Orange Avenue Wit | Coronado Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company
California, United States
coronadobrewing.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by armock on 04-18-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
552
Reviews:
113
Avg:
3.51
pDev:
13.96%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
146
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 552 |  Reviews: 113
Photo of foghornleghorn22
5/5  rDev +42.5%

Photo of Mitchster
4.84/5  rDev +37.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

$1.99 for a 12oz bottle @ BevCo. Brewed with 2-row, wheat, cara, orange zest, orange blossom honey and coriander. Hopped with Northern Brewer and fermented with Cali Ale yeast.
19 IBU's and 5.20% ABV.

Pours out to a slightly hazy peach, with little flittering particulate. Thin layer of sediment on the bottom of the bottle. Forms a soapy off white head with very good retention and solid sheets of lace. Carbonation is brisk, ~3.0 carbs. The nose is pungent with coriander and orange zest, and even though this is not the freshest bottle (probably about 3-4 months old), it still smells very fresh and delicious. A very clean ferment and just a hint of dust. An absolutely beautiful nose, one of the best I've ever had in a wit. The taste is wonderful...there is a bready malty crackery malt base with enough body to give it a smooth mouthfeel and still remain crisp and clean. Bitterness is perfectly balanced and doesn't interfere with the orange and coriander, but adds to it's drinkability. The finish is again, very crisp and clean. No off-flavors or aromas.

I think this is probably one of the very best Wit's I've had, and I've had a lot of them. This is a textbook perfect example of the style and I would be proud if I were to have brewed this. A delicious beer. Highly highly recommended. Exceptional.

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Photo of barfootbandit
4.76/5  rDev +35.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from the bottle and loved this beer. As a Witbier style it was well executed with a fair amount of alcohol. Somewhat creamy notes of coriander and spice are tasted but most prevalent was the orange flavor. When drinking this beer with a friend we joked of it tasting like orange juice. And that's not a bad thing in my opinion. I don't recall the age of the beer but it was certainly delicious. Bold flavor paired with an excellent execution makes a very good beer. Highly recommended.

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Photo of paxbeer
4.75/5  rDev +35.3%

Photo of Sammythebull19
4.75/5  rDev +35.3%

Photo of DangerMouseMA
4.75/5  rDev +35.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MarkyMOD
4.75/5  rDev +35.3%

Photo of Vwjoel
4.71/5  rDev +34.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Rohunhundal
4.64/5  rDev +32.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lemniscate
4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

Photo of GabrielBelm0nt
4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

Photo of piconaut
4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

Photo of jj139
4.49/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dochazmat
4.44/5  rDev +26.5%

Photo of GlennBags
4.37/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A little sharp at first,but refreshing.

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Photo of avalon07
4.35/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a pale yellow color and a cloudy consistency. There was a quarter inch of creamy, somewhat long-lasting head. Good lacing.

S: A sweet aroma of citrus, spices, and malt.

T: Tasted of lemon, orange peel, coriander, malt and some hops. Nicely balanced.

M: A good amount of carbonation and a slick finish. Light-bodied. A good summer beer.

D: A well made, solidly drinkable beer.

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Photo of Bouleboubier
4.35/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served in a dainty little tulip glass. I'm guessing an 8 oz. serving.

Juicy in color (like the skin of a nectarine) and the look of its viscosity (if that makes sense). Summery and elegant. Loses points for the lack of head.

Spicy, herb aroma with hints of clementine.

Orange zest and fresh coriander flavors, balanced well with spectral grassy and peach nectar qualities.

The ingredients altogether taste natural and fresh, carried refreshingly, sip after sip, with a touch of sparkling carbonation.

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Photo of asuburbanman
4.32/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Good beer that has a nice orange hint to it. It's subtle

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Photo of DrDemento456
4.32/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Found this at D's Six pack's for 2.50 take out.

A - Pours a nice amber orange color with slight head that fizzes out quickly leaving a ring of lace.

S - Pretty nice. Slight wheat body with orange zest and mild hop aroma. Overall pretty nice.

T - As expected starts off with bitter orange zest, sort of turns sweet with a wheat backbone and finishes wet with a nice bit of hops.

M - Pretty light to medium bodied. More bitter than expected.

D - Overall I didn't fall in love with the beer but was glad to try something new. It had the flavor and even seemed to balance the higher ABV since most Witbier's I had are around 4.4 - 4.9 it worked rather well. I may just try more from this brewery very good brew.

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

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

Photo of Rastabama
4.26/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Aroma of honey and sweet orange followed by slight belgian yeast character

Appearance yellow and hazy, white head , medium-low carbonation.

Tastes like it smells, slighlty creamy mouthfeel, easy pint to drink.

A good witbier, a bit pronounced on the orange note but very good.

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Photo of RobIPA88
4.26/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Anything Coronado is great. That's all that needs to be said here.

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Photo of Aussie_girl1979
4.26/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Tastes just like it sounds...orange wheat. For a local San Diego brew, you can't go wrong. It's crisp and refreshing with a definite orange flavour. Worth a try!

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Photo of Nick29
4.25/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer was a great substitute for blue moon

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Orange Avenue Wit from Coronado Brewing Company
3.51 out of 5 based on 552 ratings.
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