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Winter White - Legend Brewing Co.

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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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Photo of teromous
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...

teromous, Feb 08, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24%

bubseymour, Feb 26, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -24%

Burleigh, Dec 18, 2013
Photo of stckhndlr
2.99/5  rDev -17.4%

A- Dark straw color with a foamy finger and a half of foam. Plenty of carbonation flowing up the sides of the glass. it's like a dark champagne.

S- Cloves and honey, with a bit of yeast. Nothing fancy, just straight forward smells

T- Yeast flavor with spice on the end, It's nothing overpowering, Makes it very drinkable.

M- Creamy but not overcarbonated as I would have guessed. Smooth on the palate.

O- It's nothing to write home about but it still a good beer. Even now in April it's still very drinkable.

stckhndlr, Apr 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

BlueRidgeBeerHound, Jan 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

VirginiaJeff1, Mar 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

aaronblain22, Nov 23, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Rhettroactive, Jul 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

ygtbsm94, Jan 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

RollTide7, Mar 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

joegard, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of WMEugene
3.4/5  rDev -6.1%

A - Pours a hazy golden color with a thick head that slowly dissipates to a thin layer. Pretty good lacing for the style.

S - Yeast, fruits (banana), spices, it has a nice Belgian Wit smell to it.

T - Spice and banana flavors. A bit sweet. Not as complex as the nose in all honesty. Fairly average for the style.

M - Surprisingly medium bodied, this is thicker than I expect a wit to be. Crisp and sweet up front, it leaves a spice-centered aftertaste. Per the style, this drinks easy.

O - I found Legend's Winter White to be a fairly decent take on the witbier style. Nothing blows you away, but it's a nice, drinkable wit that I'd have again if I was in the mood for an easy-drinker.

WMEugene, Jan 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

avisong, Feb 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Raiders757, Mar 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

perclee, Jan 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Mattyb79, Mar 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

bruindre, Jul 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

davet100, Nov 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

ncaudle, Oct 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

AndrewMichael, Apr 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

brocktune, Apr 18, 2014
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Winter White from Legend Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.