White Aphro - Empire Brewing Company

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White Aphro
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86 Ratings
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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.52%
Wants: 2
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Empire Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: Sammy on 10-27-2009)
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Had a couple pints at DBA in Brooklyn. The hazy, pale yellow beer was crisp and very drinkable on the hot summer. The wheat was soft and subtle, like a good wit, but the spicing was bigger and crisp, giving the beer an American edge. So yeah, it's a departure from a Hoegaarden or Allagash White, but it's a tasty beer worth checking out.

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Beer review from 8/17/2012: on tap at Old Field Inn - pours hazy piss yellow color with a creamy 1 finger white head, fading slowly and leaving good spotty lacing.

Smells of clove, ginger, yeast, lemon, wheat, grass, hay and spices and herbs; the clove and ginger dominate the aroma, which smells like a cross between a hefe and a Belgian. Very odd nose that's too strong with those 2 smells.

Tastes like it smells, with clove, ginger, yeast, lemon, wheat, floral hops, grass, hay, spices like pepper and herbs like tea leaf or potpourri; not too good taste-wise, and almost borders on too herbal.

Mouthfeel is creamy and smooth, with very light carbonation, a light body and a tart aftertaste that has way too much of the clove and ginger. Great picture on the tap handle, but that was the best part of this beer.

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White Aphro from Empire Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.