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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 2.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Deep River Brewing Company’s Twisted River Wit is a full flavor Belgian Witbier with hints of orange and citrus notes weaved with a Belgian yeast strain, and hopped with Cascade.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ChainGangGuy (4568) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - AUG 4, 2015
12 ounce can - $2.25 at Tasty Beverage Co. in Asheville, North Carolina.

Appearance: Pours a lightly hazed, yellow-hued body with a thin, rather brief, white head.

Smell: Mercy. A buttery-smelling caramel scent, and a fairly strong one at that overshadows any meager citrus notes and any perceivable spice elements.

Taste: As expected from the aroma, it’s an odd, oddly sweet caramel coupled with butter flavor that gives a curious sensation of kettle corn. Maybe a flash of herb and lemon under there, who knows, really, as it’s mainly the rich, sweet, buttery flavor. I was hoping for an under-performing wit at worst, a delightfully passable wit at best, so this was a bit of a surprise.

Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium-low carbonation.

Overall: Heavens, no!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
jcnielsen (2738) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Tall boy can. Pours a hazy golden orange color with white head. Mineral, metallic, spice, yeast aromas. Harsh, metallic, spice, citrus, dough flavors. Really poor beer. Really, really poor wit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drake (10949) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 14, 2015
16 ounce can from Beer Study, 4/1/15. Clear golden with a four finger fizzy, rocky white head that collapses quickly. Aroma of wheat, dry citrus. The taste is tropical fruits, citrus, wheat, spice. Thin bodied, high carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
OldGrowth (2987) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - APR 21, 2015
can, from Bottle Revolution RDU. ok aroma, sweet minor yeastiness, light clove/coriander, little bready, little orange. tad hazed brownish orange, ok head and lac. swet flavor. light bosy smmoth thin mouthfeel, sweet finish, meh, not too exciting, will revisit

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
wanchocks (1) - Wake Forest, North Carolina, USA - FEB 24, 2015 does not count
Great ale! Citrus without being too citrusy! My new favorite!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
AKORN (220) - Virginia, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Slightly hazy golden yellow with a good head. Belgian beer spices and sourness aroma. Light citrus with a doughy taste. Light bitterness. Good beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (2398) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Refrigerated 16 oz. aluminum can poured into a weizen glass. Pours hazy golden with small white head. Aroma is light coriander, medium/light body, lower carbonation, land some medium bubble lacing. Taste is light orange, coriander, little bit of off flavor, and finishes cascade hops. A Belgian wit with American wheat kick of hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DiarmaidBHK (3828) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2014
Can from Sam’s Quik shop. Pours orange and cloudy with a white head. Looks a bit like Metamucil in the glass which makes me want to take a shit. Not a lot on the nose. If you really focus you canter some orange peel. Finishes clean. I like the style and this comes nowhere close.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmongoose (1802) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 30, 2013
on draft at olde hickory station across the tracks from olde hickory brewing. poured a hazy yellow color with white head. aroma has definite spice to it and plenty of citrus. the flavor is more of the same citrus and spice but finishes dry and crisp pretty tasty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
emacgee (4428) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Flaccid soft blonde pour with a thin head. Weak aroma, bready dough and light citrus with some off notes. Citrus rind and apple skins in the flavor, a touch vegetal with bread dough/yeast and some light off flavors showing. Slick with a crisp and odd finish.

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