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Orange Avenue Wit - Coronado Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

285 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 285
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 14.99%
Wants: 3
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: armock on 04-18-2010)
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canucklehead

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-08-2014 18:33:09 | More by canucklehead
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.61/5  rDev +4%

Poured from the bottle into a Hoegaarden witbier tumbler.

A simple cloudy and opaque dull apricot body, with barely half a finger of white head off the pour. Settles though to a thin puck and a nice creamy white collar, with a little bit of clarity towards the head.

Bouquet is orange, but also something a little unpleasant. A hint of bile strangely it seems. The orange is quite nice and doesn't come off to artificial.

Nice first impression the sip. Good dense orange fruit at first, followed with a nice creamy palate and solid chewy wheat backbone. Dense. Controlled finish and a bit of toasty and bready aromas surprisingly on the swallow too. Glad that not much of that slightly off aroma is coming out in the taste.

Overall a fairly solid and pleasant witbier.

03-07-2014 00:31:07 | More by smakawhat
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Ejayz

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-03-2014 22:43:33 | More by Ejayz
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DonDonLongJohn

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

03-03-2014 06:25:13 | More by DonDonLongJohn
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VeganUndead

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

03-03-2014 03:52:11 | More by VeganUndead
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foghornleghorn22

Virginia

5/5  rDev +44.1%

03-02-2014 02:09:51 | More by foghornleghorn22
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JC333

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

03-01-2014 12:13:42 | More by JC333
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DrJay

Massachusetts

3.38/5  rDev -2.6%

Fizzy, quickly dissipating cap. Very hazy, amber/orange color. Aromas of wheat grain and earthy citrus rind, oranges, a bit spicy. Medium bodied with lowish carbonation, felt a little dull. Low bitterness with more wheat, orange, and spicy character. Decent overall. I liked the orange aroma, but it didn't carry through as well into the flavour.

02-28-2014 23:46:20 | More by DrJay
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jwps214

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

02-28-2014 03:46:07 | More by jwps214
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cbutova

Massachusetts

2.53/5  rDev -27.1%

Coronado makes it to MA which means more 12oz bottles for me to review.

A- Poured into a tumbler with a hazy, yeast clouded golden light orange body. A small white cap forms that has a fizzy, somewhat creamy texture. Head retention is decent as the foam dies down to a small ring fairly quickly. Several patches of lace and a few small rings.

S- Not a whole lot of strength here, I find myself searching for the aroma in a style that usually smacks you in the face. Moderate amounts of citrus and orange peel come to mind with a bit of yeast spiciness beyond that.

T- Spiciness comes to life here as it didn't really hit me that much in the aroma. White peppercorn, coriander and even a bit of cardamom hit the palate with the aforementioned orange citrus zest feel. Rustic wheat bread, medium sweetness, herbal qualities, honey and earthiness all come to mind beyond the spice and citrus.

MF- Light bodied with a crisp, high-end carbonation; refreshing feel. Texture is fizzy with a slight silky creaminess. It all finishes off with a zesty bitterness lingering on the palate.

Something about the whole experience feels thin to me. The flavor doesn't round it to be all that satisfying to me and is a bit underwhelming. The added spices also throw the balance a little too far in that direction. Has that flavored soda feel for some reason.

02-27-2014 04:10:06 | More by cbutova
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cavemanlawyer1999

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +15.3%

02-23-2014 06:57:04 | More by cavemanlawyer1999
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TripelMark

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +15.3%

02-19-2014 20:31:14 | More by TripelMark
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Josbor11

Ohio

3/5  rDev -13.5%

02-13-2014 21:37:55 | More by Josbor11
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jkeefe1800

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

02-12-2014 03:00:37 | More by jkeefe1800
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karabearaesquire

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

02-09-2014 15:21:43 | More by karabearaesquire
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

4/5  rDev +15.3%

02-01-2014 14:46:40 | More by ShepardCommander
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FLima

Brazil

3.69/5  rDev +6.3%

Golden color with a thin head.
Predominant aroma of American Ale yeast, honey, biscuit and grainy malt and subdue pine.
Flavor of oranges and mandarins, grass, wheat, licorice, American Ale yeast, honey, white grapes, spices but mild on coriander and cloves. Dry aftertaste with a medium bitterness.
Medium body with medium carbonation.
On the positive side, it brought a different blend of flavors, though something was missing, probably this would have worked better on a hoppier wheat beer.

01-19-2014 02:00:16 | More by FLima
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SoCaliC8

California

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

01-18-2014 21:13:03 | More by SoCaliC8
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-15-2014 00:21:16 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-09-2014 22:00:57 | More by Griffith
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Brenden

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

The color is a very pale sort of orange. It's thickly hazed and has a moderate translucence to it. The head is fluffy and white, almost one finger tall with good retention and a modicum of spotting and patching intermingled.
It smells like orange peel, zest and juice with a bit of yeast under a dry pale malt. A hint of kitchen spices with a touch of sweetness also lingers a little.
Orange is the primary focus in this beer under almost thick malts with a tangy/dry wheat presence. Gentle spiciness sits through underneath, and there's an earthy overtone to it. Orange peel bitterness is light and constant.
This beer is unusually thick, its medium body quite big for a Wit. It still has a certain softness, though. It's brightly crisp all the way through. I want to score it higher but for slightly too much of a syrupy/sticky thing going on and only a moderate smoothness.

12-23-2013 12:10:51 | More by Brenden
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humulusphile

California

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

12-17-2013 06:17:09 | More by humulusphile
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trytoketchup

Arizona

4/5  rDev +15.3%

12-07-2013 01:51:06 | More by trytoketchup
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Boone757

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

12-05-2013 05:28:10 | More by Boone757
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BrandonOakes

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

11-28-2013 00:58:35 | More by BrandonOakes
Orange Avenue Wit from Coronado Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 285 ratings.