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Orchard White - The Bruery

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Orchard WhiteOrchard White

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BA SCORE
87
very good

444 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 444
Reviews: 316
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.88%
Wants: 25
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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Photo of brewtus
4.45/5  rDev +14.4%

Poured into my new teku, woo hoo. Have been waiting to open it, thought it would be a nice christening beer. The second I opened it, it fizzed out the top. Poured pretty clear golden with a huge white foamy head. Smell is a lot of wheat, some lavender, some spices i can't figure out.Taste is mild, wheat, bready, oats are defiantly present, lavender, some mild clementine. Texture is a bit thicker than anticipated but enjoyable. Overall this beer is unique but you really have to drink it slow to try to pick out all the flavors. I really can't put my finger on most of the flavors but I know I really liked it, very complex but light.

Side note: after the review I saw the label, where it says bready and lavender, now I feel dumb. Or I guess it's good that I recognized the flavors

brewtus, Jul 18, 2013
Photo of cosmicevan
3.79/5  rDev -2.6%

I have been sitting on this bottle for god knows how long. Picked up locally ages ago. Enjoyed from a reserve society rocks glass. Beer opened with a pop and after the initial pour, became a slow gusher. Look is transparent yellow with a big fizzy top. Smell is lavendar and clove with some soft spicing. belgian yeast. taste is rather zesty and spicy. White peppet on belgian yeast with orange peel and clove. Fairly refreshing on this 90 degree plus day. That being said, it is a bit unique for a wit with the added spicing, but nothing too crazy.

cosmicevan, Jul 06, 2013
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Orchard White from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 444 ratings.