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


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 152   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Share this beer with friends!
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 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Davros (2165) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 21, 2013
Pours gold with a fading head. Nose shows a herbal note (bergamot?), lemon peel and a doughy wheat character. Somewhat reminiscent of sponge cake. Some lemon remains as a flavour along with the herbal note. More doughy wheat too. Needs more carbonation. An interesting twist. Still think some orange peel would be good though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tommann (2974) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2013
330ml bottle. Pours hazy lemon gold with no head. Aroma is coriander and a touch of lemon. Taste is wheat and coriander to start with a strong coriander finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (7485) - Tel Aviv, - OCT 25, 2013
[10/3/13] Draught at Craft Beer Co Clerkenwell in London. Hazy yellow. Aroma of coriander, citrus peels and wheat. Spicy flavor, sweetish and a bit tart, with citrus and a drier, more spicy finish. Light-medium-bodied. Refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kingi (504) - - OCT 23, 2013
clear yellow with a quickly fading white head. aroma is spicy lemon which carries in to the taste with light bitterness and sourness, zesty. Light body and light beer but some interesting tastes. good summer beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
k0mpsa (1490) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - OCT 23, 2013
Bottle from brewdog online. Hazy orange color, small white head. Aroma is wheat, yeast, little soapy, orange, grapes. Nice wheaty body, orange, lemon, hops, co2.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
viktorvee (510) - Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2013
A light, lemony wheat beer basically, fairly tasty, without being a particular knock out.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alphadelic (1840) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 5, 2013
A dry, citric nose with an element of cedar wood to it. A touch of soap and a very light and soft body to it. That soap ones is unfortunate. It sets the beer back a bit for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (2918) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 4, 2013
Draught at the North Riding Brewpub, Scarborough, September 2013. Fizzy pale blond with a thin white head. Delicate coriander and smooth orange peel aroma, wheaty, chewy bubblegum flavour with some lemon. Full body, fizzy, bubblegum finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AdiBeer (1763) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 22, 2013
Cloudy, white head. Wheaty with citrusy tones. Slightly sour finish. Half pint at Dial Arch, Woolwich.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (6822) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 15, 2013
Draught @ Euston Tap, London. Pours slightly hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of wheat, spice, coriands, lemon. Flavor is light sweet with wheat, spice, coriands, little lemon. Thin to medium body, lively carbonation. Wits is not really my game, but my mom liked it. 150913

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 « 4 5 6  7  8 9 10 » 16

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50