Agave Wheat | Breckenridge Brewery

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Agave WheatAgave Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery
Colorado, United States
breckbrew.com

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Agave complements the refreshingly light quality of our wheat and adds a subtle note of flavor that expands this beer’s uplifting taste profile. It is familiar, yet creative.

Added by tgbljb on 01-24-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,064
Reviews:
257
Avg:
3.39
pDev:
15.34%
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
245
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,064 |  Reviews: 257
Photo of baconfromwalmart
3.43/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cdman56
3.93/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of _drummer_
3.34/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A lighter, sweeter wheat beer. This has all the qualities of a wheat beer with the twist of agave nectar. Some who like wheat beer and enjoy a lighter, more crisp beer could really enjoy this one.

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Photo of edthehead
3.16/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mlockman
3.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

As one may expect, this tastes like a wheat beer with just a touch of herbal sweetness. Had on a hot day at a local baseball game, I found this beer to be quite enjoyable.

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Photo of GrumpyGas
3.62/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz can dated:07/08/16 poured into a bulbous pint glass.
Hazy gold colored body floating a .75 in. whitish head and slight lacing.
Sweet wheat bread, banana, and faint citrus aromas. Flavors are similar with agave sweetness.
Mouthfeel is medium and there is a lingering malt aftertaste.
It doesn't suck.

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Photo of aufie
3.39/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shradical
4/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.13/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Tasted in a 16 oz wheat glass from draft at Emil's on May 17, 2017. Look hazy yellow, excellent head retention and spotty lacing. Smell is bread, nut, yeast, cactus and some spice aromas. Taste is bread dough, biscuit malt, fruit and nut flavors. Feel is light in body, smooth and a little dry and bitter in the finish.

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Photo of aasher
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bluesyasian
3.49/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Skillet
3.93/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drunkie
2.02/5  rDev -40.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of AD17
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sabre311
3.41/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.1/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of MonkeyPilates
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dwings97
4.5/5  rDev +32.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tone
3.74/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy, golden color. 5/4 inch head of an off-white color. Good retention and good lacing. Smells of strong wheat, pale malt, slight sweet malt, hint of earthy'herbal (agave?), and slight hops. Fits the style of an Herbed / Spiced Beer or an American Pale Wheat Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong wheat, strong pale malt, slight sweet malt, slight hops, and slight earthy/herbal flavor ( agave?). Overall, good appearance, decent aroma, body, and blend. A pretty solid wheat backbone.

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Photo of NappyB
3.72/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of KenProCo
3.71/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerPournTV
3.27/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours hazy gold with foamy white head, but disappears quickly without much lacing. Smells of a nicely of wheat, yeast and malt. Pleasant on the nose. Tastes solid and sweet for a wheat, but somehow underwhelming. Easy to drink and forget.

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Photo of Bluegrass49
3.18/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass. A hazy yellow color with a 1-finger white head that quickly dissipates.
A decent wheat beer, but nothing to rave about.

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Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
2.95/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Cloudy bright golden body, soapy white head, mild carbonation visible. Smell is grain and mild hops, faint chalk, faint herbs. The flavor tastes like an adjunct lager with mild guava notes tacked on at the end, but transforms before my very papillae to take on a buttery pizza-herb like flavor, perhaps similar to jasmine. Neither dry nor bitter.
It was drinkable, but there was a train wreck that happened between idea and execution. The guava flavor was a flash in the pan, right before a whole big mess of questionable flavors took over. Let's all just collectively forget this one...

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Agave Wheat from Breckenridge Brewery
3.39 out of 5 based on 1,064 ratings.
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