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White Thai - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

513 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 513
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 11.47%
Wants: 27
Gots: 46 | 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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GossageBrewery

Missouri

3.45/5  rDev -8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served this Witbier on tap, at the brewery, in a pint glass. This Witbier poured a cloudy yellow color, produced a small white head, poor retention and left little lacing on the glass. The aroma consisted of malted wheat, spicy herbs and citric lemon. Light in body, a foundation of malted wheat, banana, lemongrass, spicy ginger and coriander- there was an evident tea like quality as well. This was an interesting take on a Witbier- Outside of the box ingredients used made for an interesting session beer. Nothing exceptional here, but defiantly worth a try!

Serving type: on-tap

10-05-2012 20:10:25 | More by GossageBrewery
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.48/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Can to Founders tulip.

A - Cloudy light to medium orange colour. Half a finger of white head formed and reduced to a ring around the glass.

S - Belgian yeast, cloves, spice, lemon.

T - Big Belgian pale ale flavours up front -cloves, Belgian yeast, light banana and a lot of spice. Some lighter lemon and bready malt flavours in the background.

M -Light to medium body with moderate carbonation. Somewhat higher carbonation that I would like.

Serving type: can

08-01-2012 23:54:36 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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Emarq

South Carolina

3.48/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I don't remember that exact ingredients list but lemongrass and Sorachi Ace hops were definitely used. Picked up a growler from Bill's in Summerville.

A. Milky-whitish yellow appearance with a long lasting, thick, white head.

S. The use of the lemongrass and Soarchi Ace hops really bring out a zesty lemon aroma. Phenolic overtones are too prolific for a witbier, they are more in line with a Hefeweissen.

T. Somewhat sweet but also with a dry tart finish. Once again I am picking up phenolic notes that remind me more of a Hefeweissen than a witbier. The lemony zest from the Sorachi Ace hops really makes itself known. It's not a commonly used hop but every time its used its screams lemon.

M. Medium-light bodied. Smooth and light creamy up front with a dry/tart finish. Refreshing for a hot summer day.

D. Its refreshing, tart, with all too much phenolic notes. The lemon character of this beer really stands out. Easy to drink a lot of because of the body and crispness. A decent representation of the style but its off the mark for me.

I really thought it was a cross between a Hefe and a witbier. I look forward to trying his other beers as I've tasted many of his homebrews and know how good of a brewer he is.

Serving type: growler

01-05-2011 13:20:30 | More by Emarq
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White Thai from Westbrook Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 513 ratings.