Double White Ale | Marble Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Marble Brewery
New Mexico, United States
marblebrewery.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Spring

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Added by taxguyjase on 11-24-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
116
Reviews:
31
Avg:
4
pDev:
10.25%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
24
For Trade:
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Photo of nmann08
2.07/5  rDev -48.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.5

Photo of kojevergas
2.83/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

1 pint 6 fl oz brown glass bottle with standard pressure cap served into a Fort Collins Brewing Pilsner glass in high altitude Castle Rock, Colorado. Reviewed live. Expectations are above average given the reputation of the brewery.

Served straight from the refrigerator and allowed to warm slightly over time. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

A: Pours a three finger head of beige colour, very slight cream, alright thickness, and decent retention for the above average ABV. Colour is a slightly cloudy semitransparent pale yellow. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show.

Sm: Lemon peel citrus notes, light pale hop notes, and clean malts. A mild strength aroma.

T: Lemon peel citrus notes, backgrounded citrus hops, clean malts, and very slight vague hints of yeast. Pretty simple all around, but the alcohol doesn't come out. An interesting little brew with decent balance and experimental build. It's somewhat enjoyable, but I'd stop short of refreshing.

Mf: Smooth and wet. Somewhat light on the palate. Adequately carbonated. Somewhat thick.

Dr: Drinkable but far from great. A decent little wit that fails in its experimentation. I wouldn't get it again. Hides its ABV well.

C

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Photo of Beaver13
3.18/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22oz bottle, dated 03/15/12. Pours a hazy yellow with a big fluffy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is wheaty malts, some soapy chamomile, a little corriander and some musty yeast.

The flavor is sweet wheaty malts, spices and some musty yeast and a dry finish. It's a little subdued and watery. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with slightly sharp carbonation.

Overall, a decent wit. A bit watery and overly sweet, spiced and alcoholic.

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Photo of Dave2234
3.19/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of abanerji
3.24/5  rDev -19%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gotti311
3.25/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of M_chav
3.26/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mmmbeer89
3.29/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I'm not a big fan of the hefeweizen style beers but this one is better than most of them and with an ABV% of 7.0 it's certainly worth what you pay for it.

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Photo of Chilly_E
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SocalKicks
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nickfl
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of tjsdomer2
3.51/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance: Looks like the consistency of a normal with the color of a bright pilsener. Good foam. Bright yellow.

Smell: Yeastiness that has fermented more than usual. Very pungent. Light on the citrus and spice notes.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Great creaminess in the mouthfeel. Earthiness that reminds me of the double/imperial pilsener I tried in at Dogfish Head. Besides that, it's not great, but it is ok.

Drinkability: Besides the alcohol and thickness level, this isn't that special, and the lack of other qualities might not attract the usual wit crowd.

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Photo of Koufax21
3.53/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had at our tasting session last night in Farmington, NM.

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a tasting glass. A big 1 1/2" head poured onto a hazy yellow colored liquid. Big lemon zest in the aroma. Mild tartness on the nose. Taste is decent with an earthy type of feel. The lemon keeps on giving with this one. Certainly citrus forward all the way through. Easy drinking and pretty good overall. Not my favorite style of beer, but I wouldn't pass this one up if I saw it at a good price.

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Photo of Stevedore
3.54/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A- Hazy straw yellow-golden body, half finger white head, good retention time, nice lacing.

S- Citrus, peppers, coriander, lemon zest, wheat, grass. Solid, nothing spectacular for the style, although it does smell a bit sweeter, presumably from it's double nature.

F- Wheat, mild grainy sweetness, citrus, clove, spices, minerals, peppers. Nice complexity, although it's slightly boozy for what it offers.

M- Solidly drinkable, although there is a little bit of booziness on the backend. Nice spicy finish on the backend. Solid carbonation, a nice mild slickness to it.

O- Solid double wit. Spices are there, but could use a bit more to balance out the extra sweetness and ABV.

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Photo of belgbeerdrinker
3.58/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hopfacebrew
3.58/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bomber I believe dated 4/19/12 poured to tulip the beer arrives an opaque and hazy golden straw color with a thin 1/2 finger white cap which quickly fades to surface film, some lacing. The nose is rather mild though toasted malts, the wit yeast and a fair amount of alcohol heat are present. The flavor is an improvement with a nice base of toasted barley, earthy hop character, mild bitterness. Hints of orange peel here and there. Still not a lot going on here. The toast flavor and wit yeast linger for a while. Alcohol is a bit noticeable. Finishes a bit dry with a lingering yeasty character. Adequately carbonated. Overall, I wasn't sure what to expect from a double white, but this is nice, not great, not bad.

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Photo of TMoney2591
3.63/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in a Devil's Backbone willibecher.

Thanks to papollo for this bottle!

I've had plenty o' whites/wits before, but never a double version. The excitement is palpable. It pours a lightly hazed lemon straw topped by about a finger or so of white foam. The nose is pretty typical wit fair, comprising lemon zest, coriander, wheat, cardamom, pepper, and a hint of orange peel. The taste is pretty similar, with notes of lemon peel, coriander, cardamom, and tangelo zest. The body is fairly light, with a light moderate carbonation and a "wet" feel. Overall, a rather solid wit, nothing overtly special (or overtly "double"), but tasty nonetheless and easy to drink.

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Photo of Grantab369
3.63/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Crisp beer with nice balanced spices. Over all great for a summer day.

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Photo of hiphopj5
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of bonbini26
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of crobinso
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of carteravebrew
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of zestar
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of mush
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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Double White Ale from Marble Brewery
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