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RATINGS: 315   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This is a variation on the classic Belgian Witbier style, but aged in French Oak Chardonnay barrels

Brewed with lemon peel, black peppercorns and corriander (sic).
Triple fermented - first in the tank with Belgian yeast, second in french oak Chardonnay barrels with brettanomyces, and finally in the bottle with a third yeast for natural carbonation.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pwn3d (1962) - Manhattan, New York, USA - NOV 1, 2011
Bottle courtesy of Brendan. Light and crisp wheat beer... Some spice and sugars notes.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AmEricanbrew (5575) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - NOV 1, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 10, 2013 Bottle via savnac-thanks again Ira. Hazy golden color/ white head. Awesome sharp brett, earthy, woody oak, tart lemon, white wine, peppercorn aromas. Light frothy mouthfeel. Bready pale wheat base brew with lemon, oak tannin, light chardonnay, peppercorn flavors--much more than a Wit beer here--excellent----& 10 2013 update--batch 2, now a year later is even better than the first batch.....

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
piscator34 (1946) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - OCT 30, 2011
Bottled sample shared with oakbluff. Yellow in colour with a bit of haze and medium carbonation. The bretty funk hits the nose immediately, followed up by some flaked wheat and a faint floral note. The brett character dominates in the mouth as well, but is backed by some herbal notes, lemon peel, and chardonnay barrel. Moderate bodied with a snappy finish. Reminds me a bit of Russian Riverís Temptation, but with some mild spices added and minus the sourness from the lacto and pedio. Very interesting and very tasty, and unlike any witbier Iíve ever tried.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
egajdzis (5248) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 11, 2012 Hazy yellow color with a large, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of wood, coriander, chardonnay, citrus fruits, vanilla, leather, and hay. Taste of citrus, spices, vanilla, hay, chardonnay, and a wild finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
scottw86 (1089) - Maryland, USA - OCT 27, 2011
Poured a very pale slightly yellow color with a medium-large foamy white head. Aroma is very funky and tart with lots of yeast and lemons. Definitely doesnít smell like any other Witbier Iíve had. Taste is slightly creamy with lemons and wheat. Taste also has more tartness with some cheese in the finish. The combination of flavors is really interesting, and definitely not like anything Iíve had before. Aftertaste is mostly cheese with some rotten eggs. Overall very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
douglas88 (5787) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 26, 2011
Bottle thanks to Dallas. Pours a clear straw color with a medium white head. The aroma is sour fresh lemons, some oak. The flavor is a very smooth slightly tart beer with loads of lemons, some phenolic notes, almost like a Berliner Weiss, very smooth. Tasty.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dwyerpg (4436) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2011
Smelled quite funky, not really wheaty; a nice light color. This is very good. Light yet strange and tasty. Donít know if I get oak, but certainly some funk. Different but would definitely drink again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (4276) - Utah, USA - OCT 18, 2011
750ml bottle shared by Dallas, thanks
Appearance: Clear yellow with a medium white head and some lacing
Aroma: Tart fruit and spices
Taste: Light tartness, wheat, and spices Nice, easy drinking and smooth

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6481) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 16, 2011
Bottle thanks to Sarah! Pours a near clear pale gold wit ha white head that dissipates nearly completely. Aroma is full of wheat with a hint of light fruit and flora as well as oak. Flavor begins with hay and is joined by grass and flora with hints of oak and light fruit backing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophead22 (2880) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - OCT 15, 2011
750ml bottle. Rating #56. Clear golden yellow pour wirh a white head. Funky aroma, picking up the oak pretty well, light citrus and lots of barnyard. Big citrus bite up front that lingers for awhile, more funk, but not as potent as the aroma, tasty beer. (1943)


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