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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Belgian-style ‘wit-bier’ or white ale has a light wheat base and is typically spiced with coriander and citrus peel. For a unique twist, we add rose petals as well. Manifesto Wit is pale straw-colored and slightly hazy in appearance, with invigorating citrus, floral, and spice aromatics.The light body and subtle sweetness of this beer accentuate the peppery flavor produced by the yeast.These lively flavors, combined with the slight tartness in the finish, create a crisp and refreshing experience. It’s sunshine in a glass!


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RafeAU (629) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 26, 2015
On tap at the brewery, pint. hazy straw. I was surprised by this - a really good, fresh witbier. Well balanced, coriander, yeast and bready malt dominate. great wit.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ajm (1072) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 4, 2010
Tap at Verdugo. This was good. Nose of tart yeast, maybe a little bacteria, clean wheat. Color is a hazy yellow. Flavor is tart like a Wit or a Weiss, but with a nice light fruit tinge at the end - peach is what I thought at the time. Has enough character to be taken seriously.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 3, 2012
A - Pours a hazy golden-yellow with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some nice lacing. S - Aroma is a mix of wheat, grains, lemon zest, Belgian yeast, coriander, and some other spices. T - Starts off with a mix of wheat, lemon zest, coriander, and some grains. Through the middle, some more Belgian yeast flavors come through with some other spices and some more citrus flavors. The finish is a mix of wheat, coriander and other spices, lemon zest, and Belgian yeast. M - Medium-light bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a sweet and spicy finish. D - Very drinkable. Good witbier. Nicely balanced and very sessionable.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (5565) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Hazy golden coloured body with a light pale yellow tint and a large, relatively quick dying five centimetre tall white head. Aroma of pale wheat, coriander seed, yeast, bread, nutmeg, anise and a hint of cloves. Medium-bodied; Strong yeastie and wheatie flavours with some moderate sweetness and much more spiciness throughout the flavours with a lot of dry and herbal notes on the back end. Aftertaste shows some good complexity with spice coupled with herbs and yeast - fairly light, but showing some residual alcohol and dry bittering flavours. Overall, a good wit that’s on the stronger side of things, but in a good way. Still, great to drink on a warm day or pretty much any day in Los Angeles, given that it’s always hot and sunny there. I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from BevMo in San Diego (Mission Valley), California on 08-June-2013 for US$5.49 sampled at home in Washington on a relatively hot day on 03-October-2013 a few hours before heading west to Alaska!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbaaron (1934) - Arizona, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Pours hazy medium yellow. Large frothy creamy white head. Aroma is wheat, citrus, lemon/light orange, touch of spice. Flavor follows. Light body, very soft and very very creamy. Light spice. Moderate dryness. Really comes together. Tasty, smooth, and super drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - DEC 17, 2009
Pours a really nice hazy light yellow. Quite the unique color. This is made with rose petals instead of orange peel and with less spices than usual to showcase the spice making qualities of the yeast. I get some clove taste and some floral notes.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerguy101 (5355) - Newark, California, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Sampled on 10/11/2012 at GABF. This witbier pours a slightly hazy yellow gold color from the tap. Medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is cereal, fruity and sweet. A medium to light bodied wit. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are earthy. Decent carbonation. Crisp and clean. Light and refreshing. Very easy drinking witbier. Would be a great beer for a warm summer day. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean, smooth and dry. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SDalkoholic (2331) - Linda Vista, California, USA - SEP 19, 2013
On tap @ Pizza Port Ocean Beach: Poured a glowing yellow liquid with a tint of white. The aroma is hard to smell but there is a pinch of coriander and orange peel that stays true to Belgian witbier. The flavor is nice and spicy with a taste of coriander, clove, banana, and orange peel, Has a pleasant palate making this the first beer I have yet to taste from Eagle Rock.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (4610) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 13, 2016
(En fût au Public House): Le poid des céréales est important, très protéiné avec une bonne présence gingembre, à peine banane et assurément chair de citron. Très bon.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (2778) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAY 13, 2016
Hazy pale light yellow pour with a white head. On a warm day in Pasadena, this beer really hit the spot. Fruity, finishing slightly sweet. Really nice citrus and floral character.


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