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RATINGS: 100   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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This Ale is our take on a classic Belgian Wit Beer. To make this beer unique, we add un-malted wheat, rolled oats, two varieties of classic European hops, chamomile, curacao orange peel, coriander, grains of paradise, and a rare yeast strain from the Old Country. This is a beer that can be enjoyed year round. Cheers!

Frank's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frank (2929) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 12, 2013
This is some strange business. It is not a witbier at all, even though Crazy Mountain paid attention to details most people ignore like actually using unmalted wheat. However, the spice is all kinds of different. There is a big list of stuff on the side of the can but what I get out of this mostly is a sort of mellow cinnamon warmth, perhaps it is the chamomile. It is interesting an interesting sort of flavor for something I think of as a light, refreshing style but it’s pretty tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brigadier (3010) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - OCT 14, 2014
12 ounce can
A random can picked up on a whim provides a pleasant experience worthy of a lawnmower beer or the next camping trip. I doubt I will grab the other Crazy Mountain beers any time soon but this offered a nice chance to transition to the bigger winter beers.

Aroma / Appearance - A golden base with crisp snowy head shines with life. Lemon buttered scones, wheat, and light citrus give this a smooth low key profile. Honey wraps up the experience nicely.

Flavor / Palate - Spicy wheat, lemons, and honey brighten the palate. The result after a few sips is a mild impression that sticks in the throat like light fog. A crisp wheat falls squarely in the middle of the pack. If you find one on sale for $1.99 or less it might be worthy of a tick.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Barreras (999) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Pours an opaque yellow with a slight fruit aroma. Taste is hay, apricot and a bit earthy. Clean, crisp and refreshing with an easy finish. A nice light witbier with little complexity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (5896) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"Would be a pretty standard boring wit if not for the very nice addition of camomile. I admit I’m a sucker for this flowery goodness, so I’m probably scoring a bit high, but so be it :)"

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danyel (850) - Colorado, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Can, Pours yellow with thick white head. Aroma is very floral, chamomile, baking spices, bread, earthy. Taste is chamomile, tart, crisp, refreshing. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (2684) - Michigan, USA - AUG 18, 2014
12 ounce can into pint glass, no can dating. Pours hazy bright gold color with a 1 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings down the glass, with a light amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of lemon, pear, apple, orange peel, coriander, chamomile, pepper, clove, wheat, bread, oats, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and pale malt notes; with solid strength. Taste of lemon zest, pear, apple, orange peel, coriander, chamomile, pepper, clove, wheat, oats, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Light earthy spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, pear, apple, orange peel, coriander, chamomile, pepper, clove, wheat, bread, oats, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant flavors with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and pale malt notes; with very solid robustness and no cloying flavors after the finish. No watery feeling at all in the flavors. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, fairly crisp, and lightly bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with no warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice and pleasant witbier. All around good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and pale malt flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
weihenweizen (1766) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Refrigerated 12 oz. aluminum can poured into a weizen glass. Very slightly hazy golden with very small white head. Aroma is chamomile, light body, medium carbonation, and some medium bubble lacing. Taste is chamomile, some coriander, some green apple, and hints of orange peel. Easy to drink, different, but very little richness.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RABinCO (1365) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Draft sample. Hazy yellow pour. Aroma is apples, spice, cinnamon. Taste is like cinnamon apple sauce. Just lots of green apple in this one. Makes it slightly tart. Fairly crisp and refreshing. But not what I’d expect from the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
drjay44 (2668) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUL 29, 2014
12 oz. can. Pours a thinnish, poorly retained white head with slight lacing, over a hazy yellow (SRM 3) body.....nose is citrus, honey, chamomile, herbs....taste is lightly sweet, with honey tones, chamomile, hints of citrus, minimal hop bitterness.....mouth feel, light body, no alcohol, light acid. The adjunct spices were used with a heavy hand in this light refreshing style and are overly dominant. They need to be cut back and coriander, which is classic added. BJCP 7/3/12/4/6

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
C1tySurfer83 (11) - - JUL 23, 2014
Pint on tap poured in a snifter. Beer had a pretty straw-golden color with a white head that dissipated QUICKLY. First sniffs were deceiving as the Belgian yeast dominated the problems. Then, sour milk. Sip. Belgian yeast. Low spiciness... sip... sour milk. really unpleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (8100) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Can. Hazy pale gold with a white head. Aroma of lemon zest / oil, calcium, pepper, herbs, phenols; fainter notes of potpourri / soap. Medium-light body, acidic, quenching, semi-sweet, medium-low bitterness. Carbonic, phenolic, juicy, though a little plastic-like and finishes soapy. Body and sugar and bitterness and acidity align well.

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