Arcadia Whitsun Ale | Arcadia Brewing Company

BA SCORE
80
good
550 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:
550
Reviews:
226
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
15.43%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
74
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 550 |  Reviews: 226
Photo of Gemini6
3.78/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

This beer tried being something it wasn't. The hops were a bit too pronounced for the style and it did not blend well. But it was drinkable I guess, especially on a hot day.

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Photo of Dogleg
3.3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hockeyfighter19
4.04/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wafers
3.63/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jvgoor3786
4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of antoneloc
2.87/5  rDev -18%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of RyanPoff
4.05/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a hazy copper, more along the lines of a pale ale than a wheat. A little head with not much retention and little lacing.

S: The spices lead, particularly the coriander - honey, bread, and fruit are also there. It smells like a tripel.

T: Spicy for a wheat, the coriander leans forward and again, it's like a tripel. The wheat is strong - is a little something extra for the style.

M: Not my favorite. Feels watered down and a bit old.

A different wheat, but not sure I'd buy again.

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Photo of SPLITGRIN
3.31/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Really hollow in terms of body. The wheat is the main player here. Ok and drinkable but not exciting.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.65/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scratch69
3.49/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

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

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.37/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of psmith161
3.68/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rdjcbier
3.11/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of km02600
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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

Photo of Loudog1411
3.39/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Volsdawg10
3.91/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jkeene7
3.58/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerguy1969
3.35/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
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 550 ratings.
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