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Orchard White - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

442 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 442
Reviews: 316
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.88%
Wants: 26
Gots: 33 | FT: 1
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)
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Reviews by micmillon18:
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micmillon18

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a tulip glass. No born on date on the bottle.

A - I poured it slowly and still got a pretty large, thick foamy head which sat atop the beer for quite a bit before quickly subsiding. It has a very nice orange hue to it, very cloudy with a slight bit of yeast floating around inside the glass. Very pretty actually, I love holding it up to the light and seeing the range of oranges and yellows that are abound within the glass.

S - Scents of lemon and orange. Lavender and yeast is also present.

T - Citrus and lemon flavors are upfront. Sweet and very delicious. It has the usual coriander, spicy touch to it, which is usual to wits. The alcohol is present towards the end, though I think it adds to the complexity as it meshes well with the citrus notes.

M - Sometimes theres a little bit too much carbonation upfront which doesn't necessarily hurt the beer, it just diminishes some of the other flavors. However, its definitely drinkable and I easily finished the whole beer.

D - Very refreshing and tasty. A very good wit, though I'm not sure if I'd call it one of the best I've ever had. Certainly something I would have again.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2010 03:32:50 | More by micmillon18
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Orchard White from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 442 ratings.