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Lemongrass White Ale - Bootlegger's Brewery

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Lemongrass White Ale
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18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 12.28%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 07-02-2011)
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Photo of sheenisgod
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

sheenisgod, Nov 03, 2014
Photo of SensorySupernova
4/5  rDev +17%

Appearance: Light yellow, like white whine, with a big white head.

Smell: Lemon, yeast.

Taste: Belgian yeast, citrus, spices (pepper, lavender).

Mouthfeel: Thin and crisp with plenty of carbonation.

Overall: Good hot weather beer (it was about 90F when I had it). Packs a lot of different flavors in, while none of them are over the top. Reminds me of a light saison.

SensorySupernova, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of ArtZan
3.25/5  rDev -5%

ArtZan, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of Raziel313
2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

Raziel313, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of ricecracker420
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

ricecracker420, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of Keananmichael5
3.25/5  rDev -5%

Keananmichael5, Jul 29, 2014
Photo of akang
3/5  rDev -12.3%

akang, Jul 22, 2014
Photo of Jjski
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I'm not a big fan of " summer " beer but I like a crisp pilsner or Hefe, or APA.

This is bland, tame, and I get less lemongrass than expected.

. Snooze city, BUT: if you are a fan of light summer beer without strong flavors
: it might hit the spot

Jjski, Jul 02, 2014
Photo of SoCalBeerIdiot
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

SoCalBeerIdiot, May 27, 2014
Photo of Wowcoolman
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Wowcoolman, May 23, 2014
Photo of Lucnifter
2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

Lucnifter, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of jonbonfon
3.25/5  rDev -5%

jonbonfon, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of Smarty_Pints
4.25/5  rDev +24.3%

Smarty_Pints, Sep 11, 2013
Photo of SocalKicks
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

SocalKicks, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of John11486
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

John11486, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of Jstark5150
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Jstark5150, Dec 29, 2011
Photo of Vanlingleipa
3.88/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy gold that is typical of a wittebier. Small head, sticky lacing that clung to the side of a tilted glass. Not shocking, the aroma of lemongrass was strongly present.

And the citrusy taste of lemongrass was the first tongue sensation when sipped followed by a creamy sensation and a grain flavor. Very refreshing.

I bought a growler home and drank with thai food. Excellent combination.

Vanlingleipa, Aug 17, 2011
Photo of womencantsail
3.63/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Bootlegger's

A: The pour on this one is a hazy pale yellow color with a massive white head.

S: The lemongrass aroma is really almost overpowering. Lots of coriander is in there as well. A bit of wheat and bread, but they're sort of drowned out by everything else. Light citrus peel and some white pepper.

T: A lot of citrus peel flavor and a strong woody, lemongrass flavor. There is a nice sweetness of wheat bread and a nice bit of sweet spices and esters. Just a hint of pepper and maybe even a hint of vanilla.

M: The body is medium and the carbonation is a bit on the high side.

O: A lot better than my previous Bootlegger's-lemongrass experience. Not something I'd drink a ton of, but good.

womencantsail, Jul 02, 2011
Lemongrass White Ale from Bootlegger's Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.