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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Grains of wheat and barley + hops + drops of wit + a black pepperish spice…ah, Grains of Paradise + notes of orange and coriander + carbonation to bring out the aromatics; ( - % Belgian yeast culture = slight haze)…Mouthfeel = medium body …Eureka! Witty, a light and refreshing wit beer with engaging complexity.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (8660) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 10, 2011
Bottle from the brewery (Sprecher). Pours hazy and golden. Pleasant wheat aromas,. Medium mouthfeel, tingling carbonation. some cloves, perhaps some cinammon though the wheat base is so-so. Not super drinkable

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ughsmash (7136) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 8, 2010
Bottled. Poured clear straw golden with a creamy, sticky white head. The aroma picked up lemon zest, white pepper, and earth on a sweet, but surprisingly refreshing nose.. smelled good. The flavor didn’t quite hold serve, but it was serviceable.. tacky pale and honey malts at the core with sweet (and just a little tart) candied lemon, coriander, and white pepper around.. more sour and near refreshing on the finish.. very clean for a wit. Lighter-bodied with a decent feel and flow on the palate.. this was a whole lot better than expected.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (6283) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 3, 2011
Tap at the Sprecher tour/reserve tasting. Light semi-hazy yellow pour with a large frothy white head. Lemon and orange peel on the nose. Medium palate. Orange and coriander on taste. Paired with a lemon cookie on the tour.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheAlum (5701) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 30, 2012
12 oz bottle from Sprecher Brewery (Glendale, WI). Pours a well hazed golden orange hue, deeper hued wihth some mellow carbonation. Frothy whitish head sits atop, dies to a mellow loose film, light lacing. Aromas are a good deep orange peel, fruit, and coriander spice. Flaked wheat, fruity esters offer some sweetness, mellow dryness, cereal grains. More impressive nose than the previous rating. Initial is lighter bodied, getting towards medium though. A firm orange peel front offers inviting citrus, oranges, and touches of mellow spicy coriander. Flaked wheat, dry bread, and touches of citrusy orange, fruity esters. A firm cereal and bready body hits, with some lively oranges that grow, touches of spice. Backend and finish offer dryness, citrus rind, and some mellow sweetness. A pretty good example. Solid offering.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skyview (5209) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUN 13, 2010
Sampled via 12-oz bottle at the Great Northern Beer Festival in Eagle River, WI. Pours a clear golden light pale amber colored brew with a creamy white head that slowly dissipates. Aroma is very faint coriander, orange zest, a hint of yeast and golden grain malt, Taste is light bodied, some artificial orange zest, earthy spices and golden grain malt with corn. Finish is slightly peppery, crisp and a short lived bitterness that quickly disappears.

1.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
heemer77 (5100) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUN 30, 2011
This is the strangest looking wit I have ever seen. It is a deep amber gold with a bright eggshell white head. This appears more like an APA with barely any haze. The nose has lots of the expected lemon peel and coriander. There is also some banana peel. The taste is really spicy, no balance at all. I can barely detect the light malt behind the tons of banana peels, coriander and green wood. The finish is astringent and harsh. I am not a wit fan, but this is more soapy and tough to drink than most.

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2011
Bottle courtesy of BeerFMAndy. Served in a Cantillon tulip. Pours yields a clear light gold beer with a very thin white head and no retention. Settles quite quickly into a swirly cap and a really thin collar. No lacing. Nose brings some mild Belgian yeast character with a bit of orange zest and light coriander. Taste has a bit of orange zest but then takes the coriander way too far into the spicy realm. Not subtle at all. The excessive use of coriander really destroys the mouthfeel, which is otherwise light and well-carbonated. Drinkability is pretty low. This is way too much of a spice bomb. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 02-04-2011

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4918) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2011
From Matt at 3R6P. Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a very cloudy apricot color with a large creamy white head that lingered and produced good lacing. The aroma was dry coriander and pepper without much in the way of complexity. The flavor was dryish, a touch musty and a bit chalky with moderate notes of coriander and pepper. The finish was long, dry and spicy. Medium body though chewy. Decent.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 23, 2010
Hazed light golden yellow with a disappearing thin white head. Aroma of orange peel, coriander, grains, yeast and some black pepper. Effervescent for sure with grains of paradise, orange zest, malt and mild pepper. Dry on the finish and a touch bland overall but drinkable enough.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wlajwl (3881) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUN 18, 2011
Flavor leans toward Fruit Loops in the flavor and relatively sour as well. Not a very good witbier.


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