80-Acre Hoppy Wheat
Boulevard Brewing Co.

80-Acre Hoppy Wheat80-Acre Hoppy Wheat
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From:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
 
Missouri, United States
Style:
American Pale Wheat Beer
Ranked #22
ABV:
5.5%
Score:
88
Ranked #15,660
Avg:
3.91 | pDev: 11%
Reviews:
247
Ratings:
1,474
Status:
Active
Rated:
Mar 21, 2022
Added:
Jan 07, 2011
Wants:
  101
Gots:
  465
SCORE
88
Very Good
80-Acre Hoppy Wheat80-Acre Hoppy Wheat
Notes: With roots in two of today's most popular brewing styles, 80-Acre Hoppy Wheat Beer is the result of careful cultivation by our brewers and cellarmen. Their efforts to craft a hybrid yielded a bumper crop of flavor; a delightfully distinctive ale with the aroma of an IPA and the refreshing taste of a wheat beer.

21 IBU
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Reviewed by defunksta from North Dakota

3.6/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Appearance: Pours a hazy (~65% opacity) bright & deep golden color with a large head. SRM of 8. (4.25)

Aroma: Light aromas of lemon citrus and tart & wheat aroma. Fairly subtle. (3.50)

Flavor: Mild flavors upfront of lemon citrus and wheat. This then turns into a hoppy tart lemon and yeast flavor that lingers into the finish. There's a fruity and slight funky and juicy fruit flavor to the yeast here. (3.50)

Feel: Medium-bodied. Moderate carbonation. A yeasty and slightly tart finish. (3.50)

Overall: Similar to the Boulevard wheat with more tart lemon citrus and yeast. The yeast has a slight Brett or wild yeast funk to it imparting some juicyfruit flavors. (Final Rating: 3.75)
Mar 21, 2022
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Reviewed by whynot44 from Missouri

4.16/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Very hazy straw yellow with a decent foamy white head that hangs around and produces some wispy lace.
The aroma is pine and citrus with a bit of fresh bread.
The taste is citrus - lemon, grapefruit, orange, notes of pine resin and nice wheat malt for support. Hops are somewhat gentler than most IPAs and very complimentary to the wheat base. The finish is dry with a lingering citrus and pine note that makes you want more.
The body is light/medium and smooth in the mouth,decent lingering carbonation.
Altogether this is a very enjoyable brew, good as a summer cooler or just for enjoyment anytime, goes well with most food.
Feb 08, 2022
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Rated by landdog

4.33/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Not as good as Boulevard Unfiltered Wheat
Jan 31, 2022
 
Rated: 4.04 by TwilightBeerCareer from Illinois

May 09, 2021
 
Rated: 3.68 by BlueSpader from Washington

Oct 12, 2020
 
Rated: 3.5 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Jul 22, 2020
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Reviewed by OK_Denise from Oklahoma

3.52/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Full disclosure...I am not a big fan of hoppy beers. That being said, this one is not too bad. Yes, it has the usual hop bite but it is not an overpowering one. I am a big fan of wheat beers and this one does a decent job of respecting the heritage and flavor of the style, while adding the additional hops. Will I drink it again....probably. It isn't in my wheelhouse of favorites though. Again, there is nothing wrong with the beer, it just is not my sort of thing overall.
Jul 20, 2020
 
Rated: 3.99 by Eyedoc27 from Illinois

Apr 09, 2020
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Reviewed by Sup_Sippin from California

4.04/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Insta-fresh, citrus, crisp, less sweet and less breadtastic than a standard wheat- but maybe it's overpowered by the hops, higher-power/ more ferocious Blue Moon that's also more bodacious, buoyant and tangy mouth,
-wheat has more protein than barley so the wheat beers are hazier and with thicker heads!
Nov 26, 2019
 
Rated: 3.71 by Griffith from Connecticut

Jul 11, 2019
 
Rated: 3.75 by Birdlegs from Washington

May 10, 2019
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Reviewed by wmscottsimpsonjr from Missouri

3.52/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Draft. Hazy straw with one finger head. Moderate pine, earthy, and citrus hops in the aroma. Similar flavor with a little wheat flavor shining through. A little dank.
Jan 26, 2019
 
Rated: 3.27 by Kurzman from Rhode Island

Dec 30, 2018
 
Rated: 3.99 by PDBeer from Pennsylvania

Dec 13, 2018
 
Rated: 3.5 by COBEERHUNTER from Colorado

Jul 22, 2018
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Reviewed by Dourrieu from Florida

3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
I bought this beer wanting to try something new as I have been a Porter Stout guy for a while. I was really impressed, great aromas very good strong wheat taste and way to easy to drink this will be the light in a fridge full of dark. Solid product
Jun 22, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by Walnut from Missouri

Jun 21, 2018
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Reviewed by Snift_the_juice from Kansas

