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Freetail Rye Wit
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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Untraditional Belgian-inspired beer brewed with raw wheat and 15% malted rye; seasoned with coriander and orange peel. Tongue-in-cheek take on an ancient classic of the beer world. Delicately spicy, but assertive enough to take on the richest of flavors.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (1917) - USA - AUG 16, 2014
Hazy, cloudy yellow in color... Aroma of light rye malts, spices, bready malts.... Flavor is light fruity and crisp, rye spices, wheat malts... Solid, easy drinking

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (4287) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Clear golden with a quiet but present rye wheat doughiness and a bit of spicy grass hops. Flavor is wheaty and spicy with some coriander and earthy rye, quiet and subdued but nuanced and uncomplicatedly cool.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (1955) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 23, 2014
On tap at the brewpub in the outskirts of San Antonio. Hazy light yellowgold with a semi-durable white head that leaves a little bit of lacing. Complex arom is lemony, spicy and bready. Flavor: more hoppy than suggested by the aroma. Lemon, banana, light malts and a good bit of spicy rye. Well balanced and somewhat layered. . O: a spicy and intersting wit beer. Recommended.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lb4lb (2548) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Pours a light creamy yellow color. Smell is strongly wheat and lesser so of lemon. Very wheaty flavor. Very witty. Seems like a solid witbier . Drinkable and enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1421) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Pours a cloudy straw color with white head. Raw wheat and some rye on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with just a bit of spice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (2145) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - APR 23, 2014
Aroma: Wheat, Belgian Yeast, Rye, Mild Corriander Appearance: Hazy Golden Straw Hue, Passes Most Light, Thin White Head Ring, Some Lacing Taste: Wheat, Belgian Yeast, Corriander, Mild Rye Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2946) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 4, 2014
Tap. Cloudy pale golden with small head. Wit with very mild rye. It works better than I expected. Nice take on a wit.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (4482) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 26, 2014
Draft - Traditional coriander and orange. Hazy yellow with a thin white head. Wheat, orange and coriander. Not sure if it is there or I want it to be, but a rye spicy kick I the finish.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
UncleKorm (846) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 11, 2013
On tap at brewery, poured a hazy pale gold hue w/ a small, fizzy white head, short retention wi/ sparse lacing. Mild aroma of rye malt w/ fruity and earthy hops. Taste of light toast and rye. Light body, medium carbonation, watery mouthfeel, and a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (2192) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 28, 2013
5 oz sampler pours hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of grass, yeast and malts. Taste is bananas and malts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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