Six Point Brewing is new to Connecticut only becoming available here for the first time in June. We were anxiously awaiting the arrival of the famed Apollo. When it arrived I snagged three four packs in anticipation of its awesomeness since it came very highly recommended and got excellent reviews.
Additionally, Untappd was offering a special badge for drinking Apollo . . . double incentive! Not that *I* need much of an incentive to try a new beer . . . but it doesn't hurt to get that extra push.
Apollo is a summer wheat beer that is a sessionable 5.2% ABV. It pours a bright golden amber color with a quickly dissipating head. There's no questioning that this is a wheat beer . . . it's very wheaty but that's not the only dominating flavor. With each sip I could clearly taste lemon and banana and . . . check this out . . . bubblegum. Yeah, I said it . . . bubblegum, it's subtle but very much there. Interesting.
As far as wheat beer goes, this is a good one. For a newby, a beer like Blue Moon is a good entre' into wheat beer with is very mild wheatiness . . . but if you want something with a more intense flavor profile then Apollo is it.
A nice, drinkable summer brew named for the Sun God! And, yes . . . I got my Ray of Light badge from
Untappd for drinking two Apollos and then the Sun God Badge for drinking two more . . . it was a struggle but I managed to force them down. **wink** **wink**
For more information about their different beers check out Six Point's website or visit them on Facebook.