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Winter White - Legend Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 65
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Legend Brewing Co. visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: beer2day on 12-12-2011

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.
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Ratings: 65 | Reviews: 13
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2.47/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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...

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2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

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2.91/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma- I catch hints of coriander, wheat and malt a sweet smell.
Appearance- A dark amber color with a small white head
Taste- The beer has a sweet flavor but it has an odd aftertaste that i found rather off putting.
Palate- A medium bodied beer with light carbonation. the aftertaste hurts this beer in my opinion.
Overall- i found this to be an average to slightly below average brew.

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2.99/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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.

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -11%

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3.25/5  rDev -11%

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3.25/5  rDev -11%

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3.45/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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Winter White from Legend Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 65 ratings.