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White Bark Ale | Driftwood Brewery

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3.95/5
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124 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Driftwood Brewery
British Columbia, Canada
driftwoodbeer.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This traditional Belgian-style wheat ale is brewed with the addition of freshly ground coriander and curacao orange peel. Hops are outshone by the wonderful floral aromas that dominate the nose of this dry and quaffable beer.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-12-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,152
Reviews:
35
Ratings:
124
pDev:
8.86%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 124 |  Reviews: 35
Photo of ReviewingUnderInfluence
3.99/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not a fan of NA brewed Belgian styles, but DAMN! That's a fantastic witbier. The typical flavours of orange, banana, sweet bread and coriander but with a slight lemon tartness. Creamy mouthfeel but still effervescent. Awesome!

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Photo of Tiernan
3.57/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shaunmac16
4.02/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of largadeer
3.52/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kylehay2004
3.77/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jotora
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of headlessparrot
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shadman
3.59/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.74/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: Poured a hazy blonde color ale with a nice large foamy head with good retention and light lacing. Aroma of coriander and wheat malt are pretty dominant. Taste is also heavy on the coriander notes with some great wheat malt notes and light residual sugar notes. Body is pretty full with good carbonation. Pretty enjoyable with nice dose of coriander but carbonation could be slightly more pronounced.

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Photo of Tpop1005
4.22/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jeremy7
3.63/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LampertLand
3.99/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Driftwood Brewery 'White Bark Witbier' @ 5.0% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $5.60
A-pour is a pale gold from the bottle to cloudy hazey gold in the glass with a small off-white head leaving a spotty lace along the pilsner
S-orange peel & coriander
T-refreshing , bit tart , belgium on the swallow
MF-ok carbonation , medium body
Ov-ok/good witbier
prost LampertLand

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Photo of raylpendleton
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Kmat10
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drknight
3.79/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of constantine_272
4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Light brilliant golden lemonade color with a touch of haze. Low white head, slightly sticky. Creamy rich taste of cream and wheat with medium light malt. Smoothe rich and delicate with florals of cherry blossom and finishes flavorful with sweet orange and lemonade notes. Tingly tangy epravescant finish with a bread yeastiness and a very slight touch of warm spice. Yeast notes finish long with little to no sweetness or bittering aftertaste lingering. This is a great example of a belgian style wheat beer. It reminds me of some of my favorites that are so hard to find in North America: Vedett White, Brugs. They them if you can if you like white bark and compare for yourself.

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Photo of N_E_Beer
3.57/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mattsander
3.89/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Crazycanuck17
4.16/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of northof60hops
4.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tivlavrie
4.49/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Howlader
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mlkluther
3.91/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of souvenirs
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Straw-coloured and cloudy. Banana, a bit of spice, lemon, light floral hops. Smooth.

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Photo of mahakaya
3.79/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Light, citrusy, hints of pepper and a little too much orange peel.
I'll revisit it on a hot day....might just be missing sunshine.

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White Bark Ale from Driftwood Brewery
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 124 ratings
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