Orange Crush
Hidden Springs Ale Works

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Hidden Springs Ale Works
Florida, United States
Wheat Beer - American Pale
Ranked #153
Ranked #23,892
3.61 | pDev: 14.96%
May 10, 2022
Jan 02, 2016
Notes: American wheat beer with wildflower honey and sweet orange peel.
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1.77/5  rDev -51%
look: 2 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75
by precisely_cat

i don't like this beer at all. i'm not even going to try to hide it.

L: amber like appearance with a light head.

A: very earthy. not really sure what to describe it as other than just smelling dirt like to a extent.

T: almost soapy. it's such a strange, unpleasant taste with almost no redeeming qualities.

F: again, as it tastes very soapy it feels very strange going down. almost like i'm swallowing a flower because it's so earthy

overall: i don't like it. i grabbed it cause it looked neat and i wanted to try to find a good "orange" beer. this was not it.

May 10, 2022
3.52 by Brob245 from Missouri on Mar 18, 2022
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4.11/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
by BeerByBelle from Florida

Refreshing and light. Citrusy without being overwhelming. A nice light summer beer.

Aug 28, 2021
3.75 by FLBeerGuy from Florida on Jul 24, 2021
3.81 by Rhetion from Florida on Feb 16, 2021
Photo of Franziskaner
3.22/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25
by Franziskaner from Missouri

Copper colored with a fingernail of off white around around the rim and covering half of the top. Not a lot of carbonation bubbles and a filtered appearance. The aroma is of pale wheat, honey, and faint orange. I’m tasting pale wheat, honey, and a suggestion of orange. The mouth seems flat and dull.

Dec 05, 2020
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3.84/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by Siegman from Florida

This beer is definitely one that catches the eye both in and out of bottle. It's smell is quite faint, lightly hinting at honey and wheat/oak.

The taste covers a slightly wheat taste that feels expected, and the slightly golden honey taste is what's mostly impressive about this drink. The orange is mainly present in the aftertaste and it's extremely pleasant.

This beer would be an upper-echelon drink if the smell were to be more prominent, although once it's in your mouth it truly starts to shine. Feels like a solid beer that oozes of potential.

Aug 05, 2020
3.92 by beerjerk666 from Florida on Aug 02, 2020
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3.27/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
by jjamadorphd from Florida

I expected this to be special in some regard, but walked away with mixed feelings...

This brewer has come out with some funky and decent offerings, but this one was a slight disappointment. On the one hand it was very nice to look at with a deep to light orange coloration and light foam, but on the other it had a musty smell and a flavor more akin to resin than the honey taste I was expecting. Overall I did find this more than acceptable and I wouldn't turn one away, but I certainly won't be looking for more of these moving forward...

Oct 20, 2019
3.79 by Dourrieu from Florida on Mar 07, 2019
3.63 by SFC21 from Florida on Feb 01, 2019
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3.71/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by The_Snow_Bird from Florida

Pours a clear light orange color with a white head on top. Gives off a watered down grainy smell with a hint of orange. Tastes exactly like how it smells.

Feb 10, 2018
3.91 by tgatort from Florida on Dec 30, 2017
4.25 by joemochas from Florida on Jul 25, 2016
3.26 by PorterLambic from Florida on Mar 26, 2016
3.75 by JMFP from Delaware on Mar 22, 2016
3.93 by ninaturner from Florida on Jan 02, 2016
Orange Crush from Hidden Springs Ale Works
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 17 ratings