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:
906
Reviews:
334
Avg:
3.38
pDev:
17.16%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
202
For Trade:
0
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Photo of jmccraney
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of jsisko01
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours a cloudy pale golden color with a thin frothy head that dissipates instantly. Lacing is ok..

Smell - Lemon zest and coriander is most dominant. Along with some wheat and yeast.

Taste - Identical to the smell. Lemon zest, a lot of coriander, orange citrus, wheat, and somewhat of a floral taste.

Mouthfeel - Light bodied with high carbonation.

Overall - It's been a while since I've drank a witbier.. this is a pretty good one.

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Photo of jonathaniler
5/5  rDev +47.9%

Photo of Ncsochanator
4/5  rDev +18.3%

Photo of RonfromJersey
2.5/5  rDev -26%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Golden body, hazy, topped by a level finger of white micro foam, which dissipates quickly. The gold seems to lose one luster as the beer settles, which seems counter intuitive.

Picked up some spice in the aroma as soon as the cap was popped. Aroma features wheat, citrus, coriander, yeast.

There's a splash of wheat and lemon on the tongue, then a bizarre dead spot. Then a nip of spiciness, that limps into the aftertaste. Wits should be light, but there is just not enough flavor here for any kind of interest.

Light mouthfeel that could use a bit more carbonation.

Barely more flavor than Coors Light. Give it a pass.

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Photo of pandatron
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of Ryanc23
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of yergermeister
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of garyford
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of chrisp1090
4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

Photo of pdxbeerdrinker
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of macrosmatic
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of thebornotaku
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of crob3888
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of BilbosNuts
3.12/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a clear yellow color with a one finger, rocky white head. The head fades to a thin film across the top rather quickly and leaves some scattered lacing. There is minimal carbonation and it looks very still.

S: The aroma is comprised of a touch a wheat, a bit of yeast aromatics, and a lot of spices that contribute to a citrus-y orange-like aroma. But overall, the aroma is somewhat muted.

T: A touch of wheat, some spices (most notably coriander), and lots of orange citrus tastes. It finishes with a grassy sensation.

M: This is a light bodied brew with an adequate amount of carbonation. Finishes on the watery side.

O: This was just an average witbier. Nothing special here. Definitely had better, but certainly not bad.

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Photo of MarkyMOD
3/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of babaracas
2.79/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a clear light amber with a little yeast in suspension, one finger fizzy white head is gone quickly. Smell: lightly fruity, lemony coriander. Taste: wheat twang, coriander, herbal notes. Crisp carbonation into a slick finish. Overattenuated, boring. No thanks.

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Photo of mgroothuis
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of KevdoggNasty
3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of VagabondHops
3.62/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served into a pint glass wih about an inch of head which dissipates quickly.
Smells like wheat, some spices(of which I can't decide), and some citrus, making me think it will be tingly in the mouth.
Correct!! Tingly carbonated mouth feel and goes down smooth.
I'm a fan overall and would recommend it for some casual drinking buds. Looks like a lager, smells and tastes like a wheat beer and called Great White, for a killer craft brew to try. Not super special, but it's a craft beer....so it's special!

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Photo of IPx
3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of Sailracer
2.5/5  rDev -26%

Photo of creez
4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

Photo of rah1734bones
5/5  rDev +47.9%

Photo of twowheelssoar
3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Great White from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
3.38 out of 5 based on 906 ratings.
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