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White Ale - AleWerks Brewing Company

White AleWhite Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

67 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 67
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 11.63%


Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: blackie on 06-12-2010)
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Reviews by kshankar:
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kshankar

District of Columbia

4.2/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is a slightly cloudy orange with barely any foam..with little retention. I mean, foam is there...but come on. This is a wit. I expect more

Aroma is mild, but otherwise typical of wits. Spices, citrus, yeast.

Taste is very creamy, with a bit of citric zest and spice. Good yeast profile too. Really impressive, actually. Didn't expect to be blow away after the lackluster appearance.

Mouthfeel is light, very smooth, and very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2010 03:22:15 | More by kshankar
More User Reviews:
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-15-2014 19:44:45 | More by ygtbsm94
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Mantooth

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3%

04-09-2014 20:34:08 | More by Mantooth
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.59/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I must say, I probably enjoyed this beer more than I rated it, for the style. The style isn't my favorite, and I honestly must say it is on the ugly side (appearance), but the flavors worked for me on this tasting.

A: cloudy yellow with what appears to be dirty (tan/brown) clouds of particles in it
S: fairly standard banana-tinged wheat beer
T: light banana tastes with a tart lemon backing
O: decent summer-style beer

Serving type: on-tap

03-31-2014 22:09:21 | More by cjgiant
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3%

03-31-2014 05:32:49 | More by VeganUndead
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tard24

Georgia

4/5  rDev +10.8%

01-02-2014 09:50:49 | More by tard24
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

10-20-2013 12:51:05 | More by KevinGordon
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3%

09-04-2013 10:14:18 | More by AngusOg
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brendaniel

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-21-2013 20:52:01 | More by brendaniel
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Hockey_Fan

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-20-2013 20:15:53 | More by Hockey_Fan
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sodensp

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-20-2013 05:50:52 | More by sodensp
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Treyliff

West Virginia

3.05/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- pours a pale and hazy golden color with a small foamy white head that reduces quickly, leaving a small layer on top, lively carbonation bubbles shooting toward the top. Not as much head as typically expected for the style

S- light phelonic notes with some musty yeast, lemon rind with some wheat and crackery malt

T- overall, the flavors don't match up to the aromas. The belgian yeast flavors are barely detectable and there'd just a touch of lemon and coriander. Crisp wheat flavor on the finish

M- watery light body with medium carbonation, fizzy -yet-light mouthfeel with a thin finish

O- this one has the potential, but everything just seems a bit too watered down for my liking

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2013 00:40:06 | More by Treyliff
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avisong

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3%

07-18-2013 01:49:12 | More by avisong
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.09/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a hazy dark amber color. Not much head is formed apart from a a dinky white-colored film. What little head there is doesn't retain well, either. Not particularly pleasing aesthetically.

S: This one is heavy on the wheat malt, and light on the spices. I also pick up some banana esters alongside touches of orange peel.

T: Actually, this might be the best part of the brew. It starts off with some oats and cream, before being overtaken by *very* subtle coriander in the middle. Wheat malts finish it off. Simplistic, but very refreshing.

M: Make no doubts, this one is dry. Combined with high (if slightly too coarse) carbonation, it's superbly drinkable.

O: Not very memorable. This is exactly the kind of beer that is moderately enjoyable on a hot day, yet easily forgotten. Probably wouldn't buy it again myself.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 19:07:18 | More by ThisWangsChung
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olbubba

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

07-08-2013 21:39:28 | More by olbubba
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3/5  rDev -16.9%

06-29-2013 23:51:20 | More by Dave_Treat
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bigred89

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -3%

06-24-2013 00:56:35 | More by bigred89
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Loveyourbeer

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -10%

06-16-2013 12:01:20 | More by Loveyourbeer
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy golden yellow with lots o' carbonation.
The head was smaller in size. It was fizzy dense and fades quickly.
The aroma is pleasent with lots of wheat malt, corrinder and spices.
Taste was refreshing and quite good. Nice and malty with wheat and pale malts.
Spices, corrinder, yeast and some citrus peels all follow but are sutle.
Drinks smooth and refreshing perhaps a bit sweet .
A desent beer. Easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2013 11:30:58 | More by micromaniac129
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thampel09

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +17.7%

06-14-2013 03:20:59 | More by thampel09
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tgeorgf

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -10%

06-11-2013 23:57:10 | More by tgeorgf
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CreightonSM

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10%

06-10-2013 17:23:32 | More by CreightonSM
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ChugginOil

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -10%

06-09-2013 23:58:57 | More by ChugginOil
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darkstar12

Maryland

4/5  rDev +10.8%

06-01-2013 22:34:46 | More by darkstar12
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droomyster

Virginia

3.95/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy honeyish orange with a small white head with okay retention. Aromas are classic witbier: very wheaty with with a pleasant spiciness, packed with the promise of yeast and bit of orange peel. Taste is initially sweet and wheaty before the coriander kicks in on the middle and the malts are balanced by an orange bitterness on the finish. The flavors are well harmoniously balanced. This tasty beer is very creamy and mouthfilling. An excellent session beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2013 02:28:48 | More by droomyster
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White Ale from AleWerks Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.