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RATINGS: 1003   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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A big, Belgian-style Wit brewed with coriander and orange peel and fermented with Pinot Noir juice. After fermentation a fraction of the batch is aged in Oregon Pinot Noir barrels, and another fraction is aged on oak staves. The beer is blended together before packaging. This has been one of our most popular Limited Edition beers at both our Rehoboth Beach, DE brewpub and at festivals. It successfully marries the refreshing citrusy qualities of a Belgian-style white beer with the robust complexity of a bold red wine.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gschrade (602) - Collinsville, USA - MAY 12, 2014
I had this at Global Brew. Pours cloudy amber with off white head. Taste belgian yeast, sweet, Carmel. I thought this was pretty good. I would definitely drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NeuroPliny (143) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 1, 2014
Tasted on Tap at DFH with ML. Aroma is orange, coriander, grape juice, and sour cherry. Flavour is grape, strawberry, orange, coriander, and oak. Light mouthfeel with great carbonation. What an interesting take on a Belgian style-wit!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (3551) - Everett, Washington, USA - APR 30, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy amber color with a moderate off-white head and quite a bit of floaties in there. Nose is fruity with elements of both sweet and sour in there, as well as a bit of wood. I also get just a little bit of funk in there once it warms up a tad. Taste is definitely sour and fruity, yet hides the 10% well. Not a bad drink, though probably not something I’d return to.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (3162) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2014
750ml bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours clear gold, thin white head. Aromas of vanilla, grapes, strong grassy lager, strawberries and cream, light Belgian yeast. Taste is sweet, vinous. Thick texture. Good sipper.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (3349) - Nueva York, New York, USA - APR 6, 2014
Associated Supermarket, Buskwich growler: Pours a reddish color with a white head. Aroma is wine, fruitiness, wood, spice, and yeast. Taste is somewhat sweet. Alcohol was well covered. Slightly citrusy. Plenty of the grape. Easy to drink with a nice mouth feel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VsXsV (2246) - Linköping, SWEDEN - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle. Clear amber liquid with small white head. Aroma of spices, earth, bread, banana and grain. Taste is light sweet and light bitter with notes of spices, earth and sugar. Medium bodied with low to medium carbonation. Meh.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (6207) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 8, 2014
750 ml bottle.
Pours a copper colour with a white head. Aroma of red berries, caramel, earthiness and some citrusy notes. Rich flavour of caramel malts, red berries, wooden notes, red wine, herbal notes. Full bodied, thick mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Finishes slightly tart, sweet and quite rich. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (5629) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 8, 2014
75 cl bottle @ home
Aroma has toffee typical to Belgian ales. Also some apricot and other ripe fruits. Flavour has toffee, apricot and distant oaky notes. Quite typical Belgian strong amber; the wine is well hidden, it can be observed only as acidicness and raw apples in the background. A bit too sweet and sticky but nice anyway.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (3724) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 8, 2014
750ml bottle from Ales by Mail

Pours dark orange with a smooth white head. Aroma of vinous notes, berries, hints of wood, red wine, citrus and oak. Taste is sweet, spicy, malty and woody with vinous notes, citrus and yeast. Finish is sweetish, oak, wood and vinous notes with hints of berries and citrus. A bit unbalanced.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6139) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 8, 2014
75 cl bottle.
Pours clear dark golden color with a large head. Aroma feels a bit out dated, some cardboard, hay and soap, some yeast, fruits and hops. Flavor is sweet with fruits and caramel, some hay, spice notes and mild wooden notes. A bit weird but decent.
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