Hangar 24 Orange Wheat | Hangar 24 Brewery

BA SCORE
81
good
368 Ratings
Hangar 24 Orange WheatHangar 24 Orange Wheat
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hangar 24 Brewery
California, United States
hangar24brewery.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Floydster on 03-22-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
368
Reviews:
80
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
16.43%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
102
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 368 |  Reviews: 80
Photo of pperez38
3.82/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at the BJ's in Loma Linda. Typical wheat ale appearance, but definitely on the lighter yellow/orange side.
With strong orange aromas, this brew is quite smooth, has a great mouthfeel but on the thin side in comparison to other wheats. Lots of orange/citrus on the palate, with a clean crisp finish.
Certainly not overly complex, this a light wheat with high drinkability.

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Photo of Murrhey
3.04/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

22 oz bottle poured into a Pilsner glass, 10-18-11

A: Thick bubbly head. Finger and a half width, spotty lacing and extremely long retention. Crazy carbonation and thick bubbles. Pale orange coloration with thick cloudiness. Some of the bottom bits didn't roll out, so they are sticking to the bottom of the glass.

S: Heavy on the citrus smells, and knowing this beer's brewing process, with fresh oranges throughout, it makes sense. The wheat comes through nicely as well.

T: Bitter. I was expecting a sweeter beer, and this one doesn't match the smell at all. Crisp and sweet at first sip with the bitterness rolling onto your tongue after.

M: Good thickness, extremely well carbonated as well which gives it a champagne sort of quality.

O: My buddy told me this was the local drink of choice in Redlands. Not sure about that, but a solid Wheat Ale. Might try it again if I was in the mood for a citrusy Pale Ale

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Photo of grumpygerman
2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

Photo of freshflesh
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of NeverSettle
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Beernoobie
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of Unchi
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of TheMarkE
3.93/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Looks like effervescent orange juice when held up to the light. Not a lot of foam, very good lacing.

Smell: Grainy malts and (surprise!) citrus hops.

Taste: Grassy/grainy malts and orange, like a good Hefeweizen with an extra citrus kick.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, smooth, and refreshing.

The Verdict: Very good. Well balanced and tasty, this is what Shock Top could taste like if it wasn’t made by a big conglomerate. Can’t wait to down a few of these when the heat of summer kicks in.

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Photo of MrVonzipper
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of sjrodriguez
2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

Photo of EigenBeer
3/5  rDev -15%

Photo of Marvicsin
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AlexM
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of The_Beer_Shark
2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of Bonsall_Phil
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of samtrillo
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jordanimal
3.39/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ILikeGoodCider
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of RaulMondesi
3/5  rDev -15%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Yep, so Raul did it. That moment of the party where someone takes your last Mirror Pond so you are left with what's left in the ice trough - and Hangar 24 Orange Wheat it is.

Flavor was kind of like how Raul likes NickelBack CDs: muted. It was there, but it was fainter than a mid 19th century wife wearing an extra small corset. Aroma, mouthfeel... all around the same.

It's drinkable and at least it not repugnant like the macro offerings in the same style.

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Photo of BierJager89
4.04/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy orange with a thin white head.

S: Fresh orange juice/zest and some wheat in a simple, somewhat faint nose. Smells good.

T: Coriander, poppy, wheat, orange juice and rind, but the orange is a bit light. This could have used a strong dose oif citra hops or just plain more orange. A tiny bit of skunkiness is detectable, but so slight that it barely detracts from the beer's tastiness.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied with average/above average carbonation, but not harsh.

O: This could have been done better and it could have been more citric, but it's a decent wheat beer. Worth a try.

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Photo of Its_Dipset_Eyy
3.94/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KnowYourCraft
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of B_B
3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of bh123
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of johlac66
3.77/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Hangar 24 Orange Wheat from Hangar 24 Brewery
3.53 out of 5 based on 368 ratings.
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