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RATINGS: 1372   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
A truly authentic Belgian style wheat or "white" ale, this Rascal is unfiltered (yup, thatís yeast on the bottom) and cleverly spiced with coriander and Curacao orange peel producing a refreshingly fruity thirst quencher.

rollinsr's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rollinsr (492) - Atlanta, - FEB 25, 2011
The coriander has a very strong presence in this beer both in the aroma and taste. Light and hazy in color there is definitely the nice fruity character to this beer from the orange peel but again the flavor of this beer can mainly be attributed to the coriander spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tfredvik (1406) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 26, 2015
Cloudy and opaque yellow body with a white head that laces the glass well. Strong aroma of wheat, a confusing yeasty element that is as wit-ish as it is hefe-ish, citrus, banana and spices, and in the back I get honey and sweet corn flakes. The strong flavour gives the same wit/hefe confusion, I get lots of spices, especially coriander, but at the same time lots of banana in a hefeweizen way. Also pretty citric. The taste is sweeter than most witbiers, the finish is light bitter. Dry and light on the palate, rather lively carbonation. A nice one!
[33 cl can, enjoyed 6 months before BB date, from Vinmonopolet Online]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bergstaden (1677) - RÝros, NORWAY - JUL 26, 2015
Hazy white with a white head - Malt, wheat and spicy aroma - Gentle wheat and malt body with spicy flavours with some yeasty notes in the back - Spiesy and yests in the finish - This was nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Turtles (477) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 23, 2015
355ml can from Systembolaget. Hazy pale yellow, fluffy white head and little lacing. The aroma of spices, lemon, green apple, bread dough. Medium body and a fizzy mouthfeel, it is quite high carbonated. Taste got citrus peel, banana, pepper, coriander, yeast. Finish is a bit spicy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chad9976 (1417) - Albany, New York, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Witbier is one of my favorite summer styles (and one of my favorite style, period for that matter). When done right it can be amazingly delicious. When done well itís still pretty good. Avery White Rascal falls into the latter category. A solid, to-spec Belgian White for sure, but not an amazing one.

I poured a 12oz can into a goblet. It was canned on 6/22/15 and cost $2.95 ($0.25 per ounce).

Appearance: Classic pale yellow hue with translucent body. Not carbonation is visible, nor is sediment. Pours to a large, white, pillowy head which laces and retains beautifully.

Smell: A light fruity aroma of bananas and orangepeel with some floral notes. Not quite as pungent as Iíd prefer, though.

Taste: There are certain flavor components I expect and want in a witbier and this has them all. A light wheaty body up front, but with not especially sweet (nor tart). The second half contains most of the flavor in the form of citrusy orangepeel and a light coriander spice. Not much in the way of hop flavor or bitterness. Itís a simple, repetitive palette and the taste never grows old; my only complaint is that itís a little too mild. Iíd think a fresh can like this would be bold and peppery, but itís surprisingly tame. This would make a great starter witbier, though.

Drinkability: A beer like Avery White Rascal is exactly what I want in the warmer months. Itís refreshing after every swig and leaves a clean aftertaste. The mouthfeel is quite soft and smooth Ė almost creamy, though it also feels a bit watery and under-carbonated. Iíd prefer more zesty Belgian effervescence (which is more common in bottle-conditioned brews). It doesnít seem to quite take full advantage of its 5.6% ABV, as this feels like something in the sub-5% range. Iím sure no one will have a problem putting back a couple of these.

Score: 7/10

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheJestersBeer (2257) - SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2015
12oz can. Pours a cloudy deep straw with a white head. Spicy, citrusy aroma, cloves, phenols, yeast, wheat. Off-dry, medium bodied, low bitterness, creamy CO2. Spicy, citrusy taste, cloves, lightly hoppy, wheat, phenols, yeast. Easy drinking, nothing special, but very well made. (2015-07-17) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (8527) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 10, 2015
12 oz can. Canned 11/25/14. Courtesy of olio. Cheers! Hazy yellow color with a small white head. Sweetness, yeast, mild wheat, spices and some fruitiness in the aroma. The flavor is dry malty wheat, sweetness, mild fruits and some yeast. A bit unbalanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (7510) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 10, 2015
355 ml can. Canned on 25.11.2014.
Pours hazy yellow color with a small white head. Sweet lemony-yeasty aroma, some herbal notes, bubblegum and orange peel. Flavor is sweet and fruity, some honey notes, caramel, mild toffee, yeast and subtle spices. A bit too sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (7102) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 10, 2015
355 ml can. Thanks olio. Pours a cloudy yellow colour with a small head. Aroma of strong citrusy notes, coriander and some grass. Flavour of wheat, caramel, mild coriander notes, honey-like sweetness, orange peel and mild bitterness. Yeastiness as well. Light bodied with a bit thin mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tiong (4724) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUL 10, 2015
355ml can

Canned 25.11.2014 Pours hazy yellowish with a smooth head. Aroma of yeast, ripe fruits, hints of spices and orange peel. Taste is smooth, slightly yeasty and sweetish with hints of ripe fruits, spices and orange peel. Finish is stuffy, sweetish and yeasty with some hints of ripe fruits and spices. Okay, a bit stuffy and sweetish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shoulderbroken (2733) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 6, 2015
Tap at ibrew wired. Aroma is typical Belgian White. Creamy, bit herbal bit of wheat, light citrus. Maybe a touch sweet for me without much heft.

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