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Tenacious Traveler Shandy - The Traveler Beer Co.

Not Rated.
Tenacious Traveler ShandyTenacious Traveler Shandy

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22 Reviews
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Reviews: 22
Hads: 115
Avg: 3.28
pDev: 19.51%
Wants: 6
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Traveler Beer Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: jwc215 on 10-09-2012

The Tenacious Traveler is invigorating, breaking from the norm of traditional Shandys. A persistent fellow with a spicy disposition, TT is a bright, vibrant wheat beer brewed with real ginger and clover honey that delivers the perfect balance between sweet and spice.
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Reviews: 22 | Hads: 115
Reviews by smcolw:
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3.26/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Very cloudy. Whitish gold color. No head nor lace.

Strong ginger aroma. Semisweet, but not where I notice specific honey smells

More honey like in the taste. Very sweet with a squeeze of lemon. There's a touch of beef stew to the flavor. Rich body and moderately low carbonation. Think sweet lemonade and a pilsner.

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1.75/5  rDev -46.6%

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5/5  rDev +52.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +44.8%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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4/5  rDev +22%

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4/5  rDev +22%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of secondtooth
3.34/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a cloudy orange, like a ruddy hefeweizen (the wheat beer foundation shines through), and with substantial off-white carbonation. No lace, though.

Nose is spicy ginger, with a touch of lemon citrus. Not extravagant, but appealing.

Flavor is dominated by the ginger infusion, but with touches of smooth and sweet honey and some lemony citrus. Body is fittingly light, and this proves to be quite drinkable. Not a terrible shandy, and surely quite refreshing on a hot day.

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of daniellebelle
3.46/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Has a nice inviting smell. It's a refreshing beer, and would be a great transitional beer for those who aren't into heavier beers. The ginger is a bit overpowering and takes away from some of the flavor of the ale. The lemon is very strong too. I thought the honey would balance it out but it's still very potent on the other two flavors.

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1.5/5  rDev -54.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

More head than curious traveler but duller in color and just as hazy. Smells liked pickled ginger, lemon peel, and coriander. Ginger really comes through. Tastes like whispy ginger wheat beer. Light body with champagne like carbonation which hurts the throat after a couple of swallows. Semi-sweet grain with nothing really to balance it besides carbonation cutting up your lungs. A one trick pony that only showcases the ginger flavor which gets real old real quick.

Unlike other shandys this one is refreshing for the first sip only, it then gets syrupy and harsh from the carbonation and ginger flavor. Sweetness lingers making you want another sip but the pain in your throat keeps you away from sipping it again.

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

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4/5  rDev +22%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Tenacious Traveler Shandy has a fairly thick, soapy, white head, an opaque, wheaty-orange appearance, lots of fierce, streaming bubbles, and minimal lacing. The aroma is of a spiced candle and possibly bread. Taste is very spiced (not hot), and one is met with intense ginger, some clover honey, and sweet bread. Mouthfeel is full and heavy, and Tenacious Traveler Shandy finishes sloppy, sweet, rich, and spiced. Overall, for what it is, it’s really well made.


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Tenacious Traveler Shandy from The Traveler Beer Co.
78 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.