Orange Avenue Wit | Coronado Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company
California, United States | website

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by armock on 04-18-2010

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Reviews:
107
Ratings:
523
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
14.29%
 
 
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16
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133
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Reviews: 107 | Ratings: 523
Photo of Bouleboubier
4.35/5  rDev +24.3%
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 avalon07
4.35/5  rDev +24.3%
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 oldhippie247
3.62/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a light gold with a little style-appropriate haze. Head begins tall, but nearly disappears immediately. Light carbonation.

Oats seems to be more prominent on the nose, with wheat playing backup. Light citrusy notes that favor the orange blossom honey rather than orange zest or orange peel.

A light hop bitterness finishes with a slight honey note. Finishes short, but refreshing. A bit more hops than expected.

Overall a very quaffable beer. A nice west-coast adaptation of a classic Belgian style, though I might have called it "wheat" rather than "wit," as color and spice profile are significantly different from witbier. I would recommend giving it a try.

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Photo of jlindros
3.56/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Received this as an extra from imperialbeachbrw.

A: A white fluffy 1 finger head fades at a medium pace over golden wheat banana color with some orange clumps and hazy, with tooons of bubbles rising from the etch at teh bottom.

N: Lots of wheat, creamy malts, orange peel, citrus, coriander, somewhat clean and crisp. Lots of wheat though.

T: Wheat flavors, lots of orange peel and tangerine, toasty breaddy flavors of Munich malts or biscuit malt, strange, doesn't fit well with the beer. Some spices, coriander, some bitterness from the orange peel, a little creamy malts.

M: Light body with tons of carbonation.

F: Some bitterness, mostly orange peel and spices for the bitterness, with lingering, yep, orange peel and spices. Some wheat flavors, tangy orange lingering, coriander and spices lingering too. Weird bitterness just lingers, like I just bit on an orange peel.

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Photo of bgildea
4.02/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Nice light color. Little bit of head, some lacing. Decent amount of carbonation.

S: Sweet initial aroma hits you, ends with some nice citrus.

T: Good for its style. You can taste a lot of the honey and citrus flavor. Nice balance of flavors, no real hoppy bight.

M: Decent amount of thickness for such a light beer. Good amount of chew.

D: It's definitely drinkable, I'd drink one again if I had it.

Overall: Overall, it was a good beer with a nice balance of citrus and sweetness. It's not really my type of beer, but for its style, it was enjoyable. A good change of pace, though.

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Photo of Dodo2step
3.86/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

P- Al's of Hampden

A- a clear carbonated bright hay yellow color. A stciky lacing left on my pint with a one finger head.

S- orange and supple wheat are prominent but then there is coriander and honey on the back end.

T- Strong orange and wheat dominate. I then get some sweet honey and the hint of coriander.

M- dry and citrusly wheaty. Goes down easy and without a cringe.

D-Overall a good brew, unique and one of a kind. this would be a good summer beer.

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Photo of armock
3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured a slightly hazy yellow color with a thin white head that leaves spotty lacing behind

S - Is of light wheaty malt with orange citrus scents

T - Follows the nose with wheat and orange citrus flavors

M - This beer has a light body with medium carbonation to it

D - This was the perfect beer to start the day with light and refreshing with a good taste makeing this an easy drinking beer worth trying

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Orange Avenue Wit from Coronado Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.
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