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RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Fresh organic orange zest and cracked coriander complement the orange blossom honey used in this ale. Like a mountain breeze through the citrus trees. 1.060 OG 6 IBU 6.5% ABV.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (3526) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 28, 2012
Tap. Pours clear medium amber with a large off-white head that leaves decent lacing. Aroma is honey, grain, coriander. Flavor is medium plus sweet with some light orange-rind bitterness on the finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cpetrone84 (1543) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 9, 2012
pour is transparent golden orange with a creamy white head and some large bubbles. Nose is heavy pilsner grain, lightly toasted, with light notes of citric orange and a honey tinge underneath. Taste is more balanced, the honey gives it a creamy body and adds gently to the toasted grain. Also some caramel malt notes, sweet but well attenuated, with citrus notes and a bit of herbal hops. Very interesting beer, nicely balanced and well done.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerSensi (119) - California, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Poured on tap from Alpine in glass dark orange color. Aroma of orange and fruits. nice fruity taste. okay beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - JUN 19, 2012
Tap. Pours a golden yellow color with a white head. Aroma is of orange, coriander, some floral notes and sweet malt. Flavor follows the nose with flavor of orange, coriander, mandarin. bubble gum, floral notes and sweet malt. The body is light with a dry mouth feel. Overall a solid brew, but not nearly as good as Alpine’s other offerings.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2012
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear, dark golden yellow color with a half finger white head that quickly settles into a thing ring. Spotty lacing left behind. Sweet citrus aroma with subtle spiciness and pale malts. Lots of orange peel along with apricot and other light fruits countered by some zesty coriander and bready yeast. Medium bodied with a good balance of zesty spice, citrus sweetness and bready yeast. Not overly spicy or dominant/overpowering in any area. Really well balanced with honey sweetness, orange and apricot countered by spicy pepper and coriander notes.  Not overly complex but flavorful and very quaffable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldGrowth (2766) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - APR 25, 2012
Bottle from brewery. Good aroma, sweet. Orange, little yeasty doughy scent. Clean golden orange color, small head, minor lace, sweet flavor. Lite body, thin creamy mouthfeel, sweet clean finish. Not overwhelming fruit. Easy to drink. Not getting much coriander. Tad high abv for lawn mowing Be fun to pair up with food...

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Peacehammer (622) - California, USA - MAR 27, 2012
pours a clear dark orange, with a one finger foamy head. Sweet aroma, with some orange like notes and coriander. Very light body, with fruity sweetness. It’s a decent beer, but nothing amazing.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
auerbrau (3179) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - MAR 24, 2012
22oz Bottle. Thanks for sharing, Emeline. How did this manage to be my 2600th beer? Oh lord. Somehow, all the zesting and spicing fell a little flat at first. Generalized orange in the nose. Clean and citrus. I didn’t get much coriander out of it, and I appreciate that. Lively. The depth wasn’t there, but this works as an orange-y beer.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Blairgus (2731) - California, USA - MAR 16, 2012
16 mar 2012, bottle. Yellow, clear, some bubbles. Maybe some slight orange peel aroma, earthy/straw aroma. Med/thin body and fizzy. tangerine peel and straw malt. Not a big fan.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 6, 2012
A - Pours an almost clear amber-orange with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down fairly quickly leaving behind a bit of lace. S - Aroma is a mix of sweet malts with some honey, orange zest, and some light spice. There is a touch of floral smells as well. T - Starts off with some orange and other citrus with some floral flavors and some light honey. Through the middle, some light spice and some sweeter honey. The finish is a mix of orange peel, honey sweetness, and some sweet malts. M - Medium-light bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a sweet honey finish. D - Very drinkable. Super sessionable. On the light side but still has some good flavors and very nice balance.


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