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Brains Craft Brewery Atlantic White

Formerly brewed at Brains
Style: Witbier
Cardiff, Wales
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Cask, Keg & Bottled; Special - originally released on 2 January 2013.

Atlantic White blends the tradition of Belgian ’Wit’ beers and the hop character of American IPAs to produce a ’White IPA’. Brewed with wheat malt and Belgian wit yeast , the addition of freshly crushed coriander seeds, Curacao orange and US hops give a light refreshing beer with a zest and spicy finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (7627) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, - MAY 17, 2013
Bottled. Slightly hazy gold, with a tight white head and plenty of carbonation. Wheat beer aroma of orange peel, bubble gum and leafy, citrus hops. Full bodied, with some prickle on the tongue, more fruit, spice, coriander, grainy malts and a slightly dry finish. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
leaparsons (9499) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2016
Bottle, Welford Wines, Leicester. Hazy orange gold with a large head. Oranges and cream with lemon. Vegetable notes with bready yeast and mixed spices. Banana milkshake. Tropical fruit lurks in the background. Dry finish. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alex_leit (1591) - Minsk, BELARUS - FEB 17, 2016
Bottle 500 ml. Aroma: malty, sweet, flowers, butter, citrus, esters. Taste is very similar: fruits, malt, peel, not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redders1974 (695) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2016
Refreshing and light brown sugar and mild spices to finish small quickly vanishing head.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hohops (691) - Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2016
Bottle. Appearance is hazy, light amber, a pillowy cream head of about 1-2 fingers. Aroma- orange, creamy malt, zesty lemon hints, coriander, spices, wheat, yeast, bread, fruitcake hints. Taste- malts, orange juice, tropical fruit, raisin hints, cereal, crisp hops. Bitter hoppy finish. Mouthfeel is juicy, with some carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
maekchu (3221) - Hirakata, JAPAN - DEC 16, 2015
Bottle from local Sake Marche store. Light tart fruit nose, butterscotch, light wheat, and small spice. Hazy dull amber/orange color. Moderate sweet wheatiness, citrus, weedy bittering, and grass. Thin-medium body. Lousy nose, but flavors are okay (except for the weird butterscotch bit). Not really much of a wit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gegwilson (2737) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2015
Bottle from a Tesco in Wales. Pours a clear blond colour with a frothy white head. Grassy citrus aroma. The taste is light spice and orange citrus. Light and refreshing, but doesn’t really match up to the wit / US IPA hybrid deScription.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
anfractuosity (305) - - OCT 3, 2015
Cloudy amber in colour, could possibly do with a bit more aroma.......................

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4731) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2015
Bottle. Bronze with a small head. An unusual range of quite comlex flavours. Fruity with some hops trying to fight their way through. A bit strange but still quite nice.Still struggling with the idea of Brains trying to brand itself as a craft brewery.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Trappis**d (34) - Dorset, ENGLAND - AUG 20, 2015
Very Belgian this beer, very yeasty is the main hit, good carbonation,has depth to it, interesting, but didn’t really get the orange, maybe I need to get another bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martin00sr (2132) - Haderslev, DENMARK - APR 3, 2015
Clear golden, small airy white head. Aroma has yeast and orange. Bittersweet, malty flavour with yeast and spice. Orange finish, hints of coriander.

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