New South White Ale | New South Brewing Co.

New South White AleNew South White Ale
BA SCORE
14.9%
Liked This Beer
3.26 w/ 101 ratings
New South White AleNew South White Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New South Brewing Co.
South Carolina, United States
newsouthbrewing.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American interpretation of a classic Belgian wheat ale. A hazy light golden color gives this beer its name. This light and refreshing ale is brewed with just a hint of coriander and orange zest giving way to a citrus finish.

Added by Loki on 04-29-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,002
Reviews:
37
Ratings:
101
Liked:
15
Avg:
3.26/5
pDev:
15.03%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
18
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 101 |  Reviews: 37
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1.28/5  rDev -60.7%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

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1.5/5  rDev -54%

Photo of ohiobeer29
2/5  rDev -38.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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2.25/5  rDev -31%

Photo of joecon
2.41/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Okay--Very similar to Blue Moon. Not a lot of taste. Taste a bit of Clive and pepper and not much else. Works on a hot summer day. Not one of my favs.

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Photo of JeffKowalek
2.5/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

One two three four five

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Photo of Gavage
2.55/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

The ale arrived looking weak - a very light off yellow color, extremely cloudy and some wisps of a head (if you can call it a head). My nose twinged on the unbalanced aroma of citrus, like an orange peel was under my nose. I was somewhat surprised that the citrus provided some decent tartness on the tongue but the ale seemed a little off balance. The malt was way behind the tartness. No crispness. After a few swigs, I lost interest and didn't even finish it.

I wanted to try this at another establishment, but did not find it on the rest of my trip. I left questioning the age of the keg or whether I received a first pour of the day as everyone had a bottle of bud in their hands. But this tasting was unimpressive for what should be a crisp and refreshing ale.

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Photo of MuddyFeet
2.63/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Tangerine in color with just some slight haze. Nose was just hitning at some spices and wheat but not much else. Flavor was a bit understated and a tad metallic actually. Slight tints of wheat. Overly understated and unexceptional. Good enough in a pinch but I was happy to move after my single pint. Mouthfeel was light and had a metallic ting to it I thought. Not particularly fond of this beer.

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Photo of goblue3509
2.68/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a light slightly hazy yeloow color with a thick head which disappates to nothing with no lacing. The aroma is faint hints of wheat and orange present but not overly inviting. The taste is light wheat for a backbone with hints of orange but nothing over whelming. The taste was typical of a wit but without the complexity of a very good wit. The mothfeel is moderately carbonated and slightly creamy. The drinkability is okay, its a very easy drink but not something you would want over and over. You could do a sixer but it wouldn't be your first choice.

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2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of ChainGangGuy
2.76/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pours out a hazy, faint, pale yellow body with a small-sized, sudsy white head.

Smell: A light maltiness hinting a faint sweetness in the nose and just a touch of a honeyish quality.

Taste: Particularly pale maltiness with a trifling wheat character and a hint of honeyish sweetness. Low coriander and, here we are, waiting for some citrus that never really presents itself. Still, a light maltiness, a light pinch of coriander on the sweetish finish.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied. Medium-light carbonation.

Overall: It's light, lacking and it's only real fault is it's friggin' boring, BUT, it's a beer from Myrtle Beach sold in Myrtle Beach -- it's hot, it's sunny, and, damn, these people need refreshment, so that's probably what it's going for and I won't begrudge it for that.

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Photo of Cozuma
2.79/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

With some of the other beers offered here this one being a flagship makes me sad. It isn't a bad beer but when you realize what this beer is and why they made it you understand why it's kinda lack luster. The color is hazy light golden, the kind of color you get with a wort using pale DME for a yeast starter. Smell is ok but kinda has a funk to it that reminds me of other beers that use large amounts of adjuncts like corn despite them swearing they don't use it. Flavor is a bland boring kinda of beer that appeals to the "mainstream" beer drinke. I didn't find much in the ways of complexity in this one, they state they use coriander and orange zest but it's either in the mash or only a tiny amount I didn't notice it at all. Thin beer that is all too drinkable, which is what they were shooting for a light beer that can be pounded on the beach with little damage to your gut.

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Photo of Shane78
2.82/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of MichaelProcton
2.88/5  rDev -11.7%

Photo of jamiesessions
2.99/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

beer pours a golden colour with some haze and very little head. Definite citrus smell that gets me excited, but not too much. Wheat and citrus are the overwhelming tastes, but it's nothing to write home about. Feels pretty average to drink, but it does go down relatively smooth, and while i won't be having another one, it is easily drinkable

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3/5  rDev -8%

Photo of nimrod979
3/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Can poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Pale and hazy straw color. Not even a fingers worth of white head. Fades to nothing quickly.

Aroma: Typical of the style. Mostly dominated by wheat. Somewhat faint citrus and coriander aromas.

Taste: A tad under-flavored. Wheaty. Can says "brewed with just a hint of coriander and orange zest". I'd agree with that statement, "just a hint".

Mouthfeel: A little on the thin side with soft carbonation. Finishes with a dry wheat. Very plain, rather unremarkable, and boring. Just a standard wit.

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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3/5  rDev -8%

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New South White Ale from New South Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 14.9% out of 100 with 101 ratings
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