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Tangerine Wheat - Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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Ratings: 691
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 19.82%
Wants: 11
Gots: 76 | 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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2.1/5  rDev -37.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

22 oz served into a russian river goblet

pours a pale hazy golden color with a small head.

heavy heavy citrus smell. almost smells like orange glo. would be "that guy" and say its overwhelming but im finding it refreshing

alas the taste fails me. taste like the orange cleaner i mentioned above. its too overpowering. at least i know my liver will be squeaky clean now

i mean if your in the mood for something unusual try it. or if you cant get those pesky stains off your liver, try it

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4.22/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Pours a slightly hazy orange-amber color with a medium sized white colored head that leaves some lacing down the glass as it fades.
S: Smells of sweet toasted wheat, some malt, and a nice amount of tangerine in the nose.
T: Tastes of sweet toasted wheat, some toasted malts, and then a lot of tangy tangerine citrus flavors. Pretty nice actually, I liked how it wasn't too sweet but had a lot of tangerine flavor.
M: Smooth, fresh, refreshing, perfect amount of carbonation, light feeling, tangy, and fruity.
D: Very drinkable, this would be great on the beach. Overall a nice mix of flavors and feel. It was more tangerine flavor than I was expecting and I surprisingly liked it.

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3.58/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Well, what a little Shandy we have here. Oh wait, it's not a Shandy. Pretty close though.
Slightly hazy orange, bit of a head and no lacing.
Smells very mild, just a hint of citrus and some caramel and wheat.
Taste is much stronger than the smell. The citrus dominates with a bit much of the bitter peel. Not very sweet and a very dry finish. The wheat really isn't that noticeable, but it is there in the background. Mild carbonation level gives it a zingy feel that pairs well with the citrus.
Overall a nice summer beer.

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served on-draught into a pilsner glass at The Lab gastropub in low altitude Los Angeles, California. Reviewed from notes. Served with an orange wedge (against my preferences, mind you).

A: Pours a one finger head of fair cream and thickness, and nice retention. Colour is a hazy copper.

Sm: Extreme citrus esters are quite strong, but this may be from the orange wedge. Very fresh and pleasant.

T: Tangerine and orange fruit ester hops. Very sweet. A light barley foundation is surprising; where is the wheat? Simple but well balanced and nicely built.

Mf: Smooth and wet, complementing the flavour.

Dr: Very drinkable, but lacking complexity or inspiration. I'd have it again at a lower price.

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1.3/5  rDev -61.5%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

12oz poured into pint glass

A- Pours a light orange color with absolutely zero head or lacing. pretty bad if i should say so

S-ugh, unbelievably strong tangerine, it smells like tangerine scented cleaning solution. very metallic too. not sure if it was ok to drink

T/M-exactly how it tasted. tasted no wheat considering i drank tangerine scented cleaning solution. the body was fine though, a little too bubbly though, felt like soda

O-not a good fruit beer whatsoever, very poor beer. could not even finish it

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2.13/5  rDev -37%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12oz bottle via Beermasons. Poured into a Great Divide goblet.

Pours a dull orange, reminiscent of a jaded Irn-Bru with a slightly off-white head of foam that fades too soon.

Tangerine is certainly there in the smell of this. In fact, it is pretty well the only thing there. A kind of earthy, sweet tangerine smell that reminds me of another soft drink sold in Australia, whose name currently evades me (something Spring).

Taste is also soda like, plenty of sweet tangerine there and that is about it. Any wheat beer base is totally dominated by the addition of the tangerine.

Syrupy and soft drink like, it is not overly refreshing. Feels thicker than it should, perhaps that is the syrup on the front of this.

Overall, as soft drink, it would be ok, as a beer it is less than ok. Very disappointing and difficult to finish.

Tangerine Wheat from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
78 out of 100 based on 691 ratings.