Arcadia Whitsun Ale - Arcadia Brewing Company
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Reviews by carlborch:
3.53/5 rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Pours medium gold with slight haze. Rather small head forms, with creamy texture and large bubbles interspersed. The head dissipates quickly. Very appealing initial nose: Fresh and fruity with hints of citrus. Modest, rather spotty, lacing forms. Medium body and creamy texture. Hints of coriander and hops, and perhaps some honey and faints notes of bitter orange on the palate. The malt is light-medium-light. Carbonation is average. Thirst quenching. The alcohol is not evident. Somewhat sweet. Light, but persistent and pleasant lingering.
Serving type: bottle
08-02-2010 18:21:44 | More by carlborch
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3.59/5 rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Served on tap in a pint glass
Appearance – The beer is served a lightly hazed golden yellow color with a one finger head of billowy white foam. The head fades rather quickly leaving a fantastic level of foamy rings of lace on the sides of the glass.
Smell – The aroma of the beer is heaviest of an orange smell mixed with a strong showing of wheat. Along with these are some lighter notes of a yeasty smell as well as a bit of lemon.
Taste – The taste begins with a wheat bread flavor mixed with a little bit of a drier orange flavor. The orange flavor lessens a bit as the flavor advances being replaced by some flavors of a more lemon like citrus. All the while a decent yeasty and lightly hopped grassy flavor comes to the tongue. In the end with the loss of the orange, increase in the lemon and grass and maintenance of the wheat a somewhat crisp and dry flavor is left to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thinner side with a carbonation level that is on the higher side. Both are rather fitting for the style creating a rather refreshing feel.
Overall – An alright and rather crisp brew, but really nothing that is worth going out of your way for.
Serving type: on-tap
06-15-2014 01:37:50 | More by Darkmagus82
Arcadia Whitsun Ale from Arcadia Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 426 ratings.