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80 Acre Hoppy Wheat - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,024 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,024
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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XxNitExX

Nebraska

4.86/5  rDev +24%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from 12oz bottle into pint glass

A- Pours a hazy golden color with a thin white head on top. Pretty average for this style.

S- Citrus Hops!!!! Get a nice wheat smell after that, but you got to love the smell of those hops.

T- This is more hoped than alot of APA's I have tried. Citrusy and grassy hops. Get a little orange flavor and of course that indistinguishable wheat taste.

M- Goes down oh so smooth. Just the right carbonation and just the right stick to your mouth feeling that good wheat beers have.

Overall a great beer. If only this was available on tap to get an even fresher taste!

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2013 04:10:19 | More by XxNitExX
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djtomain

Florida

4/5  rDev +2%

02-09-2013 17:21:41 | More by djtomain
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jwps214

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

02-08-2013 20:11:03 | More by jwps214
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jmbranum

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a beautiful hazy gold liquid with a generous white head.

Aroma is a mix of hops and citrus.

Flavor is hard to take in. The two dominant flavor notes (the hoppyness and the citrusy-wheat beeryness) to me are not team players. Both are so dominant that it feels like it would have been better for this beer to slightly tone down one of these notes, maybe by making this a Wheat Pale Ale rather than a what IPA. I also wonder how this beer might be with a little aging to round out the hops?

Mouthfeel is nice and full with a little bit of pricklyness.

Overall, this is an interesting beer. A nice change of pace but probably not one I would seek out on a regular basis.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2013 17:01:06 | More by jmbranum
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lionnusmb

Iowa

5/5  rDev +27.6%

02-08-2013 01:28:39 | More by lionnusmb
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Nachos4two

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

02-06-2013 20:26:52 | More by Nachos4two
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StevieDavie

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2%

01-28-2013 12:12:56 | More by StevieDavie
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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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scootercrabb

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

01-27-2013 22:27:25 | More by scootercrabb
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mfavoino

Washington

4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a 12 oz bottle to try from Gravity Beer Market in Olympia, WA on 26 Jan 13. Poured into a pint glass.

A: Hazy straw/gold color with a finger and a half of head that retains very well.

S: Citrus hop aromas, distinctly wheat, grainy, and bready malts.

T: Some citrus hop flavors, lemon zest, and wheat. Floral and earthy notes very much present as well. Finishes smooth.

M: Crisp and refreshing. Lighter body and medium-high carbonation.

O: Well-done execute of part citrusy APA and a straight wheat beer. I'm sure this would be a great lawnmower beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2013 22:18:40 | More by mfavoino
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muddyh2oblues

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

01-27-2013 01:20:06 | More by muddyh2oblues
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59rockabilly

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

01-26-2013 23:52:26 | More by 59rockabilly
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Magambi


4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

01-25-2013 02:46:10 | More by Magambi
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asafarc2

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +2%

01-21-2013 20:27:09 | More by asafarc2
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Rgalvin

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

01-21-2013 01:47:58 | More by Rgalvin
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4/5  rDev +2%

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mholland

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2%

01-19-2013 05:00:53 | More by mholland
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FTowne

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2%

01-19-2013 04:04:23 | More by FTowne
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Coltalenaven


3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a single beer to sample, not thinking it would be a great beer. But Boulevard is an impressive brewery.
Pours a golden amber with a sediment look throughout. The really big white frothy head takes its time settling down. Nice lacing left on the sides.
The aroma is a combination of hops and wheat but smells like a big IPA.
The first taste hits me with less IPA quality than I expected from the aroma, more mild hops and citrus overtones. The wheat seems to mellow out any bitterness and leaves a long mild finish. My second sip gave me a little more depth into the beer and I pick up some additional fruit qualities and maybe some grassiness.
Mild hops, bitter/sweet wheat quality is my best description of this beer. Overall it has a solid mild quality with no dominating tastes. Good and balanced. This was a pretty impressive beer I will seek out.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 00:13:33 | More by Coltalenaven
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Stoshua

Missouri

4/5  rDev +2%

01-16-2013 23:25:42 | More by Stoshua
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adamjthompson00

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2%

01-16-2013 03:23:59 | More by adamjthompson00
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mkennedy119

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

01-09-2013 18:48:21 | More by mkennedy119
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aasher

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2%

01-09-2013 15:33:01 | More by aasher
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pmcadamis

Illinois

3.11/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Hazy yellow with a nice big white cap. Decent lace on the glass.

S - Sharply hoppy and slightly metallic. Herbal green hop notes.

T - The hops are almost pilsener-esque and quite green-grassy. This really lacks the malty backbone that most hoppy beers have, and that leaves the hops hanging out there in thin air with no support. This results in a sharp and overly bitter flavor IMO.

M - Light bodied and very carbonated. Long lasting grassy finish.

This is not bad, but just seems weird to me. I love that Boulevard (one of my favorite brewers by the way) tried something different, but I think that there is a reason that wheat beers are traditionally not very hoppy.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2013 17:03:06 | More by pmcadamis
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Eric908

South Dakota

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

01-06-2013 23:30:49 | More by Eric908
80 Acre Hoppy Wheat from Boulevard Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,024 ratings.