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White Magick Of The Sun - Voodoo Brewing Company

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Ratings: 184
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 15.66%
Wants: 13
Gots: 15 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Voodoo Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  6.75% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This White ale is made with a little Voodoo Twist. We use our house Tripel yeast and add the average unmalted wheat, wheat, barley and just add more of each. Hopped evenly and spiced with coriander, bitter orange peel, juniper and Jeremys' favorite spice to remain a mystery. This beer is to be the answer to those hot summer days. Blows away carbonated water!!!!!

(Beer added by: WVbeergeek on 07-05-2006)
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New Jersey

3/5  rDev -17.6%

02-03-2012 13:11:52 | More by djrn2
Photo of trxxpaxxs

New York

4.22/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a translucent honey color with about a half finger of pure white head. The foam settles incredibly fast, but leaves a nice frothy ring along the edges of the glass. There is a little lacing as it drinks.

S: I’m picking up huge pepper, some orange, roses, and clove. The pre-dominate scent is pepper. There is no doubt about it. It’s actually a bit overpowering.

T: The initial hit is mild citrus and a bit of malty sweetness. But right after, the peppercorns come on strong. Really strong! The spice is incredibly noticeable, but the nice thing is that it’s not a lasting spice. It sits well on the palate and moves off with the other flavors. If you’re not a fan of peppercorns in beer, this isn’t a beer for you. Luckily I love these types of beers.

M: Light bodied beer. The carbonation is just right and the flavors are solid. There is nothing too exciting or terrible about it.

O: If you’re not ready for a peppercorn explosion… stay away from this beer. It reminds me of CBC’s Sgt. Pepper, but on steroids. Good thing I love peppercorn beers. I thought this beer was really solid. But it’s definitely a love it or hate it type of brew. I’m somewhere in the middle but leaning towards the good side.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2012 23:44:08 | More by trxxpaxxs
Photo of AWS2111


3/5  rDev -17.6%

01-06-2012 02:29:14 | More by AWS2111
Photo of IdrinkGas


2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

01-04-2012 02:25:55 | More by IdrinkGas
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9.9%

12-31-2011 00:18:02 | More by jlenik
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4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a murky light straw/gold. Medium sized persistent head. Smell is wheat. Cloves and bananas. Taste is spicy and wheaty again- cloves, bananas. Tangy and zesty with a clean finish. Quite tasty overall. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, highly carbonated- slightly effervescent in fact. Very very drinkable. This is a pretty solid American version of a witbier. True to style and stronger and a little over the top. Cool. One note- this review was very out of season- Christmas Eve actually! I would love to have a few pints of this on tap in the middle of summer- it would be great. Awesome name for this beer too by the way.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2011 22:26:04 | More by burnstar
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4.88/5  rDev +34.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my favorite beer, I think it is so good.

Appearance - The label on the bottle, along with all Voodoo labels, are very unique looking and inventive. The beer itself pours a typical Wheat Ale color with a 2 finder head and good retention. I see lots of carbination bubbles floating up.

Smell - I can really smell the flavors that are at work here, very fruity smell that is fully developed.

Taste - I can taste all of the flavor from the berries and orange peel, then there is an aftertaste of peppercorns which to me is completely unique, and very very good

Mouthfeel - Like all other Voodoo beers I have had, they have a very light mouthfeel and very easy to drink.

Overall - Like I said at the start, this is my favorite beer, I enjoy the fully developed taste from the Juniper Berries and Orange Peel with that peppercorn kick. The taste is very unique to me. I will buy again, and buy for friends (especially ones out of their distributions range) when needed.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2011 19:47:53 | More by enjoythestuff
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

12-03-2011 18:29:57 | More by deapokid
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

11-29-2011 17:12:32 | More by claspada
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

11-25-2011 21:17:08 | More by whallgren
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

11-25-2011 17:32:15 | More by mdillon86
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District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +9.9%

11-25-2011 17:27:28 | More by nmann08
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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a bright orange color and a cloudy consistency. There was a small amount of foamy head that quickly dissipated. Not much lacing.

S: A very fruity, sweet aroma of oranges, lemons, spices and malt.

