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Brewed by Camden Town
Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
London, England
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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Keg; Special.
James and Pete paired up for Gentlemanís Wit (4.3% ABV). The inspiration, other than loving the zesty spiciness of wit, lies somewhere between a plate of lemon meringue pie and a cup of Earl Grey tea. James roasted 20 lemons covered in bergamot for 20 hours until they were juicy, fragrant, caramelised and sharp. The beer was made with a classic recipe and yeast strain with the lemons bombing into the whirlpool at the end of the brew.
Itís turned out as one of the most incredible beers weíve brewed. The colour is as beautiful as a beer can get: a hazy, unfiltered warm pastel yellow. The lemon and bergamot poke through the aroma, a hint of sharpness cuts through the middle, itís dry and interesting and quenching and a dry, phenolic spice ends the mouthful like a full stop ends a sentence.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (3544) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2013
330 ml bottle. Hazy yellow colour with small white head. Aroma fruity; bananas, cloves, bergamotte and some citrus. Flavor has sour-ish notes, yeast, wheat, some bergamotte and fruit.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (4501) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2013
Bottle from SB cons 2013-06-15 GŲteborg AR: Russian early grey Tea, lemonade AP: hazy coppery, fizzy deminshing wee transparent head F: banana foam, dry yeast, lemonade, medium bitterness, wee bit watery feeling, lemon peal, wee hint of Earl Greay Tea (Russian version),

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (2165) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2013
Bottle. Hazy orange with a medium white head. Fruity and spicy tones. Malt fruit and spices. High carbonation. Medium body with a dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JorgeLee (1270) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2013
Keg at the Flask NW3. Light yellow colour. Quite fresh, quenching. Didnít really get too much of the lemon/bergamot. This style isnít my favourite, the beer is a well executed example but these wits just donít really excite me.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Furseth (1981) - Kungšlv, SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2013
Bottle: Thanx to Mr.Rask: Hazy yellow colour, with a flat head. Aroma dominates of fruits,Te,banana(?) citrus, adn some sweet maltynes. Flavor had a nice belgian yesty mouthfeeling mixed with citrus and fruits, and malts. thin body, medium long fruity finish. Nice!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CraftBeerNick (996) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2013
Keg at Lovibonds as a guest. Refreshing and fine, not my style, but drinkable. Ok pint

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (3274) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 10, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 20, 2014 Bottle from Mane Liquor. Dirty off yellow pour isnít that appealing. The nose is quite zesty and lemon forward with plenty of cloves and banana. Fairly easy going and summer driven stuff. Absolute quaffer of a wheat. I actually donít mind this because it is so drinkable for a wheat. Summer in a bottle type stuff

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VintageViking (42) - - JUN 8, 2013
Oh this is lovely! Draft, at the Local Pub in Athens. Spicy, lemony, refreshing Wit - really firm on the palate, whilst still being balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zingao (15) - SWEDEN - JUN 8, 2013
Poured into glass. Light yellow appearance with a small creamy head. Taste of lemon, bergamot and sweet fruits. Fairly light body. Great for hot days. One of the better wheat beers in my opinion.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
7stern (417) - Bromma, SWEDEN - JUN 8, 2013
Hazy golden with lasting foam. Banana and melon aroma. Fresh, spicy taste, some citrus.


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