Kirkland Signature Belgian White | Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation

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Brewed by:
Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation
Washington, United States

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by chinchill on 02-24-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
61
Reviews:
27
Avg:
2.99
pDev:
18.73%
 
 
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1/5  rDev -66.6%

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1/5  rDev -66.6%

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1.5/5  rDev -49.8%

Photo of dgilks
1.91/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Dark, murky, amber orange colour with no head. Unattractive.

Dutsy, lightly citrussy with no real spice character. A little herbal.

Sweet, mildly floral and lacking in real character. Dull.

Medium body with moderately-high carbonation. Okay.

This is not a good beer. It lacks character, depth and witbier character.

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Photo of harrymel
2/5  rDev -33.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Best by: 11SEP11

A: pours a honey ale with no head formation (unusual as these are usually bursting at the seam). Sediment is suspended in this hazy beer. No lace.

S: Banana, clove, yogurt (?). Sweet grains. Meh.

T: Sweet, banana cream, kinda tart.

M: medium bodied, sparkler carb. Slight slick.

O: Well, better than the others, but still not worth the buck ist cost.

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Photo of kbutler1
2/5  rDev -33.1%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange color with a slight white head that quickly settles and collars around the glass. MIld aroma of old oranges and spice, the aroma is very slight. Light/medium mouthfeel and a little watery. Slight orange sweetness up front and then from there it gets pretty bland. This is not very flavorful or good.

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Photo of JackieTH
2.21/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Purchased as part of the Kirkland case sampler they've been offering now for some time. I guess if you walk by something often enough you finally bite, that or it was 85 cents a bottle.

The pour is golden with a pancake batter head that fades slowly and leaves some lacing. The smell is rather nondescript. It's not offensive in any way, nor remarkable, watery grain comes to mind. Similarly the taste is..lacking. There is a hint of lemons around the edges, but this is washed away by grain and then a peculiar funk sets in, lingering into the finish, perhaps an effect of the coriander and yeast? Not good.

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2.25/5  rDev -24.7%

Photo of engagechad
2.44/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Purchased as a case (only way) with other kirkland beers. Poured into ommegange stemmed glass

Pours pretty but NO head and zero lacing. The color of honey
Smells of tires or new shoes or something. Maybe like your fingers after you've been handling rubber bands
Tastes pretty bland and flavorless but with that rubber stick on the roof of the mouth.
Feels okay as it has decent body but overall it is not a good beer really. However the Amber ale and the IPA from Kirklands are not bad at all.

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2.5/5  rDev -16.4%

Photo of gpogo
2.62/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

A- Hazey golden amber honey body with small white head that left no lacing.

A- Sweet malt and slight orange notes. I smell no corriander.

T- Sweet wheat malt and orange. Leaves an aftertaste similar to other Wits, but darker(?) tasting.

M- Medium light body with moderate carbonation.

D- No thanks. I wouldn't buy this beer. I might drink this beer if it was a hot day and I needed something refreshing, but I wouldn't count on it.

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2.75/5  rDev -8%

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2.75/5  rDev -8%

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2.75/5  rDev -8%

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2.75/5  rDev -8%

Photo of SmokinSmyth
2.95/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a cloudy yellow into a mug style glass. The inch of head disappeared while I was entering the date/name/brewer into the database, no lacing.

Smells of yeast and oranges.

Taste is slight mix of yeast and oranges, with a hint of hops. Slight bitterness at the end.

Feels pretty good in the mouth, with a nice balance of carbonation, although a little weak.

I'm not sure why it this beer thinks it is a Belgian style anything. Good in hot weather, but not something I would reach past most beers to grab.

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Photo of HUXC
2.95/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Serving Type- Served from a chilled 12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance- Cloudy, golden appearance with orange undertones. About a fingers worth of white head that dissipates to about a quarter inch leaving condensation in its place.

Smell- Citrus aroma, notes of orange and coriander create that classic Belgian white aroma.

Taste- The mild amounts of wheat and barley mixed with orange and coriander give this Belgian white a citrus flavor with just the right amount of bitterness at the end.

Mouthfeel- A healthy amount of carbonation but not too overbearing. Has a crisp smooth finish.

Overall- I bought a variety pack from Costco because it looked interesting and, well, I was curious to see what kind of beer Kirkland Signature produced. Considering that it just might be the most inexpensive beer that I purchased in a long time, it led up to my expectations. Compared to most Belgian White Ales however, it wasn't all that impressive. In my opinion this ale was the best out of the variety pack.

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2.95/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance has a light copper color leaving thin to nill head and lace. Smell of spice, light corriander, malt and hops. Taste not really following the style of a Belgian, but does have light spice, fruitiness and a faint yeast background. Mouthfeel is medium/light with good carbonation. Overall not a bad beer, it just doesn't squarely follow the style.

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Kirkland Signature Belgian White from Kirkland Signature / Costco Wholesale Corporation
2.99 out of 5 based on 61 ratings.
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