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Brooklyn Fiat Lux
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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Combining Canadian and American malts with a large proportion of un-malted white winter wheat, Fiat Lux starts with a Belgian witbier inspiration. A blend of Pacific Northwest hops, a little lime peel and a dash of Indian coriander brings a bright blast of citrusy aromatic sunshine, while German Perle hops supply a nice big zap of refreshing bitterness.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (2441) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 4, 2012
With 390,490 and 590 clogged with traffic, I took the back roads thru the city and ended up at the Tap and Mallet. Pours cloudy gold with white head. Nose and taste of sweet fruit, wheat malt, banana, coriander and orange. This seemed much lighter than I thought it would be. Being the 1st beer, it went down very fast too. The ABV was well hidden.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8358) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 3, 2012
Enjoyed on tap at Blue Monk. Good yeasty wheat aroma, very fresh characteristics. Light coloured, carbonation bubbles are apparent. A tasty sweet, seet and spicy. Good drinkability for the style. with a drop of orange peel.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (2948) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 3, 2012
Draft @ Sunset Grill and Tap. Tulip showed a mostly clear yellow with bubbly, thick head. Sheets of lacing and retention. The nose is a bit different then the flavor. Nose is sweet with lots of fruit esters, showing clove and lime. Taste goes more to a spicy Wit. Zesty coriander, lively grapefruit and pine hops, with the Lime peel shows up somewhere in there as well. Honestly, I’m surprised this isn’t rated a bit higher. It’s a nicely executed Wit. Give it a try and be the judge.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dogfishho (588) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - SEP 3, 2012
Lovely, long lime finish on this saison-style beer. Very palate coating and refreshing. Awesome

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
tcane7 (1651) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2012
Draft at Tria. Poured a slightly hazy gold with thin white head and decent lacing. Aroma of mild spices, banana, and muted yeast funk. Spices come through and dominant the flavor - coriander, clove, pepper, with some citrus. Note my style of beer but executed fairly well. Good end of summer beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2146) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 1, 2012
At total tap takeover at lovin cup. Pretty good for a wit. Yeasty, fruity, spicy. Clear gold. Decent stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Draft. Bright yellow color, fluffy white head with good retention. Aroma of banana bubblegum and clove. Taste is almost like a hefeweizen. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maverick34 (2162) - New York, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Draught from Swift. Golden apple pour with big white head. Spices and fruity smell. Bit of a grainy taste wheat etc.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
redpooba (396) - New York, USA - AUG 31, 2012
A light yellowish ale with a hint of lime color and a white head. The aroma is of coriander and sweetness. It starts like an IPA with body but right when the bitter hops would hit there is a crisp line flavor and then a small bit of bitterness. Nicely done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jredmond (5213) - Manhattan, New York, USA - AUG 30, 2012
Draft at pony. Pours a clear amber golden body with thin white lacing. Aroma is super strong clove and banana. Mouthfeel is spicy and medium with notes of spicy perfume, wheat, banana and clove. Not a huge fan. Practically a banana beer.


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