Original Wheat - Anchor Brewing Company

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Original WheatOriginal Wheat

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BA SCORE
83
good

12 Reviews
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Reviews: 12
Hads: 65
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 2.49%
Wants: 1
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Anchor Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 10-05-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Appearance: Clean amber, with a nice tri-finger head of bone-white suds. Big, loopy tree-line lacing.

Aroma: Malty grains and a touch of fruitiness, and a hint of spices underneath it all.

Taste: Fruity and malty up front, with some spice coming in near the finish. An easy-to-drink and enjoyable brew. Maybe not an earth-shaker, but one I could enjoy anytime nonetheless. (374 characters)

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Poured into a Celebrator pokal. Pours a medium golden amber with a fine, two-finger white head with good retention and lots of lacing. Aroma of light bicuit malt, wheat, faint citrus. Flavor of sweet biscuit malt, faint citrus, wheat and bittering hops, finishes with light wheat and dry biscuit malt. Light bodied with good carbonation. A kind of odd beer, seems to lean closer to a light lager or steam beer in character, but has light wheat ale characteristic in the finish. A nice drinking light beer, but not what I would gravitate towards if looking for a wheat ale. Like most Anchor products, well made and pleasant, but rather mild. (640 characters)

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A- Clear and golden with ample carbonation. A small one finger white head develops but recedes quickly. A light halo remains and lightly laces the glass.

S- Sweet malts, apple. pear. A hop bitterness way, way behind.

T- The apple and pear sweetness comes right at you immediately and with authority. An earthy malt flavor as well.

M- The mouthfeel is a little gritty. A medium bodied brewski with a good carbonation feel. Dry and drinkable.

O- This is a very drinkable wheat ale with a great feel. Powerful sweet fruit flavors. Although a little too sweet for me. Good for a summer picnic at the beech. (608 characters)

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Original Wheat from Anchor Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.