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Mandarin Nectar - Alpine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

220 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 220
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 14.66%
Wants: 8
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
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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3.36/5  rDev -1.5%

Type: Draft
Glass: Pint glass
From: Alpine Beer Company in Alpine, Calif.
Price: $4.50
Purchased: Jan. 5, 2014
Consumed: Jan. 5, 2014
Misc.: N/A

Poured an orange, clear color with one finger of white head when I got it. Minimal lacing on the sides. Minimal retention on the top.

Had to work for the smell initially. Got mandarin, nectarine, citrus, floral and orange rind.

Tasted mandarin, nectarine, floral hops and citrus hops.

Light-to-medium body. Thin texture. Soft carbonation. Abrupt finish.

A pretty decent beer, but not great. I probably wouldn’t have it again and definitely wouldn’t if I was at Alpine Beer Company.

BucannonXC5, Jan 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

eulerthegrape, Jan 05, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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2.93/5  rDev -14.1%

A- pours a clear apricot color with a quick receding head very little lacing and a small cap/collor
S-honey some orange and butterbread
T- honey ans sweet bread a bit of orange and citrus nectar and some spice
M-watery and bland with a sweet malt butter coating
O- such a bad beer from a great brewery

gatornation, Sep 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.29/5  rDev -3.5%

A-Clear yellow orange, well carbonated, two finger fizzy head that doesn't last.

S-Butter, other off putting stuff. Honey that isn't balanced at all, Then a whole bunch of nothing.

T-Honey, butter, bread, not balanced, artificial, not bitterness.

M-Light, some carbonation, tad watery.

O-Alpine does such wonders with hoppy beers and then I tried this. Ouch. Avoid.

rlee1390, Sep 09, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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Mandarin Nectar from Alpine Beer Company
78 out of 100 based on 220 ratings.