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Honey Wheat Ale

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America’s Brewing Company
Aurora, IL
USA
http://www.walterpaytonsroundhouse.com/content/5.html

Style: Wheat
ABV: 5.4%

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America’s Brewing Company (also known as the beer brewed for Walter Payton’s Roundhouse brewpub) now bottles for retail sale. That means you can enjoy a little sweetness at home.

This wheat ale is brewed with orange peel, coriander, and sixty pounds of honey. Sweetness, indeed! It pours with a big head and is a hazy dark gold. I noticed though that coming out of the bottle, it looked like it might be a little watery.

On the nose you can smell the wheat and a slightly sweet scent. That sweetness shows itself in a big honey flavor that really evens things out, because it is a touch watery. It’s also got a floral, citrusy taste that’s really pleasant.

Overall, this is a smooth-drinking, lightweight beer that goes down pretty easily. It’s good summertime drinking.

Reviewed by Jill Jaracz on May 27, 2008.
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