In this beer blog, we are going to sample the second brew from Cheboygan Brewery. It is their Blood Orange Wheat. If you read my beer blog posts on their Lemongrass Wheat a few days ago, you know the history of this Michigan craft brewery. If you have not, please, read to get to know Cheboygan Brewery. Let us get into this wheat.
It has a cloudy straw to a light golden color with a semi white head. The aroma has a heavy orange notes. The taste profile of this light to medium body has a wheat orange notes with a nice orange aftertaste. It is pretty drinkable beer.
Here is a description from their website (www.cheboyganbrewingcompany.com):
A unique twist on a great American-style wheat beer, with the addition of fresh local wildflower honey mixed with blood orange zest, and blood orange puree. The result is a medium bodied beer that is very smooth with a residual sweetness, and creaminess from the honey, and an exhilierating nose of citrus from the orange. Ahh, summertime. 5.7% ABV
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Closing, compare to the Lemongrass Wheat, this is not as good but it is still a solid beer. It is a great beer. I did not like this beer as much as I enjoyed their Lemongrass Wheat. I am not a huge fan of oranges and there is nothing wrong with it. This is why we have several different beer styles in the market. The orange notes are not overpowering the wheat ale. It is a nice refreshing beer. I highly recommend this beer. Go get some! Drink it! Enjoy it! Metal it! \m/
Bill DJ Weiser