harrymel (1551) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Best by: 11SEP11
A: pours a honey ale with no head formation (unusual as these are usually bursting at the seam). Sediment is suspended in this hazy beer. No lace.
S: Banana, clove, yogurt (?). Sweet grains. Meh.
T: Sweet, banana cream, kinda tart.
M: medium bodied, sparkler carb. Slight slick.
O: Well, better than the others, but still not worth the buck ist cost.
Serving type: bottle
08-18-2011 drsordr (2928) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle pour. Slight sweet nose with a hint of spice. Almost white grape sweetness with minimal spice. Not horrible, but not great. Steve_0 (3818) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Bottle at home with my wife. Pour is clear orange with a small off-white head that quickly dissipated. Old bread, toasted cereal, grain, skunky aroma, maybe orange peel? Taste is stale and old, toffee, grainy, hint of fruity esters, orange, and more stale shit. Medium body with medium carbonation. Tastes really old and moldy, bleh. GarrettB (1694) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 25, 2012
With so many inexpensive belgian whites to choose from, and the perfect environment for drinking them in (Southern California) the competition for that spot in your fridge for light, drinkable brews is intense. Whoever gets that spot is awarded with a coveted and prestigious position. Sometimes. Sometimes a cheater sneaks in there, and tarnishes the good name of all those beers that came before it. That infamous brew in my refrigerator is the Kirkland White Ale. Flat, with an insipid flavor and a dull, lifeless take on the wheat flavor I usually nearly and dearly love, this is a beer firmly below in the median in my survey of belgian white brews, even below Blue Moon and Shock Top. There’s nothing to recommend it above those, and I suspect it’d be hard pressed to be marketable if it wasn’t bundled in with Kirkland’s other capable beer staples. Still, avoid this if you can - much better can be done with the style at the same price point. hawthorne00 (4198) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 12, 2012
Gold with a fading white head. Doesn’t look like a wit, but smells like one: orange zest, wheat, coriander. Thin and sweet with oranges and and spices. Simple but refreshing.
Ibrew2or3 (8913) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 5, 2012
12oz bottle pours nearly clear deep gold to copper with off white head. The aroma offers up modest levels of yeasty Belgian spices and sugary malt sweetened floral hops. The taste is pretty crisp and refreshing with a mild yeasty Belgian spiciness to go along with sugary sweet malts, some floral hops and a sweet apple like esteriness. Nice. SSSteve (4006) - - SEP 8, 2012
bottle from costco. cloudy odd orange color with small head. orange jelly beans aroma. grainy with a blueberry note and spices. lots of coriander. light to medium body. tastes a lot like blue moon.