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Anchorage Whiteout Wit Bier

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98
100
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Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 363   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is a variation on the classic Belgian Witbier style, but aged in French Oak Chardonnay barrels

Brewed with lemon peel, black peppercorns and corriander (sic).
Triple fermented - first in the tank with Belgian yeast, second in french oak Chardonnay barrels with brettanomyces, and finally in the bottle with a third yeast for natural carbonation.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
furthur (455) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Bottle, cloudy light yellow, almost no head. Aroma kombucha and cider, lightly funky. Taste is dry cider/kombucha, lemon, faint black pepper and oak. This is pretty sour. Palate is light, carbonation moderate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (3968) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - AUG 6, 2015
Bottle 2014: Poured hazy yellow bubble head. Aroma is really funky eggs sulfur. Taste nice tart, chardonnay and wood with lemony zest.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirdeye11 (5816) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 3, 2015
(750ml bottle thanks to Adam C) cloudy medium gold yellow, no real head after pouring and settling. Nose of chardonnay, brett, tart, lemon, coriander, mild bugs, touch of oak, complex and delicious. Taste of lemon peel, brett, a little dry, chardonnay, oak, light sour bugs, an exceptional witbier. Medium carbonation, somewhat soda-like.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (4333) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 27, 2015
750 ml. shared bottle. Pours a somewhat cloudy pale gold with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, yeast, spice, and wood. Taste is lemon, orange, yeast, oak, and spice. Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GenDV138 (3516) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 27, 2015
750 ml bottle poured into a Spiegelau tulip. Batch 3, June 2014. Clear straw yellow with about a finger of off-white head. Aromas of funk, citrus, herbs, some white wine, a bit of Brett. Tastes of citrus, funk, light wheat, white wine, light tart acidic notes, subtle herbs. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Nicely balanced and well done.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oakes (13594) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 11, 2015
Hazy straw colour. No head. Aroma has brett, coriander, and sort of wheaty character. A slight tartness, but more crisp brett and fresh wheaty malt notes. The chard barrel lends a snappy quality to the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Weezel (241) - Florida, USA - MAY 5, 2015
Awesome white wine aromas that have tons of melon, lemon, and grassiness. Very pale straw color with little carbonation. Taste is delicious with ripe apples up front and the oak from the barrel smoothing things out. Very dry finish. Wish it had a tad more carbonation to make the flavor a pop a little more.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (10827) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 29, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours lightly hazy gold with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is fragrant earthy and barnyard yeast notes, Brettanomyces, light lemon notes, wheat malt and coriander with floral notes. Flavor is tart and acidic lemon, earthy and funky Brettanomyces, light hops and bitterness, wheat malt and a dry finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jbuskirk (658) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - APR 24, 2015
Whiteout has one of the best names and one of the coolest bottles you’ll ever see. Review over. Just kidding. Whiteout is pale and heady, as you’d expect. Aroma has citrus, spices, earthy Brett, and oaky Chardonnay notes. Flavor reveals savory spice, vinous fruit, lemon, orange peel, and of course, Brett. Despite all the complexity, Whiteout is soft and thirst-quenching. You definitely won’t notice the increased ABV. While this isn’t an orthodox Belgian White, it’s a damn good one.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
beertholomeus (1238) - California, USA - APR 24, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy pale yellow color with white head. Yeast, spice, fruit, brett and white wine aroma. Yeast, lemon, brett, wheat, coriander, pepper and wheat flavors. Light body and average carbonation. Lemon and brett finish. Batch #3


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