Plum Island Belgian White - Newburyport Brewing Company

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Plum Island Belgian WhitePlum Island Belgian White

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112 Ratings
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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 4
Gots: 12 | 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:
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(Beer added by: johnnnniee on 04-29-2013)
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Reviews by SLeffler27:
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3.85/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Fills a hand-blown pilsner glass with a clear, pale straw (SRM 2). The head is barely present.

The aroma is tilted toward tangerine and apricot, with a background of coriander.

The flavor profile is reminiscent of wheat, with light flavors of tangerine, followed by a very fruity, but faint, finish.

The body is light with no alcohol, a watery texture and fizzy carbonation.

This is a very refreshing and easy drinking summer beer, if not very interesting.

More User Reviews:
Photo of SunDevilBeer
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of tigg924
4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: moderate carbonation, minimal head, hazy, orange-yellow in color

Smell: orange, banana, and light Belgian spices

Taste: orange, banana, and Belgian spices--cardamom, clove, coriander

Mouthfeel: sweet, medium body, medium-low carbonation

Overall: Very tasty. May be the best local witbier that I have had. Drinks a lot like a hefeweizen. I found myself going back for several pints of this. A great surprise.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of tkelley
3.63/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can poured into a tulip glass

A -- Pale amber/straw color. White head with okay lacing. Retains the head a little bit.

N -- Yeasty and wheaty. Hints of spice and citrus.

T -- Wheaty and yeasty. Little bit of orange peel and coriander. Nice spice notes. Nice aftertaste.

M -- Little spicy/bubbly on the front end. Not bad. Pleasant tingly throughout.

O -- Probably my favorite of the NBC year round line up (although the one-off Irish Stout was truly outstanding). Really enjoying this from the end of summer to the beginning of fall. Hits all the right notes for me.

Cheers!

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of kickplate
4.5/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a US Tumbler. Cloudy straw color with lingering head and lace that sticks to the side of the glass.

Floral aromas with a hint of hops that hit the back of the palate alongside the ample carbonation on the way down.

Flavors reminds me a lot of Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier, but less sweet. Lemon citrusy notes dominate.

Love the can. I pour everything into a glass anyway and I am starting to believe that the can is just a miniature keg that is easier to recycle than glass.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.85/5  rDev +4.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.72/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of BeerMeister8
4.01/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Plum Island Belgian White from Newburyport Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.