T: Tasted of malt, coriander, oranges, lemon, and a touch of hops. There is something slightly different about the flavor of this witbier. It's generally pretty tasty, but also somewhat acidic as well.

M: A highly carbonated beer with a silky smooth finish. Medium-bodied.

O: This is one of the more interesting American versions of a witbier I've tried. Well worth checking out.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2011 19:33:03 | More by avalon07
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4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

11-14-2011 18:47:22 | More by lpotter
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4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a very hazy pale orange color with a nice fluffy almost pure white head.

S: It lists Coriander, Orange peel, Juniper berries and peppercorns on the label. The orange peel and Peppercorns jump out at you. The coriander is there and the berries are ever so slightly in the background. If they weren't listed i might have over looked them all together.

T: The Peppercorns and coriander come to forefront of the flavor profile. The orange is there in the background and the berries seem to fade away. Real good flavor profile.

M: Take about a soft beer. This thing surrounds the tongue like a soft blanket that guides the beer down the throat.

Overall: Probably the best Wheat/white ale i've ever had. Voodoo has peaked my interest for a while now. I've been meaning to try more of their offerings and this was one of 3 that i grabbed today. I'm glad i did.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2011 20:02:30 | More by BigMike
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4.22/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One good beer from Voodoo...

Smells great. Nice aromas of orange and coriander. Also nice nice background floral notes too. Typical aromas from the Belgian yeast they use as well.

Tastes even better. Typical witbier flavors of the orange and coriander. But Voodoo packs this beer with a bunch of pepper which gives it a nice zip to it. Background flavors of spice and yeast too. Nice crisp carbonation. Also a nice little bitter bite that helps to cut the sweetness a little. Finishes with a little lemon after taste.

Great beer. This one goes down quite easy. Watch the 6.75% ABV though. It can sneak up on you.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2011 00:09:51 | More by Buggies
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4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle courtesy of one of my PA brothers. Which one I simply can't recall. Poured into a tulip.

A: Slightly hazed golden orange hue, Solid two fingers of bright white head. Good retention. Sticky lace.

S: The Belgian influence is pronounced in the nose. Plenty of spicy yeast, coriander, orange rind, black pepper, wheat. Smells like an amped up wit to me. My burps are loaded with black pepper. Yum.

T: Flavors are similar to the nose. spicy Belgian yeast, coriander, oranges, pepper. Clean and crisp.

M: Light body with a biting carbonation.

O: Very nice summer quaffer. I would have no problem crushing a sixer of this stuff on a summer day.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2011 00:35:10 | More by beerwolf77
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3.98/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy copper orange into the glass with a frothy white head that disappeared quickly. Wow, the peppercorn spice smell in this was much more dominant than any other wheat beer I've had. Some orange peel and coriander is there as well, but peppercorn is upfront. Taste is the same, with white peppercorn being front and center. I liked though how the coriander and citrus played off the peppercorn, those flavors that you typically expect to find in a wheat beer are there, just in a different fashion. Nicely carbonated this was a great beer to have sitting by the pool in 95 degree summer heat. I found this to be a very refreshing beer, but make sure you like peppercorn spice in your beer, or you will be disappointed.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2011 23:33:09 | More by smokeypeat
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4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer was one of the first I ever had at the Tap & Table before it closed. I ordered this because I enjoyed several other Voodoo brews and hadn't had this one yet. The beer poured out as a cloudy looking yellow color with a fluffy white head on top. The lacing was pretty good. The smell of the beer was spicy and full of grainy zest. The taste of the beer was smooth with the wheat and had some undertones of spice on the tongue. The mouthfeel was light and refreshing. Overall I found this to be a pretty good Witbier that is decently priced.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2011 21:04:03 | More by Knapp85
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4.18/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass.

3.5 A: Lightly hazed golden yellow color. Three fingers of frothy white head with excellent retention and a good amount of lacing. Some of the spices are found throughout the beer and also on the bottom.

4.5 S: The nose is really nice. The pepper is ever-powerful and really sets this beer out from others of the style. Next is a nearly as powerful corriander. Juniper and orange peel complements underneath it all. Neutral wheatiness throughout. Very nice.

