Southampton Double White Ale

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Type: Belgian White (Witbier)
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  • 3.6/5 
  • 7.00% 
  • 2434/3686 
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It's a "double" version of the classic Belgian-style white ale.

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  • Apr 19, 2014
    kaj-ii (782)Rank: Beer ConnoisseurGroup: Brown Ale Lovers
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    [Suggested Glassware: Weizen Glass]

    The pour was a cloudy medium yellow with a small (less than 1 finger) white bubbly head that quickly diminished, down to a lightly scattered film and small collar which did eventually disappear with poor spotty lacing.

    The aroma was mild with a grain malt and a light soapy yeast with a hint of citrus (lemon and orange), a touch of coriander and a mild note of pepper.

    The taste was lightly citrusy throughout with a decent wheat presence stepping up only to be slightly overshadowed by a somewhat bold spiciness at the end. The flavor hung on for a good while after the swallow, with a citrusy and mildly peppery taste that was left to linger at the back of the throat.

    Mouthfeel was light in body with a moderately dry texture and an almost prickly carbonation.

    Overall this was a zesty tasting Witbier with lots of citrus flavor upfront and a yeasty spicy taste that relaxed on the taste buds at the finish...

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    Serving type: 12oz Bottle
  • Sep 21, 2009
    thebadfrogger (95)Rank: Beer Aficionado
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    Very refreshing and very white in appearance. Lots of citrus and spicy flavors that come together smoothly. Great example of the style, this is what I think of when Belgian white is mentioned.