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RATINGS: 352   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.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (1853) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 15, 2012
12 oz bottle pours amber with a white head. Aroma of grains and malts with a hint of sweetness. Taste is sweet malt.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ARH (293) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 8, 2014
On tap poured into a shaker. Aromas of orange, cereal and wheat, and a light bit of clove. The appearance is a cloudy orange body with a very thin white ring that doesn’t leave any lace. The beer is a medium sweet with a light bitter. It has a flat, light, creamy carbonation with a medium body and a light, slick texture. A strong spicy (clove) note comes through in the finish with a bit of an orange peel. The aftertaste is a dry spicy note. I’m a bit suspicious that they may have poured me a Blue Moon, but I have no proof.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hangover (1056) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Copper pour with a thin tan head. Aroma is almost like a honey mead. flavor is mostly honey with some orange peel and other citrus notes. Some light spice towards the finish honey fades quickly. Interesting take on the style.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ectuohy27 (543) - ESTONIA - JUL 1, 2014
High-quality, dense, and nicely layered, but too much hops (and too little of the "lightly toasted caramel"), to say the least.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (1188) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Can shared. Pours a medium almost unfiltered orange color with white head. Nice wheat and malt aroma with a touch of citrus. The flavor is wheat and orange. Decent flavor and body. Overall pretty decent. Great summer beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
demmbonz (480) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 25, 2014
12oz can to shaker. Cloudy Orange. Aroma of wheat and a little fruit. Tastes a bit orangey with some definite honey present.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (1828) - Silver Spring, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Poured from 12 oz. bottle in Manistique, VA. Clear, bright amber-orange with a small ivory head and very good lacing. Aroma of caramel, orange, wheat, coriander, yeast and lemon. Taste of coriander, orange, wheat, caramel, mild floral hops and yeast with a lemony finish. Medium/light body and medium/high carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fiveacestx (535) - Texas, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Bottle - kind of a dark plum look with sediment floating around in it and next to no head. Has a dark fruit flavor to it with some orange peel and also malty.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
firstsip (331) - Michigan, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Had the beer in bottle AND can, but finally reviewing after having cask conditioned at Slow’s in Detroit. Opaque brownish-caramel color. Great lacing. Thick, rich mouthfeel. Notes of yeast, candi sugar, some citrus. If you can get this from a firkin, do it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (441) - - JUN 14, 2014
Served on tap in a pint glass Appearance – The beer is served a lightly hazed golden yellow color with a one finger head of billowy white foam. The head fades rather quickly leaving a fantastic level of foamy rings of lace on the sides of the glass. Smell – The aroma of the beer is heaviest of an orange smell mixed with a strong showing of wheat. Along with these are some lighter notes of a yeasty smell as well as a bit of lemon. Taste – The taste begins with a wheat bread flavor mixed with a little bit of a drier orange flavor. The orange flavor lessens a bit as the flavor advances being replaced by some flavors of a more lemon like citrus. All the while a decent yeasty and lightly hopped grassy flavor comes to the tongue. In the end with the loss of the orange, increase in the lemon and grass and maintenance of the wheat a somewhat crisp and dry flavor is left to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thinner side with a carbonation level that is on the higher side. Both are rather fitting for the style creating a rather refreshing feel. Overall – An alright and rather crisp brew, but really nothing that is worth going out of your way for.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Petkus331 (210) - Redford, Michigan, USA - JUN 13, 2014
On cask. Aroma of pepper, orange citrus, and wheat. Appears hazy orange with lots of lace, some off white foam. Tastes of bitter orange, sweet vanilla, and savory pepper. Thick and fizzy mouth feel. Overall, very good!


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