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Tangerine Wheat - Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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BA SCORE
77
okay

583 Ratings
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Ratings: 583
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 19.64%
Wants: 9
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MLegendre on 07-28-2006)
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2.5/5  rDev -25.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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California

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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California

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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Florida

3/5  rDev -10.7%

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Ohio

3/5  rDev -10.7%

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Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +26.5%

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Kentucky

3/5  rDev -10.7%

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etownhooligan

North Carolina

3.01/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into a tulip glass

A: Cloudy and burnt orange hue with a half inch head.

S: Strong citrus notes with the sweetness of malt. I also noticed faint hints of wheat.

T: As the smell indicates a strong tangerine hit initially, gradually fades. A bitter aftertaste is left on the back of the tongue, not much sweetness.

M: Light and not as thick as expected. The carbonation can be felt over the tongue, quite tingly.

O: I would not be so quick to buy this next time, but it was not bad. It was worth a try. I will say it was not among my favorites but I have had others I liked less. In short it is worth a try if you are looking for something on a warm pleasant day.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2014 20:51:01 | More by etownhooligan
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North Carolina

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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -10.7%

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Illinois

3/5  rDev -10.7%

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Kentucky

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Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.54/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Its name says it all- woven together with the bready-sweet taste of wheat and then cast in a veil of vibrant oranges, it's quite clear that this is as close as ale can come to creamsickles.

Even in its appearance, the hazy golden ale catches a glimmer of orange and peach as it settles into the weizen glass. Its diffused glow gives a charming appearance as a tall column of foam commands the rim like creamy lather. Wishing the frothy character could last longer, the beer trails with broken lace during the first half of the session.

Overtones of oranges fill the nose with creamy, candied and fruit. Its tangerine character is obvious while scents of light bread, grain and leaf slide underneath. Even its grassy hop character seems to come from the leaf of citrus trees as its herbal roundness kicks in.

Those bready sweet flavors aren't gentle- this is a sweet beer- perfect for the tangerine flavor that grows exponentially through the middle palate. Its culmination is highly sherbet-like with its tangy acidity, fructose sweetness and confectionary malt flavor. Its balance is herbal and leafy, given a lemongrass type of bitterness that signals closure to its taste.

Its rich sweetness is kept creamy with bready malts that reluctantly yield its carbonation- further reinforcing its creamsickle character. The ale wavers slightly as its minty warmth grows and its herbal bitterness intensifies- drying the beer tepidly yet allowing sweetness to linger long on the back end.

Easily seduced by the ripe orange flavor, any notion of ale are easy to dismiss. But in the end, the beer is grainy-sweet to a fault and its orange taste becomes way too dominant, not allowing the classic ale-like taste to become part of its story.

Serving type: on-tap

04-28-2014 17:01:46 | More by BEERchitect
Tangerine Wheat from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
77 out of 100 based on 583 ratings.