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Slumbrew Happy Sol - Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)

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BA SCORE
83
good

207 Ratings
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Ratings: 207
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 8
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A refreshingly tart and crisp hefeweizen brewed with local MA wildflower honey, orange peel and coriander, and fermented with the juice from over 1,000 blood oranges. It’s a cloudy, yet effervescent beer, with lingering banana and citrus notes balanced against a healthy wheat backbone and hoppy finish from Mt. Hood and Crystal hops.

(Beer added by: mduncan on 11-01-2011)
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Bandi

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

08-25-2014 00:28:48 | More by Bandi
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metter98

New York

3.49/5  rDev -5.4%

Appearance: 3.25 | Smell: 3.5 | Taste: 3.5 | Mouthfeel: 3.5 | Overall: 3.5

A: The beer is hazy yellowish amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with just a few bubbles on the surface that rapidly vanished.
S: Light to moderate aromas of wheat are present in the nose along with notes of bananas from the yeast.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that the banana-like flavors are stronger and dominate those from the wheat. Some acidic hints are also present.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a low to moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I enjoyed the banana and wheat flavors in this hefeweizen, but it could could of used a head that lasted more than ten seconds and some more carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2014 20:49:19 | More by metter98
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dreis

Massachusetts

3.8/5  rDev +3%

08-21-2014 02:26:55 | More by dreis
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

08-20-2014 00:33:10 | More by costanzo_mike
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skinny_mcginley

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

08-18-2014 13:35:15 | More by skinny_mcginley
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Taycro

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-03-2014 00:08:24 | More by Taycro
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illpass78

Maine

3.58/5  rDev -3%

12 oz. bottle poured into a weizen glass.

Appearance: Pours a hazy golden orange with a one-finger white head. Lacing is a little less than expected.

Aroma: This beer brings a big citrus aroma to the drinker, along with generous amounts of wheat and spices, and some lemon.

Taste: Reading the ad copy, I expected something a little more bombastic than this - I mean, the label references using 1,000 blood oranges or something. It's a nice wheat beer, but it doesn't explode on the palate or anything. Flavors do become a bit more pronounced as it warms.

Mouthfeel: Pretty standard, summery depth.

Overall: Decent wheat beer from this Mass. brewer, which, in my experience, trades in decent beers, but maybe not astounding ones. A nice addition to a mixed summer six, but not a mind-blower.

07-30-2014 00:47:41 | More by illpass78
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Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.7%

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Massachusetts

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Connecticut

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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Massachusetts

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Illinois

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.7%

05-31-2014 22:47:50 | More by Boston_Steve
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Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

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Slumbrew Happy Sol from Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)
83 out of 100 based on 207 ratings.