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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.


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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
carboloader (674) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Not my favorite style. I like orange citrus flavors but this one tastes somehow fake. More like juice. Too sweet.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2501) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear bright amber with a fizzy white head. Tastes like sweet malt, orange candy, and a hint of pine hops. Light body and low carbonation. Smells musky citrus, sweet malt, and orange candy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
50belair (2490) - Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Clear yellow pour with a white head. Mild orange aromas. Mild orange and honey lowlights. Lots of caramel malts. Average body and mouthfeel

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (1560) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2014
Aroma: grain, bread malts, citrus fruits, mandarins. Appearance: hazy amber, small, white, creamy head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: mandarins, other citrus fruits, light bitters on top of malty sweets. Overall: nice Fruit Beer, nice mandarins. Bottle from Alpine Brewing, Alpine.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beergeek23322 (2492) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - OCT 16, 2014
10/15/204. On tap at the brewpub. Golden with a white head. Light citrus aromas but mostly malt. A bit bland in my book. I didn’t really pick up the spices.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (2146) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 5, 2014
On tap at the brewpub in Alpine. Appearance: Clear amber with a small and short-lived head. No lacing. Aroma: mild light malt with a hint of honey. Flavor: sweet but not cloying. Light bready malts with a hint of honey. Feel: Light body with near medium carbonation. O: a fine honey ale

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (11536) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2014
Draught at the brewpub in Alpine. Clear golden beer with a nice lasting offwhite head. Malty honey aroma, oranges, vanilla, nectar, syrupy notes. Malty honey flavor, oranges, roasted notes, caramel, citrus, some grapes. A bit odd but reasonably drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BucannonXC5 (937) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Type: Draft Glass: Pint glass From: Alpine Beer Company in Alpine, Calif. Price: $4.50 Purchased: Jan. 5, 2014 Consumed: Jan. 5, 2014 Misc.: N/A Poured an orange, clear color with one finger of white head when I got it. Minimal lacing on the sides. Minimal retention on the top. Had to work for the smell initially. Got mandarin, nectarine, citrus, floral and orange rind. Tasted mandarin, nectarine, floral hops and citrus hops. Light-to-medium body. Thin texture. Soft carbonation. Abrupt finish. A pretty decent beer, but not great. I probably wouldn’t have it again and definitely wouldn’t if I was at Alpine Beer Company.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
merc7186 (2256) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 13, 2013
A: Orangish/Golden Straw Hue, Passes Some Light, Thin White Head Ring, Almost Zero Lacing S: Buckwheat Honey, Bready Malts T: Honey, Mildly Floral, Mild Orange M: Poor Carbonation, Mild to Medium Bodied, Mildly Drying Overall, if this beer had more of a hop presence, it might be worth buying...but not like it is currently.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (7245) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 11, 2013
On tap at Alpine, pours a clear pale golden with a small white head. Aroma brings out citrus zest, honey and floral notes. Flavour brings out similar notes, especially citrus zest and honey. Secondary notes of floral hops. Really well-balanced, fruity and refreshing. Good stuff.


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