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Hay City - Olds College Teaching Brewery

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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Olds College Teaching Brewery visit their website
Alberta, Canada

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: schnarr84 on 05-31-2014

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Ratings: 5 | Reviews: 2
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3.96/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

16oz glass at the Underground.

This beer appears a crystal clear, pale golden yellow colour, with two fingers (boo) of puffy, mildly foamy off-white head, which leaves a bit of hanging cloud lace around the glass as things quickly dissolve.

It smells of bready, grainy, and biscuity wheat malt, peppy citrus rind, a hint of pine resin, subtle red fruit notes, and subtle herbal and grassy green hops. The taste is bready, doughy, and wet crackery pale and wheat malt, muted orange and lemon citrus flesh, wet stone paths and the overhead pine trees that inform them, and more earthy, leafy, and weedy hops.

The bubbles are pretty overt in their sassy and gassy frothiness, the body a decent middleweight for the style, and smooth enough, nothing really into mucking about here. It finishes off-dry, just, the malt sadly trailing off, while the unexpected fruity hops linger like they have designs on the place.

A tasty and pleasantly engaging wheat ale, one that doesn't appear to be one, even after somewhat thorough analysis. ESB and pale notes abound, and I am surely not complaining, but hey (hay?), what's up with that - oh, those crazy kids!

Photo of Exeter
3.79/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bought from Olds College brewery in Olds Alberta.
Pours a light straw colour with 2 inches of head. The head settles down to a micro-head with good lacing. taste is of a nice grassiness with citrus, a little bit of Banana. Not much spiciness, not like the Euro wheat beers. A very crisp and refreshing beer. Is my favourite wheat beer from Alberta

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Hay City from Olds College Teaching Brewery
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