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Celis White - Celis Brewery Inc.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

20 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.59
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Celis Brewery Inc. visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-17-1999)
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Ratings: 20 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by BKotch:
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BKotch

Texas

5/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Gone, gone, gone. Miller has brought infinite shame upon itself for shuttering the Celis Brewery. Last summer, there were rumors floating around that the Celis family was going to buy it back, but no further word on that. This beer was the absolute model for the Belgian wit style (Pierre Celis, after all, resuscitated the Hoegaarden Brewery before he sold it to Interbrew) and at under $6 a six-pack, it's the greatest bargain in all of beerdom. RIP.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2001 18:49:13 | More by BKotch
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I dearly miss the Celis brewery in Austin, Texas. I loved their white beer. This beer is the 'classic' of the 'white beer' style. Crisp, opaque, refreshing citrus notes, spicy. This style isn't for everyone, but on a warm day, it's a great brew to have

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Presentation: 12oz brown. Freshness date clearly marked.

Appearance: Has the same look as freshly squeezed lemonade (pale and cloudy w/o pulp), but with a thin, sticky white head.

Smell: Tart, horse and spice aromas are all present and balanced in the nose.

Taste: An up-front sour/lemon zest flavour followed by slight notes of light grain, with mild hints of orange and coriander, dominate. Peppery and herbal flavours lay beneath and travel the palate, along with a tartness, to the end.

Notes: We can't remember ever tasting a better American made White beer other than Allagash (ME).

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Celis White from Celis Brewery Inc.
95 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.