Chalie, who writes The Mug Of Saint Arnold Blog, is about to tell you about a beer...
Victory Whirlwind Witbier
With Daily Beer Review and I both being Philadelphia transplants to Florida, I felt I had to have a Pennsylvania brew to review for his blog. I went with a Victory Brewing selection, which is out of Downingtown, Pennsylvania. I decided on their Whirlwind Witbier, their summer
The ale had an ABV of 5%, which leads to a very seasonable beer. On the label there was a “enjoy by” date of . I served the beer from its 12oz bottle into an imperial pint glass (and don’t worry, no slice of
Before I even poured the beer I noticed sediment suspended in the bottle, always a good sign. The beer had no head. The body was slightly cloudy clarity and the color was a golden straw. The carbonation was light but steady.
I was impressed with the aroma, very full and appetizing. I picked up notes of wheat, lemon, and spice. The flavor paralleled the aroma, but I did not find it as strong as the aroma. I gathered notes of wheat, slight grainy, lemon, light pepper, yeast and cloves.
The body was very thin. The carbonation faded from tingly to more flat as I drank. The flavor duration was basic.
The beer reflected the style well. It was light and refreshing, and would be a perfect summer beer to cool down with during those hot summer days. I would serve this beer with a nice summer salad or with some seafood.
Beer Score 3.5/5