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Tangerine Wheat - Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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713 Ratings
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Ratings: 713
Reviews: 205
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 19.76%
Wants: 11
Gots: 90 | 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

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Beer added by: MLegendre on 07-28-2006

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3.95/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a cloudy beige color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of tangerines, some wheat. Taste is tart, lots of tangerine, a touch of wheat, a slight bitterness at the finish. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a drinkable and enjoyable beer.

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3.44/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap served in a pint glass

A - Clear goldenrod yellow with one finger white head and minimal lacing min head retention

S - Zesty Tangerine and toasted malts

T - Not too sweet, decent balance with a lot of tangerine and toasted malt backbone.

M - medium body, medium carbonation.

O - Decent fruit beer, would only get it whilst in the mood.

Photo of DoubleJ
3.61/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

My grocery store's beer selection just got re-orgainzed, and you know what that means; discontinued beer. Tangerine Wheat was one of the victims, however I did score a six-pack for just $3, and this is a beer I've had an eye on for some time. Better get the tick now. On to the beer:

The color is toasted orange with a moderately hazy body and a short head that splashes a few drops of lace around the glass. The nose is full tangerine. Not a "fake smelling" tangerine, but a freshly cut tangerine with a crisp and quite sweet scent.

This is good stuff despite having an overcarbonated body. The flavor remains dominant of the tangerine fruit, but not nearly as succulent as the aroma. There's a very light tracve of malted wheat to balance out the fruit. Hops are very light in this one as well, but I swear I tasted something piney-like. Surprisingly, its carbonation provides much of the bitterness, in a club soda kind of way. The body is light, and the carbonation is very peppy (bet you didn't see that coming).

A more than reasonable offering from the fruit beer category. While I prefer the essence and balance of something like Hangar 24's Orange Wheat, Tangerine Wheat is a little bit of a breakup from the usual orange flavored wheat ale.

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Tangerine Wheat from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
77 out of 100 based on 713 ratings.