Snapshot Wheat
New Belgium Brewing Company

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New Belgium Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
American Pale Wheat Beer
3.49 | pDev: 13.75%
Jun 07, 2023
Jan 12, 2014
IBU: 13
Yeast: Hybrid ale yeast
Calories: 182
Hops: Cascade
Malts: Pale, Wheat
Fruits/Spices: Coriander, grains of paradise
Special Processing: Add Lactobacillus (souring bacteria) to a portion of the overall wort, which produces lactic acid that gives a characteristic sourness and mouthfeel. That acidic portion is then added to other portion of the wort that was fermented with the Ale yeast. So two worts – a sour and a regular – are blended together to make Snapshot.
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

3/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Slightly sweet wheat ale (think Shock Top). Pale golden with small airy head. Slight lemony, citrus aroma, taste is some citrus, bread. Nothing memorable here
Jun 07, 2023
Rated: 4 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Apr 13, 2020
Rated: 4.24 by Dalbeast from Wyoming

May 11, 2019
Rated: 3.6 by Kolb from Montana

Apr 26, 2019
Rated: 2.5 by bigschoolrecords from Pennsylvania

Jan 06, 2019
Rated: 3.74 by ClintGoodman from Iowa

Jul 25, 2018
Rated: 3 by npdevil27 from Massachusetts

Jun 06, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by DigitGrowler from Kentucky

Apr 25, 2018
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.46/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Another New Belgium beer that came in a variety pack if I recall correctly. This one is a typical wheat beer with some spice rack. Comes in hazy like a wheat beer should, yellow in color, about 4/7" deep white head. Aroma hits on coriander, wheat, lemon.

Interesting, expected it to have more tartness. Comes off as a weird intermediary between tart/bitter. Well carbonated throughout. Hopping seems super mild. Light bodied, not overly spice racked. If I were to improve this beer, I'd put some sexy hops in it, blend it a little more with the lacto spiked beer, and just forget the coriander all together. Decent as it is, no problem drinking 2-3 of these in a variety pack.
Jun 27, 2017
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.68/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
I poured this into a pint glass. The appearance is hazy yellow to crisp golden in color with a one finger white foamy head that concaves in the middle to leave a ton of soapy looking bubbles gracing the sides of the glass. The smell is a sharp crisp orange, clementines, and lemons combine with a decent wheatiness coming about into a neatly packed tart citrusy and refreshing way. The taste is a combined wheaty citrusy and slightly sour flavoring. There is a slight orangey aftertaste with a decent wheat bite at the end. There is no finish. On the palate, she sits fairly light and refreshing with a decent sharp carbonation running about her and indicating that this is fairly sessionable. Overall, in my opinion, this is a pretty good American Pale Wheat Ale that does everything it needs for the style.
Jun 27, 2017
Rated: 3.84 by zkoehn from Wisconsin

Apr 28, 2017
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Reviewed by chinchill from South Carolina

3.53/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
12 oz can from NC in SC.
This slightly hazy golden ale is milder than expected. There's light tartness, only faint spicy notes, and a mild aroma with no banana.
Crisp, light and refreshing.
Apr 08, 2017
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Reviewed by BeerAndGasMasks from Virginia

3.56/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
From the can of indeterminate age (2014 canning, I think), it pours an expected hazy amber with a large, fluffy head that lasts as you drink it. Expected banana and clove in the nose. In the mouth: citrus and slightly sweet-sour flavor.
Apr 03, 2017
Rated: 3.94 by Dylanlikesbeer from Kentucky

Mar 07, 2017
Rated: 3 by Dface from Texas

Feb 25, 2017
Rated: 2.5 by duvel1979 from District of Columbia

Feb 09, 2017
Rated: 4.77 by Alemmer91 from Minnesota

Jan 21, 2017
Rated: 4 by OriginalWayOut from North Carolina

Jan 15, 2017
Rated: 3.5 by BeerTest from Florida

Jan 14, 2017
Rated: 3.5 by msumike89 from Colorado

Jan 03, 2017
Snapshot Wheat from New Belgium Brewing Company
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