Arcadia Whitsun Ale | Arcadia Brewing Company

BA SCORE
80
good
552 Ratings
Arcadia Whitsun AleArcadia Whitsun Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed in the style of a mid-19th century English Festival Ale, this unfiltered wheat beer displays a translucent orange color topped with a creamy, white head. Wheat enhances the mouthfeel of the beer and produces pleasant bread-like notes while Michigan honey provides a caramelized sweetness in the flavor profile. This beer is spiced with orange peel and coriander and small amounts of three hop varieties pleasantly counterbalances the sweetness.

Brewed with Michigan honey.
1062 OG; 17 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
552
Reviews:
226
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
15.43%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
74
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured into an Irish pint glass with the top half shaped like a soccer ball (being honest, don't ask).

Look: Very light burnt orange body with a lovely light cream head that doesn't do much too recede. Nice thick bands of lacing as well.

Aroma: Orange peel and orange zest really attack the nose with a hint of coriander on the back side.

Taste: I know "creamy" isn't a taste, but trust me, this tastes creamy. Light cardboard maltiness with stringent orange peel and a metallic, bitter tangy finish.

Mouthfeel: Creamy, tangy.

Overall: Not really.

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Photo of BigTuna1066
3.34/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nyskizy
3.53/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ITDoc
4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JustLikeMyDad
2.73/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pours a nice copper orange color with a small foam head that doesn't last, except around the edge of the glass.

Smells fruity of oranges.

Tastes of a wheat ale with a bitterness and an orange peel taste.

Drinks smooth, not too thin, Would be refreshing on a hot day.

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Photo of entenduintransit
3.51/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Feldpausch
3.69/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of red94tt
3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Grupatre
2.14/5  rDev -38.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Photo of weaverd33
4.53/5  rDev +29.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Barbarosa
4.14/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A nice orange and copper look. Smells of orange and spices very fresh. Taste is very good, like a beer should taste. Malt and light spices with a slight hop bite. Light carbonation, with a little aftertaste. A very good beer, one of my favorites.

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Photo of Red5StandingBy
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Franziskaner
3.27/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Light brown in color with a gentle haziness throughout. There's a fingernail of bright white on top. I smell coriander and light orange peel throughout the nose. The taste is intensely that of coriander and bitter orange peel. I also get pale wheat, but it is more of a background note. The mouth is very light and delicate.

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Photo of slipperysoup
3.53/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Smk54
2.36/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from can into a tulip beer glass. Nice Amber/copper color with mild yeast, but little citrus notes on the nose. Clean mouth feel. Less citrus flavor. Unpleasant aftertaste-?coriander?? Not what I expect from a wheat beer.

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of tdm168
3.51/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sendbeer
3.56/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmiah22
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MustyDusty
3.82/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DbbC
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Slarson7
3.79/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VonZipper
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Arcadia Whitsun Ale from Arcadia Brewing Company
3.5 out of 5 based on 552 ratings.
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