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Orange Blossom Wheat Beer | Papago Brewing

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3.7/5
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146 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#28,726
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
146
pDev:
17.3%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
41
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 146 |  Reviews: 34
Reviews by ndolover:
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4.57/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

App: A slightly cloudy beer (not overly so) with a dark yellow / light orange color. The white head sit atop the beer and took a while to subside.

Aroma: upfront orange and citrus aroma. minimal hop aroma with slight wheat and barly malt towards the end.

mountfeel: thinner bodied for a hefe-weizen,with bigger bubbles then I would prefer, but it worked nicely with the refreshing nature of the beer

Flavor: Upfront orange flavor, almost like orange sherbert. Very sweet with some citrus notes. just enough hop flavor to balance the sweetness from the malt and orange flavors that are present. Even though it would almost seem like a fruit beer, from the upfront orange and citrus flavors this could easily be a session beer.

Overall: This is not a traditional hefe weizen, but a great beer that is real easy to drink. I love the sherbert orange aroma and flavor. A very good beer that I would reccomend to anyone in to wheat beers

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More User Reviews:
Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of bisq
4.4/5  rDev +18.9%

Photo of ksi4077
4.35/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Auraan
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a pretty, clear orange with little head. The lack of head is offset by how pretty the beer looks as light filters through the glass. Scents of orange, wheat malt, and a slight hint of both cracker and cream. Taste follows the nose, orange, wheat malt, cream and a cracker taste on the finish. Very nice, very refreshing and reminiscent of an orange cream popsicle. Mouthfeel was light bodied, with moderate carbonation, fitting a wheat beer. This is a pretty good wheat beer, not too heavy and with a nice, unique flavor. I'd have it again.

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Photo of Covocali
2.87/5  rDev -22.4%
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 AZBeerDude72
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
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 Kylo76
3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DOCRW
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of breadwinner
3.72/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mikefuski17
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of tiler_frank
5/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of UlfAndreas
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Kevbot
5/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of trevorpost
1.5/5  rDev -59.5%

Photo of naproxen
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Not a style I normally enjoy, but it was probably the most popular beer being poured on both trips so when in Rome...

The color: hazy straw, blonde wheat with about 1 finger of head that dissipated after a minute or so.

The flavor is definitely the most unique of all hef's I have enjoyed. There is no doubt about the orange zest in it, but there is this sweet vanilla like flavor as well which lingers. Others have said orange sherbert or marshmallow, I agree on both fronts, its something sweet and candy like almost.

worth a try if you are in the area and want to branch out a bit.

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Photo of good-BA-username
4.85/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of EgadBananas
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of rosenthm
2.93/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Very bland and mild tasting. Little wheat flavor.

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Photo of andrewh995
3.43/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an orange gold with a white head. Smells of vanilla, orange, and malt. Taste follows the nose almost exactly. Medium body and carbonation. Overall a decent wheat beer with good orange and vanilla flavors.

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Photo of Gusler
3.72/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Draught @ Papago
The beer from the tap is slightly bemused golden amber with a tall frothy head that is off white in color and the texture semi-creamy, the resultant lace a thick and clingy sheet upon the glass. Nose has a light hint of orange peal, brisk and clean, also a tad earthy start is sweet with a light grain profile and the top light in feel. Finish is light in acidity, the hops pleasant and the orange like sweetness lingers long, a great summer beer, that when well today in the desert heat.

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Photo of GraemeH
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Shafaegalo
3.21/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JonAdams
3.04/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of stratusjeans
3.33/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Orange Blossom Wheat Beer from Papago Brewing
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 146 ratings
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