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Average Review High Score Low Score Reviews Tried Consumed
84 84 84 1 10 2
Hvedegoop by Three Floyds Brewing LLC
Wheat Wine
10.40 % ABV


 
Review by Surly Duff on 09/25/08  
 
Score Appearance Smell Taste Mouthfeel Overall Impression Year
84 3 8 18 5 8 2008
Pours a nice deep caramel with a reddish tint. Big foamy off-white/tan head atop. The foam settles slowly and leaves the walls of the sniffer coated in wispy lacing.

Warm caramel and wheat up front. Bit of fruity hops punch through with a hint of berry accompanying some distant grapefruit. Touch of pine and a little light toffee. Dash of biscuit at the end.

Nice and thick like one would expect. This brew coats the tongue and brings a smooth and delicious caramel malt first. It's soon followed by a bit of fruity hops. Nice grapefruit and a hint of lemon. Bit of mellow pine stickiness and a hint of light toffee. Nice wheat smoothness and a bit of it on the aftertaste. Creamy caramel is still there on the tongue after each sip.

The alcohol only slightly makes itself known in the flavor and isn't present in the aroma. Just enough to remind you that you're drinking a 10.4% beer but not enough to bring any warmth. I'm sure it's mellowed nicely from when it was fresh back at Dark Lord Day 2008. One of the best wheat wines I've had.

Served In: Snifter

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