Almost makes me want to mow...

I picked up a 6-pack of Spring Heat Spiced Wheat today at Tower. I think initially I've been leery of it since it's an Anheuser-Busch product or possibly because of the silly smiley thing on the label. It was on sale (end of its limited season) for $5 today so I caved.

I had some with lunch and it's actually pretty good. It's modeled after the Belgian wheat ales like Hoegaarden. It's got a good hit of citrus and spice (coriander) and is mildly sweet. I was first exposed to this style when Celis White was still being made in Texas back in the mid to late 90's. When that was no longer available I switched to imported Hoegaarden which was made by the same brewmaster. I also like Blue Moon Belgian White (brewed by Coors) as it's easy to find and widely available. I have to say I really like the Spring Heat Spiced Wheat a bit more than the Blue Moon. It's a bit more tangy toward lemons and limes than the more orange-like Blue Moon. I'd really like it if I had just mowed the lawn... which I have not.

I'll have to try the current seasonal from A-B, Beach Bum Blonde Ale.

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