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RATINGS: 581   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Crisp & lively, the hazy smoothness of this unfiltered White Ale is roused by the crackling of spring spices. From a hint of sweetness from orange peel & plum to the peppery bite of fresh ground coriander, the subtle blend of spices creates just the right refreshing kick to signal that spring is on its way. Cheers!


k9coug's rating

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
k9coug (105) - USA - FEB 9, 2014
First swallow is Okay, especially spicy along the outer edges of the tongue, but it then fades quickly into a sudden and dry finish that leaves a not-so-pleasant targeted bitterness of a spice note that is like an unpleasant medicine.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dorkenstein (257) - - FEB 8, 2016
Wheat, straw, citrus zest, and some horse blanket in the aroma. Taste is very wheat and orange dominant with coriander to round it out. The yeast finishes with some more citrus zest.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HonkeyBra (3896) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - FEB 5, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Pours a hazed orange with a small, quickly dissipating white head. Mild lacing. Aroma of citrus and orange peel. Flavor is dominated by coriander and orange beer. Mild spiciness and yeast notes. Light bodied with above average carbonation. Finishes with light spiciness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chalumeaux (679) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 30, 2016
Poured from tap at Spuds cloudy orange with a white head. Aromas of fruit lemon and mild coriander. Taste is somewhat sweet and crisp with notes of fruit. Meh!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tompete (262) - Tillsonburg, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 29, 2016
Pours a cloudy orange. Aroma is spicy Belgian wit. Flavour is more coriander and pepper with some orange. Finish is thick and slightly dry.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
McGarnigle (600) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 25, 2016
Bottle. Mellow beer, tastes like a wit but with different spices. No bite to it, hops or otherwise. Feels like it has a coating on it which dampens the flavor. Not strong enough to be warming. Admittedly, I donít much like winter spiced beers in general.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
katrinaez (944) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Missing a lot for a wit. Aroma is very faint but has some yeast and light fruit. Color a heavy hazed yellow orange. Taste has a bit of a sweetness and there is fruity note to it. Like the milk tastes after your fruity pebbles are gone. Small amount of Belgium style shows. Tap

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weitz15 (493) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Fruity, sweet aroma. Cloudy amber pour. Mild carbonation, wheat presence, and some fruit. Thick, full body.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
keepersj12 (3019) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Pretty average beer. Pours a cloudy orange with a head that caps the brew. The aroma has fruits with lemon, not much spice. The flavor is tart with a bit of lemon.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
malvrich (159) - durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 12, 2016
12 oz. bottle from Cabin Pack Box dated best by May 2016 Bottle stamped 3475 so bottled 12/13/15 Pilsner glass A: Pours murky pale orange with a good inch of tight foam atop. Big bubbles seen rising. Good retention and lacing. S: Sour bread and a little grass. T: Wheaty roundness in taste. Brown bread crust. Slightly sour at the end. M: Thin mouthfeel with lively carbonation. O: Iím not a fan of wheat beers and nothing about this is changing my outlook. It looks better than it smells or tastes. Not bad but I canít imagine many people buying 12 packs of this. So far this is the only turd in the Cabin Pack. Average at best.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ClarkVV (4841) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 11, 2016
Draught at the Black Rose, 1/8/16.
The gross ticks continue....
Very cloudy, pale-golden body has an initially small, fairly dense, white head atop. It remains at cover.
Smells kind of like their Spring Ale, mixed with that Alpine pilsner they made, mixed with hoegaarden. Very bizarre and with tons of adjunct dominance. More fruity than it is spicy, with lots of bubble gum, underfermented malt sugars and candy-like notes.
Slick, sweet and very carbonated, it reminds little of beer and takes the spice/citrus/herb addition way too far. Sugary, near worty malts and very little to balance. Just light citrus and coriander. Would not want to drink this (was my friendís beer).


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