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White Sun Wit - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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416 Ratings
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Ratings: 416
Reviews: 231
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 13.8%
Wants: 3
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UnionMade on 06-01-2002)
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FickleBeast

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the George Street Ale House in New Brunswick, NJ. Reviewed from notes.

Very cloudy yellow color. Aroma is primarily banana along with some... gritty funkiness is the only way I can describe it.

Flavor is seriously lacking... it is very plain. Nothing really stands out, not yeasty, not bready, no banana or clove flavors really shine, it just needs... something. On the other hand, it tastes very clean, no off flavors or anything. Overall, just a little to ABC for me.

Serving type: on-tap

04-16-2011 01:27:53 | More by FickleBeast
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seedyone

New York

2.96/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

08/25/11 I knew it then as Weyerbacher Blanche, but is now known as White Sun Wit and is available seasonably.

Not that I mind as I found it to be just OK. A tad heavy, even at just 5% ABV.

The "coriander and dried curacao orange peels" used to create a "clean finish...with just a hint of tart spiciness" missed the mark, IMHO.

Serving type: on-tap

07-07-2014 18:39:35 | More by seedyone
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Chikincoop

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

07-07-2014 12:41:21 | More by Chikincoop
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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

07-04-2014 14:23:57 | More by GrandMarnier
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cjgator3

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

07-01-2014 21:39:33 | More by cjgator3
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CaptDavyJones

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-01-2014 01:36:04 | More by CaptDavyJones
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Act25

New Jersey

3.64/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I like American Wit beers usually was well as Belgians, they're just different. I like this brewer. But find them inconsistent.

A: Must aggressively pour, and when you do, rewarded with big foamy white sudsy head, that lace and laces all the way down. Cloudy lemony yellow body.

S: Perfumey, but a bit medicinal. Flowers, fruit blossom, plus wheat, musty spice, brine, clove, bright yeast, and a bouquet of fruit blossoms.

T: Follows smell onto the sweeter, maltier direction as in flower/orange/coriander cookies. More orange flower water than bitter or peppery. Finishes nicely, fruity, and a bit medicinal which mars it enough that I'd go elsewhere. Two would be one too many.

MF: Soft, perfumey, light, watery. Not alcoholic. Good with food.

Too fruity for me to drink more than one. But feminine, flowery, perfumy if you like em that way.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 00:00:51 | More by Act25
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Tim9m1r

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - Cloudy light golden color with a one finger off-white colored light head that dissipated quickly, small amounts of bubbles rising in the glass.

Smell - Citrus, coriander, and floral followed by biscuit and a faint spiced finish

Taste - Strong coriander followed by sweet wheat then light slightly tart citrus with a light sour citrusy biscuit finish.

Mouthfeel - Light, smooth, light carbonation with a dry finish

Overall - Refreshing and sessionable. Very good wit beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 22:31:22 | More by Tim9m1r
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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

06-27-2014 20:07:52 | More by fishguyac
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ryan_celia

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +33.8%

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Tjmurray386


3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-24-2014 20:23:39 | More by Tjmurray386
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KyleDubya

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-24-2014 18:44:27 | More by KyleDubya
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BcOneSeven

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.5%

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Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -43.7%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-18-2014 00:25:38 | More by PTEdelman
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-17-2014 22:50:28 | More by wanderlust389
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.5%

06-16-2014 23:22:05 | More by JTO_Read_PA
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-16-2014 00:02:27 | More by jryanj927
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Jeffeweizen

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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ONUMello

Ohio

3.63/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Pale yellow with a one-finger head
S: Sweet wheat, toffee, coriander, hints of florals & citrus
M; Light-bodied, balanced but a short finish
O: Tasty, refreshing, would be a good session beer. No flaws but overall unmemorable; needs a longer finish

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2014 04:03:26 | More by ONUMello
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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Maryland

4/5  rDev +12.7%

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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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White Sun Wit from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 416 ratings.