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RATINGS: 944   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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - NOV 27, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 28, 2011 Draught at burger. Hazy pale yellow. Lactic aroma with some citrus and floral spice. Light to medium sourness. Not much spice character. More like a tart berliner. But good. Nice session beer if not worth the bottle price. I was really looking forward to this after reading about it in Brewing With Wheat, but maybe this batch just wasn’t the best.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdixon77 (1403) - Georgia, USA - APR 25, 2015
Old rating. A nice wheat beer. Citrus, spices, clove, oak, slightly sour wheat. Crisp and drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tognetta (189) - Campinas, BRAZIL - APR 21, 2015
Amarelada, turva, espuma branca abundante, duradoura. Aroma de especiarias, champagne, vinho branco, carbonação alta, corpo leve. Levemente salgada e ácida. Aftertaste cítrico, leve. Uma cerveja "curiosa", mas não agradou muito.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
arkurzynski (1684) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - APR 16, 2015
Hazy gold. Nice tart funk with leather and light spice and citrus. Flavor is light tart citrus and mild leather that fades to sweet white wheat, vanilla, and faint oak. Lingering tart citrus and wheat. Real nice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ContemplateBeer (1656) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 9, 2015
Comparing this one to Hitachino White (HW), which I had just a few days ago. Aroma: Calabaza Blanca (CB) starts out with a more yeast-forward aroma- lots of sweet gum and also a healthy dash of coriander. There’s an orange peel presence that is not negligible. Appearance: Slightly cloudy pale yellow with a frothy white head that sticks around. Flavor: Mostly matches the nose; gum and coriander spiciness up front; orange peel becomes more apparent toward the finish, which dries up a bit. Palate: Full body, sticky texture, lively carbonation, long finish. Overall: Really the other end of the spectrum from HW; whereas that beer is more lemony tart yet wheat forward, this beer comparably is much more yeast and spice centric. HW finishes pleasantly dry, while CB has a lingering sweetness. I’d take HW every time. Had both beers on tap (one at Gralehaus, one at Louisville Beer Store).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bwa5879 (786) - Portage, Michigan, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Very hazy light orange pour with a bit of stark white head, very bubbly. Pert fruity scent of clementines, lemon, citrus zest, white pepper, apple and pear, rubbery belgian yeast, light wheat, a funky/sour minute maid fruit punch aroma overall. Soft carbonation, bubbly light mouthfeel, dry finish. Sour taste, lots of citrus zest, pepper, wheat, some sour yeast. Really great sour wheat.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rougeau13 (2132) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Very nice and an interesting twist. Slightly hazy pale golden colored with a frothy white head. Medium bodied, softly carbonated and quite dry. Taste is spicy, woody, slightly bitter, fruity and yeasty sweet and tart. Aroma full of spices, oak, yeast, and orange.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrewturba (1151) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 26, 2015
Pours a cloudy pale yellow with a massive(kinda excessive) rocky white head and big globs of lace. Aroma is spicy, coriander, zesty citrus, and some bready wheat notes. Flavour is zesty lemon, orange peel, spicy, coriander, light honey like notes, bready wheat and lightly tart.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reimer96 (1446) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 26, 2015
Pours a hazy yellowish gold with a huge frothy white head. Aroma of oranges, citrus peel, coriander, wheat and floral esthers. Taste is citrus peel, oranges, coriander, spicy wheat and a nice complimenting dry finish with a touch of sourness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EtTuCthulhu (1289) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - FEB 7, 2015
The beer pours a slightly hazy yellow color with a medium white head that fades quickly. The aroma blends wheat, coriander, Belgian yeast, and a hint of citrus, and the taste is quite sour and mildly sweet; however, the sourness fades quickly, leaving a really pleasant, light citrus and yeast flavor. The palate fuses a medium-light body, slick texture, and an average carbonation.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lachrymalisis (419) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 1, 2015
it’s Jolly Pumpkin beer. is there really anything else that needs to be explained?


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