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

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
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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.


Jorn69's rating

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jorn69 (842) - Ängelholm, - JUL 25, 2013
@ Röhällavägen. Flaska från Systembolaget (24:-). Gul/gyllene till färgen. Kryddig doft och smak, mycket citrustoner, jäst, vetesyrlig, lätt kropp.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
POLK (2144) - Hørning, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2014
Something simple but nice refreshing coriander flavor. Good summer beer. Do not take no yeast in the bottle bottom because it tasted of hand soap.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (3717) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2014
Keg at Old Fountain, London. Rather nice Wit. Smooth, glossy gobfeel. Chalky, clovey flavour. Taste holds the attention. Chalk.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (3108) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2014
330ml bottle from Archive Beer Boutique. Rating from 2013. Pretty good wit beer this one with banana in the flavour.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
culchiem (2427) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle. Hazy lemon with a minimal head. Aroma is fairy liquid. Flavour is yeasty citrus, a little caramel. Fruity base.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer0clock (85) - Canterbury, Kent, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2014
Citrus, banana, carbonated, very light golden, no head or lacing, very belgian in style and taste, bottle from mouton rouge.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerSkull (1234) - SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2014
(Bottle). Slightly sweet scent of malt, citrus and yeast. Tart taste of yeast, citrus and wheat. The taste is a bit watery.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamestulloch (1268) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 10, 2014
Bottle from Cornelius. Hazy pale golden body with a thin white head that slowly fades. Average carbonation. Light lacing. Aroma of lemonade, coriander and botanical notes. Flavour of lemon, green tea and flower petals. Thin body with a watery texture. Lively fizz. Sharp, refreshing and dry. An interesting beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chimpgibbon (286) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2014 Lemon, pine and mellow dry funk. Cloudy yellow in bottle, less so on keg. Nice creamy head. Lemon, light touch of herbal sweetness. Beautifully zippy front palate then moving to bone dry. Wonderful summer beer when served correct.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Burgers (272) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Cloudy pale lemon with thin white head. Aroma is lemon and pine. Taste light sweet and sour. Slightly astringent. Refreshing.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
edsspoon (323) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 17, 2014
Keg - Cloudy pale straw, thin white head, good lacing and good retention. Aroma is lemon, herby, pine and musty barnyard. Taste is herby, piney, grainy, grassy, coriander seeds and slightly sour. Medium body, light carbonation. Can’t say I liked it that much.


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