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Orchard White - The Bruery

Orchard WhiteOrchard White

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BA SCORE
87
very good

438 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 438
Reviews: 316
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.88%


Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DoubleJ on 05-01-2008)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 438 | Reviews: 316 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by ebrauser:
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ebrauser

Utah

3.45/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 750 ml to a snifter

Appearance: Great big pure white head lasts for a long time but does not condense into more liquid volume, giving the impression that it was quite light. Lots of CO2 is apparent. The beer is a pale yellow-gold

Aroma: European hops, fresh-baked bread, and dried flowers come together for a tight crispness.

Flavors: Pale malts with ample saaz flavors. The hops are quite bitter but the beer lacks any substantial flavor, providing hints of lemon and rosemary without much commitment.

MF: Light and airy, this one fits the bill for how a wit I think should feel.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2011 23:12:22 | More by ebrauser
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Enjoyed this bottled brew out a large snifter glass.

A: Pours a clearish golden hue with a frothy white head that doesn’t quit – leaving a great trail.

S: Crisp orange peel and banana clove aroma.

T: Complex flavor – slight sweet and malty.

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Orchard White from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 438 ratings.