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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Slightly higher in alcohol content than traditional Wits, ours is brewed using wheat, oats, authentic Belgian yeast, malts and just a sprinkle of hops. Spices include coriander, sweet and bitter orange peel and grains of paradise.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
boFNjackson (4124) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Bottle... Poured somewhat orange with an easy forming eggy, off-white head. Loads of yeast spices and coriander in the both aroma and flavor. Wheated malt sweetness and vanilla along with bitter orange rind peels, citrus, grassy hops, and yeast spices as it dried out towards the finish. This was well done but if I were to nitpick Id say a little too much on the spicing here.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
onceblind (4011) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 23, 2012
On hand at Wynkoops United Tastes of Belgium 2012. Slightly cloudy straw/gold with a fluffy white head. Aroma was pretty different for a wit, loads of coriander and a tone not unlike pepperoni meat on the nose. Taste is smooth and balanced with some citrus and wheaty coriander, some peppery spiciness, and a balancing light bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TURDFERGUSON (3948) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 25, 2012
Bottle at Carrboro Beverage, Thanks Israel. Hazy straw yellow with small white head. Nose is heavy coriander, oregano, light orange peel. Similar, flavor dominated by the coriander and oregano.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (3803) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Aroma is complex spices and an undercurrent of citrus. The flavor is spices/mild heat, wheat, citrus and a mildly sour finish.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (3752) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 27, 2012
Surprisingly floral bouquet of lillies, rosehips, clover honey, and the obligatory coriander. Clear yellow, headless. Drinks like it smells, somewhat perfumey but the hops and spices compliment each other quite well. Im told that "white IPAs" may be the new trend as several high profile breweries have one under development. This beer certainly be considered one. Avant garde.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (3745) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUN 6, 2012
Hazy yellow with small amount of whitish head. Very floral aroma and coriander. Flavor is very heavy on the spiciness which I think comes from the grains of paradise. Somewhat bitter orange pith twinge on the finish. Very effervescent. Reminds me of a a bier de garde more than a traditional wit. Pretty good and refreshing, but not exactly what I want when Im having a wit.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (3556) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is floral, lemony. Taste is wheat, spice, lemon, coriander. Ok....just a little less than smooth.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (3542) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Pours light gold with a slight head. Not a lot of smell to this one, but has a nice slight citrusy taste to it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DiarmaidBHK (3386) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Bottle at taproom. Pours golden with a thin white head. Nice orange peel and grains of paradise on the nose. Lots of perfume from the grains on the tongue. Finishes clean. Solid!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hayduke (3341) - Eureka, California, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Shared with Strykzone on Facebook Chat. Batch number 11. Pour was hazy yellow-gold with a big foamy white head. Light lacing. Nose of coriander and orange zest. Medium plus in body. Flavor is coriander, orange, citrus, and peppery. Lively finish. Lots of flavor for the style. Very refreshing.


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