gschrade (1107) - Collinsville, Illinois, USA - OCT 19, 2015
I had this at Global Brew. Pours gold with a white head. Taste sweet, citrus, fruity. I thought this was good. I would drink this again.
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Can from bottledog Edinburgh. Hazy lemon gold, white head. Lemony banana wheat nose. Lightish body, very soft fizz. Light spice, wheat and citrus peel. Some herbal grassy notes. Light bitter. Short light sour finish. Really tasty effort. tillmac62 (767) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - OCT 5, 2015
Pours a hazy gold. Outstanding head volume, very poor lacing and retention.
Outstanding nose of coriander with hints of wheat coupled with orange.
Heavy light body with a bit of smoothness in the texture. Slightly below normal carbonation with a hint of effervescence in the middle and a fair burst in the finish.
The outstanding flavor profile is a bit weak on intensity, fairly complex and perfectly balanced. It begins with a moderate sensation of slightly spicy coriander that adds orange undertones as it progresses towards the middle. The middle produces a balancing biscuit that just hints at sweetness. The finish is a slow fade of subtle orange.
geologyguy (1686) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - SEP 18, 2015
Very light wheat smell, bland appearance, light taste, slightly sweet, malty no hops, very slight bacon taste on finish lol ...gets better with time though GlassBrass440 (321) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 15, 2015
Pours a cloudy gold with moderately lasting, dense white head. Aromas of grain, wheat, coriander and hints of citrus. Some floral notes that hit me as chamomile that you sometimes find in a wit but could just be in my head. A quick rousing of the head produces some bready yeast aromas. Flavours are clean with a wheat maltiness being the predominant flavour. Hints of citrus and a light sour tang in the finish. Very light body and a decent amount of carbonation.
CH-303 (2407) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - SEP 14, 2015
Appearance: Hazy yellow, not much head.hman43 (1883) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Aroma: Wheat, light fruit. Spices.
Taste: Lots of wheat, slight spices. Very crisp.
Bought: Total Wine (Sterling), 355 ml, $2.29
Info: 14/9-2015, 88/300M
It pours a cloudy straw color. It has aromas of wheat, lemon, citrus, and yeast aromas. It has flavors of lemon, citrus, wheat, and some spices. It is highly carbonated. It has a crisp finish. rick_91709 (524) - USA - SEP 8, 2015
Poured from a can. Pale, cloudy yellow. Not much head. Typical wheat beer aroma. Aftertaste is slightly sour. Decent.
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Is it just me, or does it seem like less American breweries are making witbier these days? I don’t know why since they tend to be so light and refreshing – they definitely have crossover appeal for the mainstream. Ballast Point Wahoo White is one of the best American examples of the style I can recall: true to form, tasty, and easy to drink. Plus the price is right, too. Why are we just now getting this beer here?
andrewje41 (4519) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - SEP 5, 2015
I poured a 12oz can into a flared snifter. It was canned on 7/11/15 and a six-pack cost $12.49 ($2.08 per can or $0.17 per ounce).
Appearance: A very hazy shade of bright yellow/pale orange. Pours to an average-sized, white, soapy head which mostly dissipates and leaves some lacing.
Smell: Orange fruit with noticeable wheat and a lightly sweet cereal scent.
Taste: There’s a light tartness up front akin to that found in orange juice. In fact, there’s a lot of orange flavor to be found in this beer due to its use of orangepeel in the brewing process. Wheat and oatmeal also create for a bit of a slight cracker character and a cereal sweetness. Coriander quickly follows right at the crest of the swig and imparts a quick spicy note. It complements the orange flavor quite nicely. Additional orange and coriander flavors on the backend, but everything fades away quickly and completely. I would not consider this a particularly complex palette, nor even a strong one, but I will say it’s a good-tasting brew.
Drinkability: The word “crushable” gets thrown around a lot as marketing hyperbole these days, even though few truly deserve that term. Ballast Point Wahoo White absolutely does, though, since it’s light and crisp, yet genuinely refreshing in the mouth. The calm carbonation makes it very smooth going down and the clean finish means it doesn’t leave you parched. At only 4.5% I’m quite impressed by the amount of flavor here and I definitely consider it a candidate for a summer session beer especially considering the fact it comes in cans.
In my opinion it’s hard to take a wit and make it a standout, memorable beer. I do however believe they made a solid effort on this one. Cloudy pale yellow color with a wheat forward aroma. Thicker body with lemon and orange peel, and a wheaty finish. Came of as refreshing to me, with a just right amount of spice in the finish. Overall a tasty beer to me.