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Lang Creek Mandarin Hefeweizen

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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.76   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Mandarin Orange flavors add a twist to the American Hefeweizen. Unfiltered in the style of traditional wheat beers, a subtle aroma of mandarin orange, citrus notes in the finish. ABV: 4.9% Color: Light Straw Malt: Pale, Munich, Wheat Hops: GR Perle


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1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
beerbrat99 (132) - Shanghai, - FEB 26, 2008
Draft. Pours a very turbid straw color. White head with some retention and lacing. Aroma is very offensive and smells like rotten eggs and vomit. The taste is a bit better with notes of wheat and orange sweetness in the finish. Had to dump the pint. An odd beer that appears to have some issues with drinkability.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 23, 2010
Lang Creek Brewery--Mandarin Hefeweizen--Malt Beverage With Natural Spices--2006 12 oz. Bottle. 4.90% ABV. 19 IBUís. (4.0 / 5.0) Hefeweizen--Mandarin. Thick sediment. Rich lacy head. Cloudy bright dark lemon color. Mild Mandarin wheat ester front. Creamy smooth mild sweet citrus hint mellow wheat malt body. Easy fresh mild orange crusty smooth end. Mild. Sampled 7/18/2006.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oldrtybastrd (3223) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2010
Pours a hazy golden yellow. Aroams of bread, fruit and spices. Flavors of orange, spice and some hints of citrus hop.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VertBaconStrips (2088) - Assat, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 14, 2009
Damn, there seems to be half a quarter inch of sediment on the bottom of the bottle. Poured out a liquid that pretty much equals the bottom of a jug of pineapple juice that has settled with some decent white fuzz which acts similar to fine pulp that has settled at the top of a glass of orange juice. The whole glass has a film where ever there was once beer. Very fresh and sour oranges (in a good way, not the out in the sun quartered orange on a plate way) and some wheat. The taste is something else compared to other west coast hefes. Ha! Now I know the flavour! MIMOSA - champagne and orange juice. Wheat and a very weak spice. Fairly thick over all, leaves a heavy coating in my mouth, not quite as heavily carbonated as a mimosa but still, itís pretty prominent. Kinda creamy as well. Finishes long, fresh and sour. Man, the sediment pile left over is pretty insanely thick and unmovable. Well as far as a hefe goes, this doesnít really rank too high but getting surprised with a beer that mimics a drink I have once a year during a special holiday breakfast sure as hell counts as something in my books. I would get obliterated if I had a ton of this in the summer.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
JoeTheYounger (1144) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - JUN 28, 2009
Very light, extreme head. Weaty mild aroma. Not very flavorful, poor carbonation (flat)

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
colts9016 (198) - Idaho, USA - MAY 30, 2009
Pour this beer into my heffe glass at 45 degrees. There is a one finger tan head that didnít last. The body of the beer is medium gold color. There is a lot of effervesce in the beer. The clarity of the beer is slightly hazy. Nose: A medium wheat aroma with some citrus. Canít tell if there is Mandrins in the beer tho. There is some floral ester aroma. Taste: The the wheat flavor in the beer is mild and the citrus is just mild. There is a touch of floral esters in the beer . Overall: The mouth feel of the beer is carbonate and a little bitter. The body of the beer is light and the finish is nill. it is just an Okay beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexanderj (3318) - Branson, Missouri, USA - APR 5, 2009
On tap at Tap House Grill in Seattle. Color was dull gold. Aroma of wheat, must and fruit/orange. flavor of orange, wheat and must. Decent, but forgettable beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4971) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2008
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a very hazy yellow color with a medium sized white head. The aroma was strong orange with a wheaty malt undertone. The flavor was tangy, sour and bitter with a moderate vague citrus element and a light wheaty malt undertone. The finish was long, bitter and sour. Eh.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Reid (1917) - Salem, Oregon, USA - AUG 23, 2008
Hazy yellow, small white head. Citrus SOAP aroma.. soapy taste like that orange detergent you see, watered down, some sourness. Thin watery palate. Horrible..i hope this was off.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
douglas88 (6124) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 18, 2008
Bottle bought at Yellowstone NP. It’s really cool how Yellowstone carries a decent selection of local craft beers. Pours a clear gold with almost no head. Some tiny white bubbles float around. The aroma is very nice; tons of ripe oranges and some wheat. The flavor was similar; a bunch of mandarin oranges balanced by a good wheat aspect. The finish is all wheat. Very nice and natural flavor. Enjoyable.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjg74 (2492) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 14, 2008
Bottle from Hamilton, MT. Hazy golden in color. Sweet fruity aroma. Very sweet with some graininess.


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