Whirlwind Witbier | Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown

Whirlwind WitbierWhirlwind Witbier
BA SCORE
53.4%
Liked This Beer
3.69 w/ 939 ratings
Whirlwind WitbierWhirlwind Witbier
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Pennsylvania, United States
victorybeer.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-03-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,922
Reviews:
541
Ratings:
939
Liked:
501
Avg:
3.69/5
pDev:
12.74%
Alströms:
3.73
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
75
Trade:
0
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3.35/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThomasJ25
3.38/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Very easy to drink but I don't search it out. My wife loves it though!

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3.52/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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4.04/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.19/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Truncated notes; my apologies:

Pours a finger-wide cap of white colour, which recedes within 4-5 minutes, leaving light lacing. Body colour is a surprisingly clear yellow-copper; why isn't this cloudy?

Smells of wheat, Belgian pale malts, and citrusy esters. No off-notes are detectable.

Has a simple wheat base with clean estery notes and a hint of banana. Lemon peel does make an appearance. The Belgian yeast is nice. It's estery for a witbier. It's balanced albeit simple, and doesn't have much in terms of subtlety. I like it, but there's plenty of room for more complexity and intricacy.

Mouthfeel is clean, smooth, crisp, refreshing, and wet, but not incredible. It suits the taste fine but doesn't elevate the beer as a whole.

This is a drinkable witbier from Victory which will scratch your itch for the style but won't impress. I'm glad this's widely available and affordable, but it's not amongst the best in the style. I wouldn't mind seeing it in a variety box in the future, but I wouldn't buy it specifically again in 6 pack form or anything. Fairly pedestrian, but definitely above average.

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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5/5  rDev +35.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.1/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.24/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.89/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

Whirlwind Witbier from Victory Brewing Company - Downingtown
Beer rating: 53.4% out of 100 with 939 ratings
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