Sierra Nevada Old Chico Brand Crystal Wheat
From Sierra Nevada – Brewed using 65% wheat malt and 35% barley malt. This filtered wheat beer is light blonde in color, light bodied and has a wonderfully clean finish. This is a great choice for craft brew novices and beer aficionados alike. This is only sold in Chico, at the brewery and select retailers in Chico.
Sierra Nevada Brewing – Sierra Nevada Old Chico Brand Crystal Wheat – 12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass. 4.8% abv. Smuggled to and sold by Certified Market Monrovia, CA.
Appearance: Pours a clear yellow gold with crazy rising carbonation. Another picture perfect head from SN. Dense, white and fluffy.
Aroma: Bread dough, faint banana and spice.
Taste: Sour dough, moderate hop bitterness. Finishes with a slight sour twang.
Mouthfeel: Crisp, clean with lively bubbles.
Overall: An easy drinker, great session with real character.
September 5, 2011 @ 12:38 pm
No longer only sold in Chico ( which is a great thing) picked some up at my local Safeway market today, which is in central Ca ! Great beer to try if you haven’t yet