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80 Acre Hoppy Wheat - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,026 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,026
Reviews: 156
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 41
Gots: 93 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
With roots in two of today's most popular brewing styles, 80-Acre Hoppy Wheat Beer is the result of careful cultivation by our brewers and cellarmen. Their efforts to craft a hybrid yielded a bumper crop of flavor; a delightfully distinctive ale with the aroma of an IPA and the refreshing taste of a wheat beer.

21 IBU

(Beer added by: Reaper16 on 01-07-2011)
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atrocity

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

04-25-2014 16:47:41 | More by atrocity
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mhaugo

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

05-18-2014 05:21:44 | More by mhaugo
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

10-13-2013 13:39:17 | More by EgadBananas
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

05-23-2013 13:52:29 | More by KevinGordon
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

07-03-2013 21:10:45 | More by AngusOg
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tigg924

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Sam Adams perfect Pint Glass

Appearance: high carbonation, bright yellow-gold in color, one inch head, hazy

Smell: wheat and citrus hops

Taste: wheaty, grass, and citrusy hops that are especially present at the end

Mouthfeel: crisp, light bodied, high carbonation, sweetish start with bitterness coming in the middle and a bit more prominent towards the end.

Overall: Super clean. For the style, this is one of my favorites. A perfect summer beer that I could have several of. Nice pilsner like taste with a touch of pleasant bitterness that is never too bitter. One of Boulevards better small beers that I have had the pleasure of trying.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2013 14:39:13 | More by tigg924
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

01-01-2014 15:51:50 | More by smartassboiler
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strongaf

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

01-28-2013 02:54:08 | More by strongaf
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morimech

Minnesota

3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy pale golden color with around one finger of head that quickly settled to a thin cap. A lot of sticky lacing is left down the glass.

Hoppy aroma of pineapple and grapefruit. Grainy with rustic wheat notes.

They got a lot of hop flavor into this beer with a rather modest IBU level. Pineapple and lemon upfront to compliment the neutral malt bill. Wheat is not as pronounced as expected.

Light body and superbly carbonated. Smooth texture with enough lift to liven the palate.

The beer is quite refreshing and easy to drink. Nice hop flavor without all the bitterness of an IPA. Another good Boulevard beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2012 20:33:05 | More by morimech
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cdwil

Texas

4/5  rDev +2%

08-02-2013 23:58:07 | More by cdwil
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Florida9

Illinois

3.73/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Cloudy, light pastel yellow. Forms between a 1/4" and 1/2" of white head. Excellent retention. Moderate lacing.

S: Very hop forward. Orange, orange rind, and a bit of lemon. Lots of citrus and rather juicy.

T: Taste is similar with a slight wheat twist. Rather hop forward with lots of citrus juiciness. Predominantly sweet orange with a little bit of lemonade in the mix.

M: Lighter bodied. Medium carbonation. Very light bitterness.

O: This is exactly the type of beer I should love: a light malt base with an exceedingly hop forward character. But I don't love this beer in the least. There is something about the juicy, citrus hops sit on that light wheat base that just doesn't sit right with me.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2013 01:29:43 | More by Florida9
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

01-03-2014 06:36:53 | More by ZEB89
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

11-24-2013 20:16:23 | More by Gagnonsux
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argock

Virginia

3.61/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Served on-tap in a Shaker pint glass at Boylan Heights (Charlottesville, VA).

A: Lemon juice hue with tons of haze and barely any head and a tiny spittle of lacing.

S: Super hoppy aroma of grapefruit and pine aromas, some floral notes as well, and a lot of tanginess.

T: The flavor is very citric with the grapefruit and lemon flavors being a bit overpowering and not balanced with any other flavors. I don't taste any of the floral or other more complex hops notes. The malt component is pretty bland. It is undoubtedly drinkable but one-dimensional. There is no yeast element in the flavor and the bitterness is low. A little more malt sweetness would help with the hops charge -- or just less hops.

M: Thin but it's supposed to be, but even this is less substantitve in body than I would like. THe carbonation seemed off as the beer drank like water, and not in a good way.

O: Not a big fan and tastes like it could use some revisions -- reminds me of a so-so homebrew version of Gumballhead -- no nuance or complexity, just hits you over the head with a couple of of hops flavors without much else.

Serving type: on-tap

09-14-2013 02:49:17 | More by argock
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

08-30-2012 14:08:35 | More by Whiskeydeez
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

11-08-2013 22:27:01 | More by tom10101
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Hanzo

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2%

07-25-2013 01:09:47 | More by Hanzo
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-01-2014 12:07:24 | More by petermethot
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Chaney

District of Columbia

4.11/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a 6er of these at my local Whole Foods.

A: Poured out a saturatedly murky yellow color with a slight white head. Looks tasty.

S: Hoppy is right. Sure, I got a good amount of wheat in there, but also a good bit of orange and more than a hint of lemon.

T: Very refreshing, almost thirst quenching even. This is not a hop bomb beyond any stretch of the imagination.

M: Crisp on the end and not bitter... it contains almost the sillouette of a bitter beer if that makes any sense. Mild splotchy lacing.

O: Infinitely drinkable and just downright fantastic.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2013 20:17:47 | More by Chaney
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MSandahl23

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2%

01-06-2013 17:47:29 | More by MSandahl23
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crobinso

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-01-2013 19:56:30 | More by crobinso
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

03-09-2014 20:51:36 | More by buckyp
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garymuchow

Minnesota

4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Getting it a little late in the season - actually didn't see it around much until lately. Am missing the best by date by about 10 days.
Poured into Boulevard tulip, of course.
Both attractive and fragrant. Cloudy pale straw and big full white head. Especially with a little warm on the liquid a sweet and light fruity hop aroma.
Even a little fruit in the taste. Tangy and tingly mouthfeel and fully carbonated. Soft wheat flavors. Noticeable drying on the finish and soft bitterness laying on the tongue. Flavors fade out quickly.
Nice beer and certainly an enjoyable summer addition.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2012 02:53:53 | More by garymuchow
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poures from bottle into pint glass. Cloudy straw color with fluffy white head. Nice piney hop and wheat aromas. Some citrus notes.
Taste is grassy and citrus lemon hops with a nice wheaty backbone. A little thin but overall a great refreshing brew. I like oberon a bit more when comparing the style.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 23:21:15 | More by DrinkSlurm
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

05-02-2013 03:47:13 | More by Gatordaddy
80 Acre Hoppy Wheat from Boulevard Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,026 ratings.