1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Woody Creek White - Flying Dog Brewery

Not Rated.
Woody Creek WhiteWoody Creek White

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
83
good

679 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 679
Reviews: 322
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.08%
Wants: 29
Gots: 43 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rowew on 05-26-2007)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Woody Creek White Alström Bros
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 679 | Reviews: 322 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of TinaC
5/5  rDev +36.2%

TinaC, Dec 29, 2011
Photo of WritersBlock
5/5  rDev +36.2%

WritersBlock, Apr 14, 2012
Photo of billybob
5/5  rDev +36.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

poured a cloudy straw yellow with a good one inch white head that held well and sheets of lacing down the glass. nose is strong with coriander, clove, pepper, lemongrass. taste, wheat malt, yeast, coiander, pepper, lemongrass, peppery and tangy on the finish. light and smooth mouthfeel and carbonation is good. smell and taste are strong nothing subtle about this beer. great tasting beer from flying dog brewery.

billybob, Jul 02, 2007
Photo of Opethsprite
4.8/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

It pours a murky yellow with a sparse head. Citrusy to smell, but not in an overpowering way (which is, to me, the tragic downfall of many Belgian wits), and with a briney yeast. Very nice! The taste is similarly subtle and complex without overdoing the citrus. Mellow and fresh. The mouthfeel is rich, yet playful. This is a damn good beer in my book!

Opethsprite, Dec 02, 2007
Photo of beerme626
4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

beerme626, Dec 13, 2011
Photo of Vera
4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

Vera, Aug 01, 2012
Photo of stumac
4.6/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

pours a murky light gold with a big, frothy white head. great lacing. smells great! citrus, bananas, lemons, coriander, all the great true hefe scents. the taste is delicious! same taste as the smell but also sweet malts, slight yeast, medium bodied, smoothe carbo. Deelish!

stumac, Aug 15, 2008
Photo of s_elsbeth
4.52/5  rDev +23.2%

s_elsbeth, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of nickthetick
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: pours a hazy/cloudy light lemonade yellow into an American shaker glass with a finger of white dense head that leaves some soft thin lacing.

S: coriander, clove, orange peel, bready yeast and fruity.

T: bananas and cloves, light pear flavor and green apple is first up on the tongue and the beer is not done yet. The more tart fruit flavors linger as the bread and lemon comes in. There is a lemon grass taste left behind on the tongue with a subtle pine note.

MF: medium body, crisp, very effervescent and refreshing.

O: great seasonal that I haven't in the past paid attention to as much as I will now. Once you have had a chance to enjoy this on a warm day relaxing instead of out of the bottle while grilling/eating/swimming you can gain a new appreciation for it.

nickthetick, Jul 21, 2011
Photo of aprilianewman
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

aprilianewman, Feb 29, 2012
Photo of dhabersa
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

dhabersa, May 04, 2013
Photo of Vylo
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

Vylo, Sep 09, 2012
Photo of Brickwall316
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

Brickwall316, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of LagerDogger
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

LagerDogger, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of spedprof
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

spedprof, Apr 14, 2013
Photo of wrightst
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

wrightst, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of IPx
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

IPx, Mar 26, 2012
Photo of msarver16
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

msarver16, Feb 09, 2012
Photo of mattie
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

mattie, Jul 17, 2012
Photo of TexIndy
4.45/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Part of the FDog sampler pack (we get this instead of the Porter here in Texas because of the asinine beer laws). Poured from a 12oz bottle (no date but a code on label) into a wiezen glass. It was a classic pale yellow straw wit color. Hazy and tons of carb. Good lacing. It had a 2 1/2 finger white head that stuck around the whole time.

Had the classic wit aroma as well. Really spicy with corriander and bitter orange peel. The taste has a little more bit than the average wit. Almost farmhouse spice. When I grab most wits, I'm looking for something tasty with a smooth finish instead of a bite so this one wouldn't be an everyday wit. But when I want a little more this one would be perfect. Not sure we get it except in the sampler pack which sucks. Overall, a really good wit and I highly recommend.

TexIndy, Aug 17, 2008
Photo of sacrelicio
4.45/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Great Wit, spicy, herbal, fruity, delicious. Flying Dog turning it around? Will pedestrian micros flavors give way to fantastic crafts and big beers? I am surprised. I have not had a decent Flying Dog other than Gonzo, and Gonzo and this Wit break the boring Colorado trendy big cutesy micro mold.

sacrelicio, Jun 22, 2007
Photo of ultralarry2006
4.45/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle. Leaves a big two-plus finger pure white foamy head that has decent retention, eventually fading to a foam ring at the edge, and it leaves a little spotty lacing. Body is a cloudy straw gold.

Smell - the slight citrusy aroma of wheat, and coriander. Simple, straightforward, but mouthwatering.

Taste - like the smell. The wheat and malt coming across the tongue with the taste of saltine crackers and a slight citrus twang, with coriander washing in under those.

Mouthfeel - medium bodied, very effervescent.

Drinkability - this is a very good witbier, and so it's perfectly sessionable, at least in the heat of summer.

ultralarry2006, Aug 06, 2007
Photo of mralphabet
4.43/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 Oz Bottle poured into pint glass

A: Very cloudy and yellow about 1 fingers with of head that disappears very quickly. You can see yeast particles still floating around.

S: Wow, I'm getting orange, citrus, coriander, yeast a little hint of banana and a caramelly sugar. Very nice

T: Taste is just like it smells - very orange and yeast with a crisp citrus bite that balances nicely with the it's creamy, yeasty flavors. Aftertaste leaves a nice subtle herbiness on the pallet.

M: Medium bodied and creamy. Nicely carbonated and goes down crisp.

D: This is my first brew from Flying Dog... I'm ready to try the other stuff they have.... This is a really good wit. Very easy to drink, and could easily drink a few in a night.

mralphabet, Mar 16, 2009
Photo of RblWthACoz
4.43/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I have seen a lot of these Flying Dog labels, but what the hell is going on in this one?

Pours a fully fogged in straw with brown tones. Nice off white head that really shows off a pretty firm pour. Wow to the nose. Total wheat funk-a-delic. Citrusis there, but not overpoweringly so. Flavor is bloody smooth. Just a nice balanced ride of mild citrus over a fairly full, but smooth, body of wit. It gets a 4.5 for being even-keeled, and not for being some insane ride of flavor. And also for the fact that this is an American producer putting out something so well done. Feel is as expected. A bit thinner on the liquid with a nice smooth carbonation. Overall the theme for this ride is "smooth". That basically describes most of the aspects of this beer; easily drinkable, and totally sessionable. As I have this, I just imagine sitting on a porch somewhere, cooling myself down as the summer heat tries to ruin my day.

RblWthACoz, May 26, 2008
Photo of MikePillow
4.4/5  rDev +19.9%

MikePillow, Sep 14, 2014
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Woody Creek White from Flying Dog Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 679 ratings.