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WBC Floral Orange | Wicks Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Wicks Brewing Co.
California, United States
wicksbrewing.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by DoubleJ on 06-04-2013

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3.4/5  rDev 0%
look: 2 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Despite being brewed with orange blossoms, Floral Orange is refered by Wick's as a blonde ale. On the many warm days in Riverside, it sounds like a treat. On-tap at the brewery itself, on to the beer:

Incomplete without a head, as the glass is gently toasted orange colored with hues of yellow and barely a string a lace to be found. Looks lifeless, but smells vibrant. The aroma of candied oranges come out in spades. There's also a passionfruit note. Vague fruit syrup arrives, as being a big player, gets the nose confused whether this is an American blonde or a strong Belgian ale.

Taste of orange, yes sir. The orange also has a sting of bitterness attached which isn't 100% to my liking. There are other fruity notes taste too, primarily banana and a kiss of passionfruit. The orange flavor also comes in a concentrated syrupy style. Despite the lack of head, the beer is moderately carbonated with a syrupy texture.

Floral Orange has a solid taste overall. It's also thicker that I would have expected, so don't approach it as something to knock back real quick.

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WBC Floral Orange from Wicks Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.4 out of 5 with 1 ratings
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