White Aphro | Empire Brewing Company - Brewpub

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Empire Brewing Company - Brewpub
New York, United States
empirebrew.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
White Aphrodisiac, or White "Aphro" is a Belgian-Style unfiltered Wit Ale. Featuring the perfect balance of Pilsner and Wheat Malt this beer incorporates Hallertauer Hops, lavender, ginger and lemon peel.

Added by Sammy on 10-27-2009

BEER STATS
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
142
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
14.29%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
40
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 17 | Ratings: 142
Reviews by Kooz:
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3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Clearer than I expected. Light orange color, some head.

Strong wheaty smell. Slightly sweet and inviting. It makes me want to drink it which, i believe, is the idea.

Sweetness from the first sip, but not overpowering. Tastes wheaty with some sourness in the finish. It's good.

Full-bodied and foamy to creamy. Excellent mouthfeel for this style.

Very good beer and a nice alternative to the usual Belgian style whites.

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More User Reviews:
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of LXIXME
3.82/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dhmxray
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shuls
3.6/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Griffith
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Sammy
3.42/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Enjoyed on tap at the brewpub with the brewer Tim Butler. The Aphrodiasac gruit ale with a big dose of yeast, that now overpowers it in smell, in taste,and also bulks up the mouthfeel. Unfiltered, more head on a light brown body. This is the more popular version, but it is way too yeasty for me, and the sourness has all but disapeared.

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Photo of tdm168
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gshoes3
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of Roguer
2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

Photo of avisong
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of tempest
3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had a couple pints at DBA in Brooklyn. The hazy, pale yellow beer was crisp and very drinkable on the hot summer. The wheat was soft and subtle, like a good wit, but the spicing was bigger and crisp, giving the beer an American edge. So yeah, it's a departure from a Hoegaarden or Allagash White, but it's a tasty beer worth checking out.

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Photo of tdoug870
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of DavidGross
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of beerman999999
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of KTCamm
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of dgeebs07
3.97/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nyrblue2
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of hoppymcgee
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of HarpuaCritz
3.28/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A little bit unbalanced. The lavender is way overdone. Great beer for a Snake bite though

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Photo of logicalparadox
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Delicious!

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Photo of campfirebrew
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of JohnQVD
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Chugs13
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of metter98
4/5  rDev +9.9%

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White Aphro from Empire Brewing Company - Brewpub
3.64 out of 5 based on 142 ratings.
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