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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.

VVino's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
VVino (3) - Texas, USA - NOV 26, 2011
Aroma has a great blend of mild spice and citrus. Pale honey color with Champagne bubbles. Poor head retention. Flavor has a amazing blend of spice, citrus, lightly sour apple, pear, and clove. Well done! Lingers on the tongue well after with a slightly tart feel. Would go great with a cheese plate, fish, pork, or chicken.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiveacestx (908) - Texas, USA - NOV 8, 2015
Bomber - deep orange color with practically no head. Floral and fruity aroma. A taste of apple juice and some peach, lemon and coriander. Medium body and a wet, fruity finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreatDane1632 (1161) - North Dakota, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 4 Nov 2012 -- Drank at the Alamo Theater, San Antonio. Dang good Wit. Interesting choice to turn into a double-version. Turned out pretty good though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ttoadee (1173) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 10, 2015
Medium gold pour, decent head leaves quickly. Nose is pixie sticks and wheat. Sweet and sour. Middle is sweet orange and coriander blended with sweet malt and kiwis. Finish sweet malt and spice.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
linusb (639) - SWEDEN - JUL 15, 2015
A: Lime, lemon peel, pomegranat, blood orange, green apple T: cardamom, fresh figs, lime, raisins, coriander, lavender O: Quite tart for a wit, heavy on nose but more simpel on taste. Nice one with similarity to a saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11469) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 20, 2015
750 mL bottle from Ommegang. Hazy golden, large foamy off-white head, good retention. Aroma of strong lemon, lemongrass, wheat, coriander. The taste is wheat, tropical fruits, lime, citrus, lemongrass, candied lemon, spicy finish. Medium bodied, bright, high carbonation, quite drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NordicV (1774) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2015
Dimmig orange öl med vitt skum. Mycket örtig och parfymerad doft med vissa citrustoner. I smaken så kommer även traditionell wit-jästighet. Förvånansvärt nog känns den lite tunn i kroppen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
murran (532) - - MAY 10, 2015
Pours an amber body with a medium head. Really nice aroma with flowery tones and a little funkiness. Fresh taste with tones of summer and flowers. All topped off with a nice carboration. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (3170) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 17, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, coriander, lemon, orange and soft spices. Flavor pf citrus zest, wheat, orange, lemon, spices, fruit and coriander. Medium body, average carbonation, tart & dry finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Peter_L (1226) - SWEDEN - APR 5, 2015
Rate från baklogg. Flaska från SB. Orangefärgad vätska med bitar av apelsinskal. Doftar som en blandning av kryddad julöl, tysk weissen och belgisk saison. Inte lätt att förstå bryggarens intention. Nu blir det lite av varje och ett tydlig bevis att delarna tillsammans inte bygger en större helhet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (6317) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - APR 4, 2015
How: Bottle.
Where: Systembolaget.
Appearance: Hazy dark golden colour with a small white head.
Aroma: Coriander, spices, some citrus, malt.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Citrus, spices, coriander, malt, some fruit.

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