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Are Wheat There Yet? | Cigar City Brewing

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Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by shand on 10-08-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
69
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
47.91%
 
 
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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 69
Photo of DrDemento456
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Snagged a bottle of this for just a buck at the house of 1,000 beers.
A - Holly over carbonation man! A light pour produced well over two inches of head. Color is a a slighty hazy bright yellow with an orange tint. Looks like a good pale ale to me.
S - Spicy wheat meets some floral hops and a touch of bready malts. Reminds me of Headwaters pale ale in a way.
T - Very lemon tasting with mild wheat tones and also hops. Pity I was expecting more of a hop presence because of the smell but this may be an old bottle. Still very drinkable with at least some wheat flavor.
M - Kind of watery but it drinks well. Very bubbly and champagne like.

Overall a very quaff able beer for just a dollar but it may be past its prime. Pick it up if it's on a good discount since it's still a very drinkable ale.

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Photo of shand
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Another one brewed for the Tampa Bay Brew Bus. This beer pours out a hazy golden yellow, with a tiny head. A uninspiring pour for a style where the appearance is often a beer's best aspect. The aroma is lemony, with grainy malts and a bit of citrus hops. The taste is laid-back and wholly enjoyable - with sharp lemon and a light citrus malt briefly peeking in over a grainy malt and wheat backbone. The mouthfeel is light and well-carbonated, and the drinkability is good. Overall, this is a pretty good American Wheat. I have to say, my hopes were up for this beer after the excellent American Wheat that CCB brewed for the Criterium bike festival later this year. I was kind of hoping this would be the same formula brought back year round, but it's not. Are Wheat There Yet? is a bit more traditional.

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Photo of russpowell
3.55/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy peach color with two fingers of beige colored head. Head falls away quickly, nice lacing & less than average head retention

S: Pears, appleskins, peaches & floral hops

T: Follows the nose, dryness, leafy hops & a little bit of green banana up front. More orchard fruit as this warms, a little bit of lemony & leafy hops. Finishes fruity & with an ever so slight metallic & woody hop twinge

MF: Medium/Light bodied, slight carbonation

Easy to drink, but nothing too interesting here

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Photo of tone77
3.53/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A big thanks to the legendary woodychandler for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a cloudy golden color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of lemons, some wheat. Taste is tangy, lots of lemons, some wheat, refreshing and enjoyable. Feels medium bodied in the mouth an overall is a fine summertime beer.

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Are Wheat There Yet? from Cigar City Brewing
3.59 out of 5 based on 69 ratings.
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