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Crack'd Wheat - New Glarus Brewing Company

Crack'd Wheat

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Overall: 7.00/10 by 1 dude

Trend: 7.00/10 over past 5 reviews

Style: Hefeweizen

ABV: 5.95%

Season: Year Round

Have Another: 100%

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  • A: 7.0 | T: 7.0 | L: 7.0 | M: 7.0 | O: 7.0
  • Color: Straw, cloudy
  • Poured into my New Glarus pint glass cloudy. No floaties, just cloudy. About a half a finger of white head, that found it's way to dissipate quickly. There is some, but little, lacing.

    The aroma of the beer is strong citrus. Think of someone throwing a citrus fruit salad up your nose. There is clove, wheat, and possibly some cinnamon behind this one also. Don't get any of the usual banana that is in a Hefeweizen.

    There is a lot of carbonation that sticks out throughout the beginning, middle, and end. The flavor includes wheat and clove. The strong citrus that was present in the aroma, takes a back seat, at best, on the palate. The beer is light but the carbonation takes it up a notch to make it feel medium in the oral cavity.

    I like this one but it is a bit too carbonated for me. Carbonated to the point that it seemed to block out the real flavors of the beer.
  • Reviewed: Wednesday, July 08, 2009 at 00:40:03
  • Tasted: Wednesday, July 08, 2009
  • $1.33 for 12 oz. bottle