Tropical Heatwave

Style: Hoppy Wheat Ale

Availability: CCB Beer Archive

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WMNF 88.5fm is a listener-supported community radio station that celebrates cultural diversity and is committed to equality, peace and economic justice. WMNF in Tampa has been serving the community since 1979, and is celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the WMNF Tropical Heatwave.

To learn more about WMNF, go to wmnf.org.

Tropical Heatwave Wheat Ale is a Summer Wheat Ale, generously hopped with Kohatu hops from New Zealand. The Kohatu hops provide a very tropical flavor that fit perfectly with this Summer ale.

Tropical Heatwave artwork by Heather Manning



  • ABV: 5.2%
  • OG: 14
  • IBU: 30
  • SRM: 4

Tasting Notes

Pours light hazy wheat color. Aromas of tropical fruit and hay. Flavor has light tropical fruit including passionfruit, balanced by wheat and a touch of grain. Easy to drink and refreshing.

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    Tasting Room

  • 813.348.6363 x206
  • 3924 West Spruce Street Tampa, FL 33607
  • Regular Hours
    Sunday – Thursday: 11:00am – 11:00pm
    Friday – Saturday: 11:00am – 1:00am

    Please note: if you wish to consume alcohol, you’ll need to be at least 21 years old. We currently accept these IDs:

    • State ID cards
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    • Passport/Passport Card
    • Military ID (No dependent IDs)

    Additional Locations

    Cigar City Brewing – Airport Location
    Cigar City Cider & Mead

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