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Orange Blossom Special (OBS) | Sun King Brewing Company

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Sun King Brewing Company
Indiana, United States | website

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
OBS is an unfiltered American Wheat beer that has been heavily hopped like an IPA. You will notice tartness from the wheat and citrus notes from the blend of Summit and Cascade hops. OBS is 7.3% A.B.V., 41.5 I.B.U.

Added by aasher on 02-23-2011

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 10
Photo of 4thFloyd
3.37/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

A clear golden orange color with a nice off-white head. The aroma was pretty mild with a little floral hops. Flavor was more bitter than I expected. This floral bitterness made the wheat and any citrus flavor difficult to pick up. The bitterness did finish fairly clean.

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Photo of JamesS
4.23/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

(On tap at Tomlinson Tap Room) Pours a very nice pale golden, sun-lit color; very nice head and good lacing. Nice crisp and clean, semi-citrusy, scent; slight fizzy in the nose. Excellent wheat flavor with a nice straw-like tone and an excellent under-stated citrusness. Goes down very well, an excellent high ABV wheat beer without any alcohol heat.

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Photo of zrab11
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Obtained this growler from a very nice man named sean.

A-pours a hazy golden orange color, with nice 2 finger think creamy head

S-has nice floral notes with a good mix of hoppy smell

T-hits the palate nice and smooth... the orange peel flavor comes out nicely and tastes very good. Then ending is where the hoppy flavor come in.

M-light bodied with good carbonation

D-this is a very nice beer. Love the smell and taste while in your mouth... wish there wasn't as strong of a hoppieness as you swallow... felt this beer got alittle better as it hit room temperature. Will get this again for sure!

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Orange Blossom Special (OBS) from Sun King Brewing Company
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