Great White | Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
California, United States
lostcoast.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kbub6f on 10-20-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
907
Reviews:
334
Avg:
3.38
pDev:
17.16%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
205
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 907 |  Reviews: 334
Photo of Shotkev4
4.66/5  rDev +37.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Satorn
3.32/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Yeldarb92
2.37/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of D1noB
3.96/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A slight beer front followed by a small citrus middle that fades into nothingness. Crisp and delightful.

Taste Rating in Words: A nice nap, in a hammock, on a sunny day.

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Photo of SGR1220
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jortonsbeer
3.04/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.25

Humboldt classic. Can get it everywhere now.
Subtle, bitter, spreads across tongue with wheat. No smells really.

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Photo of Timtac
3.04/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of GlendonTT
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of basaywhat
2.44/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle. Slightly hazy gold color with weak head retention. Nose is a light notes of citrus and wheat. Taste is weak. Notes of wheat, citrus and a slight spice.

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Photo of TIG_show
3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Forgettable. I could have this beer 100 more times or never again and I would not know the difference. If you can get one for the same price as a PBR or Miller Lite then go for it.

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Photo of AnotherDisease
2.75/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Dylanlikesbeer
3.54/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GreatHammerhead
3.38/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Presentation: 12 oz bottle poured into pint glass.

Look: Hazy golden yellow with a white one finger head.

Smell: Light citrus notes.

Taste: Citrus with a light peppery flavor.

Feel: Nice light feel but not too thin perfect for summer drinking.

Overall: A nice beer for summer drinking.

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Photo of stevoj
2.68/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Flat and bland, dry and chalky. Pale golden and slightly cloudy with small foamy head. Light wheat aromas and taste, very light. Not horrible, but not much there either.

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Photo of BeerMeister8
2.77/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.1/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Well one great wheat beer review is followed by a mundane one. I like the artwork, but everything else comes up short comparatively. Some haze here, I've seen hazier. Almost a full inch of white head, 5/6" territory. Aroma lacked even the spice rack, or wheat, just muted.

Taste is real mild, search for coriander and wheat and you can get them. No bitterness, no hops, not a whole lot of flavor country here. Substantially carbonated. No off flavors, but this one packs itself firmly in the average category.

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Photo of npendres
2.34/5  rDev -30.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Elicoleman
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WickedBeer
3.84/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.69/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L : Pours a lemony golden glow with a rapidly diminishing 2 finger head. Opacity is 90%.

S : Very low in volume, but leans more towards orange slice, with a handful of coriander and a pinch of clove.

T : Refreshing, cute, easy to drink. Orange pith, pale malts and hoppy wheat come out first, followed by hints of cracked pepper, slight metals, urinal funk, and lemon wedge.

F : Crispy, crunchety, not peanut buttery...but very tight in its carbonation and only yields to a simple semi-creaminess on the finish.

O : Not a bad summer quencher. I'd probably revisit it, although I'm not going to put it up there with the higher ranking Witbiers. This drinks more like a mild Pale Wheat Ale.

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Photo of the_awesometeer
3.14/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

The beer pours a pale to straw color and had a soapy white head that thinned out but lasted most of the drink. The beer was hazy and had a lot of fast rising bubbles of carbonation. I am not sure what is up but I get hardly any aroma from this beer. I get a slight hop aroma, sorta stinks, a little sweaty maybe. I do not get much if any of citrus fruits and spices. Very flat of flavor, none of the typical witbier flavors. Not much in spice or citrus again. Slight bitterness in the aftertaste and the beer sorta sticks in the mouth.

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Photo of Jodio
3.66/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of psrafa
3.85/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Firsr review sooooo.....
Great for inexperienced drinkers.
Really smooth. Great taste. Slight after taste though.
Real wheaty with light fruit.
Definitely feels like a crafted beer. Different from others out there.
I would enjoy multiple on a hot Cali day.
Definitely worth a try.

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Photo of irishkyle21
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Great White from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
3.38 out of 5 based on 907 ratings.
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