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RATINGS: 1038   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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
crossovert (11424) - Illinois, USA - MAR 8, 2011
Wasn’t really a mix of flavors that I liked nor did they become better when mixed. It is still a good evening thirst quencher in the summer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (11263) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2013
Bottle shared from Dogfish Head, Fairfax. Pours hazy amber orange with an off white head. Aroma of yeast, malt, caramel, orange peel, alcohol and coriander. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2008 Date: 06/12/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

Appearance: clear dark red, wispy pink head, lots of drippy lace,
Aroma: sweet spicy aroma with a nice fruity character,
Body: big creamy body,
Flavor: lots of fruity flavor, well balanced with a earthy quality, a touch of alcohol shows upon warming, lots of spicyness for balance,
-------- /> Date: 05/27/2008
Mode: draft
Source: summits woodstock
Score: 3.5 to 3.7

Appearance: hazy red, wispy white head, streaks of drippy lace,
Aroma: sweet caramel malt aroma with lots of winey character and a light tartness,
Flavor: rich malt flavor, spicy wood comes on strong at first and fades, touch of winey sweetness, plenty of fruity esters emerge as it warms, light balancing bitterness,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.7/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10883) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 15, 2009
On tap at Brother Tuckers. Pours a cloudy orangish color with small whtie head. Aroma is very sweet with a lot of caramel, orange peel, and some yeast. Flavor has a strong alcohol component, but not in a bad way so much. I get caramel, fruit, syrup and some slight wine notes...but not a whole lot. Yeast and spices are present as well. good beer. but I couldnt drink a lot of this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10879) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours clear golden, sweet toffee, dry winey taste, grapes, bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (10696) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUN 29, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2013 750 ml bottle. From the US. Courtesy of Brandman.
Cloudy amber colour with a small white head. The aroma is toffee sweetness, some wine sourness, tartness and The flavour is sweetness, sourness, tartness and malt. Not bad. Much much better than Black & Blue.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (10657) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2006
UPDATED: APR 16, 2007 Growler... Murky, yellow ale with a small, creamy, white head. Fruity, woodsy nose with notes of citrus, bread and boiled grain. Tart ’n’ tangy flavor. Good balance. The high ABV is very well hidden, but gently makes itself known on the palate (completely hiding 12% is about as possible as hiding an elephant behind a sumac tree). Full-bodied and lightly creamy with lively carbonation. Tangy, dry finish. A shout goes out to kmweaver and Mike at DFH for sharing!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (10553) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 19, 2009
750 mL bottle, Pours a cloudy orange copper with a small frothy white head that diminishes qucikly leaving good sticky lacing. The aroma is fruity malt with yeast, strawberries and orange peel. Medium mouthfeel with a dry tarty malt with a dry bitter finish. Alcohol present but not to overpowering, a good belgian strong ale from Dogfish Head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10490) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 11, 2011
Bottle @ home. Light ruby red appearance with a fairly small white head. Light Belgian white nose with coriander and orange peel and red vinous notes. Belgian witbier with coriander, grapes, red wine, and citrusy notes. Fairly dry, wheat, vinous finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (10455) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2011
Bottle @ private beer tasting, Denver. Thanks to Adnielsen. Pours deep cobber / golden with a white head. Aroma is vanilla, spices, coriands, cherries, red wine and some sour cream/ yogout ! . Taste oak, vanilla, grapes, honey, white pepper, redwine, coriands and other spices. The sour cream / yugurt is there aswell, adding some tartness to the beer. Medium body, low carbonation. Complex brew, tasty. 090311

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