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La Perouse White - Maui Brewing Co.

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85
very good

53 Ratings
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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: July2Nov on 03-15-2012)
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Williaar, May 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

tommyguz, Apr 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Jame515, Sep 27, 2013
Photo of blackie
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

single from some Whole Foods

a: served in a wit glass, a hazy golden white in color with a frothy layer of head that shows average retention

s: the nose spreads fresh mandarin orange - floral citrus - and well applied coriander spice across a simply structured wheat base, nice bready yeast aroma, subtle grassy hops

m: carbonated to around a moderate level, lighter in body with some weight to it

t: carrying forward with the aromatic set, the palate features a thoughtful combination of coriander with fruity mandarin orange on a slightly sweet wheat malt base, bready yeast, hops contribute little flavor, and add a subtle bittering to the finish

o: the restraint in dosing the spice is appreciated, and the fresh mandarin orange adds a little something extra, solid base beer with good yeast character, solid all around

blackie, Sep 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Jchristmore34, Aug 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

abeeronthebeach, Jul 19, 2013
Photo of ccrida
3.21/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

On draughrt at the brewpub, La Perouse is very murky, dull gold with a small white collar leaving the slightest lace.

Smell is grainy, almost wort like, and corriander.

Taste is big on the citrus spices, a little sharpness. Some yeasty flavors, light sweetnees.

Mouthfeel is crisp, a touch of fullness aligns with the appearence, but generally rather light.

Drinkability is fine, too spicy, could use less spice and a little more time in the brite tank.

ccrida, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of harrymel
3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Canned March 2012

hazed grain color with a almost solid sheet of bone whites. Smells like wit, coriander and a hint of clove with some underlying grain and corn. Taste is clean white with some coriander and some clay and a hint of hay; simple, but clean. Medium bodied with hi carb and a dry finish. Okay wit, would advise wit fans to give a try.

harrymel, Feb 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

brbrocc, Jan 11, 2013
Photo of siradmiralnelson
3.98/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz can into Globe Glass

A. Pours 2 finger light head. Decent retention. Moderate lacing. Color is a hazy golden yellow.

S. Yeast, spice, lemon, has a bit of sourness. Interesting smelling wit. Has a pretty refeshing smell to it.

T. Interesting. Nice fruity citrusy flavor with some corriander going on in the background. Pretty yummy and refreshing. Get a little bit of clove as it warms. Nice mix of spice and fruit.

M. Medium bodied. Mediuam carbonation. Lingering sweetness.

O. Would like to have access to cans of this year round. Excellent summer beer. Overall I would say this is a pretty neat take on a wit beer. Has a bit more tropical fruit flavor injected into the traditional spices of a wit.

siradmiralnelson, Dec 30, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

tastymug, Nov 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

aubrey, Nov 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

gtermi, Oct 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

MarkyMOD, Oct 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

avaldivia, Aug 30, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

aztraz, Aug 09, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

The pour is a cloudy pale yellow color with a fluffy white head. The nose is sort of bland. A light cracker malt aroma, some hints of spice, a little straw, and maybe some yeast. As it warms, some orange does come out. The flavor is a bit more robust, but it sort of tastes like Malibu rum. Very fruity, almost artificially so. Coconut, oranges, and a hint of vanilla. Light coriander flavor, and very little malt character. Very strange...

womencantsail, Aug 07, 2012
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3.68/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. can into standard pint glass. Canned: 03/28/12. Really wantedto try this as I am a fan of Maui.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy straw yellow with a thin one finger white head that fades quickly to a small ring and no lacing.

Aroma: Orange zest, pineapple, lots of coriander spice and wheat.
Smells like the beach.

Taste: Orange citrusy zest up front along with some wheaty Belgian yeast. Before a boatload of coriander and spice takes control and holds throughout the finish.

Mouthfeel: Dry and medium bodied. It's a little heavier than expecting but I'm not complaining. Moderate carbonation. Spicey finish. My only complaint is the coriander is a little overpowering. However, it's a pretty solid drinkable wit. Good for summer.

nimrod979, Aug 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

fishguyac, Jul 31, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

pmarlowe, Jul 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

strongaf, Jul 26, 2012
Photo of tone77
3.93/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A big thank you goes out to the creator of the can quest, woodychandler, for providing this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a cloudy yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is alive with spice and citrus. Taste is subtle spice and orange, some wheat. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall goes great in this extreme heat.

tone77, Jul 17, 2012
Photo of beertunes
3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into 9oz pilsener glass. Poured the expected cloudy whitish color that typifies the style. The beer had about 1/4 inch of white head that had OK retention and very light lacing.

The aroma and flavors were both the expected wheat, yeast and spice that makes Wits one of my summer favorites. The coriander was present without being overpowering, as it sometimes can be, and the orange was very subdued as well.

The body was very crisp and clean, with a dry wheaty finish. Drinkability was, as I find most of the style to be, very good indeed. Overall, a solid, enjoyable example of the style. Not in the elite level of Wits, but a good choice for the river, beach, cookout or just plain drinkin'. Worth trying when you see it.

beertunes, Jul 15, 2012
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3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured a nice, light golden color with a thick finger of pillowy white foam, bubbles with some good head retention

S: The fruitiness and wheat are a bit muted with some Belgian yeast and light pepper hanging in their.

T: A nice, immediate and refreshing beer with light wheat, some pepperness, hay, citrus and a light dash of passion fruits

M: Medium bodied, crisp, refreshing

O: Nice and drinkable witbier. No major flaws or complaints

barleywinefiend, Jul 15, 2012
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4.33/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz can into a tulip

A: Pours a very hazy light golden color with two fingers of thick white head.

S: Lots of wheat, coriander, and lemon zest.

T: Similar to smell, but a bit cleaner than aroma. Wheat up front with clean lemon zest and quite a bit of peppery spice. Very clean and refreshing.

M: Very light with good carbonation.

O: This is a very refreshing beer. Quite dry with a great lemon zest and pepper spice taste. The beer was gone before I knew it. I'm a big fan.

coreyfmcdonald, Jul 12, 2012
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La Perouse White from Maui Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.