White Witch | Black Diamond Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Black Diamond Brewing Co.
California, United States
bdbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by HuskyinPDX on 11-12-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
46
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
9.09%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
15
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 46 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of DrunkenMonk
3.2/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TimWakimika
3.61/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Golden color; clear. Weak head, but we had it from a "growlette" (small growler) so that may partly result from that. Great aroma - grassy, some citrus. Relatively sweet finish

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Photo of Hayley_86
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sweetdemonsweat
4.23/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of mytu420
3.9/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ciocanelu
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear, orange color with white head. Aroma has earthy, resiny hops with some orange peel and underlying malt sweetness. Taste starts with juicy orange, some grassy, resiny hop notes, finishes quite bitter with grapefruit peel and pine resin. Light body with really smooth mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Overall it's a nice, classic west coast style IPA. It's resiny, fruity, quite bitter but you also get a nice maltiness.

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Photo of Marius
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

33cl bottle. Pours a straw yellow with a modest white head that gives way to a thin lacing. Smells of citrus and tropical fruit hops. The taste is dominated by tropical fruits, mostly pineapple and mango, as well as some citrus and honey. Medium bodied, sticky pine-sweet aftertaste. Not bad.

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Photo of Mkaram
3.9/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kaseydad
3.94/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4.09/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chinchill
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fresh 12 oz bottle.
An excellent IPA with a mix of hops that produces citrus fruit, tropical fruit, evergreen and herbal notes, These are apparent in both the aroma and flavor.
Excellent clarity in an amber body topped by a good head.

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Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.63/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.86/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Fresh at the source.

Everything about this beer was very, very good. Clean, crisp and very easy drinking west coast IPA. Orange, Tangerine, grapefruit & Lemon citrus followed by a clean piney and dry back end finish. Super refreshing and just a very nice surprise when I honestly wasn't expecting much, but this delivered on all fronts. Recommended.

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Photo of chuckwn
3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BradExtreme
3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Fatehunter
3.37/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours two fingers of head on a clear straw body.
The aroma is lots of pine and woods.
The taste is grass and pine bitterness.
The texture is thicker.
Fine enough.

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Photo of Hopmodium
3.84/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.21/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a light golden color with a white head and some lacing. Aroma is lemony, like wheat and hops. The taste has a good bit of citrus and a little bit of bitterness. Herbal, leafy, definitely has a solid cascade flavor. This is drinkable. Smooth. Thoughtless. White IPA learning more on the hoppy side. Light and refreshing. Not bad.

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Photo of KensWorld
3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CruzWilder
4.09/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WesM63
3.4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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White Witch from Black Diamond Brewing Co.
3.74 out of 5 based on 46 ratings.
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