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:
#28,898
Reviews:
541
Ratings:
939
Liked:
501
Avg:
3.69/5
pDev:
12.74%
Alströms:
3.73
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
75
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 939 |  Reviews: 541
Photo of dgmirelli
2.85/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

not a fan of the style at all, having tried Hoeegarden and Allagash I tried this figuring I will find one that satisfies, this did not satisfy at all. mouthful disappeared 1/4 of the way through and basically had no finish.....of the beers I enjoy I need an aftertaste.....others in my group had similar concerns.

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Photo of Therealfootball
4.23/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kmhall
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WallstreetB
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ScottK22
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of gvincent68
4.67/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Best beer I have ever had hands down

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Photo of mcsauter82
3.67/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Timmmmaaayyy
4.12/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great wheat beer ... Light and refreshing with excellent flavor.

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Photo of MattyG85
4.16/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a chalice.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy yellowish orange with a moderate amount of bubbles. Solid finger of white head that settles into a thin creamy layer.

Smell: A bready and fruity wheat driven aroma with hints of spice and citrus fruit. Upfront wheat with bready hints of grains, biscuit, cracker, straw, and yeast. Big hints of coriander and clove along with some pepper. Citrus hints of orange and lemon zest along with some green apple. Subtle hints of earthy hops. A very solid Wit aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a fruity, spicy, and bready wheat driven taste with notes of citrus fruit and spice. Upfront wheat with some notes of biscuit, cracker, grains, and straw. Lots of coriander along with some notes of clove and pepper. Fruit notes of orange juice, lemon zest, and green apple. Light background notes of spicy Euro hops. A pretty good Wit taste.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with a moderate amount of carbonation. Crisp, clean, and very smooth.

Overall: A pretty good take on the Witbier style. Good mix of spice and fruit notes.

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Photo of BeenTired
3.76/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of jhartley
3.62/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigGeorge860
3.81/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Got this from the summer 12er. Okay, yes, i'm a Victory fanboy. I'll own it. But I like this beer. Slightly underrated here, IMHO. This is Golden Monkey light, if you know the brewery's offerings. Spicy and yeasty. Not my favorite style, but quality brew. Easy drinking.

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Photo of confer
3.94/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WCKDVBZ
3.77/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Stignacious
3.49/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This is nothing spectacular, but a good effort on Victory's part. Not my favorite style, but it ticks all of the witbier boxes; glad to see that the have released it in a mix-pack.

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Photo of JayRichter44
4.36/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dar482
3.67/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in a slightly hazy straw golden color.

The aroma offers grain, sweet crackery malt, some spice, a touch of orange.

On the flavor, the beer offers much more. A big punch of artificial banana, dried banana, a hint of clove and coriander spice, wheat, grain, a touch of citrus zest, a biscuit malt in the middle, a really simple and dry finish.

A great carbonation, a medium minus mouthfeel. A very drinkable beer for the style with a bit lacking in flavor.

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Photo of christinekincaid
4.74/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Reminds me of New Belgium Sunshine

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Photo of XsoldoutX
3.52/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FrancisM12
3.28/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wethorseblanket
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

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