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Boulevard Smokestack Series: Two Jokers Double-Wit

Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


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RATINGS: 333   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%

No. 8 in the Boulevard Smokestack Series. "Double Witbier"

Conventional wisdom holds that there are two sides to every story. Though our new Two Jokers Double-Wit is hardly conventional, there are in fact two distinct pieces to its personality. On the one hand, it’s a revival of the classic Belgian “wit,” or “white” beer, a style dating back to the late 1800s. The use of lactic fermentation and ingredients like coriander and orange peel are hallmarks of the style, as are the cloudiness and the pale color that give the beer its name. On the other hand, it’s a modern, uniquely American specialty brew; big, flavorful, and spiced with cardamom, lavender, and grains of paradise. Two Jokers has a refreshing tartness, nicely balanced by a well rounded malt bill graced by notes of caramel. Belgian yeast brings floral aromas with hints of banana and clove, and a citrusy zing to the tongue. Two Jokers Double-Wit pairs well with the lighter fare of spring and summer, such as grilled fish or chicken, feta cheese, fresh garden salads, and fruit compotes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5872) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle - 750mL corked and caged. Cloudy gold with a tall white head. Strongly spiced aroma with citrus, big wheat and yeast notes. Taste is sweet malt, wheat, candied fruit, spices, citrus zest and yeast. Body is medium with lots of prickly carbonation. Ends with more spices, candied fruit, toasted grains, sweet malt, yeast and citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (5043) - FINLAND - DEC 31, 2014
.75 bottle. Hazy yellow golden. Spicy nose- coriander, citrus lemons, malty yeast. Good bodied, wheaty, thick malty, lots of citrus again. Feels bit acidic, dry bitter. Almost a tripel, but too bitter lemony.

-- bb

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pilsnerrogge (2759) - Finspång, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2014
Pours hazy golden with a thick head.
Aroma is lemons, lime, corinder and wheat.
Fat mouth feel.
Sourish flavour with notes of coriander, lemons, wheat and some alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (9823) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 5, 2014
750 ml bottle. BB 02/2015. From a trade with jcnielsen. Thanks a lot Justin!
Cloudy golden colour with a small white head. Really strong spicy aroma. The flavour is yeast, mild tartness, citrus and a lot of spices. Some alcohol there too. Too much spices for me. I like more traditional Witbier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackflibb (5) - - NOV 30, 2014 does not count
Medium sourness, lightly bitter, light sweetness, grass, citrus, light body, lively, long finish, pale, hazy, frothy. I think it’s a bit too sour for the style and that lingers a bit too long. The aroma is really striking, complex, yummy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jw0406 (1059) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 29, 2014
750 ml. Bottle pours a hazy golden color with a nice white head. Aromas of light citrus, coriander, spice. Light bodied, very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Xebbe (159) - - NOV 29, 2014
God för att vara en veteöl. Men jag gillar inte veteöl. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (9365) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2014
750 cc from Capone’s. Pours hazy golden with fizzy white head. Nose was limey citrus, hops, coriander. Tasted lightly yeasty, champagney, with heavy carbonation, notes of lime, citrus hops, and pale malt, and a crisp finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LoganL166 (25) - Iowa, USA - NOV 22, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 30, 2014 Pours a dark bronze color with a quick fading white head with no lacing to be seen. Aroma of citrus, funk, and banana. Taste is forward with a tart sour fruit followed by a nice sweetness that finishes clean and leaves a certain effervescence on the palate. Really enjoy this one

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ktwse (3662) - Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2014
Pours cloudy golden amber with fairly tall frothy white head. Aroma of honey, wheat, light citrus, tropical fruit, light spices. Taste is lightly sour and funky up front, heavy with honey and citrus. Lightly sweet finish with lingering honey. Body is medium to rich with soft carbonation.

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