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Plum Island Belgian White - Newburyport Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

116 Ratings
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Ratings: 116
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 4
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Newburyport Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: johnnnniee on 04-29-2013

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4.24/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of d_brommer_nh
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Svendozen
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It's beers like this that really accentuate the delicate flavors of lighter beers. Great Beer!

Photo of Mikeypnh
3.62/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerMeister8
3.98/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of lambpasty
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of cboland79
3.96/5  rDev +7%

Photo of Abaz
3.72/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Duhast500
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Poured from a 12oz. can into Shock Top wit glass.

The color is a hazy yellow with some deep orange highlights and two fingers of foamy white head and some slight lacing left on the glass.

The smell has bananas but there is also a touch of mango way back in the background that came as a surprise. There is a definite wheat aroma here with a hint of barley grains that reminds me if cereal.

The taste had a bubblegum flavor that was a surprise. Some juicy fruit gum flavor is there with a dash of fig and maybe even plantain as well as banana come out to make this beer does wonders on my tongue.

The feel of this beer is light bodied and goes down real easy. It is a highly drinkable beer that has a fantastic flavor profile that is abundant but not pushy.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Puma1017
4.04/5  rDev +9.2%

Photo of johnsilk
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Tarps68
3.85/5  rDev +4.1%

Photo of brentk56
4.02/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a hazy goldenstraw; the head could be better and it does fade quickly; just a few dots of lace linger

Smell: Very fragrant with a Juicy Fruit gum aspect, the coriander is very strong and there is also a citrusy lime element; bready, as well, with a slightly tart tone

Taste: Bready, up front, and then the strong coriander tones dominate; in the mid-palate, the citrus arrives, bringing a touch of lime tartness; after the swallow, the beer develops a slightly tart character, as well; the finish brings out the Juicy Fruit sweetness I noted in the aroma

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A surprising beer, as I wasn't expecting the coriander overload; a creatively different take on a wit but just a bit too sweet in the finish for me

Thanks, Ljudsignal, for the opportunity

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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2.7/5  rDev -27%

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3.7/5  rDev 0%

A: Very hazy (unfiltered), very light yellow, quite bubbly, well retained foamy head (3/3)
S: Wheaty spice, phenolic with citrus notes (9/12)
T: Healthy wheat middle with citrusy aftertaste that has an unpleasant sour salsa-like flash for a half-second, leaves the palate rather clean after a few seconds (14/20)
F: Well-carbonated, thick-bodied for a witbier, with a tingly finish, not quite dry (4/5)
O: Very drinkable and refreshing, would have liked more on the nose, but for a light witbier, it does the job nicely (7/10)
37/50

Photo of mikebike9
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

agree that this is similar to Allagash White-good summer beer

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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Plum Island Belgian White from Newburyport Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 116 ratings.