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Point Belgian White - Stevens Point Brewery

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76
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241 Ratings
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Ratings: 241
Reviews: 130
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 17.77%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stevens Point Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.38% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Gehrig on 02-10-2008)
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Photo of civicm87
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

civicm87, Mar 12, 2014
Photo of Pegasus
3.45/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pale, hazy golden body, with faint, slow-rising carbonation, crowned by a modest, dense white head, which slowly fades away, and accompanied by a slight, show-rising carbonation.

Aroma: Coriander is very prominent in the aroma, as well as wheat, caramel, and curiously, a slight smokiness.

Taste: Opens with very strong coriander, as well as a lesser amount of wheat malt. As the taste progresses, The wheat lends a mild bitterness to the taste, followed by a moderate flush of hops at the close. Finishes with a dry, lingering hop presence;.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, very pleasant, and quite drinkable

Presentation: Packaged in a twelve-ounce brown glass long-neck bottle with a twist-off screen, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Pegasus, Mar 08, 2014
Photo of Gonzoillini
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Gonzoillini, Feb 20, 2014
Photo of jaydoc
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

jaydoc, Jan 25, 2014
Photo of Rilesmiles
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Rilesmiles, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of ButtomsUp
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

ButtomsUp, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of northcoastwolf
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

northcoastwolf, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of kschm628
3/5  rDev -9.6%

kschm628, Jan 04, 2014
Photo of sparx1100
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

sparx1100, Dec 23, 2013
Photo of Westuh
2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

Westuh, Nov 26, 2013
Photo of Beer4Mike
3/5  rDev -9.6%

Beer4Mike, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of jwc215
3.81/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours golden (not as hazy as expected) with a thin, lasting head. Some lacing sticks.

The smell is of coriander, orange peel, some bready notes and pale malt.

The taste is of coriander, orange peel, and honey-like sweetness. It has a firm pale malt backbone. Finishes with a spicy dryness with a sweet kiss.

It is smooth, with a spritzy, but not fizzy, carbonation level. Very refreshing!

It uses the spices well - forward, but not overwhelming. The malt is strong and the yeast strain is somewhat muted for the style. It is an easy-drinking beer with nice aroma and flavors.

I was surprised to find it in a winter variety pack, but it does work for something lighter in the winter. It is an enjoyable, year-round brew!

jwc215, Nov 19, 2013
Photo of Localdrinklax
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Localdrinklax, Nov 18, 2013
Photo of WGO
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

WGO, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of Mattias
3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Mattias, Oct 25, 2013
Photo of scottwurst
2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

scottwurst, Oct 11, 2013
Photo of Whiskeydeez
2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

Whiskeydeez, Oct 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

hoosier222002, Sep 29, 2013
Photo of Tiernan
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Tiernan, Sep 06, 2013
Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev +13%

jgunther71, Aug 15, 2013
Photo of Carl_R
3.75/5  rDev +13%

Carl_R, Aug 10, 2013
Photo of OldhouseRecs
3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

OldhouseRecs, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of BeerFMAndy
3.66/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz twist-off bottle poured into a tulip
5.38% ABV

A - Turbid but bright golden in color, Point's wit retains it's white cap of foam briefly before residing to a ring of loose bubbles and little lace left on the glass.

S - Supple wheat gives way to grainy pale malt and a subtle waft of sweet orange peel and a dash of spicy coriander. Yeast esters contribute notes of clay and bubblegum but this has an American wit written all over it.

T - Heavy grainy pale malt topples the push-over soft wheat flavor as this becomes even more Americanized in flavor; it almost completely abandons the classic yeast profile found in witbiers leaving a soft touch of coriander along the finish, drying out the faintly sweet orange peel.

M - Soft wheat qualities make it through but this beer has a resounding harshness on the back end with it's grainy malt profile and dry spiciness leaving a lasting impression on the tongue.

O - Point's Belgian White looks and smells the part but drops off into what might be considered an American Pale Wheat Ale with it's lack of forward Belgian yeast characteristics and somewhat higher of a pale malt profile. The coriander and orange peel give it a refreshing quality though which makes it one easy drinking summer beer!

BeerFMAndy, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of JWearda
4.61/5  rDev +38.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

S - Poured in a pint glass from the bottle

A - Pours a cloudy golden yellow with a creamy two-finger head. Be sure to stir up the sediment that has settled to the bottom of your bottle to enjoy everything this great beer has to offer!

S - Strong aroma on this one, heavy on the coriander and orange peel. Also clove, nutmeg, and cinnamon.

T - Nice blend of orange and very mild lemony zest coupled with a good balance of those same herbs and spices (clove, coriander, etc) encountered in the aroma. The mouthfeel is oh, soooo smooth and with a lingering sensation of cinnamon and orange peel. Very smooth and tasty.

O - A deceptively complex beer whose taste lives up to its appearance. Flavorful and refreshing, very easy to take healthy pulls so your taste buds can enjoy this one. It will leave you wanting more!

JWearda, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of TheMrFarnham
2/5  rDev -39.8%

TheMrFarnham, Jul 15, 2013
Point Belgian White from Stevens Point Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 241 ratings.