White Lightning Wit - Full Pint Brewing Company

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White Lightning WitWhite Lightning Wit

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BA SCORE
85
very good

55 Reviews
THE BROS
89
very good

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Reviews: 55
Hads: 236
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 6
Gots: 39 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Pint Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: goblue3509 on 06-11-2010

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Reviews: 55 | Hads: 236
Reviews by Buggabeer:
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2.83/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A In the glass it is what it should be a hazy golden color. This beer has NO head what so ever and mostly resembles a cheap chardoney. Not very appealing at all. On the bottle it shows a nice glass full of beer with a 2 finger head on it. False advertising!!!

S Awesome smell of spices that leaves you wanting to drink immediatly. I also pick up a slight citrus smell and a slight bread sent as well

T This is where I wish smell was the taste. The smell was awesome and the taste was a little to spicey on the back side

M The beer leaves a bad spice taste on my tongue that I wish I could scrap off. I wish it would go away.

D I think it would be nice on a hot summer day however I would choose something else. As far a a white ale i think it is a nice job but you will find much better out there. (802 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of aszatk01
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of GameOfBeers
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.98/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From BeerAdvocate Magazine #76 (May 2013):

A gem in hiding. Having had numerous Witbiers in our travels, this one had a leg up on most with its sheer balance alone. Nails all of the characteristics you look for in this style and a bit bigger than usual at 6% ABV, but still drinkable nonetheless.

STYLE: Witbier
ABV: 6.0%
AVAILABILITY: Year-round

LOOK: Hazy straw, lots of lace

SMELL: Orange peel, pithy, yeasty, bready, mildly spicy, coriander

TASTE: Incredibly smooth, slightly creamy, very bready, spicy, hint of alcohol, orange peel, zest, coriander, nutty, ripe plums, semidry finish (596 characters)

Photo of dandaugherty1221
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of heddar33
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of WVbeergeek
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bought from the Beer Store in Moon, pours a slightly hazed golden hue with a bright white head fine lacing followed around the sides of my pint glass. Aroma has sharp coriander citrus wheat notes and evident spicy grains of pardise forming in my nares. Flavors drink well actually with a refreshing tart white ale presence...sharp wheat brings on some citrus qualities maybe a bit of citrus peels. Mouthfeel is medium bodied efffervescent light and spritzy carbonation, goes down easiliy. Another well made Full Pint brew, how many brewers does it take to screw in a light bulb, I'm kidding this is just solid good brewing I'm glad this was a collaboration white ale. (667 characters)

Photo of mrosenfeld32
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of tallfellapgh
3.12/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A tad too much wheat. (21 characters)

Photo of acurtis
2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

Photo of RogerSterling
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of HeyJim
3/5  rDev -20.2%

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Full Pint Brewing "White Lightning Wit"
12 oz. bottle, no apparent freshness dating
$1.99 @ Wegmans, Collegeville, PA

Notes: Quite cloudy, even in the bottle. Same in glass. Odd, lack of head retention. No lacing. Doesn't appear to have a lot of carbonation. Aroma is nice. Coriander, yeast, wheat, some citrus rind and juice. Flavor is better, adding some lemon and apple to round it out. Not over-spiced. Nicely balanced. Moderate bitterness leads into a dry finish accentuated by coriander spiciness. Carbonation is there, delicately bristling on the tongue; very fine-bubbled. Light-medium in body. Some acidity. Spot-on for the style with the exception of the clarity, which is still OK; and maybe it could use a touch more carbonation, but again OK. Charming. Remarkably drinkable. Need to find more from these guys. (823 characters)

Photo of WoodBrew
3.93/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Boulevard's in J'Town, PA had another decent offering of the Full Pint version of Blue Moon...White Lighning Wit. The beear poured a hazy yellow color with decent carbonation, white thin head that dissipates quickly, some lacing. Smell light wheat malt, slight biscuit, hints of spice and lemon, slightly bitter. Taste is basically a dead ringer for Blue Moon....with some spice hints of lemon/citrus. Adding an orange peel...really made this a good beer. Mouthfeel is was good....nice lighter drinkable beer. Overall, nicely done witbier. (539 characters)

Photo of cosgrovekatie
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of glass_house
3.87/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Seaba
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Tessa
4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

Photo of Bunuelian
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Bouder32
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of apasternak
2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

Photo of tone77
3.53/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a whiteish/golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of citrus, slightly sour aroma. Taste is crisp, wheat and spices, some citrus, refreshing. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer. (252 characters)

Photo of PCampbell
3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pilsner glass. Pours a hazy gold with a thin layer/ring of white foam.

Has that great citrus, lemon smell to it. A little bit of spice and clove to it as well. The taste picks up the spicy/ peppery flavor and some coriander and clove as well. Little bit of tang from the yeast and finishes nice and dry. A nice light mouthfeel with some good carbonation to back it up.

A good refreshing wit that is especially tasty on the warm summer days. (476 characters)

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White Lightning Wit from Full Pint Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.