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White Picket Fence - Bellwoods Brewery

White Picket Fence
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21 Ratings
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 6.43%


Brewed by:
Bellwoods Brewery visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Sammy on 07-01-2012)
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Ratings: 21 | Reviews: 8 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by peensteen:
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.2%

05-07-2013 03:08:29 | More by peensteen
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RevCraig

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

01-21-2014 13:16:20 | More by RevCraig
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Vyronian

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

01-01-2014 02:03:10 | More by Vyronian
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

12-02-2013 12:34:29 | More by DaPan
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

10-20-2013 18:46:26 | More by tom10101
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: Poured a pale yellow color ale with a large pure white foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of light coriander and wheat malt is refreshing. Taste is a mix between light coriander with some wheat malt and light cereal notes with a spicy finish. Body is light with aggressive carbonation that is not fitting for the style. Enjoyable though carbonation is too aggressive in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

10-17-2013 14:16:03 | More by Phyl21ca
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

4.01/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

500ml bottle poured into tulip 12/10/13, cheers Liam for the bottle

A hazy bright yellow liquid with tiny bubbles popping up from everywhere, large bone white foam has great retention and actually grows for a minute after pouring, several partial rings of lace and still foam at the bottom of the glass, sexy looking beer

S lemon, green apple, clove and other spice I can't quite place, just a little chewing gum and some cereal, some orange peel and yeast, smells like a wit

T more of the same really but with some citric herbal tea, still lots of spicy citrus and apple with the chewing gum and cereals

M light bodied, a little foamy from all the bubbles but not too bad, spicy cereal lingers on the finish

O I'm a little surprised this one doesn't get more love because I thought it was pretty good, no real complaints other then a few extra bubbles and no hot sun to drink it under

Bellwoods continues to impress, I don't think I've had a bed beer from them yet, keep em coming

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2013 00:43:52 | More by wordemupg
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FEUO

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

09-30-2013 16:33:11 | More by FEUO
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biegaman

Ontario (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

White Picket Fence has the style's characteristically hazy, pallid yellow complexion. So fair and light in appearance, it could almost pass for lemon juice were it not for a fairly firm and steady head. A nice looking deal, though lacing is apparently sold separately.

The aroma offers only a breezy, faint spritz of citrus. It's the subtle but refreshing level of fruit you might expect to find in a soft drink like Fresca. Coriander is present but equally slight; as far as fireworks go this is no Chinese New Years display, more of a sparkler, but pleasant still.

Lighter-bodied, moderate in alcohol, simultaneously zesty and citric, witbier is an especially agreeable style of ale. Indeed, most peoples' (including mainstream lager drinkers') eyes light up when first trying it. Though that hasn't exactly happened with this one...

White Picket Fence is not the most charming example. The bubbles could be a bit more brisk. There's little tang in the mouthfeel and the seasoning (both citrus and spice) are quiet and constrained. One realizes just how plain wheat beer can be when not cloaked in perfumy yeast.

White Picket Fence is not my dream witbier. It's a good one but less than ideal (and Bellwoods does happen to make near-flawless, exemplary examples of a few styles). This is a decent option should you happen to be sitting in front of the white picket fence on the brewery's patio on a hot day. But there's likely going to be better alternatives in the retail shop.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2013 23:15:11 | More by biegaman
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gloryhole

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-07-2013 19:40:56 | More by gloryhole
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.69/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a weisse vase, the beer is a cloudy, bright, yellow-gold coloring with a steady flow of carbonation and a frothy, bright white head that is clingy and steadfast. Nose of toasted grain, subtle tangerine sweetness, clove, all spice, and coriander. Very balanced and subtle. Flavors are spiced solidly, with coriander and all spice in the forefront. The citrus notes are subtle, but give a decent blend in the mid-tongue and through the end of the palate. The aftertaste is tangy sweet, with a spice kick again at the end. Light and crisp in mouth, keeping the palate clean throughout. Clean, slightly filmy finish. Light and drinkable, with subtle characteristics throughout.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2013 21:54:38 | More by GarthDanielson
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KeKeKumba

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

06-23-2013 02:13:23 | More by KeKeKumba
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-21-2013 05:08:00 | More by yancot
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-24-2013 11:53:21 | More by beerhunter13
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timiskin

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

04-25-2013 19:25:28 | More by timiskin
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-16-2013 15:08:59 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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heebes

Ontario (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

341 ml stubby bottle from the brewery.
4.6 abv

Pours a hazy straw yellow with a half finger worth of bone white fluffy head. Nose is tart lemon, zest, sharp yeast notes, bit of a pale malt back. Taste is good upfront with the tart lemon and grass flavor, thirst quenching middle from the malt base, finish is somewhat overly malt. Mouthfeel is dry, chewy.

Overall a great summer thirst quenching witbier.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2012 21:37:04 | More by heebes
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery, into a tulip.

Hazy orange yellow, with a transient white ehad. Nose has light spicing, herbal notes, sharp citrus zest. A bit of sweet lemon, wheat and perhaps a light acidity.Taste has pale malts, bready and cracked wheat. Sharp citrus citrus zest and good bitterness in the finish. Medium light feel, good consistency.

Serving type: on-tap

07-29-2012 18:52:49 | More by liamt07
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy yellow with a small white head. Head fades fairly quickly.

Smell is not strong, consists of dry cereal. lemon, spices and wheat.

Clove and coriander stick out in the nose- the spice component of the beer is high for the style. Dry. Cereal is there as well. Slight lemon flavour.

Light bodied, moderate to high carbonation.

Overall, a pretty average wit. Drier and spicier than expected, with a lower emphasis on any fruit flavour.

Serving type: on-tap

07-24-2012 01:29:00 | More by jrenihan
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fostachild

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

07-22-2012 21:37:56 | More by fostachild
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed on tap at the brewpub. Very drinkable concoction. Very light look, with a lacey sheet. Medium mouthfeel. A bold flavourful spiciness Easy drinking, fairly smooth mouthfeel, with some hops in the finish that took it beyond the usual wit. Understated carbonation.

Serving type: on-tap

07-01-2012 17:09:38 | More by Sammy
White Picket Fence from Bellwoods Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.