Friday, February 19, 2016

Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20Chad9976 (1548) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 19, 2016
AROMA: All tangerine aroma; akin to holding the fruit in your hand. Slightly sweet. All fruit, nothing else. No esters. Not bad, but very one-note. 8/12

APPEARANCE: Very cloudy shade of pale orange. Spastic carbonation clearly visible. Average white frothy head. Good lacing.2/3

FLAVOR: Aggressive tangerine flavor, though it seems authentic. Slight soda flavor on finish. Generic pale wheat ale base. No esters. Fine, but simple.13/20

MOUTHFEEL: Light/medium body. Well carbonated. Smooth. Fairly clean finish. Refreshing. 5/5

OVERALL IMPRESSION: Tasty for sure, though borderline gimmicky. This should be in cans, not bottles.6/10

 DISCLAIMER: The author is not a certified BJCP judge; therefore, this score sheet is not necessarily indicative of proper BJCP styles. The author is grading to 2015 BJCP Guidelines in order to prepare for examination.

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