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Arcadia Whitsun Ale - Arcadia Brewing Company

Arcadia Whitsun AleArcadia Whitsun Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

381 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 381
Reviews: 208
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 15.76%


Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with Michigan honey.
1062 OG; 17 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-27-2002)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 381 | Reviews: 208 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by xnicknj:
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into large tulip - thanks to lgandrew

Pours a completely clouded golden orange color with darker, murkier tones. Thinner white head fades into cloudy film and some spotty lacing.

Soft scents of citrus fruit with orange and peel. Some spicier notes, but somewhat muted. Hints of malty sweetness with caramel and honey.

Some floral and herbal hop notes up front. Orange and citrus juice with a bit of rind and pulp. Slight spice and corriander with the malted base. Sweetness towards the finish, which is dry and a touch fruity.

Medium bodied, pretty soft and smooth on the tongue. Pretty refreshing brew, although a little light on flavor.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2011 01:59:14 | More by xnicknj
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Appearance: Very thin layer of head, slight orange color.

Smell: Has a very strong orange smell, not too many other smells that I pick up.

Taste: There is a strong orange, bitter taste. Pretty smooth with a slight spiciness.

Overall: I really enjoy this beer and is a nice change of pace from IPAs i have been drinking as of recently. Its somewhat light but has a nice orange taste, not over the top.

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Arcadia Whitsun Ale from Arcadia Brewing Company
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