple/orange/tangerine tartness up front that fades into a light, peppery bitterness. The wheat adds a soft, underlying sweetness throughout. There is a slight bitterness/drying effect from the hops but overall it's far from overpowering...perhaps more than a typical hefeweizen but this is far from a hop-bomb. There's a slight warming effect from the alcohol but otherwise it's hidden well. I'm not noticing the 'spicy' character that I get from other hefeweizens but overall it's an enjoyable beer.

M - Moderately carbonated with a smooth, creamy texture. Not as light on the mouthfeel as other hefeweizens but, considering this is an 'Imperial Hefeweizen', it still goes down pretty easily.

O - Very interesting beer. I've never heard of or seen an 'Imperial Hefeweizen' so this is my first experience with this 'type' of beer. Overall I really enjoyed it. Stronger (in flavor and alcohol content) than your typical hefeweizen but still very drinkable. Is it a world-class hefeweizen? No, but I do think it's a fantastic beer in it's own right. It would be worthwhile for anyone to pick this up a try it at least once.

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A: Pours a nice hazy orange with two fingers of foamy white head that dissipates fairly quickly.

S: Lots of citrus fruit, orange, lemon, and then the wheat backbone comes through. Also get some breadiness and yeast, exactly what I'd expect.

T: Crisp orange peel comes to the palate, with more citrus, some wheaty tones and a touch of coriander.

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On The Count Of 3 from Baxter Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 71 ratings.