80 Acre Hoppy Wheat | Boulevard Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
88
very good
1,679 Ratings
80 Acre Hoppy Wheat80 Acre Hoppy Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
boulevard.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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

Added by Reaper16 on 01-07-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,679
Reviews:
234
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
10.94%
 
 
Wants:
92
Gots:
447
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,679 |  Reviews: 234
Photo of Harrison8
3.69/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy bright yellow, with a medium-thick white foamy head. Head retention is moderate, with good lacing left behind. Wheat, and pine hop notes form a simplistic, summer drinkin' aroma. Taste is lemon, with wheat and pine hops. Very easy to drink despite being labeled as "hoppy". Feel is medium-thin, and easy to drink. Overall, a good brew with some solid hop presence and yet it remains easy to drink.

Served in a 12oz snifter.

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Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.15/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kilobees
3/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Beginner2
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris48083
3.57/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Ok. Had it when it wasn't super cold. Decent taste, pretty standard.

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Photo of MrDis
3.97/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gutbuster
4.06/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEERchitect
3.81/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

With summer beckoning, the flavors on the beer aisle are under rapid change. Shedding the malt richness and boozy punch of cooler fare, the Boulevard brewers bring two summery flavors together- wheat and hops.

Hazy gold and firmly capped, the beer's frothy, heady white cap soaks up the scents of lemon, lime, agave and juniper along with the common hop perfumes of grapefruit, orange and pine. Its taste sings a softer tune as its gentle wheat, confectioner's sweetness and light honey drizzle on the front of the tongue.

Its sweetness is short as its bready body breaks apart, allowing the grain and starchy creaminess to support the hops thereafter. White grapefruit, tangy orange, and piquant limes lead into a bitter finish of freshly torn pine needles, muddled herbs, spicy grasses and a bite of tonic water.

Medium-bodied and trending dry and bitter, the spiciness of the ale celebrates a long aftertaste of bitter grasses, citrus peel and a sprucy refreshment that renders the beer a ale version of gin-and-tonic. Its easy to see why this ale is built well for summer!

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Photo of Markc72
4.83/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SMH_NWI
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jp32
3.17/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours hazy golden yellow in color with a fluffy white head. Smell is slightly hoppy, very mild actually. The flavor is about what you would expect. A pinch of citrus, and enough hops to take over most of the flavor, but not enough to make you feel like you're drinking an ipa.

It's a refreshing, decent tasting beer. No bells or whistles, and no real complaints either.

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Photo of mwckiltedsavage
3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AD17
3.63/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mdunigan
3.08/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of jmd1978
2.79/5  rDev -29%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Hazey gold color with white head. Nose of wheat citrus and a bit malty. Taste is like a tame wheat beer with a little hops and lemon. Clean finish. Not a big fan of this. I like the attempt to make a hybrid but to me it tastes like a weak wheat beer that lost its hops.

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Photo of Shellynix
3.29/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jamstone714
3.72/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of olduo2
1.83/5  rDev -53.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of geodonnokepyo
3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Smk54
3.76/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured a 12oz bottle into a tulip glass. Hazy golden yellow, thin head nd lots of fine lacing. Bread dough and moderate pine notes. Clean citrus taste. Just a hint of hops at the finish. I get hops in the nose and taste, but this is still a wheat beer and has a crisp clean taste that you would expect.
Boulevard delivered exactly what they advertised!

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Photo of aklude
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cmoore32
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ordybill
4.4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the tap at the Carolina Ale House into a pint glass. The appearance is a cloudy light amber color with a large white head. The aroma is citrus and hops. The taste matches the aroma.

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Photo of CameronMiller
3.33/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tgrmitchroy
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

80 Acre Hoppy Wheat from Boulevard Brewing Co.
3.93 out of 5 based on 1,679 ratings.
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