White Cap | Hinterland Brewery Restaurant

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BA SCORE
44.1%
Liked This Beer
3.63 w/ 118 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hinterland Brewery Restaurant
Wisconsin, United States
hinterlandbeer.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by AmitC on 04-20-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
118
Liked:
52
Avg:
3.63/5
pDev:
11.85%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
15
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of kylehay2004
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

a very good white ipa, i had mine in a stemmed glass poured from a pint can. the color is great, cloudy yellow wheaty look to it, some density, and a bone white head over an inch tall and lasting as long as it takes me to drink the whole beer (which isnt long at all, but probably could have been). nose is nice, not as hoppy as i expected for an ipa, its tempered by a real cereal wheat front end and a pinch of coriander, although i really dont smell much belgian yeast, which i am thankful for. flavor is good and fresh, maybe a little overdone with the wheat malt. it detracts from the hop finish, which i think i like but its so reserved its hard to tell. the body and grain character is huge for a beer thats not even 4 and a half percent. minimally yeasty, but still loosely belgian. better than most, but its still there (for those who dont know, i have a long critique of the style being a hoppy belgian wit, not just a wheat ipa). it all comes together quite well, and i do enjoy the bigger body. i could put back a fair few of these, but a more crisp hop finish would improve the overall experience.

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Photo of SocalKicks
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of zeff80
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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

Hinterland "White Cap"
16 oz. can, no apparent freshness dating
$2.99 @ ABC Fine Wine & Spirits #19, Tampa, FL

Notes: Interesting... truly a witbier & IPA blend. Flavor of wheat/tart lemon with raspy, grassy, and herbal hops. Bitter. Good at first but then bitterness builds, and even with a built up base of wit bier, it has trouble maintaining balance. Dry, hoppy finish lingers. Worth trying.

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Photo of nickfl
4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of Kegatron
3.21/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ZEB89
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TMoney2591
2.55/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.25

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Wait, this cap is black (save for the yellow Hinterland logo, of course)... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear brass topped by a finger of white, sudsy foam. The nose comprises orange rind, a twist of lemon, and mild funky wheat. The taste brings in more of the same, along with a strong vein of lemon peel up front and plenty of funky citrus, a flavor akin to fungus-laden grapefruit and lemon peels. Suffice it to say, odd and unappealing. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry finish. Overall, this is just a mess of a beer, with flavors that not only don't add up to something I would call a "white IPA", but also don't add up to anything I would call a good or tasty beer.

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Photo of thatoneguymike
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of rolltide8425
3.62/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Billolick
3.67/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

16 oz can, w/o freshness/canning date indication

Poured into a tulip. Its hazed lighter honey, under a large and lasting lite tan cap. Goes to a thicker froth and leaves gobs of lacing on the glass.

Grapefruit and honey nose.

Pleasant enough quaffer, emits some notes of grapefruit and lite wheaty malts. Sort of thin body wise in the midsection , but finishes with a grapefruit infused flourish. Nothing special, but just a pretty drinkable lighter bodied IPA/Wit/Belgian IPA kinda thang. Nothing amazing nor anything awful going on here.

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Photo of jwc215
3.74/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours hazed golden with a thin white head. Some lacing sticks.

The smell is of citrus fruits - especially grapefruit and orange.

The taste is of grapefruit and orange with peppery coriander in the finish.
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Zesty and crisp. It is light-bodied, but not watery or thin. Refreshing!

A hoppy, spicy, easy-drinking, refreshing brew!

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Photo of Lare453
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of smartassboiler
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of feloniousmonk
3.83/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hinterland White Cap White India Pale Ale. One pint, can. No ABV found, if it's given.

Hazy, clouded, pale yellow, beautiful, crystalline snow-cap head, lace-leaving, long-lasting.

Aroma: Lovely blend of coriander and citrus zest. Ah! Belgian yeast funks it up, too. Not getting anything in the way of hops, really.

Taste: Okay, here they are. Hops are bouncing on top, with the Belgian yeast character and witbier flavorings keeping them company. Medium-bodied, smooth, wheat, malty, with hop bitterness laying low after it's initial pounce. Refreshing, easy-drinking, with enough of a hop bite to keep my taste buds tingling.

Okay, here's another one I liked. More of these, please.

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Photo of Gonzoillini
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of brandoman63
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of enelson
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cjgator3
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of DrDemento456
3.68/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Paid $2.45 for the single at Vintage Estate.

A - A rather dark orange color, clear with a 1/2 inch of head that pulls back to a sticky lace ring. Good lacing.
S - Smells rather hoppy with a bit of wheat and coriander. It's actually quite intense despite the low ABV.
T - Somewhat balanced mostly herbal bittering hops mixed with a sweet malt body.
M - Rather watery but to be expected for such a low ABV. Not great or terrible.

Overall pretty hoppy so I was impressed but it came off like more of a session IPA than a white IPA.

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Photo of jzlyo
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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White Cap from Hinterland Brewery Restaurant
Beer rating: 44.1% out of 100 with 118 ratings
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