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White Zombie Ale - Catawba Brewing Co.

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White Zombie AleWhite Zombie Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

29 Reviews
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Reviews: 29
Hads: 156
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 12.13%
Wants: 8
Gots: 34 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Catawba Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Deuane on 01-13-2010

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Reviews: 29 | Hads: 156
Reviews by sulldaddy:
Photo of sulldaddy
3.97/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Sampling a cellar temp can poured into a pint glass. The beer pours a bright clear gold hue until the very last drops which add just a bit of haze to the beer. I get a fizzy bleached white head of 2 cm that foams up and fades instantly to a thin surface layer.
Aroma is noticeable from the can opening with citrus notes and a bit of yeasty bread. I also get some cloves and coriander with a nice wheaty twang mixed in for good measure. Nice nose on this brew.
First sip reveals a light crisp body with fine tingly carbonation. Very easy to drink and no hints of ABV, which works for such a low alcohol beer.
Flavor is twangy and almost a little tart but also similar to the nose. I get yeasty bread and some coriander with a general fruity sweetness that rolls to a very dry finish.
This is a great beer for a hot day, or for writing up a beer column, as I am currently doing. I would buy this beer for poolside or beach adventures if it was available to me. (958 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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5/5  rDev +34.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of CrusinforaBrewsin
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of KingEdward
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of normmm
5/5  rDev +34.8%

Photo of tdm168
3.23/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - pours bright yellow with a big, dense, white head that has good retention.

S - heavy lemon zest, faint straw

T - straw, coriander, orange peel, lemon zest

M - light to medium bodied, smooth, very crisp

This is a light, easy to drink beer. It has a heavy citrusy character and the carbonation is a bit heavy, but overall it's not bad. (341 characters)

Photo of sfrantz71
4.96/5  rDev +33.7%

Photo of burnzgtm
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of mlockman
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ordybill
4.16/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass.
Aroma- Malt, wheat and maybe coriander. Nice aroma.
Appearance- A pale yellow color with a small white head.
Taste- The wheat and citrus is present along with (?) coriander
Palate- This is a light bodied beer with moderate carbonation. It has a flavor and texture made for the warmer months.
Overall- A pretty good Witbier that I recommend and i would drink again. (409 characters)

Photo of aleckpa
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Kegatron
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of Bieniek30
3.22/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of thagr81us
3.52/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served from tap in to a shaker. Poured a hazy pale golden yellow with a one finger pure white head that subsided to a half finger amount slowly. Maintained phenomenal lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, wheat, grain, earth, and subtle spice. The flavor was of sweet malt, earth, wheat, grain, and very subtle fruit. It had a light feel on the palate with high carbonation. Overall this was a decent brew. For the style this one wasn't too bad with all of the usual aspects o e would expect, but sadly it didn't really do much more than that for me. It could have used a little more of a sweet profile to help balance out the earthy notes going one. Still not too bad for a nice sunny day out. (724 characters)

Photo of KYGunner
3.52/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This had a very corny flavor for a Witbier, but I did get some coriander and spice. Very light wheat but it resembled, at times, an adjunct. Lots of corn maltiness. (164 characters)

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3.84/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JeffreyJDavis
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of tone77
3.4/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a whiteish/yellow color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of spices, some citrus. Taste is crisp, spices, wheat, lemons, mild but very refreshing and easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a decent beer. (254 characters)

Photo of notrelatedtojfk
3.98/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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White Zombie Ale from Catawba Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.