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RATINGS: 364   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Arcadia Whitsun is a modern interpretation of a mid-19th century English spring and summer festival ale. It is light golden in color with a rich, creamy head, full bodied and has a lightly toasted caramel flavor. The addition of Michigan star thistle honey contributes a uniquely smooth drinkability to this unfiltered wheat ale.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2005
Tap: dark cloudy orange with big white head. Very spicy yeast aroma and flavor. A little honey and orange, but mostly pepper. Finishes spicy sweet. Little surprised by the score. This has always been about as good as their competitors’ summer wheat, just doesn’t have the same following.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jaymobrown (1699) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 18, 2005
Lacy off white head. Light, airy, grapefruit, bit o’ spice nose. Orange, lemon flavors -- really subtle, delicate. More of a Belgian wit. Some hops, but no noticable caramel, malt, or wheat flavors.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (5193) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - APR 2, 2005
Bottle: Aroma is rather sweet with lots of wheat, spices, and light citrus. Pours a very cloudy dark orange with a white head that diminishes somewhat quickly. Sweet up front with light honey and citrus and a pretty big spicey finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11726) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 31, 2005
(I suspect this is an old bottle, but there is no date on it) Small off white head atop hazed amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, toffee, light orange. Taste is moderately sweet, toffee, some earthy, orange, light lemon. Medium body, some acidity. Not bad, but certainly not what I was expecting from an American Wheat.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zach Diesel (906) - Sisters, Oregon, USA - DEC 12, 2004
super orangey with hints of lemon and yeast in the aroma, hazy gold, nice wheaty body with slight yeastiness and lots of orange flavors

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheDean (786) - MIlwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 23, 2004
Ok, so I’ve been on a wheat kick as of late. This is a nice one, not as flavorful as I’ve had recently, but still damn good.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sfontain (822) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2004
My first rating of a beer drunk from my new snifter... Orange with nearly no head. Immediately following the pour there are hints of banana and cloves; after sitting, there is mostly citrus and wheat. Flavor is sugary sweet, quite wheaty, with a lightly bitter finish. A bit syrupy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
belgianhomebrew (646) - Acworth, Georgia, USA - AUG 18, 2004
SLight citrus aroma, good citrus flavor throughout. Ever so slight bite at the end. Quite an enjoyable wheat.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Braudog (5932) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 14, 2004
Rust colored with standing, skinny head. Good sweet lightly fruity aroma. Sweet malt, medium roasty flavors, even finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DavidP (1747) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 8, 2004
Cloudy organic orange body, not much for head or carbonation. Banana and tobacco in the aroma. The flavor has a pleasant sweet start with old hops and grain husk in the finish. Enjoyable.


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