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New South White Ale - New South Brewing Co.

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77
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73 Ratings
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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 13.6%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New South Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.60% ABV

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.

(Beer added by: Loki on 04-29-2003)
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Reviews by MuddyFeet:
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MuddyFeet

North Carolina

2.6/5  rDev -21.5%

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.

11-16-2007 23:28:19 | More by MuddyFeet
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EDuncan


3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-05-2014 14:56:20 | More by EDuncan
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +13.3%

09-07-2012 14:25:27 | More by TimoP
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

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.

03-23-2004 15:47:55 | More by WVbeergeek
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Vodomagoo


3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-10-2012 04:22:36 | More by Vodomagoo
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whitekiboko

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

12-27-2011 00:47:13 | More by whitekiboko
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nickthetick

Maryland

4.2/5  rDev +26.9%

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.

06-27-2011 17:59:30 | More by nickthetick
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nimrod979

Maryland

3/5  rDev -9.4%

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.

05-27-2012 18:36:20 | More by nimrod979
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jamiesessions

South Carolina

2.95/5  rDev -10.9%

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

11-04-2009 03:38:23 | More by jamiesessions
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.08/5  rDev -6.9%

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.

05-22-2011 14:16:21 | More by tone77
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Another6Pack

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

01-21-2012 13:19:40 | More by Another6Pack
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st9647v3

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

04-11-2014 02:34:12 | More by st9647v3
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Ragingbull

California

4.7/5  rDev +42%

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.

07-14-2008 19:01:05 | More by Ragingbull
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tvv375ia

Iowa

3.33/5  rDev +0.6%

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

09-21-2011 21:00:21 | More by tvv375ia
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BeTheBall

Massachusetts

3.33/5  rDev +0.6%

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.

07-25-2007 19:03:35 | More by BeTheBall
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JasonTaverner

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

06-07-2013 18:56:20 | More by JasonTaverner
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Kubrickx

Illinois

3/5  rDev -9.4%

05-18-2014 13:23:59 | More by Kubrickx
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oline73

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -16.9%

08-05-2014 04:12:35 | More by oline73
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev +16.3%

Appears a light, cloudy haze of light gold with a small white head that fades quickly. Tiny bits of lacing are scattered but seem to fade quickly as well.
Smell is of crisp wheat with coriander and citrus lingering.
Taste is of the same aromas with some pleasant spices that makes the taste good but there is no "wow" factor, which sort of holds this one down from being in a higher echelon.
Mouthfeel is of a medium carbonation and light brew with mild wheat and subtle citrus and spices with just a touch of hops. Very delicate and good in my opinion.
Drinkability is good. This is the choice for drinking outside in the Myrtle Beach and surrounding areas during the summer.

08-15-2005 17:53:14 | More by weeare138
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patre_tim

China

3.34/5  rDev +0.9%

A: Light honey or lemonade colour, slightly clouded, 2 finger white fluffy head, little carbonation.

S: Chalk, coriander seed, honey, lemon, slight floral.

T: Watery, slight coriander, chalk, lemon rind.

M: Medium body is watery and only a slight carbonation.

O: Would imagine this refreshing on a hot day in the South, or anywhere. Watery, reminding me of melted ice with the remains of an old lemon or gingerale soda. Like the can, love its from the south, refreshing and would go well with salads, light foods like cold meats etc.

01-19-2013 03:57:10 | More by patre_tim
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cdizinno

South Carolina

4.03/5  rDev +21.8%

Presentation: Poured into a pint glass from a 12oz. can.

A: Hazy golden yellow, almost lemon colored with a thin white film of bubbles.

S: Grainy, citrus and mild malty sweetness.

T&M: Mild sweetness with a nice crispness. Mild orange and coriander give this brew a nice taste. Light bodied and smooth.

Very nice brew.

10-08-2010 21:13:00 | More by cdizinno
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Cozuma

Indiana

2.79/5  rDev -15.7%

With some of the other beers offered here this one being a flagship makes me sad. It isn't a bad beer but when you realize what this beer is and why they made it you understand why it's kinda lack luster. The color is hazy light golden, the kind of color you get with a wort using pale DME for a yeast starter. Smell is ok but kinda has a funk to it that reminds me of other beers that use large amounts of adjuncts like corn despite them swearing they don't use it. Flavor is a bland boring kinda of beer that appeals to the "mainstream" beer drinke. I didn't find much in the ways of complexity in this one, they state they use coriander and orange zest but it's either in the mash or only a tiny amount I didn't notice it at all. Thin beer that is all too drinkable, which is what they were shooting for a light beer that can be pounded on the beach with little damage to your gut.

04-03-2014 12:23:19 | More by Cozuma
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daliandragon

North Carolina

3.35/5  rDev +1.2%

Picked up today on a whim at the Beer Dispensary in Apex. Pours a pale straw color and the head never really develops and instead just caps right away. Nose is grainy with a hint of orange.

The pieces all seem to be present in this one but it just doesn't pop. I get the wheat, the orange peel, the coriander, the yeast but they just don't mesh quite right. Mouthfeel is missing that Wit delicateness. It's not bad, just pedestrian. Carbonation is there initially then totally deserts the brew.

Not terrible but not something to take a road trip to Myrtle Beach for.

03-05-2011 03:21:31 | More by daliandragon
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Loki

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Pours a cloudy gold wheat with very little head. Yeasty, citrus flavor very typical for a hefe. Very light tasting hefe, not watery but lacking full flavor. Very light spice that the brewery claims. This reminded me of a light hoegaarden. Not bad, but not great.

04-29-2003 16:05:36 | More by Loki
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rayman2112

New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -9.4%

07-11-2014 18:42:01 | More by rayman2112
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New South White Ale from New South Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.