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Wahoo White Beer - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Ratings: 402
Reviews: 131
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 12.75%
Wants: 10
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: beernut7 on 08-26-2002

Previously known as Wahoo Wheat Ale

A fresh, unfiltered brew perfect for lazy summer days.
Our Wahoo White is brewed with unfiltered, un-malted wheat and oats that give it a distinctive cloudy complexity. True to the Belgian tradition, this Witbier boasts a refreshing, citrusy flavor thanks to the orange peel and coriander we add to the boil. This makes Wahoo an ideal beer for year-round beach weather.
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3.47/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Appearance - Slightly hazy yellow colour with an average size fizzy white coloured head. There is an above average amount of carbonation and there is some faint lacing. The head lasted for only a few minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Lemon/oranges, grains, yeast, coriander/cloves

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste lemons/oranges, corn, grains and a bit of yeast. There is also a bit of a clove/coriander spiciness. It ends with a corn syrup and coriander/clove slightly tart aftertaste.

Overall - I expected more from this fantastic brewer. It's very drinkable and would be great during the warmer weather but the flavours are fairly boring and it doesn't have many features that would leave me seeking it out again.

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.45/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I haven't tried any of Ballast Point's more "regular" beers. By that I mean things that aren't IPA's or Imperial Somethings. I've always wanted to and the manager at the store I work at has finally decided to bring some more Ballast Point.

The color on this is a nice very hazy yellow with not much of a head. I was a bit surprised by the lack of head because I'm used to wheat beers having a lot of foam to them.

I really like the smell on it. It's not a heavy wheat smell like some of the American wheat beers, but it's a like citrusy Belgian wheat smell. Honey and coriander are definitely on the smell.

The flavor is a bit more disappointing given the nice smell of it. There aren't any bright flavors that come through and it's a bit of a muddy flavor. It's hard to tell what I get up front. Banana? Honeydew? Something along those lines. It finishes with, oddly enough, a ground peppery flavor.

Nice carbonation with a bit of stickiness that coats your mouth. A good enough mouthfeel.

I would definitely drink this if it was summer and I wanted a good session beer. Overall it's not something that I'm going to be craving, but it's pretty decent.

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Wahoo White Beer from Ballast Point Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 402 ratings.