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Mandarin Nectar - Alpine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
78
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210 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 14.91%
Wants: 8
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Alpine Beer Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Honey Ale with natural orange flavor. Spices used in a Belgian Wit beer, coriander and orange zest, complement the orange blossom honey used in this ale.
Draft & 22oz bottles.

(Beer added by: Gusler on 03-30-2003)
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

3.61/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks merc for sharing

The bottle pours a clear amber with negligible head. The nose is relatively neutral with a hint of orange peel, honey, and spice. The taste is a boring with a similar drabness, very malt forward, touch of spice. My major complaint is that the beer is horribly under-carbonated, syrupy, reminds me of capri sun. Underwhelming beer that I'd probably pass on in the future

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2013 19:51:59 | More by ThePorterSorter
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3.34/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On tap at the brewpub in Alpine.

Appearance: Clear amber with a small and short-lived head. No lacing.

Aroma: mild light malt with a hint of honey.

Flavor: sweet but not cloying. Light bready malts with a hint of honey.

Feel: Light body with near medium carbonation.

O: a fine honey ale

Serving type: on-tap

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4.08/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This beer was poured into a standard pint glass from a 22 recently purchased from Alpine. I am confident this brew is fairly fresh.

A - The head appears standard white, with medium bubble density and thickness. The body is clear and golden in color. The appearance is nice and clean.
S - The smell is light, citrusy, and sweet.
T - The taste is also light, citrusy, and bright. There is sweetness throughout and tanginess at the backend.
M - The mouthfeel is easy, airy, and clean.
O - This is a nice summer beer for those hot, sunny days, when you need something that will not hold you down. This beer is nicely spiced and easy to drink. My wife and her girlfriend really enjoyed this brew during the afternoon. Simple drinking here...

Serving type: bottle

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Mandarin Nectar from Alpine Beer Company
78 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.