Full Review

Okanagan Spring Brewery

Okanagan Spring Brewery
Big White

Category: White IPA

Date Tasted:
Country: Canada
Alcohol: 5.5%
90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional

Okanagan Spring Brewery
Big White

Category: White IPA

Date Tasted:
Country: Canada
Alcohol: 5.5%
Minutely hazy old gold color. Tropical aromas and flavors of banana taffy, peppercorn spice muffin, and sourdough bruschetta with a round, crisp, finely carbonated, dryish medium-full body and an engaging, medium-long finish revealing notes of radish and peppery greens finish. A nicely balanced Belgian-style IPA.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Bold & Bitter, Hoppy, Malty & Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: banana taffy, peppercorn spice muffin, and sourdough bruschetta
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of radish and peppery greens
Bitterness Bitterness: Medium
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Grilled Chicken with Mango-Papaya Relish, Savory Goat Cheese Tart, Edam
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A nicely balanced Belgian-style IPA.

The Producer

Okanagan Spring Brewing Co.

The Producer
2801 27A Ave.
Vernon, BC V1T 1T5
Canada
1 250-542-2337

White IPA

Beer Glass Pokal Gold.jpg
Serve in a Pokal
White IPAs are clear or hazy, golden-colored beers that range from 4.5-6% in alcohol. These brews are a hybrid of the hop-forward American IPA and traditional Belgian wit styles. The flavors and aromas of these beers feature both the spice profile of Belgian wits and the citrusy and/or resinous aromatic hop profile of American IPAs, with medium-to-high hop bitterness. They are usually available only in summer months, but are steadily becoming year-round offerings as this style grows in popularity. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Deschutes Chainbreaker White IPA, Samuel Adams Whitewater IPA and Flying Dog Raging Bitch Belgian Style IPA.