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RATINGS: 290   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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
weihenweizen (1736) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Refrigerated 75 cl brown bottle corked and capped poured into a weizen glass. Pours light orange with medium white head. Aroma is cardamom, medium body, well carbonated, and some big bubble lacing. Taste is dominated by spice: cardamom, grains of paradise, and lavender. Too much spice for me, I like richer wits with orange dominant taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanscourt (745) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Very good. Zippy. Sweet orange like flavor with coriander. Nice carbonated bite on the tongue.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (7410) - Illinois, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Draft. HaEd honey colored pour. Smell is astringent toward galangal, lavender, and lemongrass, tartness as well. Flavor is tart, not quire sour, heavy urinal cake lavender, wheat, and ginger. Would have gone well with some Brett but a little too much spice and tartneas battling in this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BierMeHoos (101) - Maryland, USA - AUG 11, 2014
750 ml bottle. Hazy yellow with huge head. Aroma is clove, various other spices. Taste has a huge lemony-sweet quality. Spices in the background as well as banana. Creamy, slick mouth feel. Overall the aroma and taste are both a little disappointing, but this is a good beer for those who like a little sour. Interesting, to say the least.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SSSteve (3773) - - AUG 10, 2014
bottle. cloudy light gold with a loud, fizzy white head. citrus, ginger, white pepper aromas. flavor is surprisingly tart. lots of white grapefruit and a twist of lemon acidity. lighter notes of GOP, vanilla, clove and green banana. thank goodness the lavender doesn’t show up...i hate that crap.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ljthiessen (392) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle. Sweet and spicy aroma, some lemon and coriander. Flavour is sweeter and fuller bodied than expected. Nice combination of citrus, tropical fruits and spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kayres (475) - , Georgia, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Orange yellow with a medium White head. Sweet fruity aroma. Smooth bits of lemon and hibiscus ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcnielsen (2108) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange color with white head. Spicy, floral, yeasty, citrus aromas. Spicy, wheat, tart, citrus flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gschrade (678) - Collinsville, USA - AUG 8, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours cloudy yellow with a white head. Taste coriander, orange, belgian yeast, sweet. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (2426) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - AUG 6, 2014
Shared 750 ml. bottle, poured to snifters showing a cloudy orange color, with a white, frothy head that rapidly reduced to a ring & film, and left some waves & spray as lacing. The nose was expressive orange and coriander, maybe some "potpourri" spices as ginger & rosemary?, but not much Belgian yeast character. Light bodied, with spritzy carbonation that propelled the lightly sweetened, juicy, but tart flavor nicely. Well disguised alcohol. Refreshing.

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