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White Rascal - Avery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,783 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 1,783
Reviews: 707
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 14.09%
Wants: 15
Gots: 85 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
22 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-04-2003)
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Aiptasia

Florida

3.8/5  rDev +5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampled from a 12 oz. bottle in April, 2011.

A: Very hazy, even in the bottle. Almost opaque with yeasty haze on the pour. Orange colored cloud city body. Drunk straight from the bottle so couldn't judge the head.

S: Yeast and clover blossom.

T: Lime citrus with a coriander spice finish. Surprisingly light with a wet middle and not much depth on the finish.

M: Carbonation was moderate. Very wet tasting beer which is great for a hot summer day with a modest, dry finish.

O: Not bad overall. I'd drink it again on a hot and thirsty day. It has some flavor spice, not much bitterness on the aftertaste, and is safe enough to have more than one (a drinker, not a sipper). A good beer to introduce a non-craft beer drinker into the realm. Would have appeal to mass market drinkers and crafters.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2011 23:45:29 | More by Aiptasia
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jaredtp

Tennessee

3.89/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This was a pretty good beer. It had a bright yellow slightly orangish color. The head is fluffy and white foam. I could smell some sweetness, and mild spice, and strong clover as well. I could notice some faint citrus. It has a sweetness taste to it. It also has a light body to it as well.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2014 01:38:23 | More by jaredtp
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CraigTravor

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +10.5%

07-21-2014 22:12:54 | More by CraigTravor
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed out of a 12 oz brown bottle from SPIN! Pizza in Kansas City. I didn't catch the bottling/enjoy by date on this one, unfortunately. Poured into one of those tricky "pint" glass tumblers that has a ridge inside the glass so that it only holds 12 ounces in spite of looking like it would hold 16.

Appearance - Body is bright yellow and sunny with a slightly orangish twinge that gives it overall a hue similar to egg yolk. The consistency is cloud, preventing light from passing through, but giving it that glowing tone from the reflection on all the particulate. Atop the body sits a one and a half finger head of fluffy white foam that seems to dissipate pretty quickly, and leaves nothing in the way of lace. There is a ringlet of foam around the edge of the glass as well as a film of bubbles that is slightly thicker in some places across the surface of the liquid.

Smell - Pretty standard witbier characteristics, with Hawaiian sweet bread and mild spice along the lines of coriander and a fairly strong presence of clove. Overall, it's rather nondescript--not unpleasant, but not particularly wowing either. Some faint citrus, but the spice and wheat are the primary players here.

Taste - Like the smell, the taste is a blend of unassuming bready sweetness and baking spices with clove and some coriander. And like the smell, the taste isn't particularly stunning--it's mild and easily consumed, but lacking that little twinge of tartness that comes in the best witbiers (in my opinion anyway). There is a nice gentle sweetness of orange peel as well, but it's faint, and comes in only slightly on the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Light bodied and low to moderate carbonation, with a round, wheaty mouthfeel and a semisweet finish with low bitterness--almost none at all.

Overall, a reasonably tasty beer, and I will say that the fact that it comes in cans gives it a head start on the usual suspects I reach for when I want a wit. Definitely a great beer to take out on the lake. And truth be told, this is probably one of my preferred offerings from Avery--at least out of their regular lineup.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2014 20:51:15 | More by LambicPentameter
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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S: Pretty weak, can't detect much.

T: Citrus upfront with hops after taste.

M: Pleasant, drinkable.

O: Nothing exciting but a decent beer, no complaints.

Don't think I would get this one again but it tasted okay.

Serving type: bottle

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White Rascal from Avery Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 1,783 ratings.