Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


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RATINGS: 388   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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.

MadDogMD's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MadDogMD (215) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Bottle from AJ’s Arcadia. Pours hazy, light straw w/ bubbly, white head. Nose of light citrus, yeast, peach. Surprising flavors of Brett funk, tart fruit, some vinegar, mild oak. Still classic Wit flavors, too- light spice, orange, yeasty. Thin, carbonated mouthfeel. Dry finish. Very surprised by this & thought it was very well done!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4348) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 25, 2016
Bomber shared by Paul. Anchorage whiteout brett witbier 6.5% A very light gold with a filmy wisp of white foam. A wheaty lemon and spice aroma with a light ultra dry body and wheat, brett, lemon and green hops but very minimal witbier character. More an American wheat than a belgian wit but good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ScoWRee (410) - Perkiomen, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 4, 2016
Pours a pale golden color. Super big white foamy head. Not much aroma. Slight citrus aroma. Taste is very light. Slightly hoppy slightly lemony. I can’t get a handle on this. I guess it might be a nice Witbier. Not my thing

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
drpimento (3009) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 14, 2016
Aroma’so more like a farmhouse. Super easy drinking. Slightly sweet finish. Refreshing. Balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (2797) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 1, 2016
Bottle from a friend. Golden color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, yeast, earthy notes, grass, a bit of oak and spices. Bitter finish with citrus, yeast, grass, oak, spices and grass. Excellent witbier.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
poisoneddwarf (2247) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - MAY 27, 2016
750 ml corked and caged bottle. Aroma is funky brett, lemon, lotion, dusty basements, old books, floral, chalky candy. Pours extremely pale yellow with a thick soapy white head with great retention. Taste is dry with flavors of brett, lotion; I can taste black pepper, but don’t think I would have noticed it without it being mentioned on the label. Likewise, I can pick out the chardonnay now that I know it was aged in barrels containing it, but I’m not getting the oak itself. No coriander that I can tell, either. It’s actually kind of bland. Well, it alternates between being interesting from the brett, to a watery blandness that I’m not used to with well made examples of the style. Mouthfeel is champagne-level foamy. It’s not bad, but it’s a bit of a letdown from the description on the label.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
melush (2681) - SPAIN - MAY 1, 2016
Bottle 75cl / Botella 75cl. @ LaBIRRAtorium, Madrid, España. A: Hazy golden / Dorado turbio. T/S: Yeast, citrusy, slightly spicy / Levadura, citrico, ligeramente especiado.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TXBadger (2459) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 29, 2016
Pours a hazy yellow golden color with fizzy white head. Citrus, coriander, funk, light tartness, and oak on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with fruit, brett, and some light tartness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2016
ours a cloudy golden yellow with fizzy head. Aromas of citrus peel, yeast, hay, and some coriander. Flavors of coriander, a little vegatal, and some nice barrel. Tart beautiful wit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrMeadMan (73) - Amesbury, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 11, 2016
Pours with a nice white foamy head. Belgian yeast aroma as expected. The Brett and oak flavors are not pronounced but are present. A tasty brew but not what I personally would call a standout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holmen1 (4698) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JAN 19, 2016
Fra flaske på Mi2 Cardinal, jan-16: klar, svært lys strågul med flott skum som varer. Luftig, lett og elegant i uttrykket, både i aroma og smak. Sitrongress, pepper, dill, koriander er noen av ordene som går rundt i panelet. Kan humlen være Soraci Ace? Superelegant, reneste champagnen, stor begeistring hos alle. Superb palate. Ovesen ønsker seg bare et smørbrød med gravlaks til denne.

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