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80 Acre Hoppy Wheat - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,180 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,180
Reviews: 166
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 51
Gots: 152 | 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: 1,180 | Reviews: 166 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

vfgccp, Jun 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

Haybeerman, Apr 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

bsuedekum, Aug 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

Duff27, Nov 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

WOLFGANG, Jul 22, 2013
Photo of barnzy78
3.58/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, pours a hazy yellow with a tall, bubbly, white head, decent retention, excellent lacing as the head fades. Citric hop, lemon rind, grapefruit, and orange permeate the nose. Tastes are fresh with citrus, lemon, grapefruit, grape, moderately bitter, finishes dry with faint pine. Not much for malt character; faint wheat. Mouth-feel is thinner than expected for a wheat ale, moderate carbonation. Overall, not bad, but comes across as drinking some sort of a lemon cleaner at times. I was hoping for some of the wheat and malt characteristics to come through, but hops prevail here.

barnzy78, Oct 15, 2012
Photo of KevinGordon
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

KevinGordon, May 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

ZEB89, Jan 03, 2014
Photo of puboflyons
4.01/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle stamped: 3205-1354-D-BEST BY 12/21/13. Sampled on January 19, 2014, which is about a month past that date.

It pours pale yellow with a cloudy obliqueness and a long lasting fizzy white head that embraces the side of the glass with its lacing and sticks around to the end.

The aroma is very inviting with its toasted biscuit malts, wheat, maybe some honey and a grassy sort of floral note.

Light to medium body and smooth texture.

As promised the biscuit malts and wheat are quickly overtaken by the hop presence that end clean and almost dry. A really nice brew even a month after I wasn't supposed to drink it!

puboflyons, Jan 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

aasher, Jan 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

enelson, Sep 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

ROGUE16, Oct 07, 2013
Photo of clayrock81
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured a cloudy light yellow with good fizzy head that dies slow with little head retention. I pick up mostly typical yeast and orangey, citric notes with minimal spice and not much else (no large amounts of hops or sweet malts). Taste/mouthfeel seem to be opposite of nose as I get a smooth, filling body (yeast) that is citric hop laden and has some sweet malts and not much in terms of spice or sharp citric notes one might associate with a wheat ale. It is balance and easy to drink and enjoyable, so overall I have to say this experiment worked.

clayrock81, Sep 23, 2013
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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

ArrogantB, Aug 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

AngusOg, Jul 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

EgadBananas, Oct 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

mhaugo, May 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Gagnonsux, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of tigg924
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.

tigg924, Feb 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

tom10101, Nov 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%

MSandahl23, Jan 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Dicers, Sep 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

atlbravsrno1, Jul 22, 2014
80 Acre Hoppy Wheat from Boulevard Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,180 ratings.