Orange Blossom Wheat Beer | Papago Brewing

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Orange Blossom Wheat BeerOrange Blossom Wheat Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Papago Brewing
Arizona, United States
papagobrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our most popular beer. A light American Wheat Ale flavored with Mandarin Orange and Vanilla. Like a liquid old fashioned creamsicle.

Added by bigbelcher on 07-19-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
143
Reviews:
32
Avg:
3.51
pDev:
19.09%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
39
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 143 |  Reviews: 32
Photo of diamondbackmike2004
4.47/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stratusjeans
3.33/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MichaelProcton
3.94/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice-looking honey-gold with just a touch of haziness and limited head. Smell is a very nice familiar yeasty wit aroma plus a nice sweet orange that is strong, but not off-putting. Taste is pleasant and similar, though the yeasty qualities grow stronger than the orange. Mouthfeel is sharp and substantial. I really enjoyed this beer, and the sum is more than its parts, largely because they don't seem to have been too heavy-handed with any aspects.

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Photo of Beerucee
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

At papago brewery. Tastes like they literarily mixed orange cream soda with wheat ale. Good.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.24/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Maybe I'll hate myself for saying this, but this chick beer is pretty well made.

Looks like "regular" beer, golden, decent clarity, 3/4" white head, average retention. Aroma was of soft wheat and mild and sweet orange, as opposed to the more hop centric citrus aromas you often get.

Taste, a light bodied, super mild toasted pale malt and 2 row body. Sweet orange, mild creaminess to it, similar to vanilla. Not quite orange cream soda but it is along those lines. Its a lightly carbed mouthfeel and light bodied. Remember, its hot as shit around these parts for like 10 months a year. Would I want to drink this skiing? Hell no. Would I want one around the pool? Sure man, I'll split one with you.

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Photo of jwc215
3.76/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. can:

Pours hazed golden with a thin white head that becomes wispy. Spotted and thin strands of lacing stick.

The smell is of mandarin orange and vanilla with a wheat tang.

The taste of orange and vanilla extract mix to create a taste of an orange creamsickle. Sweet. Creamsickle flavor lingers.

Light-bodied and smooth.

A refreshing brew. Orange creamsickle with a bit of a wheat tang An interesting, sweet brew.

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Photo of Chuckdiesel24
3.62/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MarkJP6
3.65/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrewNoob1
3.63/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rawfish
4.07/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of matcris
3.16/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Straw/golden, clear, with lots of medium sized bubbles rising. Small white head that fades to a ring. The aroma is faint orange, and cabbage. Flavor is much better than the aroma, minor, lingering orange aftertaste, and a up front, very reminiscent of a cream soda. Medium thin body, slightly creamy, then dry finish, full carbonation. Fix the smell.

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Photo of Averageguy
5/5  rDev +42.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I'm not gonna bullshit you. It was good.

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Photo of JackDempsy
4.14/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Whiskeydeez
2.75/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of good-BA-username
4.85/5  rDev +38.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of trytoketchup
4.5/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AZBeerDude72
3.68/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pour is a golden yellow with minimal head that fades faster than parachute pants. Smells like light orange citrus with a hint of vanilla in there. The taste is very light and pleasant, a very well balanced orange/vanilla taste that does not overpower nor distract from this being beer. The finish is very very smooth, I can see myself drinking this all day in pool. Some posts state overwhelming orange smell and taste, my batch is just the opposite, very very mild orange vanilla balance, well done.

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Photo of BPMeyer27
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Covocali
2.87/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Fruity bitter taste with a non smooth feel. Would not drink again

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Photo of B_B
3.63/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AngEo
3.42/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shafaegalo
3.21/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 50StateBeerTour
4.27/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mothman
3.48/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MarkyMOD
4.03/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Orange Blossom Wheat Beer from Papago Brewing
3.51 out of 5 based on 143 ratings.
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