Arcadia Whitsun Ale | Arcadia Brewing Company

553 Ratings
Arcadia Whitsun AleArcadia Whitsun Ale

Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

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

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Photo of patpbr
3.73/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours murky orange with a bold head that quickly went away. Scent is faint grains and a little citrus. Sweet malt, honey, and orange with spices. Finishing dry with low to moderate bitterness. Interesting style that is easy to drink. I would try again on a warm day.

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Photo of mvanaskie13
3.1/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into tall, straight pint glass; head is thick, 1.5 inches, color of head is brighter white with larger bubbles; color is copper, translucent, decent carbonation.

Smell is thin, not much presence of any wheat, maybe some light caramel and biscuit and grains.

Taste is also a little thin, dry, not much sweetness, malt flavor is thin, not much if any wheat, maybe some light toast and biscuit; hop bitterness is noted but no specific flavor.

Mouthfeel is dry, somewhat overcarbonated, there is some residual sweetness to counteract but dryness presents first.

Overall, very thin, dry beer for a 6% abv wheat beer - flavors are not offputing but could use something to distinguish from the graininess.

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Arcadia Whitsun Ale from Arcadia Brewing Company
3.5 out of 5 based on 553 ratings.
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