Saint Archer’s White Ale pours with a hazy and pale yellow coloration and a small about of white head that provides a light lacing down the bottle. The initial nose of this White Ale provides some hints of coriander and grain, but it is the first sip that fully establishes the totality of tastes that one will experience with this brew. There is a crispness to Saint Archer’s White Ale that makes it a good go-to during the warm summer months. The beer does not solely rely on wheat and citrus elements, instead adding hints of malt and a bevy of fruits (lemon, orange) to the beer. This White Ale maintains its backbone nicely as it continues to warm, with a slight shift towards a more tart profile as one continues to finish the beer.
There is a small amount of bitterness (12 IBU) that provides greater depth to this White Ale, rather than continuing to hit imbibers with sweet and fruit elements. This well-balanced approach makes for a White Ale that far surpasses other in-style efforts currently on the market. Saint Archer’s White Ale comes in 12 and 22 ounce bombers; one or two should be precisely what is needed to set off a memorable night around campfires, on the beach, or placed alongside fish, chicken, or beef dishes.
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