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Orchard White - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

447 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 447
Reviews: 316
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 13.92%
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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4.5/5  rDev +16%

shehateme, Jan 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

drummermattie02, Jan 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

MordorMongo, Jan 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

AlexFields, Jan 11, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

IdrinkGas, Jan 07, 2013
Photo of andant
4/5  rDev +3.1%

andant, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -22.7%

ejimhof, Dec 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

SourAddict, Oct 21, 2012
Photo of smonice
4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

smonice, Sep 27, 2012
Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle opened on 9.6.12.

A - Pours a very light, cloudy orange with lots of bubbles coming up. A big foamy, white head that fades down slowly.

S - Lots of spice, wow! Lavendar, orange zest, lemon, wheat.

T - Same spices, but toned down. More wheat and belgian yeast are present.

D - Lots of carbonation still, lighter body. Nice spices in the finish.

O - Glad to have found and tried this one. Still great.

HuskyinPDX, Sep 25, 2012
Photo of thegerm87
4.5/5  rDev +16%

thegerm87, Sep 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

jgrummm, Sep 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

ObiWanKushnobi, Sep 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

BeerOps, Aug 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

acurtis, Aug 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

avaldivia, Aug 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

EJLinneman, Jul 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

RES, Jul 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Hands22, Jul 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

THEOPTIMATOR88, Jul 01, 2012
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5/5  rDev +28.9%

csustar001, May 23, 2012
Photo of PhillyStyle
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle:

The beer produced a light, semi hazy, yellow body and a huge, thick, dense white head. The head had good retention that settled into a nice rocky head. Loads of carbonation.

A very nice Belgian yeast/grain aroma, hints of alcohol, spices and perhaps a citrus fruit.

A solid Belgian malt taste with a nice sweetness to it.

The beer had a lighter body to it than expected, but it was very smooth and very easy to drink. Overall a really good beer and perhaps one they should think about brewing regularly.

PhillyStyle, May 14, 2012
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly murky light yellow with a 3 inch foamy white head that settles to a thick craggy cap. Foamy swaths of lace cling to the glass on the drink down. Smell is of grain, citrus fruit and its zest, and some herbal and flowery aromas. Taste is of slight grain that gets overshadowed by citrus zest, herbal, and flowery flavors. The label specifically mentions lavender and I definitely pick up on that in the flavor. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp and prickly mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer but the emphasis seems to be on herbal and floral aromas and flavors.

UCLABrewN84, Apr 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

demgoth, Apr 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

iL0VEbeer, Apr 12, 2012
Orchard White from The Bruery
88 out of 100 based on 447 ratings.