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RATINGS: 329   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.


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4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
arondee (581) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Pours a clear lemon yellow color with a tiny white head. Aroma is brett, belgian yeast, and lemon candy. The taste is light and crisp with bit of lemon,white wine, and that familar brett taste. Its not sour at alll. Very dry and crisp and refreshing. Maybe the best wit ive ever had.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
emacgee (4137) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Very pale blonde pour with a soft haze and two fingers of crackling white head. Nose is very nice funky and earthy upfront with a nice acidity and yeasty quality. Light acidity in the flavor that presents itself as a pleasant tartness at the front of the mouth. Yeasty with an earthy malt character and rustic note. Light and dry with a very soft carbonation and tart finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Clarkdvm (169) - Florida, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle in Florida. Wheat, floral aroma. Witbier flavor & pour but bit too much lemon. Mediocrity at its finest for the genre.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1114) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle from the Syb Pig in Boca. Pours a nice hazy straw color with a thick head. Aroma is citrus with lemon and orange zest, brett, slight oak barrel, and some pepper spices. The taste is front end very citrus and then the brett and pepper come on the end. I had a tough time finding the coriander, but that was fine. Heavily carbed, clean, refreshing, somewhat tart finish for the style. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (1417) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 21, 2014
Yellow with a small pale head. Aroma is brett funk, orange peel, peach, hint of oak. Light bodied, tart on the palate with a fruity sweet finish. Taste is orange blossom, lemon peel, brett funk, coriander.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (3047) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - NOV 10, 2014
Clear pale golden colour, white head. Aroma of pineapple, quite spicy, 5 spice, chipolata, winegums. Quite herbal flavour, wheat, malts, fruity, light bitter, hint of soap. Herbal finish, wheat, peel, spicy, citrus, apricot and winegum. Interesting brew.
(from 66cL bottle @ Joris’ & Judy’s Dinner Party. Thanks for sharing, joes!)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DSG (6329) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle sample at a sour tasting at the Beer & Beyond shop. Thanks Noam. Batch #2, 3/12. Pale yellow with a white head. Aroma of wood, brett, white wine, fruits and a bit of spiciness. Sourish flavor, vinous, woody, with fruits (quite citric), brett, some spiciness and some bitterness. Medium-bodied, lively carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
M82 (319) - Kansas, USA - OCT 24, 2014
A hazed light, sunny yellow body sits beneath a fading half inch frothy-tight white head falling to a solid ring with a few dots of lace

Initially, the adjuncts merge with the yeast and barrel to create a dominate stanky-cheesy funk note, which at times gives way to cleaner, brighter notes of lemon peel, spices, bright earthy barn, and chardonnay with smooth transitions on a creamy, mildly carbonated medium-light body offering a clean, vinous, lemony-tart residual

750ml cork and cage Batch #3 2014 served at 45º and warming into Orrefors Beer Taster


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MacBoost (1399) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - OCT 22, 2014
750ml from Johns Grocery. Real nice bier clerk sent me this one. Excellent service. Pours a pale yellow color with a minimal head. Aromas of lemon and citrus, with some oak and funk tossed in for good measure. Taste is semi sweet and lightly bitter, even for the style. Flavors of straw, lemon peel, light oak. Finish is slightly sweet and sweaty. Pretty solid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6083) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 29, 2014
"a standout in the style, if only because it no longer really fits the style. the wit base makes itself known only in color and feel. the smell is mostly wild diaper, and the flavor brett and oak, with very light chardonnay aspects. good beer, but too steep in price. i’ll be curious about future releases from this new brewery, though. brewer spent 13 years at midnight sun..."

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOLTZ7555 (2823) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Light 10 karat pour with ample carbonation and a tightly packed ivory cap. Lemongrass, hay, some funk, white wine, coriander, crushed black pepper, and biscuit. Lots going on here, but it all seems to meld together nicely. Yum!


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