4.0 T: Taste is nearly as good. Lots of pepper and corriander again give a big bold taste, but manages to not be overdone. Juniper comes to the main show while the orange peel again plays a complementary role in the shadows. Neutral wheat. I love the huge spiciness. Pepper lingers on the tongue.

4.0 M: Medium body. Perhaps a touch too much spritzy carbonation. Reasonably creamy and smooth.

4.5 D: This is a very tasty, very spicy version of the style. Really a great beer for a summer afternoon. I suspect I'll be drinking more of this in the future.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2011 23:07:10 | More by DavoleBomb
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New York

4.08/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

thanks again to PittRooney for supplying me with almost the whole voodoo line up!

12oz bottle pulled out of my fridge poured into a bulb style glass. listed as 7%. no freshness date.

pours out a very hazy golden color with a huge fluffy, billowy pure white head. left a nice big foamy cap. great rocky head retention and very nice thick sticky lace.

the thing i detect first is some really authentic citrusy orange peel and peppercorn. smells like i have both right in my hand. aside from that there is some other spices, corriander?, the fruity belgian yeast and maybe a hint of some of the wheat.

again, citrusy orange peel and peppercorn is there, but not as spot on as in the aroma. lots of clove and pepper on the finish, almost a touch spicy on the palate and in the aftertaste. some wheat and fruity belgian yeast as well.

light, creamy, and super crisp on the palate. hard to believe this is 7%, because it drinks like a 4-5% witbier. a high amount of bitey carbonation, which could really hit the spot on those hot days. the peppercorns play a nice spicy role on the great mouthfeel as well.

overall: a very solid and interesting witbier. lots of flavor and so decievingly light. this is definatly worth a try. another great offering from voodoo.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2011 00:29:55 | More by dogfishandi
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New York

2.83/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

White Magic of the Sun | 650 ml. | 6.75% ABV | 2011

Brewer: Voodoo Brewing Company
Style: Witbier
Glass: pint

Straw-yellow body with light bubbles and a frothy head.

White pepper, coriander, orange peal.

Black pepper clashes against candied malts, coriander, and orange peals. The flavor isn't particularly strong, but it sure is gustatorily cacophonous.

Crisp and clean. Nothing special.

There is a lack of harmony, and also not a great amount of flavor. The pepper is an interesting touch but is overused in proportion to the other flavors.

Would I get it again?:

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2011 21:16:29 | More by BeerNemesis
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4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up this bottle last weekend when I was in the Philly area. I've only had a few brews from Voodoo.

A - Cloudy light orange, huge bright white fluffy heady, minimal carb streams, little to no lacing

S - Brilliant creamy and spicy citrus aroma

T - Decent peppery spice up front, creamy citrus and mildly bitter middle. Finishes tart like orange juice.

M - Feel nicely medium in body.

O - I really enjoyed this beer a lot. It's got the typical witbier flavor profile but with some very defined citrus and pepper notes. I appreciate intensity in flavor and this one is far from subtle.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2011 18:15:40 | More by tbrown4
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New York

2.42/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

From 03/27/11 notes. Shared by jslot38 at a local RB tasting.

a - Pours a murky yellow- pale golden color with light carbonation evident and one inch of white head.

s - Smells heavily of spices, coriander, peppers, orange. Pretty strong on the spices.

t - Tastes of spices, pepper, peppers, orange peels, coriander, and floral notes. Again, too strong on the spices.

m - Medium body and high carbonation.

d - Overall I wasn't a big fan of this one. Too much pepper and spice for me. Wouldn't seek out again.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2011 03:05:32 | More by mdfb79
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1.73/5  rDev -52.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Consumed at a recent tasting. Served in a SAVOR snifter.

Pours a hazy light golden color with a good white head, nice retention, and a good amount of lacing. The nose is quite pungent, with an absolute overload of coriander coming through along with too much pepper. The orange isn't noticeable. The flavor is not good. The pepper and coriander completely dominate my taste buds and not in a good way. It leaves the palate extremely dry. Very harsh. Not much to say other than spice bomb. None of the underlying beer comes through. I would not have this again.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2011 10:24:52 | More by Thorpe429
White Magick Of The Sun from Voodoo Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 184 ratings.