Anchor Winter Wheat

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  1. cid71

    cid71 Initiate (106) Mar 2, 2009 New Jersey
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    I saw this in a store the other day. Hadn't heard anything about it and don't see any reviews. Anyone had it yet ?
     
  2. Genuine

    Genuine Devotee (442) May 7, 2009 Connecticut

    I 2nd that I've never heard of it. I can't find anything on their website about it.
     
  3. KendallKid

    KendallKid Initiate (0) Jun 9, 2014 New York

    I will say I am intrigued !!!
    Found this

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    by reidramsay July 14, 2014
    Anchor Brewing Company (San Francisco, CA) is expanding their seasonal game this fall/winter with the addition of Anchor Winter Wheat. The cold weather offering is brewed with red winter wheat from a nearby family farm. Cali grown wheat isn’t just local, it’s award winning.

    We’ve been making wheat beers since the summer of 1984. They’ve all been golden summer refreshers instead of dark winter warmers – until now. Anchor Winter Wheat is made with a unique blend of malted barley and five wheats from Belgium, Germany, the Midwest, and a family farm just 75 miles away, where we get our soft red winter wheat. Sown in November and harvested in June, it is used in artisanal flatbreads, cakes and pastries. In 1848, California farmers forsook their amber grain for golden fortune. By 1878, California wheat was back big-time, winning gold at the Paris International Exposition. There was a ben a wheat beer brewery in North Beach, one mile from our first home. Today, the robust flavor, malty complexity, enticing aroma, ebony color, and thick creamy head of Anchor Winter Wheat reflect this delicious heritage. Cheers!

    An official announcement from Anchor will come soon, but expect Anchor Winter Wheat in 12oz bottles, and draft.

    Style: Wheat Ale
    Availability: 12oz Bottles, Draft.
    Arrival: TBA

    7% ABV
     
  4. KendallKid

    KendallKid Initiate (0) Jun 9, 2014 New York

    More intrigued by this tho

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  5. Vogt52

    Vogt52 Initiate (0) May 25, 2014 Maryland

    I'd definitely like to try this
     
  6. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Initiate (0) Mar 18, 2010 California

    Looking forward to trying both of these.
     
  7. Smileitsfreetobehappy

    Smileitsfreetobehappy Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2014 Alaska

    sounds great anchor is some solid brews
     
  8. Mark-Leggett

    Mark-Leggett Meyvn (1,098) Jul 30, 2014 Missouri

    I want one!
     
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