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Winter White - Legend Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
82
good

52 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.43%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Legend Brewing Co. visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Get ready for a winterized version of a classic Belgian Witbier (white beer). Legend Winter White starts with a blend of Belgian malts and wheat in the mash for a rich, sweet body and tangy crispness. Spicy hops blend in the boil with coriander and orange peel. During fermentation these flavors combine harmonically with a Belgian Trappist yeast strain (banana, pear bubblegum). The creamy mouthfeel of this unique unfiltered winter warmer pairs well with salads, seafood, poultry and pork dishes.

(Beer added by: beer2day on 12-12-2011)
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Reviews by Mattyb79:
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Mattyb79

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-18-2013 23:17:44 | More by Mattyb79
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.81/5  rDev +5.2%

A - murky, dark orange with a big, thick, dense, foamy, pure white head that has decent retention

S - some peppery spice, coriander, some Belgian yeast funk

T - Belgian yeast, typical Belgian esters, some faint spice

M - medium bodied, crisp, well carbonated

This is not what I expected as a Witbier, but it's not a bad beer. I will judge this beer to style so it will receive a lower rating than if I reviewed it on its flavor and overall merits as a beer. As a witbier, it's lacking in traditional flavor. The spice is present but that is all I could find to resemble a true Witbier. The flavor more resembles a BPA due to the big esters and fuller than expected body. Overall, this is a decent beer, but a lackluster Witbier. It's probably worth a try for BPA fans looking for something local in VA or north NC.

03-10-2013 02:54:23 | More by tdm168
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avisong

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

02-02-2014 03:00:49 | More by avisong
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tabascosigned

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

10-28-2013 20:41:47 | More by tabascosigned
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Links41

Virginia

4/5  rDev +10.5%

07-24-2014 00:19:36 | More by Links41
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Hockey_Fan

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-16-2013 20:16:16 | More by Hockey_Fan
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

03-01-2014 19:01:18 | More by VeganUndead
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JasonTaverner

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

12-18-2013 06:27:19 | More by JasonTaverner
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gopens44

Virginia

4/5  rDev +10.5%

11-24-2012 23:05:39 | More by gopens44
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Tpitty23

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

12-22-2012 03:55:08 | More by Tpitty23
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Raiders757

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-13-2013 22:29:16 | More by Raiders757
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

07-23-2013 19:33:57 | More by Rhettroactive
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bubseymour

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -24%

02-26-2013 00:32:36 | More by bubseymour
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perclee

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

01-24-2012 02:59:07 | More by perclee
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nofunyons

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

Wow, this is a keeper, stocker upper, keep arounder, gotta have. The mouthfeel on this one is awesome. What a treat. A solid Witbier from Legend. Their beers share a kinship and are rich and full of flavor. However I have no other Witbier to compare it to. I have no problem clearing the shelf and sharing this one with my fellow beer lovers.

Way to go Legend!

08-17-2013 22:55:55 | More by nofunyons
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delanedoktor

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

12-19-2013 00:41:35 | More by delanedoktor
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

01-10-2014 07:48:00 | More by ygtbsm94
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beastlyz

Virginia

4/5  rDev +10.5%

01-16-2012 16:47:22 | More by beastlyz
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Capitals82

Virginia

4/5  rDev +10.5%

12-23-2013 18:28:08 | More by Capitals82
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

01-14-2013 00:33:16 | More by BlueRidgeBeerHound
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KevMo84

California

4/5  rDev +10.5%

06-01-2014 17:38:57 | More by KevMo84
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teromous

Virginia

2.48/5  rDev -31.5%

A: Hazy golden color. Very modest carbonation visible in the beer, with very little head on top. The few bubbles of head are white, and leave no lacing.

S: Some clove-like scents come through, along with some very very faint flower scent. Pretty unimpressive.

T: Some clove in the taste as well, along with a cardboard-like taste, very faint but present grain character. Some banana in the aftertaste.

M: The mouthfeel is rather smooth and creamy, but could use a lot more carbonation.

O: Overall I wasn't impressed with the beer at all. It's below average for a wit, and seemed very one dimensional. It's very likely that I'm drinking this beer a bit to late in the season. I wouldn't buy it again, but I will have to pick it up and try it again next year to compare. Still, I was disheartened by the severe lack of carbonation. I would get one bubble here, another there...

02-08-2013 01:01:58 | More by teromous
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Burleigh

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -24%

12-18-2013 08:26:43 | More by Burleigh
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RollTide7

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

03-16-2013 20:30:36 | More by RollTide7
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Eeroomnhoj

Virginia

3.58/5  rDev -1.1%

Enjoyed on New Years Eve while watching Clint Eastwood movie. The beer was not too heavy but still tasted like a beer. Don't think I have had too many white beers but enjoyed it nonetheless. Seems like a beer you could have more than one and not be full.

1/17/2013: A few weeks later and trying it again. Still enjoying it!! No Clint Eastwood though. This time I bought a six pack.

01-01-2013 14:19:57 | More by Eeroomnhoj
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Winter White from Legend Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.