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Belgian White - Roscoe's Hop House

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BA SCORE
76
okay

32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.2
pDev: 16.25%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Roscoe's Hop House visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BEERMILER12 on 04-23-2012)
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2.88/5  rDev -10%

gettropical, Aug 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

BeerLovinWoman87, Jul 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

RHVC59, Apr 06, 2014
Photo of puboflyons
2.83/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on February 13, 2014.

It pours a slightly hazy pale yellow but the clarity is better than most wits. There is a quick lasting white fizzy head.

Something about this aroma is way off. Whether it is the spice mixture or what but I got the distinct impression of big spray. Pale malts and citrus were overpowered by it.

Light zesty body.

The taste has a toasted malt note, lemongrass, coriander, and maybe ginger with a muted by dry finish. But unfortunately the aroma really took control of everything and it was hard to enjoy.

puboflyons, Feb 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Bartos, Jan 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

k_clarkie, Dec 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

davewlfpckfan29, Jul 12, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

Michael_DaBeers_IV, Jul 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Bill235, May 09, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

chris1919, Mar 31, 2013
Photo of CFHMagnet
3.21/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a good finger of off-white head over a straw body. Lacing tries for a split second, then tumbles back down. Beer is hazy, but no sediment is noticed.

The entire nose seems subdued. Tired earthy/gardeny hops with a lackluster spice profile. Yeast is also quiet and a bit of sweetness from the malt almost seems fake.

Yeast, cracked wheat and a bit of light malt start this off. Spices seem a little more impressive in the flavor, but the hops are still subdued.

Mouthfeel is light-medium bodied. Drinks like a lawnmower beer with a dry finish.

CFHMagnet, Mar 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

rorjets, Feb 10, 2013
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3.05/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

12oz bottle, another in a swath of identical-seeming brews recently imported into Alberta from the same contract brewer, which appears, on the ground and behind the paperwork, to be Genesee.

This beer pours a hazy medium golden straw colour, with three fingers of puffy, silken foamy ecru head, which leaves some low-lying coral reef lace around the glass as it steadily recedes.

It smells of wheaty, somewhat acrid pale malt, muddled coriander, overripe lemons, neutered yeast, and a bit of herbal, weedy hops. The taste is softly sweet bready malt, with a touch of doughy pastry character, tame breakfast cereal wheatiness, ethereal savoury spice, a stale orange fruitiness, and more sedate herbal, earthy hops.

The carbonation is quite laid-back, and hardly noticeable, the body medium-light in weight, and actually pretty smooth. It finishes mostly off-dry, the wheaty, sugary, and fruity malt holding on the tightest, as the fruit and hops melt away into the approaching night.

A beginner's witbier, and agreeably wrought at that rate, with very little to none of the, well, not quite skank, but rather cheapness of its familial ilk. Too bad it's 5 bucks a sixer more expensive than Hoegaarden around here, which leads to the obvious question - why bother?

biboergosum, Jan 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

twillingthenoz, Jan 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +25%

rlbthree, Dec 27, 2012
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3.73/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Roscoe's Hop House Belgian White from Rochester, NY.

This beer had a great, light lemony wheat flavor. Very refreshing and flavorful. Very good witbier.

I drank it out of a bottle from Food City in Knoxville, TN on 12/16/2012 from a create your own 6-pack.

Yes.

fischerking, Dec 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +40.6%

jski, Dec 05, 2012
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2/5  rDev -37.5%

psykad, Dec 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

dasunder, Oct 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

seanote, Oct 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

DrunkinYogi, Aug 03, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

RockinRob925, Jul 30, 2012
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3.53/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From a six packed that my wife picked up on a recent shopping trip in NY. The beer is pale...a milky, hazy yellow color. Bright white head with lots of lace. It's a light and sweetish brew...some very pale malt, grass, wheat twang, and spice. Slight fruit flavors...peach and orange. The beer is soft and light. Enjoyable after mowing the lawn.

Suds, Jul 29, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -29.7%

Futsey, Jul 23, 2012
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

smartassboiler, Jul 22, 2012
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Belgian White from Roscoe's Hop House
76 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.