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Orange Avenue Wit | Coronado Brewing Company

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3.53/5
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566 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#40,415
Reviews:
117
Ratings:
566
pDev:
13.88%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
156
Trade:
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1/5  rDev -71.7%

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1/5  rDev -71.7%

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1.5/5  rDev -57.5%

Photo of Murrhey
1.69/5  rDev -52.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Pilsner glass. Reviewed live.

A- Finger width white head. Tiny, frothy bubbles. Partially cloudy orange-gold color. Some thin lacing.

S- Overcooked malts, some punchy citrus smells. Some strange dogfood like notes. They really did a number on this one. Awful smell.

T- Very yeasty, overpowers everything else. Some light citrus and malt in the first sip, but it tastes like moldy bread.

M- Smooth and wet.

O- I was not expecting a beer this bad. This is unfortunate.

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Photo of MissBaker
1.75/5  rDev -50.4%

Photo of PolarBear3
1.88/5  rDev -46.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A - Pours a golden almost amber colour with a one fingered fizzy head that disappears rather quickly.

S - Burnt orange peel, a little metallic with a faint hint of banana and clove. But not much there really.

T - Orange, some apricots and spice but pretty ordinary nonetheless which leaves a horrible bitter and dry taste in your mouth on the finish.

M - light bodied and very little carbonation

O - A very disappointing effort for a wheat beer and pretty much tasteless. Never again.

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Photo of suckaj
2/5  rDev -43.3%

Photo of TheIcemanCometh
2/5  rDev -43.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

As an "Wit" I was expect a light color and a citrus crispness. What I got was a hoppy amber beer. The hop feel sat on my tongue like an IPA. There was zero citrus crispness. As such, it was not to style in the least bit. Instead I would judge this beer as an amber ale. In which case I would rate it slightly higher but it would still be "unremarkable"

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2/5  rDev -43.3%

Photo of CJNAPS
2.24/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Did not like this one at all.

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2.25/5  rDev -36.3%

Photo of NiggaTav
2.26/5  rDev -36%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Beginner beer enthusiast (me) favorite!

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2.47/5  rDev -30%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

Photo of B967ierhunter177
2.48/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This beer pours a clear yellow with a thin head and no lace. It's aroma is of fresh baked bread and mild citrus. The flavor leads with bread with honey and mild malt sweetness with very faint orange in the finish. The mouthfeel is light. Coronado Orange Wit is a refreshing, decent beer, recommended.

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2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

Photo of KatieRose84
2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

Photo of iRun2Beer
2.52/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of cbutova
2.52/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Coronado makes it to MA which means more 12oz bottles for me to review.

A- Poured into a tumbler with a hazy, yeast clouded golden light orange body. A small white cap forms that has a fizzy, somewhat creamy texture. Head retention is decent as the foam dies down to a small ring fairly quickly. Several patches of lace and a few small rings.

S- Not a whole lot of strength here, I find myself searching for the aroma in a style that usually smacks you in the face. Moderate amounts of citrus and orange peel come to mind with a bit of yeast spiciness beyond that.

T- Spiciness comes to life here as it didn't really hit me that much in the aroma. White peppercorn, coriander and even a bit of cardamom hit the palate with the aforementioned orange citrus zest feel. Rustic wheat bread, medium sweetness, herbal qualities, honey and earthiness all come to mind beyond the spice and citrus.

MF- Light bodied with a crisp, high-end carbonation; refreshing feel. Texture is fizzy with a slight silky creaminess. It all finishes off with a zesty bitterness lingering on the palate.

Something about the whole experience feels thin to me. The flavor doesn't round it to be all that satisfying to me and is a bit underwhelming. The added spices also throw the balance a little too far in that direction. Has that flavored soda feel for some reason.

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Photo of smcolw
2.55/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Nearly no initial head and from there, it loses nearly all of the bubbles rapidly. Exactly three small spots for lace. Straw color with plenty of haze.

Soured pale malt mash aroma. A bit grainy as well. After a bit of waiting, I smell sweetness that reminds me of orange ribbon candy.

First impression is that this another macro beer--thin body and lightly flavored. I note some wheat and hop in the swallow. Very short aftertaste. Easy to drink but void of any interest.

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2.72/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

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Orange Avenue Wit from Coronado Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 566 ratings
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