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RATINGS: 913   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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An artisan white ale brewed in the classic biere blanche tradition. Spiced with orange peel and coriander, you'll find it refreshingly tart, with a wonderful dry finish.


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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jollyraider (252) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 17, 2006
The weakest of the JP beers. I think I need to try it again though. Props for not being an over the top wit like Leinie wheat that my girlfriend just bought.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
cattaneopapa (189) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 5, 2014
Pours an opaque gold colour with a huge lasting foamy white head. Champagne like Carbonation is visible through the glass. Aroma of oranges Taste: Sour orange with a coriander finish. High carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
rob6239 (625) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 2, 2014
Huge over-frothed head from bottle pour. Aroma has some fruit, soap and chewing gum. Taste is light bodied with a bit of spice in the middle and a wine like finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
popery (1433) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 29, 2014
The beer is a pale yellow color. Fairly hazy. Smallish white head. Fades away fairly quickly. The aroma is wheaty sweetness with lemony sourness and oak. Mild spicing. Some orange knocking around but it gets mixed up with the lemony sourness of the beer. Mild vanilla and other sweet woodiness. Thereís some spicy wheat flavor up front. Lots of gentle lemon peel sourness. It really tastes more like a light, bright sour than a witbier. JP funkiness throughout. Lots of depth. Earthy and fruity background. The finish features a dry oak flavor and more of the spicing than showed up in the aroma. The coriander still seems pretty reserved but the orange peel makes its presence felt. Just gentle waves of lemon on top of a dried out wheat blanket. Pucker is mild but still more than youíll find in any witbier. Relatively low carbonation. Itís a wonderful beer but hard to compare to the style. In my mind, itís more of a low intensity sour. It would be interesting to try this beer blended into a normal wit.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Atheist_Peace (966) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 29, 2014
Super cloudy golden pour with monumental amounts of white head that sticks around. I get a bunch of lacto on the nose with nice spice and wood elements and a lemony note. Pretty dry in the mouth with the lemon coming through a lot more, spice and wood notes as well. The lactic note thatís all over the nose is much less present. Finishes slightly tart.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (3921) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Aroma is wheat, spices/a hint of heat and slightly musty. The flavor is wheat, fruit, slight sweetness and a long and very tart/bordering on lamibic sourness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
robinvboyer (3127) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 7, 2014
750ml from the lcbo. Cloudy oranger pour, huge, gushy, hard to pour white head. The aroma is pleasantly tart with some green, acidic hops and yeast notes. The carb is a tad subdued to what i was expecting and the mouth feel is fibe. The finish is quite fruity, lots of orange, and lemon with some citrus zest from the green hops. The malted wheat really comes through in the finish. Medium to low bitterness, a superbly easy drinking beer. The tartness is very welcome to a normally boring style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryecatcher (803) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 4, 2014
12.7 oz bottle. Pours a pale, straw yellow, hazy with an insanely large, rocky white head, matching retention and very nice lacing. Nose is fruity barnyard funk, grassy, daffodils, white pepper, chardonnay. Mouth is medium bodied, light creaminess, dry and pleasantly tart with hints of spices, citrus, lemongrass, bread dough and oaky wine barrel. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bendrixian (1130) - Canadiana, Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 26, 2014
To call this one foamy is an understatement. Slightly hazy golden colour. I find the aroma sort of mute and quiet, with light esters, some spice and nutmeg like quality and some citrus. On the palate it is light tasting, sporting some zesty citrus character and some sweet tang like flavour as well as those yeasty and wheaty notes. Decent stuff but not sure if it is one of the better representations iíve had from this style.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2162) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 24, 2014
A cloudy straw gold with a big soapy looking white head. A slow gusher. Yeasty spicy clove aroma with light banana. The beer has a medium body with a bit of viscous mouthfeel. Tangy wheat, wine like with light witbier notes. I was expecting more.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ametras (440) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 24, 2014
750ml bottle. Cloudy golden yellow with a huge frothy white head. Flavors are coriander, lemon peel, lemon juice, oak hay and funk with herbal and cheesy notes. Dry finish, nice lemony tartness. Light body, lively carbonation, slick texture.


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