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RATINGS: 362   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
crossovert (7566) - Illinois, USA - APR 15, 2014
Unfortuneately extremely generic wheat ale, not really a witbier, i guess in the league of a brooklyn summer but not as nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBear11D (257) - Michigan, USA - APR 12, 2014
Whitsun pours a mostly cloudy with a sunset orange yellow color with creamy off-white head that lasts decently. The aroma is somewhat faint, but there's a roasty caramel and orange with honey. The flavor is caramel with honey and toasted bread. Overall this is a fairly average beer, but it's not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (510) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Pours a hazy light brown/orange with a small white head that disappears quickly. Aroma is mostly coriander with some orange. Flavor is a smooth blend of sweet orange, coriander, and wheat. This does have a light body feel, but it is also crisp and refreshing. I thought this was a rather tasty beer that I would gladly pick up again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - MAR 25, 2014
$4 bottle from Buffalo Wild Wings in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. Appearance: Orange sort of color with a nice two finger head on it. I donít recall the clarity on it, since I wasnít paying too much attention. Decent lacing. Pours pretty nicely. Smell: Refreshing. Quite a bit of citrus, with some slight hoppiness. Taste/feel: Also refreshing, with plenty of citrus and grain. Reasonably high carbonation to help with that, yes, Iím using the word again, refreshing flavor/feel. Thereís a solid amount of orange and orange peel sort of oil/bitterness in this brew, but yet it never becomes overwhelming. Surprised the alcohol is 6.2%, as it feels like an even 5%, but whatís an extra percent? Anyway, Iíd gladly have another.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bubblehouse (433) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Pretty average beer but it has to be said that it is pretty refreshing. Nice on a hot day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
joshwoodward (567) - - MAR 13, 2014
Had a glass on tap as part of a flight at Ashleyís in Ann Arbor. Delicious, refreshing but with some body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bif (1500) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 21, 2014
On tap. Served a hazy copper color with a decent head with some lacing. Aroma of orange and citrus with grainin the background. Taste of citrus and bit of malt sweetness and grain. Mild bitterness and a clean finish. Moderate body, with a crisp and clean feel. Refreshing beer that is good for a couple.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fattybladdy (582) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Bottle. A nice looking beer, orangey amber in color, bright white head. The nose is wheat, yeast and citrus. Taste of wheat and orange, canít say Iím a fan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2951) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 14, 2013
bottle. Light amber with one finger head. Tastes like an Oberon knockoff. Wheat and a little bit of spice. As wheat beers go, this isnít bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kramer (5034) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear orangish amber body with a very fast disappearing off-white head. The nose is quite sweet with a distinct honey note and a minimal coriander spicing. The flavor is quite sweet as well, lots of honey, caramel, some dark wheat. The coriander is pretty well restrained, but comes out a bit on the finish after the sweetness lets up. Rather heavy and a bit sticky with moderate fizzy carbonation. Kind of a weird beer, itís not a Wit, itís not an American Wheat, itís nothing in particular.

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