Rapunzel | Arcadia Brewing Company

RapunzelRapunzel
BA SCORE
3.64/5
139 Ratings
RapunzelRapunzel
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
arcadiaales.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Pour this White IPA in a tall glass to showcase its hazy, golden color and dense, creamy head. Rapunzel’s up-front blast of aromatic hops ushers your palate into a balance of crisp, sweet, malt character and lush, juicy hop flavors of pineapple, citrus, and lemongrass. The tart wheat character and effervescent carbonation accent Rapunzel’s light, elegant body while the waves of hop flavor ensure you that you’re drinking a well-crafted brew.

Added by masey222 on 01-06-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#33,342
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
139
pDev:
10.99%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
33
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 139 |  Reviews: 25
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.71/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.77/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.03/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.44/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.91/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Timc32
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RBorsato
3.23/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of DanGeo
2.78/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beginner2
3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I opened, I read the label, and I got mad at myself because I didn't want an IPA. But no disappointment as the hops were tolerable. Soft, but hoppy.

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3.29/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a New Belgium tulip glass a hazy golden hue with a 1/4 head and minimal lacing. A hint of pine and lemongrass in the aroma. Well carbonated with a thin mouth feel, pineapple and lemongrass flavors up front with a dry, bitter finish. I've had beers in this style I liked much more than this one.

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4.04/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours bright gold with visible carbonation and lacing on the side and surface. Head is small and dissipates quickly. Big citrusy hop smell. I've brewed hoppy wheat beers and the taste is along the lines of what I'd expect from the "style". Some citrusy hops notes and wheat notes (bananas/cloves) up front. And that's actually the taste the whole way through the finish. Lingering strong hop bitterness in the finish, which raises some scores. Overall it's a strong attempt at a difficult style (any wheat beer that isn't a traditional German). This is unique and good- try it.

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3.99/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.79/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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4.2/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.75

L: 12 oz. into pint glass. Two full fingers of white head, which was impressively long-lasting. The beer itself was clear copper in color with moderate carbonation.

S: The citrus/grapefruit hops balance the wheat's character brilliantly.

T: Follows the nose in terms of hop/wheat balance. The interplay between the two results in a sweet, smooth, easy-drinking brew.

F: On the fuller side of medium bodied. Carbonation is moderate-low. Finish is sweet, wheat character.

O: Quite honestly, one of my top go-to beers. It goes down smooth and easy, and the citric hop to wheat balance is, in my opinion, impeccable. Not overly hoppy, but not overly sweet, Arcadia has nailed it with this one.

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4.03/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This pours a light hazy gold. It has a nicely floral aroma matched with a delicate citrus hop character. The flavor is pleasantly hoppy with some floral notes. Easy drinker.

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3.93/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.71/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.54/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.54/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.21/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.59/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Rapunzel from Arcadia Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 139 ratings
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