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Baltas White - UAB Švyturys - Utenos alus

Baltas WhiteBaltas White

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BA SCORE
83
good

24 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 24
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 12.67%


Brewed by:
UAB Švyturys - Utenos alus visit their website
Lithuania

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tone77 on 07-16-2011)
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Reviews by Fatehunter:
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.88/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Into a weizen glass. Two fingers of head, nice retention. Lots of bubbles in the hazy, dark straw colored body.
Great smell of lemon, orange zest, banana and grapefruit.
Nice fizzy texture, a dry and mild bitter taste. Pleasant and simple.
Light to medium body, moderate carbonation.
An excellent wit.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2012 19:23:22 | More by Fatehunter
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Dmtfs7

Ireland

3/5  rDev -17.4%

03-29-2014 19:11:43 | More by Dmtfs7
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ThreeFishes

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

01-28-2014 01:39:14 | More by ThreeFishes
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nineworldseries

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

11-06-2013 19:14:30 | More by nineworldseries
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metter98

New York

3.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is quite hazy light yellow in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with an eighth of a finger high bright white head that died down but never completely faded away.
S: Moderate to strong aromas of bananas are present in the nose along with notes of wheat and hints of orange peels and lemon citrus.
T: Like the smell, the taste has lots of flavors of bananas and has notes of wheat plus slight bits of sweetness. Only faint bits of spices are perceptible.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: To me, this beer seems to me more like it's a hefeweizen compared to a witbier. I wouldn't consider this to be refreshing, but it's quite easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2013 03:00:27 | More by metter98
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

09-14-2013 01:12:22 | More by OldhouseRecs
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

09-04-2013 02:54:01 | More by ygtbsm94
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Graphirus

Russian Federation

3.28/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Very pale and cloudy
S - Fruity smell
T - Tastes fruity, just like the smell
M - In the mouth has a milky texture, not very сarbonated.
O - I guess Hefeweizens are not my favorite style of beer, I prefer blacks stronger ones, but this one was ok.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2013 18:36:30 | More by Graphirus
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Svyturys.

Soft hazy yellow color with a rigorous visible carbonation. Head, meager but retained at a short height.

Musty and wheaty with a tang and light citrus. A little stanky with age, as the malt composition is thinner and falling apart.

Harshly wheaty with a papery tang. Lemon is very light and probably has been reduced. Light caramel syrup taints the crispness. Not much left.

Crackling medium carbonation. Medium-light body with no real fascination.

Boo-hoo to this poor showing. Not after two delicious wittes already tonight.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2013 03:27:03 | More by thecheapies
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Scary_Version

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +24%

07-15-2013 00:46:35 | More by Scary_Version
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hansavijaticar

Croatia (Hrvatska)

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

07-14-2013 06:56:51 | More by hansavijaticar
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biernack

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-28-2013 07:57:04 | More by biernack
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-26-2013 12:19:22 | More by LJWalker
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draftpunk

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-07-2013 23:06:12 | More by draftpunk
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a murky light yellow-orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Thin rings and dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, wheat, yeast, and some earthy, spice-like aromas. Taste is much the same with a slightly tart flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp but thin bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is definitely drinkable with a slightly sour aspect that is somewhat refreshing, intended or not.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2013 05:12:12 | More by UCLABrewN84
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match1112

Illinois

3.35/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Never saw this beer at the store until a stranger suggested it and at $2 a bottle I figured what the hell. Pours a hazy somewhat clear straw color. Small white head fizzes out leaving no trace of it ever being there. Smells and tastes of wheat (go figure) with some lemon, grapefruit and orange suppplying a helping hand. The fruits give this a touch of sourness that isn't off putting but doesn't quite seem like it belongs either. Mouthfeel is kinda thin and almost flat, finishes clean with no detectable hop presence. Not the best wheat beer in the world and far from the worse. Easy to drink and non offensive. I would say it was worth the $2.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2012 02:04:41 | More by match1112
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Halcyondays

California

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 mL Eastern European style bottle,

A: Pours a super hazy goldenrod with a nice medium white head. Very light lace. Unfiltered look for sure.

S: Real nice nose of wheat and orange. Very inviting, has a bit of a pasta flair.

T: Orange and some sweet lemon, great citrus play in the mid-palate. Nice tart finish, some minor acid in the finish. Wheat flavour is an undercurrent throughout.

M: Light-bodied, crisp carbonation. Acidic in the finish, with a nice long finish for the style.

O: This is a pretty darn good witbier. I wasn't expecting that much, but this is a fun beer to drink. An easy pickup again.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2012 06:46:15 | More by Halcyondays
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CJfromPhilly

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours from the 16.9 oz. bottle a very cloudy, opaque yellowish color with a bright white, rocky 2 finger + head that settles down by half. It's totally impossible to detect any carbonation in the thick cloudiness. Aroma is a beautiful banana scent with perhaps a hint of lemon/orange peel. 1st sip brings a nice soft flavor of banana, citrus, doughy yeast, a hint of peppery spice. The mouthfeel is very lively and prickly from all that carbonation that was hidden in the haze. The flavors are kind of subdued, if they were a tad more bold and assertive this would be an excellent beer. Overall, it's still very good, a nice surprising pickup.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2012 20:11:03 | More by CJfromPhilly
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stevoj

Germany

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

07-04-2012 16:22:17 | More by stevoj
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I have to say that I am kind of anxious to try this one. I like the price point on the Svyturys line of bottles and this is one of the last that I have not reviewed.

I rolled the bottle around on the countertop to put anything that may have settled back into suspension and it worked, but I had to pour very gently as it produced a massive two-plus fingers of dense, bone-white foam with excellent retention. Color was a mighty cloudy golden-yellow, kind of like freshly squeezed grapefruit juice. Nose was very spicy initially, underlain with banana esters. Mouthfeel was slightly thin with a metallic tang accompanying the spice and banana on the tongue. Finish was semi-dry with the spiciness taking hold, but I could not shake that metallic taste that was also very present. It may have been a case of I got what I paid for. Oh well. I have had better from this company, so I do not want to put you off of trying others of their beers, but not this one.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2012 23:31:46 | More by woodychandler
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martun

Russian Federation

4/5  rDev +10.2%

12-26-2011 14:57:00 | More by martun
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boxofrane

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.2%

11-21-2011 02:11:43 | More by boxofrane
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biggred1

Indiana

4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beautiful, cream and blonde with a sparkling merengue-like head that leaves sheets of lace on the glass. Coriander and sour orange with over ripe banana and lemon zest. Surprisingly delicious example of the style, spicy clove and nutmeg with a lemon curd and crackery dry quality. Medium light bodied with sharp carbonation. I admit that Wit is not my favorite style but this is a textbook example of what the best of the style has to offer.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2011 01:18:46 | More by biggred1
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tone77

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown 16.9 oz. bottle. Has a cloudy dark golden color with white hues and a 1 inch head. Smell is very spicy, some citrus. Taste is citrus up front, considerable corriander is in there, good flavor. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall is a quality beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2011 14:40:18 | More by tone77
Baltas White from UAB Švyturys - Utenos alus
83 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.