White Rascal | Avery Brewing Company

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White RascalWhite Rascal

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
22 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-04-2003

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of MTNboy
3.88/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer has a beany and wheat flavor infused with a lot of citrus but not overly citric. It has a beany and fruity aroma. This beer has a great golden body with a white head and lace. There is some carbonation burn it its light body but for the most part it is a very smooth beer. Great beer overall.

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Photo of Duhast500
4.2/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz. can into a Clown Shoes pint glass.

The color is a pretty cloudy yellow with a finger of foamy white head and some nice lacing left on the glass.

The smell is some earthy banana and other fruits that bring the aroma to a spice side that has some slightly sweet aroma that reminds me of Italian Ice.

The taste is tart with some nice yeasty flavor. There is some bubblegum flavor coming out in the middle and it quite nice but before you know it there is a wash of grainy flavor that takes it away.

The feel of this beer is light to medium and it a really nice drinker. It goes down easy and is a good summer beer as the temps start to rise.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of ninaturner
4.34/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Golden color, small head, little lacing on the glass.

Aroma: The isn't very much of a strong aroma. To me, it's very subtle, but sweet... almost like honey and spices mixed together.

Taste: Not sweet, not bitter. The wheats and the spices are very apparent. My only complaint is that it's not very smooth and you have to taste it very quickly.

Overall: A nice Witbier. Again, not as smooth as I usually like my beers. I like how light and simple it is, which does make it easy to drink in that regard. Highly recommended compared to other Witbiers I've tried.

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Photo of dacrza1
3.51/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

DATE: July 18, 2016... OCCASION: home without Shan--making use of it to prepare her fortieth game plan... GLASSWARE: Rare Vos shaker...pours a cloudy, barnacle-bubbled,, unfiltered body of tawny straw.... a carbonated affair brings thick, clingy white head that clumps like cotton... fresh onion and pepper, with vanilla and clove--spicy to the nostrils... orange peel is also represented... hops are aromatic but soft, encouraging... an equally soft, thirst-quenching palate, with plenty of carbonation and sweetness at its finish--no doubt this is where it "deviously" solicits sip upon sip... the flavor profile hits its stride late, with enough malt to leave a rewarding sweetness of biscuit to give some low end to the orange peel citrus and lemon grass... this one caught me off guard a bit--a refreshing, bright, citrus wheat blast with enough malt to balance the beer without losing its original intent... part of an Avery mix pack that I bought mostly for its IPA... this sneaks in as a worthwhile have...

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.39/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wildman
4.12/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer poured a hazy yellow straw color and formed a bubbly white head with left some circular lace as it subsided. Some carbonation is present. An aroma of hops, citrus and coriander. A taste of hops, citrus and coriander. A rather buttery feel to it, which is different for this style. Not a bad wit.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Eriktheipaman
4.02/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured a murky yellow/orange with nice white head and great lacing.

In the smell you get some nice spices and some lemony citrus.

The taste consists of a spiciness from the yeast along with a little kick from the hops. I get a lot of lemon and orange on the back and a ever so slight dry finish.

This is a very light styled beer and great for hot summer days.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of cvstrickland
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12-ounce bottle poured, swirled, and poured into a weizen glass yields a hazy lemonade body with orange highlights and a thick cap of soft, fine-bubbled white foam that recedes pretty quickly to a ring that leaves webby lacing on the glass.

Smell is spicy with plenty of dry orange, cloves and coriander with a sizzle of earthy hops.

Taste is tangy with oranges and spices right up front and a softly bready yeast note. A lightly-toasty wheaty backbone acts as a great platform for the spices to strut their stuff, and they do just that. A touch of banana reveals itself as the drink warms.

Smooth and medium-bodied with superb drinkability.

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Photo of jhartley
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed on June 24, 2012. Poured from a 12 oz. can into a Pint glass. Digitized code/date on bottom of can.
A-Straw yellow, cloudy unfiltered. Thick bubbly white head, quickly dissipates with nice lacing.

S-Straw. Grass. Coriander. Funk.

T-Grassy at first then a faint orange, spicy flavor.

M-Very light, easy to drink. Low ABV very sessionable, definite summer drink to me.

O-Decent Belgian Wit; light, funky, tasty. Very easy to drink a lot of these on a hot summer day.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of callmemickey
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Cloudy yellow. No fluff in the head. Thing white foamy skim. Moderate lacing.

S: Wheat. Lemon. Coriander. soft...

T: Wheat and lemon with hints of banana and yeast which I didn't get in the nose. Rather bland and uninspired.

M: A bit heavy for the style but has a crisp finish. Not as refreshing because of the heavier body.

D: A pedestrian effort which I am unlikely to retread.

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5/5  rDev +35.9%

White Rascal from Avery Brewing Company
3.68 out of 5 based on 2,464 ratings.
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