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White Ale - Telegraph Brewing Company

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26 Reviews
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Reviews: 26
Hads: 80
Avg: 3.62
pDev: 17.96%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Telegraph Brewing Company
California, United States | website

Style | ABV
Witbier | 4.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

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Beer added by: vurt on 05-25-2008

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3.85/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on tap at Lucky Baldwin's on the first night of their Telegraph "festival" (6 Telegraph beers on tap). Served in the festival glassware-- a Telegraph-branded 16 oz. tumbler. (It's not like I need another beer glass; it's more like I can't turn down a good looking beer glass...)

A hazy, pale-yellow colored beer with an apricot-orange tinge, topped by a fluffy white head which dissipates into a thin skin and a persistent collar.

A good combination of fruit, spice, and grain. Peppery hops with notes of nectarines and Bartlett pears. There's also some toffee and an earthy funk similar to the potato-skin character in the nose of Telegraph's California Ale.

Grainy and nutty (sunflower seeds?) at first, followed by zesty banana and citrus. Finishes with light cloves, Wheat Thins, and orange peel. Very quenching and more-ish.

Light-bodied and refreshing. Significant carbonation clears the palate at each swallow, yet the spicy/grainy character lingers and urges the next sip.

Low in alcohol, light in body, but long on flavor. A tasty witbier which just might become my go-to summer beer when the months turn hot.

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White Ale from Telegraph Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.