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John's Generations White Ale - Millstream Brewing Company

John's Generations White AleJohn's Generations White Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

217 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 217
Reviews: 145
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.3%


Brewed by:
Millstream Brewing Company visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
White Ale's are Belgian style beers, often refered to as "Wit" beer. Our version of this classic style is a wonderful spicy brew, infused with orange peel and coriander spices. It has a crisp refreshing flavor and a slight 'white' haze from the large percentage of wheat used in the mash.

14 IBU

(Beer added by: Todd on 05-01-2002)
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orcasteve

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

serving size 12oz brown bottle poured into a tulip glass. poured a cloudy light golden color with a thick white head that fades quicky. the smell is strong of brett yeast and slightly sour wheet malt. the first sip is just as it smells, up frount and slightly bitter in the finish. the malt comes out more as the beer warms. this is better as it warms and is a beer i would drink agan if i ran across it. worth a shot if you find it

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2010 18:42:49 | More by orcasteve
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P- Thanks to my buddy Matt for this brew!

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S- Coriander spice and pepper with orange peel and hints of pepper(?). very nicely done for a wit.

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John's Generations White Ale from Millstream Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.