RateBeer
Fort George Quick Wit
     click to upload
overall
53
74
style
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
available

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Belgian style ale that's pale and cloudy in appearance, that's because it's unfiltered and has a high level of wheat. Wit beer is traditionally brewed with coriander and orange zest. Ours uses organic pale and wheat malts, ground coriander, organic lemongrass (to impart a citrus character) and wild-crafted elderflower.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcnielsen (2001) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Can. Pours a hazy golden orange color. Lemon, wheat, citrus aromas. Lemon, floral, citrus flavors. Interesting beer, but not typical wit.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dfinney23 (1582) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Hazy gold pour looks okay but the balance of flavors just doesn’t do it for me like a great Wit can. Too floral in a potpourri kind of way.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reid (1855) - Salem,Oregon, Oregon, USA - JUL 16, 2012
16oz can from "Lifesource" Salem ,Oregon. $2.49 Pours a hazy golden in colour with a large thick and bubbly white head. Aroma is strange..cross between Belgian style yeast and typical American Wheat..its OK though Taste is mainly wheat like.., bubble gum, gooseberry, slight coriander,slightly tart,lemon rind..actually growing on me not too bad. Nice palate they kept the carbonation under control, that works for me. I actually started off disliking this..then i changed my mind a very nice summer quencher.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
5000 (6211) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUL 2, 2012
Can:   Hazy straw, thick, moderate frothy white head, sparce lacing.   Strong lemongrass nose, otherwise very soapy, amost like a urinal cake in its fragrance.   Not the most pleasing aroma given it smells like a clean urinal.   Wheaty on the tongue, spritzy, lemongrass, some corriander like flavors.   Better on the tongue than on the nose, but still a little urinal like.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate, wheaty.   The aroma and flavor are almost too fragrant, soapy, and too close to a urinal cake.   Otherwise clean, and yes somewhat enjoyable despite the aroma/flavor.   Rather piss in a fresh smelling urinal than one thats nasty.   Really needs to tone down the soapy fragrance.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
poisoneddwarf (1684) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JUN 17, 2012
2 1/2 oz sample at the brewery. Pours hazy yellow with a dissipating white head. The aroma is citrusy, spicy, bready, corinder is strong. I like the lemongrass in it. Creamy mouthfeel. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crackedmachine (469) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 16, 2012
Pours a cloudy yellow-orange with a massive, foamy white head. Aroma is grainy, wheaty, banana and lemongrass. Flavor is sweet and lemony, with notable lemongrass and elderflower. The wheat really seems to lend this a smooth and sweet character, even more so than many other wit beers. I am liking it.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Alexmestas (29) - - JUN 9, 2012
Fort George makes some great beer and this is a noble experiment. But the flowery, soapy notes make this a tough one to go down. Belgian yeast could have been replaced with a hef strain for less floral assault. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12448) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 17, 2011
Draught@brewpub (Astoria, OR)
Hazy orange color, small white head. Brewing cereals, wheat, light lemongrass and banana in the nose. Light to medium-bodied. Banana wheaty, sweetish estery hefeweizen. Short finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
cmonster (966) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 23, 2011
Week old growler served in a flare pilsner. Pours very hazy orange-yellow with a minute watery head. Aroma of orange peel and coriander. Mild sweet fruity flavor. Medium body, wheat filled with soft carbonation and a short finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dchmela (2611) - Orlando, Florida, USA - APR 3, 2011
Tap at the brewery. Murky dark yellow pour. Spicy Belgian yeast, clove and coriander in the aroma. Taste is smooth and crisp with much the same flavor profile as the aroma. Decent witbier.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3  4  5 6


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50