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White Sun Wit - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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422 Ratings
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Ratings: 422
Reviews: 231
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 13.52%
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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Reviews by JimKal:
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JimKal

North Carolina

4.05/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: I've poured this into both a tulip and a shaker pint. In both cases it resulted in a thin head that dissipated rather quickly with little to no lacing. It was a pale hazy gold color, meeting my expectations for a Belgian Wit.

S: A nice clean aroma with light hop and malt.

T: I had almost two different taste sensations. My second taste of this beer on a hot day really changed my perception of this beer. The first late night tasting after having some other beers was rather meh but it was just perfect the second time outside on the deck on a hot day.

M: really quite nice with a medium mouthfeel. Went quite well with a turkey sandwich with artichoke spread.

O: Definitely a repeat summer purchase.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2013 16:50:19 | More by JimKal
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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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.

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07-07-2014 18:39:35 | More by seedyone
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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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.

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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

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White Sun Wit from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 422 ratings.