Old Chico Crystal Wheat | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Old Chico Crystal WheatOld Chico Crystal Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierra-nevada.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by flexabull on 04-03-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
51
Ratings:
210
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
15.77%
 
 
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14
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Reviews: 51 | Ratings: 210
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3.43/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Limited release NorCal only beer. For awhile, this was Chico only, now it's getting a little bigger distribution.

Pours a bright and clear gold color with a small white head.

Aromas are dusty and floral, with some wheat grain.

Taste is really crisp and clean. Light cream malt sweetness, soft wheat grains, and faint lemon citrus hops on the finish.

Mouthfeel is good, smooth and full, with nice carbonation.

Overall, a decent beer. It's definitely a "gateway" type of beer that seems to be designed to appeal to the non beer geeks. But it has it's redeeming qualities, it's refreshing, and easy drinking, but it's really simple.

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Old Chico Crystal Wheat from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.55 out of 5 based on 210 ratings.
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