White Ale | Telegraph Brewing Company

White AleWhite Ale
BA SCORE
42.2%
Liked This Beer
3.59 w/ 83 ratings
White AleWhite Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Telegraph Brewing Company
California, United States
telegraphbrewing.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by vurt on 05-25-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,129
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
83
Liked:
35
Avg:
3.59/5
pDev:
10.31%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
8
Trade:
0
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Photo of dansushi
3.81/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Haybeerman
3.93/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.87/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Celebrator pokal. Pours a medium golden amber with a thin white head that dissipates to patches, leaving slight lacing. Aroma of wheat, lemon citrus, coriander; spicy and mildly floral, classic witbier. Flavor follows aroma, wheat, citrus, coriander, a bit of herbal bitterness from the chamomile; a little semi-sweet wheat at the finish, which is a bit abrupt. Light to medium bodied. A mild witbier that covers all the bases for the style, but is somewhat unexciting. Perhaps because of the low ABV, the flavors are muted and the herbal bitterness in the finish does not have as much support as it should. A true to style, but probably not a repeat.

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Photo of jsoneff
4.62/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Absolutely awesome wheat beer, very very similar to St. bernardus wit, which is in my opinion as good as it gets. Ridiculously well balanced.

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Photo of Beernoobie
3.64/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kylehay2004
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Molson2000
3.42/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of leaddog
3.23/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Batch # 147

Appearance - Pours a pale straw with two fingers of bubbly white head.

Smell - wheat, orange peel, coriander, apples, belgian yeast (banana, clove), spicy hops, bready malts.

Taste - Starts off with the wheat, orange peel, and coriander then goes into the apple. The belgian yeast is lost and the hops are barely noticeable.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with light to moderate carbonation. Finishes dry with a lingering sweetness from the apple and the malts.

Overall - A so-so wit. Some modifications need to be made to makes this a standout.

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3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.46/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.63/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.52/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.81/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.63/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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White Ale from Telegraph Brewing Company
Beer rating: 42.2% out of 100 with 83 ratings
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