wheninhell (488) - chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 10, 2007
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
hazy light gold with a disappearing white head. aroma is a bit off. the typical orange and coriander are there but there is a horrible overpowering pencil eraser aroma.....yup pencil eraser never thought i would smell that in a beer......but this one smells like you f-ed sumthin up really good and you just went to town on that paper like there is no tomorrow....that warm kinda pencil eraser smell. flavor is a bit better but still just ok. orange coriander wheat. meh. pencil eraser thing still sticks with me in the flavor but at least its not all i taste. finish bitter dry orange juice coriander and some pencil eraser. light body. lively carbonation. blah.....pencil eraser?!?!?!
LinusStick (3052) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 17/20
A great wit by one of my favorite brewers. Pour was a cloudy white with a nice 2 finger white head. Aroma of orange. Taste was lightly carbonated (my only quip with the beer) nice and dry. Spices and coriander float about and citrus comes out in the aftertaste. If this was a little more carbonated it could have been a 4 (or close)
SpudClampDawg (1029) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUL 10, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Wow this hit the spot on a 90-plus degree day here. Classic albino yellow body with a thick white head. Honeyed wheat, graham cracker, light caramel, rose petal and bitter orange make up the well balanced nose. The body is creamy and smooth, with a more defined malt profile that includes notes of wildflower honey, toffee, doughy bread, perfumey hops and some bittering citrus. I am really getting turned onto this style lately - but I guess the weather will do that to you. A great beer.
jetzler (622) - oklahoma city, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 10, 2007
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Tons of citrus and corriander aroma. Fruity taste, finishes dry, a decent palate. Good lacing and head retention. Not a bad wit beer, I like it because it is not overly fruity, taste is not so lingering like a hoegaarden.
BigBen2120 (688) - Derry, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 8, 2007
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle from Florian’s. Opaque straw yellow body with a half inch of off-white head. Body looks kind of like milk was mixed in, which is a bit odd, even for the style. Smells spicy, citrusy, and yeasty. Tastes orangey, lemony, and spicy. On the lighter side of medium-bodied. Not the best example of the style, but a decent drinkable beer.
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 8, 2007
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12oz bottle-pours a foamy white head and cloudy straw color. Aroma is mild-musty wheat, coriander, fruit. Taste is mild/thin, mild-musty wheat, coriander, fruit-apricot/banana, yeast. Kind of lacking but easy drinking. OK/mild carbonation.
mistersinalin (381) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - JUL 7, 2007
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Although a good witbier, the finishing flavors (coriander and bitter orange peel) come too early. It is a good refresher though. I just think that the bottom drops out.
Hangover (1094) - Atlanta, Alabama, USA - JUL 7, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Slightly cloudy straw colored pour. Banana and coriander aroma with a little bit of pepper. Medium carbonation, slightly creamy body. Wheat, yeast, some lemon and spice dominate the flavor. Easy drinking and flavorful. Really light body even for a wit but it’s tart finish makes up for it. This is a good all-around wit, I liked it.
JLAudio (282) - Crestwood, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2007
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a modest clear for a Wit, expected a little more haze to it. Decent head and lacing. Aromas of banana, clove, and a little citrus to round it out. The bottom of the glass was filled with little chunks, possibly yeast, with a few other unattractive floaters. Expecting more color and smell however for an unfiltered Wit. The taste is ok, a little watered down flavor, seems as if this is a typical American Style Wheat. Nice clean flavor, no real hop backbone to it. Expected much more
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2007
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Good looking Wit pour, cloudy straw body with tiny bits of yeast floating about. The head, sadly, lasts none too long. The aroma has soft wheat, coriander, and a citric tartness. The spices kick up quite a bit (too much?) in the flavor, challenging one to taste the malts. Still, it’s a fairly refreshing, warm weather brew.
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