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New South White Ale | New South Brewing Co.

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3.33
pDev:
24.62%
 
 
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New South White AleNew South White Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New South Brewing Co.
South Carolina, United States | website

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American interpretation of a classic Belgian wheat ale. A hazy light golden color gives this beer its name. This light and refreshing ale is brewed with just a hint of coriander and orange zest giving way to a citrus finish.

Added by Loki on 04-29-2003

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Reviews: 35 | Ratings: 99
Reviews by MuddyFeet:
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2.63/5  rDev -21%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Tangerine in color with just some slight haze. Nose was just hitning at some spices and wheat but not much else. Flavor was a bit understated and a tad metallic actually. Slight tints of wheat. Overly understated and unexceptional. Good enough in a pinch but I was happy to move after my single pint. Mouthfeel was light and had a metallic ting to it I thought. Not particularly fond of this beer.

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.38/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of briandaube
3.45/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of williamjbauer
3/5  rDev -9.9%

Photo of WVbeergeek
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Slightly cloudy gloden ale with a white creamy whispy head leaves nice even lacing around my pint. Aroma: Subtly spiced sharp sweetness excellent smell slight citrus twang to it, nice. Taste: Nice yeast characteristics citrus and clove linger in the flavor, sharp malted wheat sweetness is also there nice and refreshing drank this one at a restaurant on the pier perfect setting. Mouthfeel: Light body and creamy texture solid carbonation. Drinkability: Nice beer perfect for warmer weather with decent witbier flavors.

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Photo of Vodomagoo
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of whitekiboko
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of ordybill
3.25/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from the tap at Pearlz Oyster Bar in Charleston, SC into a shaker glass.
Aroma- Citrus, coriander and some floral notes.
Appearance- A light murky yellow color with a medium sized white head.
Taste- Lightly flavored with citrus and maybe some coriander
Palate- A light bodied beer with moderate carbonation.
Overall- A beach beer, and for what it is made for it ain't bad.

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Photo of ohiobeer29
2/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of nickthetick
4.17/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

from notes taken at the brewery:

A: pours a hazy gold orange into a clear plastic cup with a finger of white froathy head.

S: sweet malt, caramel, biscuits, orange/citrus and spices.

T: the orange presents itself first and is followed in by light malt and sweet biscuits. its brought full circle with more citrus and spices, corriander and even some clove.

MF: Crisp and refreshing. Medium body and not too sweet or spicy.

O: Good beach beer in a can, strong witbier, I wish I chould find this around me.

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Photo of nimrod979
3/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Can poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Pale and hazy straw color. Not even a fingers worth of white head. Fades to nothing quickly.

Aroma: Typical of the style. Mostly dominated by wheat. Somewhat faint citrus and coriander aromas.

Taste: A tad under-flavored. Wheaty. Can says "brewed with just a hint of coriander and orange zest". I'd agree with that statement, "just a hint".

Mouthfeel: A little on the thin side with soft carbonation. Finishes with a dry wheat. Very plain, rather unremarkable, and boring. Just a standard wit.

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Photo of sonofliberty2
3.4/5  rDev +2.1%

Photo of jamiesessions
2.99/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

beer pours a golden colour with some haze and very little head. Definite citrus smell that gets me excited, but not too much. Wheat and citrus are the overwhelming tastes, but it's nothing to write home about. Feels pretty average to drink, but it does go down relatively smooth, and while i won't be having another one, it is easily drinkable

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Photo of tone77
3.08/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A big shout out to the legendary woodychandler for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a cloudy golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some notes of citrus. Taste is also mild, some citrus and wheat, a tad sour, kind of lacking in spice. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall, while not a bad beer, it seems to be lacking in flavor and drinkability.

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Photo of Griggsy
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of Ragingbull
4.64/5  rDev +39.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Perhaps one of the best white ales that I have ever had if not THE best. Cloudy straw color with an average head. Some pungency of fruit in the nose. The flavor is smooth and feels nice in the mouth. Almost a syrupy quality to the mouthfeel. The finish emits a flavor that both my wife and I agree makes you think you are drinking a wine. I think its great, but will admit that its a unique enough beer I could see some folks not liking it. I gave it an A.

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Photo of tvv375ia
3.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

poured from can into pilsner glass

A-traditional BMC gold color with about a 1/2" head that faded away rapidly

S-slight orange citrus followed by even fainter malt

T-not a lot going on here either a little of the orange and spices it says that it is brewed with but not much in the way of malts or hops

M-carbonation ok but it is pretty thin and watery

O-better than most BMC offerings but not much in the way of anything resembling complexity, but if I were in SC I would probably pick this every time over BMC

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Photo of BeTheBall
3.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A little bland for my tastes compared to other more true representatives of this style, but slightly spiced, smooth and easy to drink. It went down easily after a hot day on the golf course. At $10 for a pitcher, the price was right.
A good session beer, but nothing outstanding.

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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

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New South White Ale from New South Brewing Co.
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