Tropical Thunder Hoppy Wheat | Lost Rhino Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Lost Rhino Brewing Company
Virginia, United States

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.25%

Availability: Summer

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Added by nmann08 on 08-12-2013

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 6
Reviews by Chaney:
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4.22/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It's not my intention to be a homer with this review and gush about it undeservedly, I've been disappointed by LR many times before, but this sucker was flat out awesome.

Had a pint of this at the brewery and blown away so I grabbed a growler on the way out.

Served in a DFH whacked-out glass.

A: Poured a cloudy tangerine color with a whopping white head that stayed in place for a while.

S: Fruit bomz r us! Seriously, Tropic Thunder is right on here: Mango, orange, grapefruit, and a hint of lemon.

T: This was like an alcohol and wheat infused fruit smoothie. Not too sweet, medium-bodied, and with a summer beer-like disposition overall. All the major fruit layers from the smell were present.

M: Light and bubbly, gulpable, and very, very drinkable. Ridiculous lacing.

O: I hope Lost Rhino brings this back next summer as well. Pretty awesome.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of nmann08
3.79/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy dull orange color. Good carbonation, with a very full thick white head sitting on top.

The nose comes out of nowhere. I expected subdued, but this has a good profile. Citrus hops, grapefruit, tropical fruit. A little bit of grain comes through.

Flavor is a sweet citrus. Grapefruit, mango, orange, just a touch of pine. The sweetness and bitterness mix together well.

It feels very sessionable on the palate.

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Photo of joemama76
3.85/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wrightst
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Tropical Thunder Hoppy Wheat from Lost Rhino Brewing Company
4 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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