BVery (9172) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 29, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Mostly clear and bright rich yellow pour with a small spotty white head. Delicate and pleasant citrus and floral nose. Taste is mild floral and citrus, but finishes a little dry and rough. This is just okay - not too bad, not great either.
slowrunner77 (8991) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 22, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
"I really like white ipa as a style. I wasn’t sure about it as a winter style but it works. Mild coriander and orange and a surprisingly pungent hop aroma and aftertaste. Lots of victims and pine. Solid brew worthy of a new winter seasonal."
phaleslu (8969) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Keystone in Clifton, served in a brand new New Belgium goblet. Pours a pale yellow-gold, a little cloudy, with a medium foamy white head that leaves heavy lace in the glass. Notes of lemon citrus, pale and crackery malts, grass, herbs, and the faintest hint of peppery spice. Light-bodied, with moderate carbonation. Very light and clean. White IPA- that makes sense. I thought this would be a more wintery spiced kind of IPA, not that I was disappointed with the result. Good beer.
3fourths (8962) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 15, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Fluffy white head atop a faintly hazed straw colored body. Grassy and citrus-like American hop nose, light gum, some juicy apricot / peach, though still a tad raw like straight up hop cones. Bitter bubble gum, flowers berries and cut grass raw nose, some tropical / pineapple resemblance. Some chalk / vitamin yeast seems to blur and mute the hop and malt aroma. Medium to full body, medium to high sweetness with a lot of chewy malt and saccharin. Yeast and wheat both lend creaminess to the body. A step up in quality for New Belgium IMO.
DuffMan (8802) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Yellow gold, lasting white head. Grapefruit and light pine, austere wheaty malts, crisp bitter finish. A nice lean IPA.
bb (7986) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 8, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Golden-straw beer with a cream head. Grapefruit and perfume aroma with light wheat. Light tropical fruit and grapefruit flavor with light wheat. Medium bodied. OK bitterness. Light tropical fruit and grapefruit lingers with light floral notes and light wheat.
douglas88 (7956) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 20, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 ounce bottle. Pours a super clear yellow color with a medium white head. A nice citrus and wheat nose. Big rich sticky sweet hops, Amarillo shine, lots of pine and more grapefruit. Light bready grainy base. A big flavor punch in this one. Quite tasty. Mild to medium bitterness. Solid.
BMan1113VR (7914) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 10, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours with a clear, quite pale hued body with a large, foamy and retentive white head. Aromas are of grass, resin, tropical fruit, mosaic. Lightly fruity esters, very mild malt. Flavors are fruity and mildly bitter with peach, mango, tropical fruit hop notes. Grassy, very nice subtle malt toasty character (soft). Mild esters, citrus rind. Medium bodied with fuller carbonation.
Ibrew2or3 (7910) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - NOV 16, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle pours with a clear thin gold body that supports a white head of foam. Just after pouring it the aroma had a peach fruitiness to it. Upon further inspection there’s malt sweetness, slight levels of fruity notes maybe apricot, peach and mango as well as some faint hoppier or tarter citrus like notes. The taste is similar with modest levels of dry apricot and peach fruitiness rolling quickly into some malt sweetness. To midway a bit of malts and a slightly wheat like grainy malt note surface just as it heads into a lemon to lime like bitter hop to tartness. Pretty nice and balanced and easy drinking with plenty of flavor.
drowland (7714) - Georgia, USA - DEC 3, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
11/26/13. On tap at Barley’s, downtown Asheville. Hazy orange pour with a small off-white head. Mild aroma, plenty of hops, citrus and a little dank, hints of spice. Nice mild flavor, citrus combination from the IPA aspect and the witbier aspect, mild spice. Not bad.