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Double White Ale - Southampton Publick House

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89
very good

965 Ratings
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Ratings: 965
Reviews: 618
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 51
Gots: 35 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Southampton Publick House visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 05-07-2003)
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Brenden

Ohio

4.44/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to some friends, I went through a couple sixers of this last week on vacation in Riverhead.

This wit looks exactly as I hope, traditional in every sense. It's a very pale white gold color with a light haziness through the body. The head is ivory white, soft, fluffy and dense, and it stands just over one finger tall. It lowers but very slowly, staying firm enough that it holds up for the duration and leaves behind plenty of patching and webbing as it does.
The nose is nice, with a soft spiciness, plenty of coriander and a clove-like note along with white pepper, orange zest, and a touch of lemon along with some herb over a base of dry malts like cracked wheat.
The flavor brings everything out even more; this is a great witbier at about double strength, and I can't help thinking they got exactly what they were going for. I'm not sure what more people could expect out of this beer. It's not perfect, but it is fantastic.
The flow is excellent, and there's a fluffy, creamy softness that keeps up in the light-medium body all the way. Each sip is bright, zesty and crisp while being completely smooth as well.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2014 15:39:59 | More by Brenden
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-26-2014 21:10:34 | More by Latarnik
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brutalist

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

05-24-2014 02:06:43 | More by brutalist
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allenson21

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

05-13-2014 02:51:16 | More by allenson21
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-10-2014 23:22:50 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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tvghost

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

05-07-2014 02:29:31 | More by tvghost
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

05-05-2014 22:59:03 | More by MikeWard
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

3.94/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into am Ommegang chalice.

A: Pours a hazy golden color with dark sediment particles that settle on the bottom of the glass. Creamy white head retains well enough. Thin rings of lacing.

S: Yeasty and peppery with a healthy dose of orange peel. Lightly musty. Dusty and bready wheat.

T: Orange peel is front and center, but a strong peppery coriander flavor quickly follows it. Creamy and doughy wheat. Tame yeast and very mild phenols. Hollow hop bitterness. Touch of alcohol. Wheaty finish with trailing pepper and orange peel.

M: Medium-light body. Sturdy creamy and frothy texture. Ample carbonation scrubs a bit and adds a refreshing bite. Light peppery heat.

O: As the name suggests, what we have here is a bold, dosed up witbier. Big in flavor, especially with the coriander and orange peel, but still tame enough to drink easily. It's an enjoyable brew.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2014 23:55:56 | More by ryan1788a5
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MonkeyStain

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

05-04-2014 02:40:18 | More by MonkeyStain
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MattGrimley

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-03-2014 20:48:00 | More by MattGrimley
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jadler16

Indiana

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-02-2014 18:38:00 | More by jadler16
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paulish

New York

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-02-2014 00:33:27 | More by paulish
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-29-2014 20:23:19 | More by atrocity
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crbnfbr

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-28-2014 04:15:00 | More by crbnfbr
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JOldewurtel

Maryland

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-23-2014 19:37:39 | More by JOldewurtel
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dank203

New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

probably my favorite witbier to date. full almost creamy feel, light hoppiness, yeast, light spice. very well balanced, still flavorful, no blandness. just the right level of spice. goes down very clean, sessionable and over 6.5 abv. probably one of my favorite beers to drink in the warm season

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 18:41:20 | More by dank203
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Stermax

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-20-2014 01:04:55 | More by Stermax
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KajII

North Carolina

3.33/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

[Suggested Glassware: Weizen Glass]

The pour was a cloudy medium yellow with a small (less than 1 finger) white bubbly head that quickly diminished, down to a lightly scattered film and small collar which did eventually disappear with poor spotty lacing.

The aroma was mild with a grain malt and a light soapy yeast with a hint of citrus (lemon and orange), a touch of coriander and a mild note of pepper.

The taste was lightly citrusy throughout with a decent wheat presence stepping up only to be slightly overshadowed by a somewhat bold spiciness at the end. The flavor hung on for a good while after the swallow, with a citrusy and mildly peppery taste that was left to linger at the back of the throat.

Mouthfeel was light in body with a moderately dry texture and an almost prickly carbonation.

Overall this was a zesty tasting Witbier with lots of citrus flavor upfront and a yeasty spicy taste that relaxed on the taste buds at the finish...

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Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 15:13:24 | More by KajII
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-17-2014 20:59:18 | More by SkinniePost
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Russf3181

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-15-2014 03:30:38 | More by Russf3181
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harpus

Alabama

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-14-2014 12:49:33 | More by harpus
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-12-2014 03:38:57 | More by hoppymcgee
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cosgrovekatie

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-03-2014 23:23:10 | More by cosgrovekatie
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xungmound98

New York

4.36/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12 oz bottle into tulip glass. Cloudy, light golden straw color, medium carbonation, ½ inch of white head with some lacing that clings to the side. Smell is of orange peel, coriander and some other spices; some banana and bread as well. Taste is a complex but well-balanced mix of the citrus (tart and sweet), wheat and spices. Very slight hops and a twinge of alcohol. Medium-light mouthfeel. Finishes very clean. Overall, a nice example of this style. Would pair well with seafood (this would be great with mussels), white meats, light pasta, veggies, etc.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2014 02:20:05 | More by xungmound98
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REY_CORTEZ

New York

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-30-2014 13:26:35 | More by REY_CORTEZ
Double White Ale from Southampton Publick House
89 out of 100 based on 965 ratings.