SSKD814 (854) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 22, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
The Voodoo brewers were pouring their own brews for a tasting at Bocktown this past Wednesday. I sampled the 6 available and later got this one on-tap last night.
A- Body is a hazy golden yellow color that has about 1/2 finger white head that retains well. Cloudiness is thick and uniform.
S- whoa spiciness. This is loaded with coriander and peppercorns. Definitely the main characters here. Underneath this is floral hops and some yeast.
T- Taste is pretty similar to the smell. Lots of spices upfront with a touch of floral hop taste and a substantial yeast back bone and mild citrus buried somewhere deep within. The spices intensify for the finish as some floral hop bitterness arises. Coriander and peppercorn flavors linger.
P-Medium carbonation and a light drinkable body. I wish the yeast was more present here-but still good.
O- This is definitely not your typical witbier...but hey that’s the point! Wouldn’t life be boring if all witbiers tasted the same? This is a pretty good beer and one I will have again...besides it was pretty cool to talk to the brewers about all the work they put into making their beers. Easy to drink and a nice twist to the style.
Serving type: on-tap
Reviewed on: 08-11-2008 17:50:56
anders37 (18904) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 19, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. Has a spicy wheaty fruity citrus aroma with some weak hints of yeast. Sweetish wheat malty spicy yeasty citrus flavor with inhs of coriander. Has a sweetish spicy wheat malty citrus and coriander finish.
Brigadier (3195) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - APR 16, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
650 ml bottle
A nice value considering I picked this up as a single in Pennsylvania this beer was still somewhat pedestrian. I have two or three other Voodoo beers to try. After this one I am recalibrating my expectations downwards. This was not a terrible beer but simply run of the mill. Nothing about it had a wow factor but at the same time there were no major flaws.
Aroma / Appearance - Loads of foam took their sweet time sinking into a carbonated golden base. Orange peels, coriander, ginger, and white pepper make this crisp and sharp. The dryness is like a good champagne. I think this might pair well with sushi based on the aroma alone.
Flavor / Palate - Light and peppery this is a tart Belgian style beer. Pineapples, orange rinds, allspice, and then some solid hops play against one another. Delicate and sensitive the mouthfeel is airy. The aftertaste is too aggressive for the style which detracts a bit from what would otherwise make a nice sessionable beer to pair with fish. Overall I feel indifferent about this bottle.
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a hazy light golden orange color with light yellowish orange hues when held to a light source and two finger frothy white head that slowly fades into a thin lasting ring. Minimal spots of lacing.
Sweet citrus aroma with hints of orange and lemon peel along with a prominent bready yeast character and zesty spice. I’m picking up some peppery spice and possibly corriander as well.
Heavily carbonated up front with a thin body which contains a lot of citrus flavor and peppery spice. Slightly dry finish. There lots of orange peel and other citrus fruit flavor that is balanced by spicy pepper and corriander as well a some sweet alcohol. Decent I guss but nothing I would seek out again.
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - JAN 21, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden body with a white head. Pepper, spices, some light clove. Wheat citrus and coriander with a light herbal finish. Decent ale.
joshwilfong (1200) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
orange and hazy with large white head. peppery nose. flavor has minimal bitterness before some spice and the belgian white esters from the yeast. overall a beer tha is flavorful, but muddled without the flavors shining through
douglas88 (6927) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 18, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 ounce bomber from Giant Eagle. Pours a somewhat cloudy orange color with a large white head. A spicy fruity aroma; lemon and yeast. Peppery flavors, citrus and orange peel, light spices and wheat. Not too bad. Smooth and flavorful.
Acetobacter (816) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 12, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Enjoyed from a 22oz bottle in a whiskey snifter. The beer pours a cloudy/hazy straw-colored yellow, with a fluffy white head. The nose is remniscent of Hoegaarden, which was surprising, given the brewery’s asserted yeast choice. Coriander, pepper, floral notes, and perhaps just a touch of Abbey yeast esters come to the nose; very pleasing. The palate is slightly more assertive than other good examples of the style. Lots of yeast-derived flavors, big notes of pepper, the smooth character lent by the use of flaked wheat, and a fruity mid-palate and finish. Overall, I can see where the complexity and esoteric character of the beer would turn some off, but I found it compares well with well-known benchmarks of the style, and reflects a well-guided melange of creativity and brewing skill.
pineypower (2683) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - AUG 31, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to Jaxson. Pours out a slightly cloudy light amber color, not normal color for a white. Small lacing white head with an aroma predominately of coriander, citrus zest and spice. Taste is coriander up front, some notes of spice, citrus and a slight yeasty fruity note, I only found slight traces of any of these 12 kinds of peppercorns. Whites usually aren’t my style, but this one was enough off the beaten path that I could enjoy it.
shigadeyo (3180) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2009
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12/10/2008: Voodoo White Magick of the Sun has a fresh orange, light corriander, and wheat aroma that has just a touch of sweetness about it. The beer is hazy and golden orange in color. It has calm bubbly carbonation and a small foamy off-white head. The flavor is dominated by CORRIANDER and inscence-like flavors. This beer tastes like an insence store in my mouth! It is very herbal and has a VERY peppery finish. It has a medium body and average mouthfeel. Overall this beer is interesting, but I’m not sure that I really like it. II wonder if this beer is like what marijuana would taste like if you just chewed on it?!
22 fl. oz. bottle (14° Plato 0.G. 3° Plato F.G. / 30 IBu ° 6% alc) shared by Tmoney99. Thanks Tom! Rating #52 for this beer.