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


on tap

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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   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 12/20
VastActiv (5676) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 25, 2014
Tap at Woolshed, Helsinki. Colour is cloudy greenish yellow with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, lemon, hints of citrus, hints of spices, Belgian yeast, wheat and malts. Very fresh and enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen1 (4814) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 22, 2014
Til maten (et meget godt valg!) på The Horseshoe, i lag med Steven og Håkon april-14: flott skum som varer, og den lett uklare strågule fargen kler stilen. Masse aroma og smak, den hadde ingen problemer med å skjære i gjennom den nydeligelangtidsstekte lamb shank med tilbehør. Sitron, bergamottappelsin og belgisk gjør. Heftig og begeistret! Og bare 4,3 vitamineneheter, jeg var meget imponert. En pub jeg skal tilbake til.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (4454) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2014
Bottle from Coppers, Newcastle. This is a hazy pale straw coloured beer with lemon and sage (bergamot?) flavours, floral fruity notes and a creamy zesty, tart fruity finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sunevdj (3949) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - APR 19, 2014
On tap at BA2, Malmo. Pours a slightly hazy golden with a white head. Smells of orange marmalade. Sweet and sour with lots of orange peel aromas. Also some notes of Belgian yeast. Medium bodied. Medium carbonation. Dry finish. Tastes of orange marmalade.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 19, 2014
Draught at Bishops Arms Savoy. Cloudy golden colored with a small white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of wheat, orange peel and spices. Fruity flavor of orange peel and hops. Fruity and citric finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kristerbladh (11) - - APR 18, 2014
From keg at Camden brewery pub. Drunk from weissbier glass, pale straw colour, thin head. Quite a lot of flavour considering the low alcohol percentage, fresh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3739) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2014
330ml bottle from the Grumpy Goat Reading. Pours a pale straw and with a thin white head and some cloudiness. Aroma is light lemon, and taste with light bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (10391) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 15, 2014
330 ml bottle. BB 25/04/14. From alesbymail.co.uk.
Cloudy yellow colour with a tiny white head. Sweetness, mild yeast, some citrus and clove in the aroma. The flavour is mild floral hops, mild yeast, citrus, clove and some sweetness. Drinkable. Easy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
omega (896) - NEW ZEALAND - JAN 13, 2014
Very floral and aromatic nose. Pot pourri on the palate and surprisingly pleasant. A few though might get a little on the sickly side.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olliejobbins (1578) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 2, 2013
330ml bottle. pours a hazy light yellow. aroma is not really of much. some subtle yeast, wheat and lemons. bit of fairy liquid too. tastes very wheaty at first followed by some citrus.

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