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RATINGS: 1036   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skaughty (652) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUL 14, 2010
It is as advertised - a strong Belgian Wit with a red skin. The grapes put a rich robe around the orange and the mouthfeel is lively. Nothing much in the aroma to hint at the wine. A very easy sipper for 10%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oldrtybastrd (4888) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 8, 2016
Pours a nice dark reddish amber color. Aromas of fruit, and some other hints, maybe some spices, maybe caramel. Flavor is a bittersweet, malty, and a hint of hops with a nice bittersweet finish. Like an Imperial Witbier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (2075) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 17, 2016
bomber to tasting glasses poured a cloudy reddish color minimal white head. this is an old bottle so it may not truly be cloudy. wonderful nose of orange and grape with hints of coriander. the flavor held true on this one surprisingly for as old as this bottle was guessing 4-5 yrs old maybe more. but you definitely get the wit flavor the wheat the orange peel and wine. aged nicely and very good tasting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tysongillmore (362) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Not too bad. I was expecting something more musty or yeasty. Can taste the slight oakiness from wine barrels. I'd have this one again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
halfonit (1303) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 3, 2015
Pours a murky deep golden color with a thick off white head. Aroma is of malts, brown sugar, dark fruits, and something a little sour. Medium body. Flavor is the same.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
geologyguy (1235) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Light mildly sweet smell with maybe touch of sour, taste is a bit sweet some deeper flavors that are hard to place..good depth when drank slowly

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RhetoricalAns (778) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 23, 2015
750 ml bottle shared. Somewhat orange pour, decent head. Interesting aroma thatís part wheat and cereal grain and part red wine. Taste is the same mix.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SHIG (4380) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle shared by Duchammer at Anchorage tasting group Jun í15: Poured a coppery with white head. Aroma is sweet fruits. Taste is sweet sticky fruit, spice/coriander, and grapes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alphadelic (2080) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 31, 2015
So so strong. Cereal nose with some orange fruit. Bitter and dry. Lots of orange oil mixed with yeasty dryness, and a really intense booze/tart finish. Itís good but a bit much for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
puboflyons (2915) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 12, 2015
From the 750 ml. bottle. Bottled on 04/17/14. So over a year of aging. Nice orange-amber pour under a fizzy off-white head. Aromas of yeast, toasted malts, light sugar, coriander, orange, and red grape. No booze to speak of. The body is medium to better than medium but decently smooth. The taste echoes the aroma with a toastiness that graduates into a mild to moderate bitterness at the finish. Quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
DuffLover (116) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 19, 2015
This is the worst Dogfish head beer Iíve ever had. Tastes like cough syrup (cherry). Maybe this bar gave me the wrong beer. Donít know why everyone else likes this.

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