|Seasonal Summer Beer
|American Pale Wheat Ale
|Arcadia Brewing Company
|Battle Creek, Michigan
Brewers Description of this Summer Wheat Ale:
“Enjoy the warmer weather of spring and summer with Whitsun, Arcadia’s refreshing and smooth drinking wheat ale that’s light enough to quench your thirst after mowing the lawn or that awesome workout, and enough body and “legs” to satisfy the beer enthusiast with an quaffable and full-flavored summer brew.
Brewed in the style of a mid-19th Century English Festival Ale, this unfiltered wheat beer boasts a translucent orange color topped with a creamy, white head. Its full-flavored drinkability makes it the perfect choice for any warm weather events, while the unique flavors pair nicely with many dishes.”Our Review:
Whitsun summer wheat ale has a cloudy orange appearance with some sediment swimming about. The thick head quickly dissipates introducing a medium strength aroma of orange and spice. As expected, semi-sweet orange is the predominate flavor at the front of the draw. The back is occupied with coriander, orange peel, honey, and other spices. There is a slightly tart bite.
Whitsun seems to be a bit over-spiced to qualify as a refreshing standalone summer beer. Yet, this spicy summer wheat ale is great in conjunction with food.