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White Thai - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

471 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 471
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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mscudder

Georgia

4.05/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Canned 5/20. Served in a pint.

A - Murky lemon hue with a pleasant off-white head. Fair retention with poor lacing.

S - Lemon-dominated Wit aroma. Notes of coriander and citrus.

T - Lemongrass bomb! Mix of ginger, wheat and spices really makes this one a cool refresher.

M - Silky smooth medium body for such a light brew. Moderate carbonation.

O - Looking for something to switch up the summer rotation? This is it.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2013 03:17:02 | More by mscudder
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nrpellegrini

Maryland

4.05/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This is more than a Witbier. With the amount of spices it has, its in a category of its own. And at 5% too, I'll take a 6 pack of this any day.

The beer pours a hazy golden color with a nice white head, that last for a little but slowly faded. I cant see through my glass. The smell is sweet and spicy, lemongrass, orange, and a hint of hops. It tastes awesome. It says it is brewed with Sorachi Ace Hops which come through just enough to give it a nice spice bitterness, and it has some ginger too. It is still very much a wheat beer but with these other flavors it pulls in some flavors similar to a Belgian style tripel. Mouthfeel is full and smooth, with a good bit of carbonation.

Serving type: can

01-30-2012 18:12:59 | More by nrpellegrini
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GPHarris

Alabama

4.05/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a - poured a two-fingers thick bubbly white head into a tulip glass that left thin sheeting that was gone about halfway through the beer. the body was a hazy, straw golden color.
s - ginger and various spices dominate this but there is a hint of grassy and citrus hops. hint of yeastiness.
t - sweet citrus fruits with a ginger root finish.
m - medium thickness, crisp.
o - one of the best wits i've ever had. only real fault is i wish the head had stayed around longer.

Serving type: can

02-13-2012 21:16:37 | More by GPHarris
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77apm

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-26-2014 06:37:48 | More by 77apm
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mctizzz

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%

05-27-2013 13:16:17 | More by mctizzz
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dankjohn

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.4%

10-03-2013 00:29:03 | More by dankjohn
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sourdog

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%

05-12-2014 23:26:10 | More by sourdog
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richkrull

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-02-2013 00:39:39 | More by richkrull
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cmpashia


4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-20-2014 23:27:28 | More by cmpashia
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Stigs

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-14-2011 01:04:41 | More by Stigs
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I am not a wit fan, but still enjoyed this one immensely. Great aromas of bannana and lemon. Taste is yeasty, and wheat, the lemony spicy taste really works. Sorachi hops was genius. Above average mouthfeel. Lacey. Excellent drinkability, lovely summer beer.

Serving type: can

05-03-2012 15:38:47 | More by Sammy
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-03-2013 04:01:52 | More by Damian74Shensky
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dvnb

New York

4/5  rDev +6.4%

10-27-2013 12:24:15 | More by dvnb
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WillyMac

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.4%

11-21-2011 15:29:14 | More by WillyMac
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Illmaticzx

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-24-2013 00:38:23 | More by Illmaticzx
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Danimal25

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.4%

04-08-2014 05:13:25 | More by Danimal25
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cistercian12

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-14-2013 19:59:49 | More by cistercian12
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ecmoon3

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-01-2011 22:25:11 | More by ecmoon3
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largadeer

California

4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Extra from jpmclaug. Thanks!

Cloudy, milky blond body capped by a clinging two-finger head.

Nose of tangy wheat, ginger, lemon flesh. Yeasty and floral, hint of lemongrass. Light but pretty characterful.

Palate is interesting - quite tangy and lemony, full bodied and semi-sweet. Lemongrass comes through more on the palate and pairs well with the more subtle presence of ginger. The spices are thankfully not overdone, taking a backseat to the grainy wheat backbone and floral yeast character. Pretty unique stuff, very refreshing and easy to drink.

Serving type: can

04-20-2012 05:40:04 | More by largadeer
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CBlack85

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.4%

01-05-2012 20:02:42 | More by CBlack85
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civicm87

New York

4/5  rDev +6.4%

02-23-2014 17:32:11 | More by civicm87
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dtomes

New York

4/5  rDev +6.4%

02-01-2014 22:48:18 | More by dtomes
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pknyc

New York

4/5  rDev +6.4%

08-01-2013 21:49:07 | More by pknyc
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freduardo

Alabama

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-22-2012 02:11:01 | More by freduardo
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hopkrid

Florida

4/5  rDev +6.4%

05-26-2013 02:17:37 | More by hopkrid
White Thai from Westbrook Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 471 ratings.