White Zombie Ale | Catawba Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Catawba Brewing Co.
North Carolina, United States
catawbabrewing.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Although named as a Halloween seasonal, Zombie's refreshing taste makes it a year round staple. It is brewed in the Belgian witbier tradition of using unmalted wheat to create the light body and white sheen. Additions of coriander and orange peel give it a fruity and spicy character, while the hops are subtle and lightly detected. Don't be scared to blow the head off a Zombie and drink up!

Added by Deuane on 01-13-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
217
Reviews:
39
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
13.75%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
64
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 217 |  Reviews: 39
Photo of Onenote81
3.79/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mflamar
4.17/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of duceswild
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hman43
2.94/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Look: Light golden and clear in appearance.

Smell: A sweet aroma with citrus and a bit of floral.

Taste: Flavors of citrus, floral with a pale malt backbone and slightly earthy flavors.

Feel: It has a sweet finish. It is also a smooth drinking ale.

Overall: It is a little subtle in the aromas and the taste is a bit simple. It seemed to lack the fruity aroma and flavor that is associate with other brews in the same category. Overall it was good.

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Photo of Jgelnett
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Had at Jim n Nick in Charlotte NC

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Photo of nuebs
3.93/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of target88
3.93/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of slvv11
3.38/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of marley2112
3.66/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of khargro2
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AcetheBathound
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is probably my favorite witbier. It is super drinkable and tasty. Its a lot more subtle than a lot of wits I tried which I absolutely love! I wish I could get this in Massachusetts so I could enjoy it during the summer.

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Photo of Dave1999
3.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of t2grogan
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MTKATL
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lzepplin01
3.84/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VT9091
3.99/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Light and refreshing. Had it in cans for years and now on tap in Coulwood. Love the coriander and spice flavor and smell. Lovely summer beer. Great with food but probably only one by itself although low abv.

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Photo of FriedSlug
3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice cloudy pale gold. The aroma is citrus, hay, coriander and peppery spice. The taste is nice with very little bitterness. Hay, citrus and peppery flavors are quite pleasing. The beer also has a nice sweetness. Not the greatest witbier but pretty good.

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Photo of TheBeard89
2.96/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Hoptometrist
3.94/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mlockman
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KYGunner
3.52/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This had a very corny flavor for a Witbier, but I did get some coriander and spice. Very light wheat but it resembled, at times, an adjunct. Lots of corn maltiness.

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Photo of bendukes86
3.28/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KingEdward
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CM31
2.03/5  rDev -45.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

A truly horrible beer to me due to the peculiar "Cheap Vanilla Icing" taste that I picked up. Looks decent and smells very forgettable.
I had this on tap as well.

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White Zombie Ale from Catawba Brewing Co.
3.71 out of 5 based on 217 ratings.
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