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White Cap - Hinterland Brewery Restaurant

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107 Ratings
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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hinterland Brewery Restaurant visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

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Beer added by: AmitC on 04-20-2013

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Ratings: 107 | Reviews: 17
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

16 oz can, w/o freshness/canning date indication

Poured into a tulip. Its hazed lighter honey, under a large and lasting lite tan cap. Goes to a thicker froth and leaves gobs of lacing on the glass.

Grapefruit and honey nose.

Pleasant enough quaffer, emits some notes of grapefruit and lite wheaty malts. Sort of thin body wise in the midsection , but finishes with a grapefruit infused flourish. Nothing special, but just a pretty drinkable lighter bodied IPA/Wit/Belgian IPA kinda thang. Nothing amazing nor anything awful going on here.

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3.52/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Light yellow-gold color, definite hazy cast to the body, with a clean white head, tight, but persistent. Pretty extensive lacing.

S - Front is a bit funky. Pine notes and pineapple underpin the front, and a mild honey note, as well.

T - Pine and fruit is forward, with a slightly medicinal quality coming in the middle, and a honey drop note coupling with a bitter line in the close. The medicinal aspect fades some as the beer warms.

M - Crunchy hop bite, with moderate carbonation that does not keep the bitterness from building.

O - Seems a bit off balance, for me. There are solid aspects - pineapple and pine in the nose and open - and some less positive elements, such as the medicinal element. Together it is a mixed bag. Decent, and surprisingly punchy for its low ABV, but not one I'll be rushing to grab among the IPA options.

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3.62/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.86/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Serving: Bottle into pint
Served: 27 December 2014

Appearance: Pours a bright, crystal clear yellow with a substantial head. Leaves minimal lacing, but lacing nonetheless. Carbonation streaming up from the bottom of the glass.

Smell: First it smelled really funky- skunky or almost weed-like. After letting the beer decant for a while, the smell really improved, but still had an edgy quality to it. The bouquet became dominated by bright citrus and pine notes with a touch of weed.

Taste: Light malt base makes for minimal additional sweetness with a huge hop punch on the palate. The flavor hops are essentially the same as in the nose- citrus and pine- but lacking the astringency. The finish is medium-dry.

Mouthfeel: Rather light body, but the high carbonation makes up for it. Exceedingly quaffable.

Overall: Definitely not a "Belgian IPA" at all- no yeast notes, no suspended yeast, and too hoppy, but not a bad light IPA. At 4.2% this is essentially a hopped-up light beer, and one I could pound all day. Comes in cans too, which they were selling at Lambeau Field- this would be a great football game/tailgate beer. Underrated.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12/21...Hazy but clearing gold. High fluffy white foam, drifts, active bubbles ascending. Citrus pine nose. Soapy. Bitter open, quick fade, sharp citrus peel behind. Persistent bitter. Crazy foam - WTF?

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a very good white ipa, i had mine in a stemmed glass poured from a pint can. the color is great, cloudy yellow wheaty look to it, some density, and a bone white head over an inch tall and lasting as long as it takes me to drink the whole beer (which isnt long at all, but probably could have been). nose is nice, not as hoppy as i expected for an ipa, its tempered by a real cereal wheat front end and a pinch of coriander, although i really dont smell much belgian yeast, which i am thankful for. flavor is good and fresh, maybe a little overdone with the wheat malt. it detracts from the hop finish, which i think i like but its so reserved its hard to tell. the body and grain character is huge for a beer thats not even 4 and a half percent. minimally yeasty, but still loosely belgian. better than most, but its still there (for those who dont know, i have a long critique of the style being a hoppy belgian wit, not just a wheat ipa). it all comes together quite well, and i do enjoy the bigger body. i could put back a fair few of these, but a more crisp hop finish would improve the overall experience.

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White Cap from Hinterland Brewery Restaurant
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