Hangar 24 Orange Wheat - Hangar 24 Brewery
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Reviews by Gstarkey:
4/5 rDev +15.6%
I have actually had the pleasure of going to hangar 24 brewery in Redlands California being that i only live about 30 miles away or so. I cant really believe that this was in my backyard the whole time!. The brewery seems like its kind of in the middle of nowhere but when you arrive the parking lot seems full and there are lots of people around drinking lots of fresh beer. The layout is very open and flows pretty freely. You simple walk in and step up to the counter and order what you like.
After promptly ordering a cold pint of orange wheat we then proceeded to take a tour of the brewery which was very educational being that this was my first tour of a working brewery. Now lets rate the beer. Poured a very hazy orangeish golden color. About a finger and a half of white head. The smell was very much of fresh oranges. Some mild hop and malt aromas followed.
The taste was like the smell very much oranges, some small hop and sweet maltiness. But mostly citrus flavors. Very nice beer something i would definitely session on a sunday afternoon watching football or something. This is a beer you should really try along with the rest of what hangar makes and if your close check out their brewery its very cool.
10-19-2012 20:29:38 | More by Gstarkey
More User Reviews:
3.44/5 rDev -0.6%
The Beers of California
Bottle Date: None
A: Hazy pale golden with a white, micro bubble head of foam. The bubbles leave a rim and a trace lace on the glass. There is a trace amount of lace on the rim and the glass.
S: Strong lemon and orange zest which floats on top of a honey wheat base.
T: Honey and orange juice sweetness ushers in moments of wheat and cracker maltiness. There are hints of clove and black pepper spice. The finish is clean and earthy. Simple, sweet and well executed.
M: Light feel and somewhat chewy. Could have used a bit more carbonation to add to the brew's lightness and brightness.
O: A sweet wheat ale and a refreshing session brew for hot summer days. Picked this up to celebrate the start of spring, which is really the start of Southern California's Summer.
03-28-2013 02:10:24 | More by ElSid
3.48/5 rDev +0.6%
Hangar 24 Brewery
Cloudy golden yellow. Initial foaming white head that doesn't last for long.
Pungent aroma of oranges. They certainly delivered on their promise of an orange and wheat beer, though there is little else here to smell but the orange.
A sweet wheat beer dominated by orange flavor along with a touch of astringency and bready wheat character.
Light to medium mouthfeel, though it seems a touch syrupy.
A flavorful and sweet orange wheat. I couldn't drink a ton of this, but they certainly deliver on their promise of this beer being "orange" and "wheat."
07-09-2011 03:48:57 | More by ehammond1
3.83/5 rDev +10.7%
Aroma is fantastic. Smells like the middle of an orange grove midseason. Little to no hops or malt smell, strictly delicious orange.
Pours as expected for a wheat beer with a fair amount of head that compresses to become thin and slightly creamy.
Surprisingly very little orange flavor. I would like to taste just the tiniest hint or orange, but I couldn't. Just a grainy flavor with hops and malt flavors way way in the backfield.
I'm not a big fan of light flavored beers in general. Got this for my wife as a way to bring her over to the brighter side of craft brews. It is a decent and refreshing brew though, just wish it had a bit more orange flavor for the novelty.
05-29-2010 02:16:56 | More by sm007thie
2.8/5 rDev -19.1%
Had this one (replete with accompanying orange slice) with a burger at Red Robin. Looks a little strange in the glass; maybe a little too opaque and not enough carbonation for the style? Nose is absent; the only thing I could smell was the orange slice. Taste is basically absent, although not off-putting. Not exciting at all. If Blue Moon is an option, go for it over this one.
11-08-2011 03:58:15 | More by gregb13
3.55/5 rDev +2.6%
Appearance - Pours a hazy, pale orange with a white, half finger head. Sub-par retention. Leaves a near smooth surface, with bubbles clinging around the edge of the glass. Spotty lacing, with little stick.
Smell - Simple but fair aroma of wheat and watered down orange juice.
Taste - Follows the nose. Moderate wheaty flavor backed by a mild orange juice character. A hint of spice. Faint mint on the finish. Simple, straight forward flavor profile.
Mouthfeel - Light in body with crisp carbonation. Clean, smooth finish.
Overall - Definitely a summertime beer. Light and refreshing. If I were looking for something to drink in the sun, though, this wouldn't beer my first choice. Not enough meat on this bone, so to speak.
04-08-2013 01:55:30 | More by TheSixthRing
3.68/5 rDev +6.4%
On-tap at Blue Palms Brewhouse in Hollywood - 5/6/2010. Served in a nonic.
Hazy gold-tinged lemon body with a thin fizzy ghost white collar. Light lacing, poor retention.
Orange and wheat work well together - the latter contributes a lemon-like scent which offsets the former. All in all you can't get much in the nose other than citrus, but this is unsurprising for the style.
Fresh navel oranges, a squeeze of oemon and lime, sugar, smooth almost lactic wheat notes, and a hint of hops. Brisk, summery, and approachable.
Medium-light bodied, not overly carbonated, but still a bit prickly with all the citrus. Gently warming but still session-able I suppose.
A step above Widmer's version of citrus-laden "American Wheat" beer, but that isn't hard to top.
05-11-2010 21:45:05 | More by augustgarage
Hangar 24 Orange Wheat from Hangar 24 Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 257 ratings.