Brewed by Camden Town
Style: Witbier
Camden, England
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 159   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Keg; Special.
James and Pete paired up for Gentleman’s 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.
It’s turned out as one of the most incredible beers we’ve 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, it’s dry and interesting and quenching and a dry, phenolic spice ends the mouthful like a full stop ends a sentence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joakgust (1115) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 9, 2013
Bottle, 33cl - Semi hazy golden blond beer with a small head. Aroma is spicy with notes of wheat, citrus, lemons, bergamot, tea and yeasty phenolic spicyness. Flavor is fresh with notes of lemons, bergamot, wheat and spices. Highly drinkable with a nice bite at the end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stefannilssons (1541) - SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2013
Mmm, det här var ju rätt så gott. Dock tyckte jag nog att den var lite för kolsyrad och sådant drar ju alltid ner upplevelsen. men utöver det så hade den en försiktig kropp men med en skön balans. Smaken bar toner av citron, torkat gräs, sötma och krydda. Slutsats; rätt så trevlig sak det här.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nische (1189) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2013
Cloudy yellow color. Floral, spicy, citric smell. Spicy taste with some sweet fruit and lemon to it. Refreshing and light with a pleasant bitterness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (2503) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle from Borough Wines, Stoke Newington. Pours cloudy yellow. Refreshing beer perfect for a warm summer evening. The lemon here is fairly sutble, the spicy wheatiness balanced with the bergamot and a saison-esque fragrance. A good fruity beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olsvammel (4121) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Floral and citrusy smell, spicy with some of the regular wit aromas, yeasty with some light citrus fruits. Similar taste. Very tasty brew, specially considering the ABV. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (4917) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 26, 2013
330ml bottle. Hazy pale golden colour with small, frothy, diminishing, minimally lacing, white head. Wheaty aroma, some citrus and orange, a floral touch, bergamot. Taste is initially minimally sweet floral, fruity, lemon, orange, later more and more bergamot comes in with increasing intensity, leading to a dry, floral finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hirigalzkar (2551) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 25, 2013
Bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Notes of clove, honey. citrus and orange cest in aroma, and also in taste. Taste is also a bit sweet of something that reminds me of vanilla and has got some clove notes in aftertaste. Heavy carbonation. Light and fresh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
prawlie (1283) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2013
Half pint at Euston Tap. Hazy yellow-orange, with bubbly head. Zesty, spiced wit, with a hint of bubblegum, citrus in the aroma. Nice beer, though I suspect best drunk in smaller portions. Very smooth and enjoyable. Hint of mint.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vignale (2539) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2013
Flaska från SB. Gyllengul, grumlig, lågt skum. Stiltypisk på alla sätt. Lätt, syrlig, frisk och ganska torr. Jäst, bergamott, pomerans, citronskal, lätt beska. Mycket trevlig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jonte (1413) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2013
Bottle. Hazy yellow colour with a white head. Dry & spicy, notes of lemon and wheat. A bit tart. Light body. Fizzy carbonation. Nice!

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