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White Thai - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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85
very good

465 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 465
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 27
Gots: 39 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer, inspired by the flavors of Southeast Asian cuisine, is a twist on the classic Belgian witbier style. Instead of the traditional coriander and orange peel spicing regimen, we add fresh lemongrass, ginger root, and a dash of Sorachi Ace hops. The result is a wonderfully refreshing ale with notes of lemon candy, citrus fruit, and a slight spiciness from the ginger. Best served at 45˚F in a tulip or wine glass.

16 IBU

(Beer added by: kkipple on 01-04-2011)
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BWED

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3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. can poured into tulip

A- Hazy pale yellow with a minimal, yet lacy white head.

S- Strong citrus/fruit, with a bit of a spicy earthy/grass note.

T- Citrus, slight spicy hop, but very delicate overall.

M- Light body, light carbonation, with a clean finish. Very slight bitterness in aftertaste.

O- Subtle, interesting twist on Wit. I couldn't put my finger on it, but it does have that asian influence. A really good drinker, it has such delicate qualities.

Serving type: can

04-29-2013 16:22:46 | More by BWED
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White Thai from Westbrook Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 465 ratings.