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White Gold - Ithaca Beer Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

352 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 352
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 13.27%
Wants: 42
Gots: 36 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Belgo-American Ale brewed with domestic barley and French wheat malts, the finest Continental and U.S. grown hops, and fermented with Belgian, English and Wild yeasts.

(Beer added by: BeerTruth on 04-23-2007)
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

04-12-2014 15:44:36 | More by mendvicdog
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bleeps

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

04-10-2014 04:30:39 | More by bleeps
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Symz

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

04-10-2014 04:27:02 | More by Symz
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ACarp

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

04-07-2014 21:36:42 | More by ACarp
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morrowd3

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

03-29-2014 23:25:19 | More by morrowd3
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egrace84

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

03-23-2014 18:13:40 | More by egrace84
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Duff27

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

03-23-2014 14:59:17 | More by Duff27
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Zdrummer15

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

03-17-2014 08:10:59 | More by Zdrummer15
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Ryanm1

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had this beer as part of a night of beer tasting. 750ml bottle E!047 batch. Claims to be a Belgian American Ale. Using French and American Malts, US Hops but with the kicker being Belgian, English and wild Yeast. This is ever so appearant when poured into a glass. Inches of foam appear unlike any American beer I have had. It paralells Duvel or a Belgian Quad with the amount of foam that lingers after the pour. Way more foam than actual liquid; which is something I happen to admire in a beer. The liquid hangs there as hazy unfiltered golden color. Herbal and fruit but definite unfiltered wheat characteristics.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2014 02:08:46 | More by Ryanm1
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BrunEngr

New York

3/5  rDev -23.5%

02-27-2014 23:44:46 | More by BrunEngr
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drew74

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

02-18-2014 23:10:37 | More by drew74
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Moses_Malone

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

02-11-2014 23:12:59 | More by Moses_Malone
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

02-07-2014 23:00:12 | More by Kegatron
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2%

02-02-2014 13:12:30 | More by Stinger80OH
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VictorFranco

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

01-31-2014 04:52:36 | More by VictorFranco
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

01-27-2014 16:15:02 | More by Hanzo
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Cubatobaco

Virginia

3/5  rDev -23.5%

01-26-2014 18:42:19 | More by Cubatobaco
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wonothesane42

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

01-26-2014 07:52:49 | More by wonothesane42
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tenacioustomato

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

01-13-2014 00:52:44 | More by tenacioustomato
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ThatsThatDude

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

01-05-2014 22:36:40 | More by ThatsThatDude
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rallyr32

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

12-29-2013 15:54:08 | More by rallyr32
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bluejacket74

Ohio

4.19/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750 ml bottle, Batch E!043. Served in a tulip, the beer pours a hazy gold color with at least a couple inch frothy off-white head that stayed around for a very long time. There's also a lot of lacing. The brew smells like bready/wheat malt, lemon peel, floral hops, apples, and some grassiness. It tastes like bready/wheat malt, lemon peel, apricots, grass/hay and some light clove and peppery spice. I like the tartness in this brew, I didn't really expect that so it was a nice surprise. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's creamy and is well carbonated. I think this is good , I'd certainly like to try White Gold again in the future. $9.99 a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2013 23:47:56 | More by bluejacket74
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kojevergas

Texas

3.71/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

750ml brown glass bottle with classy descriptive label and papered-over branded pry-off pressure cap acquired via a friend and served into a Guinness stem-goblet in me parents' gaff in high altitude Castle Rock, Colorado, at me annual Christmas tasting. Batch# E!043. 8% ABV confirmed.

Served cold - straight from me fridge - and allowed to warm over the course of consumption. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

Gushes upon opening.

A: No bubble show forms as it's poured.

Pours almost entirely foam/head of white colour. Decent creaminess and thickness. Decent consistency. Fluffy. Head retention is good - about 4-5 minutes.

Body colour is a hazy yellow-orange. Translucent. No floating yeast particles are visible.

Overall, it's a bit hazy for a pale wheat.

Sm: Wheat, farmhouse character (mainly yeast), clove, pale malt, pilsner malt, floral hop character, citrus zest, A bit starchy. Some biscuity Belgian yeast character.

A pleasant aroma of mild strength. Perfumey, soft, and airy.

T: Clove, pale malts, wheat, farmhouse yeast character, pale malts, pilsner malts, and floral hop character. Vague citrus zest. A biteen starchy. Biscuity Belgian character. Great balance. Build is cohesive - nearly gestalt. It's got a hint of sourness, which lends it some nuance. Very intricate for the style.

Above average depth and duration of flavour. Average intensity of flavour.

No alcohol comes through.

Mf: "Bone-dry finish?" Sure. Smooth. Great presence on the palate. Perfect carbonation. Complements the flavour profile well. Nicely soft.

Not oily, astringent, gushed, hot, boozy, or harsh.

Dr: Extremely drinkable. Hides its ABV incredibly. I'd definitely buy it again. More great work from Ithaca. I'd recommend it to friends. Well worth trying. Really solid. I could easily kill more than one bottle in a night.

High B

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2013 03:40:18 | More by kojevergas
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

12-22-2013 22:46:47 | More by PEIhop
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BryanK

New York

4/5  rDev +2%

12-12-2013 17:17:28 | More by BryanK
White Gold from Ithaca Beer Company
88 out of 100 based on 352 ratings.