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Madcap Belgian White Ale - Tree Brewing

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Madcap Belgian White AleMadcap Belgian White Ale

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9 Ratings
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 6.19%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tree Brewing visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: wordemupg on 05-10-2012)
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3.53/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle, a single from a like-minded six-pack.

This beer pours a cloudy medium golden yellow hue, with three fingers of thin, bulbous, foamy white head, which leaves a few prominent buttes of lace around the glass as it quite lazily recedes.

It smells of crisp, semi-sweet wheat malt, toasted biscuit, some clove/black pepper spiciness, a slight candy sugar note, and mild earthy hops. The taste is sharp, grainy wheat malt, an ethereal tart citrus fruit character, sassy white/green/black pepper mill dust, a bit of fading clove/coriander earthiness, and some understated herbal, weedy hop pangs.

The carbonation is rather lively at first, and settles into a dull hum thereafter, the body medium-light in weight, and haltingly smooth, what with the bubbles being what they are. It finishes off-dry the wheatiness trending to the sweet, with the muddled fruit and spice blindly lending a hand.

Not a bad witbier, a tad more astringent than generally preferred, and weirdly drinkable at the same rate - the fruit/spice component feeling kind of dialed in, though. Anyhow, worth a try, if only to commemorate the summer of 2012 that was.

biboergosum, Sep 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

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3.48/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

341ml bottle poured into tulip 9/5/12

A hazy golden yellow with enough clarity too see a few bubbles floating up to a short lived two finger foam that ends up as an island of foam that leaves a couple distinct rings of lace

S clove, citrus and some cereal with faint bubblegum

T not far from the smell, not a spicy citrus bomb I think of when drinking a Wit but it works, a little herbal hops works well in a strange way

M a little foamy as soon as it enters your mouth and fairly light bodied for sure, a little wheat and lemon on the finish

O decent beer that's fairly easy too drink, not nailing the style outright but drinkable stuff with a hot sun

perhaps a German got in to a Belgian brew-house because I'm not picking up on many adjuncts I think of when drinking a Wit, that being said it works well enough and went down in no time

wordemupg, May 10, 2012
Madcap Belgian White Ale from Tree Brewing
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.