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White Rabbit | Independence Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Independence Brewing Co.
Texas, United States | website

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kojevergas on 10-06-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
72
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
41.32%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
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For Trade:
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Reviews by Premo88:
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3.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz. can poured into pilsener

L: standard yellow with beautiful effervescence filling the column and bursting up to the top to leave a light skin of white foam; pour left a 1/2-inch head or so, relatively tame, but it's really sticking and lacing on the way down; brew is cloudy but clear enough to see through

S: lightly soured grapes ... white wine; sweet and spicy ... almost a clove/all-spice winter ale spiciness; as it warms, almost get a hint of hefeweizen banana; citrusy ... lemon, slight orange, cumquat

T: white wine with hint of spice and a back-end grain bite ... it's almost farmhouse ale-like in the sourness/tartness, but not all the way, and it's got plenty of spice notes in it (clove? coriander? something sweet?) that are hard for my untutored palette to distinguish, but the cumulative result is that thing tastes a lot like a VERY tamed down version of the pumpkin ale/winter warmer spice mixes

F: love it ... it's full, feels like a midweight with enough carbonation to make it drink super easy

O: a TON of taste, all of it mixing very well. it seems like a fantastic alternative to the saison because it has a pinch more sweetness than the average, and this one I'm loving because it doesn't taste or smell over-spiced (meaning it seems a bit close to the saison).

bottom line: I love it. it's not a beer I'll drink often, but I'll definitely hit this up at least once a year.

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

Yellow glass holds a white head that laces

Smells like a wit, little earthy

Taste: like a wit, a good one! A bit under attenuated, but not bad.

Feel, a bit carbed, but nice

Overall: Yum!

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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

Photo of Jacobus79
3.98/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.19/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gtermi
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of BdM
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JGlitz87
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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1.48/5  rDev -59.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Pegasus
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Hazy golden yellow, like egg-yolk, with a prominent, dense snow-white head, and scattered, Belgian-style lacing.

Aroma: Lots of earthy yeast, a little coriander, some ripe bananas, and some lemon rind.

Taste: Sour and earthy wheat notes open the taste, soon followed by lemon and banana. Later in the taste, moderate herbal hop notes balance the sweetness. Spicy notes abound with coriander prominent and lesser cloves as well. There are notable leafy hops at the close.

Mouth feel: Fairly full, with somewhat zesty carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: A decent example of the style, although lacking compared to Hoegaarden or Alagash White. Its a pity that we have to taste so many beers before we can judge them adequately. Still, a very nice example for summer, not so much for autumn, when it is offered.

Presentation: Packaged in a standard twelve-ounce aluminum can, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

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Photo of brurevu
3.73/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The beer poured a slightly hazy straw yellow with a significant white head that left very little lacing. The aroma held the typical spices and fruity Belgian yeast esters that are typical of the style. The taste followed suit with the coriander and citrus notes you would expect, and they faded to a slightly bitter wheaty finish. I was really enjoying the spicy fruity start to this brew and found this witbier to be light and satisfying. The light carbonation danced on my tongue to keep me coming back for more of this refreshing brew. Definitely an ample antidote to the heat of summer.

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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White Rabbit from Independence Brewing Co.
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