White Thai | Westbrook Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co.
South Carolina, United States
westbrookbrewing.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer, inspired by the flavors of Southeast Asian cuisine, is a twist on the classic Belgian witbier style. Instead of the traditional coriander and orange peel spicing regimen, we add fresh lemongrass, ginger root, and a dash of Sorachi Ace hops. The result is a wonderfully refreshing ale with notes of lemon candy, citrus fruit, and a slight spiciness from the ginger. Best served at 45˚F in a tulip or wine glass.

16 IBU

Added by kkipple on 01-04-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
945
Reviews:
151
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
10.73%
 
 
Wants:
39
Gots:
175
For Trade:
7
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Photo of breardon1776
3.48/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

definitely a little different.

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Photo of BSecaida
4.21/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dwagner003
3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of psmith161
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wertschy
3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of xt0n1cx
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cd34
3.52/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JoeMans
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shafaegalo
3.87/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WickedBeer
3.67/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vitamin_g
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DavoleBomb
3.06/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured into a snifter.

3.25 A: Mildly hazed golden color. Two fingers of pillowy off-white head. Retention is a touch below average and a short ring of lacing is left.

3.5 S: This smells a lot more like a traditional witbier than I was expecting. Crisp wheat and spicy peppery yeast are predominant. The ginger is subtle with the lemongrass and sorachi ace (which is basically more lemongrass as far as I'm concerned) being more potent. More herbal than a normal witbier. Overall pretty good, but I wouldn't call it an improvement over the usual.

2.75 T: The taste I don't care for much and I know why. I really hate sorachi ace hops. It tastes like lemongrass and plastic. While the nose didn't have much of the plastic, the taste surely does. The ginger is stronger, which I like. Otherwise peppery spiciness and neutral wheat.

3.25 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Light creaminess and smooth enough.

3.0 D: I would like this if it didn't have sorachi ace in there.

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Photo of Griggsy
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jcorn
2.83/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of tjmiller718
3.88/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FrankK
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chupithegreat
4.08/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smartassboiler
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of powpow_
4.36/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kegatron
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mattias
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nmgreen
3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bhuenke
2.77/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Rockjocknroll
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Classic wit look...fluffy head over a yellow cloud. Usually not a fan of ginger in beer (overpowering) but the nose of hops and lemongrass is only accented by it. Taste is better than expected and balanced with just the right amount if ginger. Little funk. Feels smooth and slicker than expected. Nice work!

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White Thai from Westbrook Brewing Co.
3.82 out of 5 based on 945 ratings.
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