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RATINGS: 648   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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This unfiltered and traditionally spiced Wit beer is brewed with coriander and bitter orange peel.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
redlight (2317) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2007
Citrusy wheat aroma, with good hints of corriander. Pours a cloudy yellow. Dry but refreshing, a healthy dose of corriander, orange and lemon citrus flavor. This is a pretty good wit.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8184) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 27, 2007
Bottle from Caponeís. Hazy canary pour with floaties and white head. Aroma of heavy clovey spices, orange zest, hopcitrus, and white pepper. The aroma is great. Tastes is citric, with a lot of orange zest, some hops, spicy clove, and more white pepper. Smooth, complex, and well balanced, this one is an excellent wit, and Iím glad to have a sixer in the DLBF.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SDbruboy (1864) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 27, 2007
12 oz. bottle from Holiday Wine Cellar. Pours a hazy whitish yellow with a fluffy white head that lasts well. Light sourdough wheat aroma, clover, orange zest, coriander and cheerios. Flavor is tart and wheaty, a little lemon and subtle spice, with a little cider and grass. Medium body and prickly/creamy carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2007
12oz. Bottle: Aroma is a bit herbal, with hints of coriander, nutmeg, allspice, and yeast. Poured a straw color with a medium, off-white head that lasted throughout. Very good lacing. Very cloudy. Very sparkling. Lots of particles. Flavor is a little bitter. Tastes of coriander, nutmeg, lemon, yeast, and orange. Light to medium body. Lively mouthfeel becomes a bit cream, coating the mouth. Lively carbonation. Medium length orange and coriander finish. Overall, almost a Hefe, but too orange for me.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBB63 (6299) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - JUN 26, 2007
Bottle and served in my Hoegaarden tumbler: Pours a whiteish pale golden hue with a small but lasting head and left very good lace upon the glass. The aroma has notes of lemon and orange zest, coriander, baby grains, husky wheat, and a hint of classic wit yeast. There is some soapy vapours which kept the score down a notch however. The flavor is acidic and mildly tart with a equally light-handed bitterness and spicy finish. The wheat and yeast makes a play throughout the tasting. The mouth feel is spritzy and lively but a note of chalkiness did creep in upon the finish. Overall, a fine effort in the genre and worth another try or two.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
krysztofar (344) - belleville, Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2007
bottle. color is lemon yellow and quite cloudy, with a tall, two finger white cap. Lemon and lime scents stand out on top of soft grainy malts. the flavor is sharp and tart with lots sourish citric fruit and spicy coriander kicking in mid-palate. the finish is bready and crusty with a clean wheaty conclusion.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 24, 2007
Pours cloudy pale golden with a fully receding foamy off-white head. Aroma of orange peel and coriander with some citric esters and mild wheat. Taste is citric, lightly sweet and yeasty, with a tart finish. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with lively carbonation. Missing that special something, probably unmalted wheat. Drinkable but forgettable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - JUN 24, 2007
12 oz. bottle from Holiday Wine Cellar - Pours a hazy straw color with a one finger thick white head. Light lacing. Aroma is light yeast and banana, bready malt, esters, and spice. Flavor is yeast, light citrus, banana, and spice. Light body. Has a slightly bitter, watery palate. A decent beer.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
blankboy (6359) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 21, 2007
My bottle (12oz), shared with tupalev. Pours a murky pale yellow with an average size diminishing bubbly white head -- interesting looking beer. Aroma: Geez, this smells pretty awful. I hate to say it but it smells like excrement and grain mixed in a spicy wheat beer. I know itís not just me because my co-rater thought the same thing, this must be an off bottle or something as there isnít one other rating mentioning this foul aroma. Flavourís much better, itís a little watery and bland but it tastes decent enough. Slightly spicy wheat, yeast, some faint hops and fruit. Average bodied. I dunno, I feel like Iím being somewhat generous with my rating but when I see all the other ratings it makes me wonder...If I get the opportunity Iíll have to try this again.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2007
Cloudy yellow body with a fluffy, pure white head. Citrus and floral aromas featuring bright lime and pepper coriander, orange citrus, and bread dough. Nice range of flavors as well. Well-balanced and nicely dialed in. Perhaps a little sweet and too soft in terms of acidity, but still refreshing and interesting. Flying Dog seems to have finally stepped up their overall quality to match the fancy marketing on the surface.


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