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80 Acre Hoppy Wheat - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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80 Acre Hoppy Wheat80 Acre Hoppy Wheat

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,003 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,003
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 39
Gots: 82 | 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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Ratings: 1,003 | Reviews: 154 | Display Reviews Only:
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Beestin

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

04-14-2014 16:59:06 | More by Beestin
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Jacobi

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

11-28-2013 23:28:43 | More by Jacobi
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

07-06-2013 15:40:37 | More by Dave_Treat
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Broke

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

02-09-2014 14:47:34 | More by Broke
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BrewClint

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

12-02-2013 21:48:51 | More by BrewClint
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dt_gbpackersfan

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

08-08-2013 14:52:24 | More by dt_gbpackersfan
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MouthfulOfchris

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

07-30-2013 23:38:33 | More by MouthfulOfchris
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TGanyone

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

02-23-2014 01:18:58 | More by TGanyone
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Scott17taylor

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

02-23-2014 20:13:06 | More by Scott17taylor
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AlbertVogler

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

02-15-2014 22:51:31 | More by AlbertVogler
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Jmc986

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

06-22-2014 19:38:20 | More by Jmc986
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SurlyHotdog

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

12-19-2012 01:45:51 | More by SurlyHotdog
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shehateme

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

06-01-2013 22:16:59 | More by shehateme
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Joose33

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

04-13-2014 22:43:38 | More by Joose33
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Kpitevl

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

12-17-2012 01:37:01 | More by Kpitevl
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wallyworld68

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

08-20-2012 00:06:07 | More by wallyworld68
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mschrei

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

07-04-2014 04:34:48 | More by mschrei
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ariceclemson

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

06-26-2014 21:42:12 | More by ariceclemson
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jdhasse

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

04-28-2013 05:43:12 | More by jdhasse
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NeedBeerHere

Minnesota

3.29/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours out a nice lemony yellow with a one finger white head with decent retention. Smell is nice fruity orange with a little sweet malts in the background to balance things out fairly well. Taste is quite quite malty that reminds me of a little sweet syrup with a little Belgian yeast. Not too much but a tiny but of bananas. The hop bill is quite subdued but helps balance things out to some extent. This is a malt forward beer. Mouthfeel is slightly thick for the style due to carbonation. Overall not a bad beer but not a good one. It's just sort of OK. I like their Smokestack Series. Their normal beer is just a not that great.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2013 01:16:24 | More by NeedBeerHere
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Living816

Northwest Territories (Canada)

3.3/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

To call it "hoppy wheat" in my mind means a decent hop bitterness, not just smell. Not in the case of Hoppy Wheat. At its core, this is a dry hopped wheat beer with an abundance of carbonation. That's not at all what I expected.

It pours with a brilliant golden color. Somewhat hazy. I like the bottle bits, so I gave it a swirl to dump the bottle conditioning yeast in. I've always done this with Boulevard's beers.

The initial smell is unmistakable hops. More piney and grassy than citrus, but a little of all.

Taste a bit confused. It's part wheat beer, part IPA, part hefe. There's some hefe inspired clove flavors, along with the anticipated wheat base. But the carbonation is excessive, harsh.

It finishes just the way it started. With a slight hops bitterness.

Overall, it's a overlayered, noisy beer. The complexity takes away from, rather than adds to the beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2012 23:05:00 | More by Living816
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beertunes

Washington

3.39/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in nonic. Poured a cloudy straw yellow with about 1/2 inch of white head that low retention and lacing.

The aroma had a bright, lemony-citrus hop scent over a base of soft wheat. A slight bit of yeast also popped around the edges of the scent. This was one of those rare instances for me where the aroma was stronger than the taste. The grain was very muted, the hops a lot softer, and the yeast virtually unnoticeable across the tongue.

The body was nice, full, smooth, and with a clean finish. Drinkability was good, I'd maybe have a few at a cookout. Overall, a pleasant enough brew, not one that stands out, but probably a decent choice for refreshment. Worth trying if you see it.

Serving type: on-tap

06-02-2013 20:50:14 | More by beertunes
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

3.43/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a three finger white head that fades slowly leaving a good lace. Pale, almost clear amber color. Light-medium carbonation and light-medium bodied. Strong nose of pine hops, flavor is a balance of pine hops and caramel malt. Decent wheat. $2.19 for a 12oz bottle from Julio's Liquors Westborough, MA.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2013 22:38:10 | More by jdhilt
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Dayman766

Illinois

3.46/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This is a nice summer beer - a good twist on the classic American wheat. I really liked the combination of the crisp lemon/citrus hops combined with the smooth wheat malts. Makes for easy, fun drinking, though it's lacking a final oomf to make it truly fantastic. Recommended!

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2013 01:19:21 | More by Dayman766
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ArrogantB

Colorado

3.48/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle from a sixer I picked up for $6.99, nice price. Bright yellow-orange color, sort of hazy appearance. Sticky lace, short head. Hoppy, citrusy smell, faintest hint of wheat and crackers. Flavor is slightly citrusy, hoppy, more faint wheat. I'd say this is more hop dominated but its not a hop bomb like say Lil' Sumpin Sumpin. Its quite easy to drink so

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2012 23:53:53 | More by ArrogantB
80 Acre Hoppy Wheat from Boulevard Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,003 ratings.