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Let There Be Light | Wild Heaven Beer

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3.68/5
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62 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wild Heaven Beer
Georgia, United States
wildheavencraftbeers.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Who says lighter beers have to be boring? Let There Be Light is Wild Heaven’s first “sessionable” beer, coming in at only 4.7%, yet FULL of flavor. Starting with both barley and wheat, we added two rare hops—Nelson Sauvin and Sorachi Ace—along with a bit of orange peel, to create a complex beer with a citrus note that will change the way you think about “light” beer.

30 IBU

Added by brentk56 on 02-07-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,645
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
62
pDev:
12.5%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
13
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Ratings: 62 |  Reviews: 12
Photo of sd123
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of T_Hass
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jopezu
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

pours a cloudy, bright copper with a huge, fluffy head that hangs around. nose; graham cracker, biscuit, fermented yeast, & hay. taste; bready malt, light caramel/cocoa, citrus zest, lemon pith, & grassy hops. medium carbonation & mouthfeel. decent light beer, nothing i'll seek out again.

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Photo of ryanhooks81
3.81/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chinchill
3.81/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

From a bottle.
Foamy off-white head.
Soft, foamy feel that seems just right for this beer.
Well balanced and nicely nutty. Goes down very easy.
Overall: while I have been generally disappointed with this brewery, this one is a winner.

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Photo of weaselface89
3.88/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L- copper/ orange color with a small white head. very clear with lots of carbonation bubbles
S- mild citrus and straw smell. also bready malts
T- citrus and lemony. grainy crisp and refreshing
F- light, crisp
O- nice and refreshing light( as the name suggests) beer. appropriate for hot summer days. could have a few of these

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Photo of AgentMunky
3.67/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a Teku glass. Bottled March 2015.
4.25/3.5/3.5/4.25/3.75
Pours an interestingly lustrous red-orange, slightly hazy. Two fingers of head last forever.
It smells citrusy (obvs) but with an unfortunate metallic character.
This (slight) metal carries over into the taste, which is otherwise crisp and light. This, my second, bottle tastes less obviously orange juicey, but still rather citrus-fruity.
Crisp and juicy are the dominant features. This fruitiness outbalances even the crisp malt base. Great choice for a low ABV pale ale.

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Photo of Clockwatcher
3.89/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ramblinwreck101
3.31/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of daddypatstacks
3.45/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Picked up a 6 pick of this looking for a tasty light beer option. I was surprised at how dark it was when I poured it. It was a dark amber, almost brown. Way darker than I was expecting for a "light" beer. The smell was good but unremarkable- bready malts and hint of citrus. It tasted like it smelled which isn't bad, but there wasn't too much going on. It was more toasty and malty than I wanted for light beer, but the it was pretty light-bodied so it was easy to knock back multiple of these. Not too filling either. This beer definitely works as a lighter pale ale but doesn't really evoke the qualities I like in a good pale ale or light beer. Still, it was simple and tasty enough, just not what I was looking for.

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Photo of StevenNebulous
4.4/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of benloho
3.52/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MonkeyBread
3.71/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UltimateLivewire
2.5/5  rDev -32.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of buckyp
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ordybill
3.02/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma- Citrus and malt, pretty good
Appearance- Pours a clear dark gold color with a small tan head.
Taste- This is where it heads south. I found the whole flavor "empty" up front and then finished with a malt taste, not much there at all, very disappointing.
Palate- A light to medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation
Overall- it looks good, but the flavor is a real let down. All show and no go. I would not drink this again.

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Photo of ryho
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jaswilson2
3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of lcanova
3.82/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Look: clear, light brown with a slight red tint, 1/2 finger head immediately after pouring that dissipates quickly
Smell: spicy and fruity
Taste: malty and refreshing, with a hint of citrus on the backend
Feel: smooth with moderate carbonation

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Photo of Beerando
3.9/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Light beer full of citrus flavor that goes down very smoothly.

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Photo of thatoneguymike
3.46/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kushlash23
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of BurningTreeMufen
3.4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of Liz_erj
2.44/5  rDev -33.7%

Photo of Vitruvius
3.04/5  rDev -17.4%

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Let There Be Light from Wild Heaven Beer
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 62 ratings
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