80 Acre Hoppy Wheat | Boulevard Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
88
very good
1,681 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:
1,681
Reviews:
235
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
10.94%
 
 
Wants:
93
Gots:
448
For Trade:
0
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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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

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3/5  rDev -23.7%

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3.05/5  rDev -22.4%

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

Poured a cloudy straw yellow with a thin white head, lots of carbonation bubbles running throughout.

The smell is slightly piney with a mineral quality and a touch of copper.

The flavor is a bit bland. It has light traces of fruity wheat and a light coppery flavor with just a touch of juniper bitterness. I find the coppery tin like flavor to be a bit distracting.

The mouthfeel has a nice light creamyness to it.

Overall not a bad wheat, just a bit to bland and a touch flawed to me.

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

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3.1/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of pmcadamis
3.13/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Hazy yellow with a nice big white cap. Decent lace on the glass.

S - Sharply hoppy and slightly metallic. Herbal green hop notes.

T - The hops are almost pilsener-esque and quite green-grassy. This really lacks the malty backbone that most hoppy beers have, and that leaves the hops hanging out there in thin air with no support. This results in a sharp and overly bitter flavor IMO.

M - Light bodied and very carbonated. Long lasting grassy finish.

This is not bad, but just seems weird to me. I love that Boulevard (one of my favorite brewers by the way) tried something different, but I think that there is a reason that wheat beers are traditionally not very hoppy.

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Photo of rundocrun
3.15/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Body is straw yellow and cloudy. A rough pour yields 4 (count 'em) 4 fingers of fluffy white head. Good retention.

S - Hops steal the show in the nose. Lots of pine, bitter grapefruit peel, and lemongrass. Subtler notes of orange and bright tropical fruit.

T - Up front, dry wheat flavor and mild malt sweetness. Some lemon, lemongrass, and orange peel through the middle, but very little bitterness. Finish is fruity, but otherwise bland. Overall, taste is a bit of a disappointment after the promise of the aroma.

M- Thin body with good carbonation. Very clean finish and quite drinkable.

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

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3.16/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Good beer although it looks slightly like a urine specimen. This is overall a good beer with some citrus-lemon overtones and a slight nice hoppy touch. I could drink this in the summer more than any other season. A good effort but should be adapted to be a year round favorite

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Photo of ExtraStout
3.17/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On tap @ BBC Franklin, MA

Poured a cloudy straw yellow with a thin white head, lots of carbonation bubbles running throughout.

The smell is slightly piney with a mineral quality and a touch of copper.

The flavor is a bit bland. It has light traces of fruity wheat and a light coppery flavor with just a touch of juniper bitterness. I find the coppery tin like flavor to be a bit distracting.

The mouthfeel has a nice light creamyness to it.

Overall not a bad wheat, just a bit to bland and a touch flawed to me.

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3.17/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.17/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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 Tim725
3.22/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

80 Acre Hoppy Wheat from Boulevard Brewing Co.
3.93 out of 5 based on 1,681 ratings.
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