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RATINGS: 371   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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White Sun Wit is a crisp and hazy Belgian-Style Wit. White Sun Wit is Weyerbacher’s thirst-quenching spring and early summer ale. The nose has a light spiciness from the coriander, orange peel, grains of paradise, and star anise. The palate reveals a mild, refreshing and effervescent wheat beer that finishes with just a hint of tartness.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drew (2411) - Kent, Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2004
This is a really good wit. Very light yellow body, hazy, with a huge head. Lemon pepper, yeast, wheat banana, pepper. Body is soft and almost thick. Nice almost dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TAR (2497) - Lafayette, Colorado, USA - MAY 16, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2006 Sherbety, lemony aroma with soft doughy pale malt, chalky yeast, coriander, and honeydew nuances. Slight leafy hop and crackery malt hull touches, also. Soft-bodied; light spritz. Nice and filmy from the yeast. Succulent honeydew flavors pair beautifully with mildly flowery, fresh banana notes and crisp, crackery malts. Lemon pulp helps round the acidity and wet cardboard. Rather tangy from the wheat with a faintly coarse herbal hop and phenolic twinge in the background. Moist, but nicely balanced conclusion between an appealingly clean waxy yeast dollop, fresh citrus pulp, and crushed coriander seeds. Fresh passionfruit flavors linger amid the filmy, tongue-coating yeast and lesser notes of chamomile and herbal hops. This is an understated witbier with remarkable balance and a rather tasty yeast profile. A more-punctual noble hop and sweet malt finish is all this really needs.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFGrind (1845) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 19, 2004
Blanche had a yeasty aroma, color was cloudy yellow with a greenish tint. Flavor was a bit thin, best desribed as crisp and dry. Nice try of brewing a Wit by Weyerbacher.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BigSkyman007 (202) - USA - APR 17, 2004
The first Weyerbacher beer I was disappointed with. Cloudy yellow color, hops and malt not very noticeable, no real notable spice, with hints of the usual wheat beer citrus. Not bad, but disappointing and a somewhat bland wheat beer.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - APR 8, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2004 Highly carbonated with champagne like qualities. Almost white with puffy white head. Spicy flavors of pepper and light coriander. Finish is smoother and light.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7866) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2004
I like this beer in the spring and summer months. It is a good representation, light straw colored with a nice head. Tastes overtones include orange, coriander, dry white wine, and honey, with slight yeastiness. A good beer of the Belgian white style.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
IPFreely (1470) - Sanborn, New York, USA - JAN 11, 2004
Looked like a decent wit. Yeasty aroma, touch of spice, seemed plasticy. Bland wheaty flavor. That odd plastic came in again. Light-medium body, kind of acidic. Was not impressed at all.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 20, 2003
Cloudy golden color with almost no head. Doughy yeast aroma. Bland wheat and grain flavors. Did not display many wit flavors or aromas. A dissapointing offering from a usually solid brewery.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 10, 2003
Hazy golden with minimal off-white head. Aroma is sweet, orange, vanilla, lemon, wheat. Flavor is wheat, lemon, clove, orange peel, coriander. Light-medium body with medium acidity and above-average carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
goz (359) - Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 7, 2003
Pours a nice hazy golden, with a medium sized white head that sticks around, but laces little. Aroma is spicy, grassy (think hayfield), and some lemon. Flavor is citric, spicy, fairly acidic, and ends very dry. Body is medium. A pretty refreshing brew, went down nice and smooth over the past summer.


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