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White Rabbit White Ale | White Rabbit

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White Rabbit White AleWhite Rabbit White Ale

Brewed by:
White Rabbit

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by brendan13 on 05-20-2010

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Photo of joharitaylor79
3.58/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not bad, but I won't be drinking this over some Belgian white ales any time soon.

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Photo of life_of_agony
3.04/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Andrewharemza
3.27/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

From bottle brought from coolwines, Very pale, lightly cloudy, straw colour. citrus ,honey and some yeast. Light sweetness and only a hint of bitterness.

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Photo of personpitch
3.06/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Mosant
3/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I had 330ml bottle. A wheat beer in Belgian style white beer. Brewer's site lists the use of coriander, juniper berry and bitter orange with low bitterness 15 IBU.
Appearance: pours light colour with white cloudiness as anticipated. White head settles to average lacing.
Aroma: wheaty straw aromas with yeast and some bannana esters although quite faint.
Flavour: mild and light mouthfeel leaves a cool finish in the mouth with low hop bitterness. Not much evidence to me of the spices brewer seemed to be aiming to deliver. Little bit of the banana otherwise it finishes a bit like "disprin" for those that remember (cloudy flat bitter aspro clear for those who don't!).
Overall: I expected more of this beer. I was hoping to get much more aroma and flavour. It fell a bit short in all areas. Still quite a drinkable beer but not one I'd have a few of at a time or head out to buy a case of for home. I'd be over it by a few bottles.

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Photo of SmashPants
3.77/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Format: standard 330mL brown bottle, stylish and cute label per the White Rabbit norm.

Appearance: pours out a light pale straw yellow with a good cloud. A great explosion of white head up to an inch before slowly dropping to a creamy finger. Decent lacing on the glass.

Aroma: smells of orange citrus with sweet wheats and something else quite sweet - perhaps honey?

Taste: and yes it was definitely honey accompanying the orange citrus and wheat. Pretty much a carbon copy in the mouth.

Aftertaste: a touch of bitterness with a lingering sweetness from the citrus and wheat.

Mouth feel: medium in feel with a moderate to higher carbonation. Pretty good.

Overall: quite a nice take on the witbier style - probably worth it overall at AU$73 a case.

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Photo of Stuckey_Stuckey
2.92/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of NeoClassicist
3/5  rDev -6%

Photo of doktorhops
3.34/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

White Rabbit White Ale, I surprised myself when I noticed after getting a cheap 6 pack of this that I haven't yet reviewed this and its brother even though I have had both on several occasions. As I recall the Dark Ale is a better brew, but hey my memory's become fuzzy after years of drinking beers... Cheers!

Poured from a 330ml bottle into a Chimay chalice.

A: An excellent cloudy pale straw body with a pure white half centimetre head greets me. This is exactly what one would expect from a Witbier, spot on.

S: Big chunky cider apples, coriander and orange zest. White Ale has a real love affair with apple Esters. That being said the aroma as a whole is a bit muted and light, though detectable, hopefully it can throw up some heady Wit flavours.

T: As noted above that apple Ester is the biggest feature of this light Wit, almost like I'm drinking a cider. There are notes of coriander and orange zest as well. Mid-palate there's grainy note as well. Finishes on a light orange bitterness.

M: Mouthfeel is good, mid to light bodied, with a creamy (but slightly excessive, i.e. burpy) carbonation.

D: Interesting enough to make it a decent summer beer, though it could use a smidge more flavour intensity, this is nonetheless a good effort for an Aussie Wit. Plus it's bottle-conditioned, with yeast floating around having a great time in my glass, as it should be. Would I get it again? At $15 a 6 pack, heck yes, in summer though... I would have preferred to have gotten my mittens on the Dark Ale as I remember it being bolder and tastier, next time Dark Ale, next time.

Food match: This is a salad brew through-and-through. I recommend the salad Ni├žoise or a classic Caesar salad.

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Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of TC92
3/5  rDev -6%

Photo of Rikdikulous
3.75/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of NathanJoyce
1.75/5  rDev -45.1%

Photo of Vanz
2.5/5  rDev -21.6%

Photo of Sergio_Pereira
3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of Citadel82
2.87/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Okay, so I am in Sydney and trying to absorb as much of the local culture as I can in my time here. I bought this at Fine Wines in George Street by the Four Seasons.

Pours a cloudy, pale yellow with slight head and minimal lacing. The aroma is slightly vegetal but not all that appealing like some Belgian whites. No new mown hay scent. Taste is slightly tart, slightly grassy with a bitter middle and a short dry finish. Mouthfeel is generally thin and overall not the best of style.

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Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of machalel
2.85/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 3

Appearance: Light hazy yellow with a fluffy white head. Minimal lacing.

Aroma: Mild bready, grainy aroma with a little bit of apricot.

Taste: Pretty bland wheat-malt taste, with minimal citrus aspects. Slightly sharp bitterness

Mouthfeel: Thin body, with medium carbonation. Not sure how they managed to get a wibier this watery!

Overall: A pretty poor effort, only marginally more interesting than a macro-lager.

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Photo of magpieken
2.87/5  rDev -10%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

330ml bottle. Very pale, lightly cloudy, straw colour. Thin, dull, head disappeared very quickly. No lacing. Gentle aroma of a sweet white wine, moscato? Noticeable honey and some yeast. Light sweetness and only a hint of bitterness. Spritzy, light bodied. Drinkable and inoffensive but not interesting enough to bring me back.

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Photo of drtth
3.5/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours out a hazy yellow-amber color with a 1/2" white head that leaves some lacing on the sides and it recedes to thin cover on the liquid.

The aromas include the orange rind and a bit of coriander mingled with the grainy wheat.

The flavors show a good bit of sweetnes to blend with the citrus, coriander and wheat.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied and slightly crisp with the active carbonation.

Overall a good, but not great, example of a witbier. One I'd be willing to have again but wouldn't go out of my way to find.

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Photo of adityashekhar
3.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of soju6
3.04/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap.

A: Served a hazy light golden color with a decent head that fades to bits of lacing.

S: Fairly mild aroma, sort of fruity and a bit herbal.

T: Taste is fairly mild, bit of fruit with a mild malt sweetness and a bit of grain. Mild bitterness and a fairly clean finish.

F: Fairly light body, smooth but a bit bland.

O: Pretty ordinary for the style.

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Photo of XsoldoutX
4/5  rDev +25.4%

Photo of Rwalford74
3/5  rDev -6%

Photo of hopnerd
3.5/5  rDev +9.7%

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