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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Photo of EdgarGerik
3.52/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of direwolf00
3.54/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DanGeo
3.45/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of basaywhat
3.58/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Floral orange, coriander, and wheat malt aroma. Hazy golden yellow with moderate head and effervescence. Lightly sweet lemon/orange peel, strong coriander, and wheat malt flavor.

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Photo of RichH55
3.95/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paullmcm25
3.66/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GarbageMan10
2.72/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Ob1wan
3.22/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of logobot
2.47/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.25

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

12 oz. bottle, bottled on date is smeared and hard to read but appears to say 02/12/15. Acquired a single bottle at the local bottle shop. We'll see how this goes.

Poured into a Duvel tulip snifter.

A - Pours a beautiful bright golden body, hazed with some sediment, and one finger of frothy white head that lingers, leaving some good fluffy lacing behind. Adequate light streaming carbonation. Looks very nice.

S - A pleasant bready / honey aroma. Only a hint of remaining orange zest and coriander.

T - Taste follows the nose: tons of honeyed bready malts; sweetness from the orange blossom honey is more than apparent. Not pulling much orange or citrus zest from this, and not much coriander either. Some yeast presence, hints of caramel. Very wheaty & bready, with apparent honey sweetness.

M - Feel is smooth, crisp, sweet, & clean. Residual bready / honey sweetness. Light-bodied, easy-drinking, with good carbonation.

Overall, an interesting wheat beer from Coronado; not entirely sure if that was an old bottle or what, but either way it was pretty delicious. Would be a nice summer drinking beer. Recommended.

Coronado Brewing Orange Avenue Wit -----4/5.

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Photo of Brandon632
3.43/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Antc2382
3.76/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Acamusm
3.34/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of teromous
3.07/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I don't see any bottle date.

Appearance: Hazy orange gold with a short fluffy white head. Good retention but not much lacing. Even with good retention the head doesn't stand very tall even on a vigorous pour.

Aroma: There is the sweet scent of coriander. I'm not getting any orange aroma but the scent is very nice.

Taste: It's very light on flavor. I'm getting some coriander flavor but the wheat doesn't show through at all. No orange flavor. The aftertaste gives a touch of a citrus tang and some herbal hop character.

Mouthfeel: Very thin and light bodied. It's easy to drink but it doesn't have a palate presence.

Overall: It's not a wit that I would recommend. It floats in the realm of average to sub-average and it isn't a beer I would drink again. The beer says it is a "wheat beer brewed with honey and spices." The wheat flavor doesn't come through in any aspect of the beer and the same goes for the honey. The beer also mentions being brewed with orange zest and while there is a bit of that in the aftertaste it isn't present while drinking the beer. The coriander is there which really saves the beer and keeps it on the average level.

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Photo of jtaylord
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DbbC
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tasted in a Spiegelau tulip from a 12 oz bottle on March 18, 2016.

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Photo of Red5StandingBy
3.36/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aknalley
3.57/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of peachy-tay
3.78/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tone
3.54/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy, orange color. 1/3 inch head of an off-white color. Slight retention and poor lacing. Smells of wheat, slight citrus, pale malt, Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Fits the style of a Witbier. Tastes of wheat, citrus, slight pale malt, and a hint of hops. Overall, well balanced, very subtle, muted aroma, and weak appearance.

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Photo of SteveLimoncello
3.81/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Shellynix
3.03/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ovaltine
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ECsurfattic
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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