John's Generations White Ale | Millstream Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
good
285 Ratings
John's Generations White AleJohn's Generations White Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Millstream Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
millstreambrewing.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
White Ale's are Belgian style beers, often refered to as "Wit" beer. Our version of this classic style is a wonderful spicy brew, infused with orange peel and coriander spices. It has a crisp refreshing flavor and a slight 'white' haze from the large percentage of wheat used in the mash.

14 IBU

Added by Todd on 05-01-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
285
Reviews:
158
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
12.8%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
34
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 285 |  Reviews: 158
Photo of jwilcox767
3.51/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a cloudy light gold color, little head
S - typical of a witbier, slightly floral and sweet citrus
T - flowery and spicy, flavors are somewhat muted
M - smooth but light bodied
O - Nothing special, definitely drinkable if it's the only thing around. Not gonna seek it out though.

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Photo of Haybeerman
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dillinger
3.62/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TTripp725
2.82/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

To me it had the strangest color,like watered down orange juice. Smell was like other white ales with wheat coming through a bit heavy. Had a great feel and had all the qualitys of a white ale with orange peel and spice being present. Wheat was a little heavy but it also was a nice change from some other white ales I've had

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Photo of token_23223
3.93/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of duvel1979
2/5  rDev -46.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of warlock_with_a_backpack
3.13/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Try-em-all
4.19/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a cloud, light gold color, half inch head, smooth taste flowery and spice, strong on flavor, a very nice addition to your collection.

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Photo of zaraspook
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jfettig
3.91/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of americancontrarian
4.33/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lundste
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerWithMike
3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.3/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Super chunky haze going on in a darker yellow beer with a white head just under an inch. Aroma had plenty of flower power spice rack and citrus fruit bowl.

Taste was just a chunky experience, like unmalted wheat or something. Too much flowers. I think if you're a white beer fan this might be up your alley because it drops a lot of that genre's hallmarks. Thought it was a little heavy handed myself but a worthy addition.

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Photo of burtonryan
3.52/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.62/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DSWeller
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bear1964
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tone
3.41/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy, maize color. 1/2 inch head of a white color. Decent retention and good lacing. Smells of clove, sweet malt, wheat, slight yeast, slight coriander, and a hint of hop. Fits the style of a Witbier. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong clove, wheat, slight sweet malt, hint of yeast, hint of pale malt, hint of hop, and a hint of coriander. Overall, decent appearance and aroma, but the the body is not well blended and mostly spice.

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Photo of dcotom
3.99/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of condorsim
3.66/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cbcrunch
3.54/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drpimento
2.95/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Aroma's mostly yeast with a bit of spice. Colossal head that settles shortly. Flavor's like nose plus fruit and a little malt. Something about this beer rubs me the wrong way.

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John's Generations White Ale from Millstream Brewing Company
3.75 out of 5 based on 285 ratings.
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