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Bière Blanche | ShawneeCraft Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
ShawneeCraft Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by metter98 on 05-28-2012

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Ratings: 28 |  Reviews: 7
Reviews by Knapp85:
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3.11/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This poured out as a very light yellow with a white head on top with a surprisingly good looking lacing. The smell of the beer is slightly funky. There is a bready aromas as well as a citrusy note too. The taste is very light but has a subtle tart orange flavor. The mouthfeel is super light, but has a good carbonation and moderately refreshing. Overall it's a good Wit beer. Nothing too special but still pretty good.

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Photo of imbibehour
3.72/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the can into a Hoegaarden tumbler.

Dark gold body, quite clear as well, with a little bit of cola carbonation coming from the bottom. Head is only about one foamy white finger, and dissolves to a thin puck and simple collar.

Chewy sensing grains, some light phenols, but a nice amount of spice character. Slightly gets into honey but stays a more simple sucrose character on the wit angle.

Straight forward brew on the palate. Good chewy malt and wheaty sweetness that gives a good backbone for the flavors. Mild honey, but with some real nice dark brown spices, almost into sweet nutmeg slightly as well. A bit of coriander warmth in the mid palate as well, with a very nice bready finish and aftertaste that lingers.

Pretty easy going witbier.

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3.44/5  rDev 0%

Photo of metter98
3.72/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at The Gem and Keystone, Shawnee On Delaware, PA

A: The beer is relatively clear light yellow in color and has a slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin bright head that eventually dissipated, leaving only a thin collar of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: There are light to moderately strong aromas of wheat and orange peel in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, although the citrus flavors aren’t quite as strong.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a light to moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This witbier is refreshing and easy to drink and has some thirst-quenching properties.

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3.75/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of Lilbeck23
4.61/5  rDev +34%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Overall a spice with a light look and feel. It has a good sipper to a summer special. A flower or fruit hint to some, but definite must try!!

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Photo of woodychandler
2.61/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 1 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

The CANQuest (tm) is back in motion & I am CANcentrating on ShawneeCraft BC CANs in advance of sending some to a fellow in MaryCANd. I just want to ensure that what I am sending is of the highest quality!

From the CAN: "Wheat Beer Brewed with Spices"; "This Belgian-style wheat beer is refreshing, tart, and spicy, with a brightly citric nose and because it is fresh and unfiltered, a cloudy, flaxen aspect. It is fermented with an old-style Belgian farmhouse ale culture. Hopping is minimal and the bouquet comes from just a touch of Mediterranean coriander and sweet Curcao [sic] orange peel."

The Crack! unleashed a squirt across my fingertips due to it being a brimful craft CAN. Given its cloudy nature, I CANducted an inverted Glug in the hopes of getting any lees back into suspension. My efforts netted two fingers of fizzy, bone-white head that pretty quickly dissipated into wisps. Boo hoo. Cloudy?!? This was as clear as yesterday's Heineken! F**ksake! Color was Golden-Amber (SRM = > 5, < 7) with button brightness. Sheesh. Nose had a slight funk to go with a black pepper spiciness and a slight orange-y citrusiness. Mouthfeel was on the thin side, not watery, but not much beyond it. The taste was like Wit-light. It lacked the Ooomph! that it might have had if the yeast had been left in it. This tasted like it had been filtered & stripped of its flavor. It had a light funk along with a light peppery spiciness & almost imperceptible citrusiness. Finish was semi-dry & on a hot day, it would probably be quite refreshing, but on this cool, rainy Sunday in Mai, I was left cold.

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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3.04/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

Photo of NiceTaps
3.74/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap in a pint glass.

Golden copper color, rather non-witbier looking, with a thin white head that fades quickly to nothing and leaves minimal lacing. Lots of active small-bubble carbonation.

It smells of funky yeast, lemon and pear. Fruity and floral.

Lots of yeast and wheat flavor with dry light fruits and some floral hops.

A very light and tingly feel. Some zest.

Not bad but nothing that I'd seek out.

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Photo of Stinkypuss
4.07/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazed golden yellow with a bit of sediment. White fizzy head recedes to a ridge as busy, active carbonation rises to the surface. Musty wheat aroma and perhaps just a bit of lemony basement funk (best smell descriptor ever).

In the taste, bitter, lemony, tart, refreshing and lightly sour. Dusty, medicinal, musty yeasty brew. Has a nice tartness, certainly lemony coupled with a dry wheat. Dusty, earthy, lightly spicy wit.

Medium bodied with a smooth semi-strong carbontion.

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3.37/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.98/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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4.05/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of JayKay412
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Drunkie
2.83/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.28/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of thecheapies
3.8/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Biere Blanche looks hazy apricot in color. Dark for a wit. Head escaped me, I got a tall pour. I don't think I would've gotten much anyway.

Aggressive yeast with dry wheat, shortbread cookie, stale funkiness, tangy orange, and thin lemon candy notes. Alluring.

Surprisingly, a little tart. Almost like a Berliner. Pure crisp wheatiness with all of the muck coming from a slightly funky yeast strain. As much orange and lemon as there is mushroom. Some raw honey in there, too. Only faintly spicy.

Wet, summery feel. Drier in the finish. Carbonation is really there.

I'm really enjoying this. Kickass wit.

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Bière Blanche from ShawneeCraft Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.44 out of 5 with 28 ratings
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