3.71/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Not huge on wheats as to me, most taste the same, aside of course from our beloved Boulevard. This wonderfully hazed hoppy wheat offers a decent feel and nice conveyor of flavors. Honey Lemon, with slight pineyness and wonderful smooth finish. That's what she said. Another home run by KCs championship brew crew.
Jun 10, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by Richie_C_Johnson from Minnesota

May 29, 2018
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Reviewed by Act25 from New Jersey

3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
I like this better than top Ba's. It's aspirin like, minerally, chalky golden goodness at cash temp.
a) Pillowy head over hazed golden body, lasts and laces a bit.
s) Ample lemon, wheat, grass, aspirin, minerally chalk.
t) Big,pleasing, ranging from juniper to honey sweetness, on a lemony wheat core.
f) Dry, that chalky goodness pairs well with food. Mineral, dry, gin-like, juniper spirits.
o) Original, take no prisoners, unapologetic approach. Go for 6.
May 16, 2018
 
Rated: 3.49 by 89BeerMe from Missouri

Feb 03, 2018
 
Rated: 4.06 by BobsBrewReview from Missouri

Jan 29, 2018
 
Rated: 4.05 by BAHartman from Kansas

Jan 25, 2018
 
Rated: 3.28 by k204 from Missouri

Jan 22, 2018
 
Rated: 4.1 by kevinmealey1950 from Florida

Jan 21, 2018
 
Rated: 2.87 by AyatollahGold from Indiana

Dec 12, 2017
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Reviewed by woodychandler from Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
I was elated & an attendee a few years ago at the Press fete in PHL for the announcement that Boulevard B.C. beers of KC, MO would now be available in PA! My enthusiasm has not waned in the least, but I have a sufficient amount of their beers in the Bottle Backlog here at Chez Woody that I am conducting a Coup de Boule(vard) today for New Beer Sunday (Week 663). Hang on, it's going to be quite the ride!

From the bottle: "Brewed with pure water, barley, wheat, hops, and yeast by Boulevard Brewing Company, Kansas City, Missouri."

I'm taking this one slightly out of my intended order, increasing in ABV, but I just revisited their Unfiltered Wheat Beer & it just seemed to make sense to continue with another Wheat Beer.

Having Pop!ped the cap, I felt as though a hard, heavy-handed, aggro pour was in order. This resulted in a mound of three fingers of dense, rocky, eggshell-white head with decent retention. Color was a deeply-hazy/lightly cloudy Yellow-Gold (SRM = 4 -5). Nose had an interesting admixture of black pepper, Simcoe-like cattiness, Cascade-like minty-pine and a light lemony citrusiness. Mouthfeel was medium, denser than their standard Unfiltered Wheat Beer. This was definitely bringing the hops in comparison to the previous one! I would say almost definitely that Simcoe & Cascade were involved, plus the wheat gave it a peppery spiciness. This kind of thing is exactly why I got excited when they announced their arrival. The finish was semi-dry, but very hoppy and entirely refreshing. If they were to CAN this, I would def put it in my cooler when headed for the beach! The Unfiltered Wheat Beer was likewise refreshing, but the inclusion of hops makes this beer my winner between the two.
Nov 05, 2017
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Rated by Mark66 from Texas

4.78/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5
Outstanding! Everything clicks.
Oct 28, 2017
 
Rated: 3.96 by Khaack from New York

Oct 27, 2017
 
Rated: 3.93 by ntorch from New York

Oct 16, 2017
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Reviewed by dacas1 from Illinois

4.28/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Kind of a combo of a farmhouse ale and a pale ale. Very tasty, clean, very drinkable. Hoppy, yet wheaty and citrusy. Great beer. Unfiltered look in a glass with great lacing - feels like you're drinking something special. It's a good change of pace. Recommend!
Oct 01, 2017
 
Rated: 3.13 by Jcbroome from Florida

Sep 22, 2017
 
Rated: 3.58 by brianstrong2 from Missouri

Sep 08, 2017
 
Rated: 4.13 by cunning_stunt from Indiana

Sep 02, 2017
 
Rated: 3.48 by HawkGX from Kansas

Aug 18, 2017
 
Rated: 4.56 by Mdwyer from Indiana

Aug 17, 2017
 
Rated: 4.49 by Yeldarb92 from Ohio

Jul 23, 2017
 
Rated: 4.09 by saperez59 from Indiana

Jul 12, 2017
 
Rated: 3.88 by craigbelly from Iowa

Jul 10, 2017
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Reviewed by tone77 from Pennsylvania

3.56/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a cloudy golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of citrus, grains. Taste is oranges, lemons, some wheat sharpness. Feels medium/full bodied in the mouth and overall is a refreshing and solid summertime beer.
Jul 10, 2017
80-Acre Hoppy Wheat from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 1721 ratings