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White Thai - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

498 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 498
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 11.47%
Wants: 27
Gots: 42 | FT: 8
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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12oz can, no canning date- at the bottom, it is marked "- - -", which is fairly cryptic. Poured into an unmarked snifter 7/19/2014.

A- Hazy, murky yellow body with a two finger white head with good staying power that leaves rings of lacing as it disappears. Looks good.

S- Whoa. Lots of ginger and lemongrass. At least, I think that's what I'm getting. Pretty herbal, spice-filled nose with a clean wheat and candi sugar base. This is pretty interesting, even though I'm not the biggest fan of heavy ginger flavours.

F- Lemongrass up front, some Belgian candi, a slight bit of freshly cut raw onions, wheat, pale malt, and a heavy ginger finish. The ginger is fairly strong but doesn't quite dominate. If you're a fan of ginger flavours (e.g. you like eating the ginger side on its own when you order sushi) then you are going to love this beer. As it is, it's quite floral and ginger forward.

M- Medium bodied, not lacking in any way. Good carbonation, refreshing with a good bubbliness to it. Very easy to drink despite the heavy ginger-forward finish.

O- I'm not a fan of ginger, but Westbrook executed this very well. This is what they intended, and they pulled it off. Its just a question of whether you like ginger and lemongrass in your witbiers.

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White Thai from Westbrook Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 498 ratings.