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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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This Belgian White Ale combines a complex malt character with sweet orange peel, coriander and a secret spice. Challenge your taste buds and see if you can guess our secret spice. The end result is a crisp refreshing wheat beer that can be enjoyed all year long.
O.G. 13.5


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4895) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2011 Sampled on draft at the Rivertowne Pub this beer poured a very cloudy yellow- amber color with a medium sized white head that produced good lacing. The aroma was fairly strong lemon and orange with undertones that were musty and spicy. The flavor was sweet and yeasty with a strong note of orange and lemon and a hint of spice. The finish was long, sweet and yeasty orange. Surprisingly full bodied. Lovely.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (8970) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 6, 2011
Bottle @ home, courtesy of LIVEFAST. Thanks Alan! Cloudy light yellow appearance with a huge, off white head. Coriander, fairly yeasty, very citrusy, somewhat spicy, tropical, lemongrass (?) aroma. Light bodied, wheat malty, spicy yeasty, coriander, lemon/orange citrusy flavor. Very easy drinking, tasty witbier. Reminds me a lot like Dogfish Head Namaste.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SSKD814 (854) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2011
A- Fantastic. Foggy straw yellow body and 2 finger or so soapy white head. The ehad fades to 1/2 finger or so and plenty of lacing is left behind in the glass. The cloudiness is very dynamic as you can see thick clouds swirl about in the glass and some bubbles rising to the top. S- Nose is pretty typical for a wit. Bready yeast, a touch of citrus and coriander, and a hint of soapiness as well. T- Flavor upfront somewhat dry and the highlight is coriander with a mild bready backbone. The peppery spice aspects intensify for the finish and a touch of citrus comes through and the yeast backbone becomes slightly more prominent-but the finish overall is pretty clean with only a touch of spice lingering. M- High carbonation and a lightweight-but full slightly bready, dry body. D- I like this beer a lot. Its light, drinkable, and full of flavor. This is my first brew from this new brewing company out of Pittsburgh and I look forward to trying other offerings from them. One of the better American wits that is out there. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 02-09-2011 00:23:36

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
JFURYCAT (1079) - East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 15, 2011
Rather than read a thousand reviews from wit haters, gotta say this is a solid tasty wit with plenty of lemon zest, orange, coriander an am still trying to figure out the secret spice. Not oregano lol. Bit of a soap aroma though but flavor rocks! Want more.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (7826) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 15, 2011
Bottle from Capone’s. Turbid dull yellow toward chardonnay colored with minimal fizzy white head. Nose is a great medley of limey orange zesty citrus, clovey and coriander spice, malt. Tastes citric, limey, orange zesty up front, with a mid-palate hit of malt and clove and coriander spices. It all works together extremely well, and makes this one a beer I had to stop myself from downing in one big swig, and wishing I had a six pack. A wonderful wit..

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vir4030 (508) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 17, 2010
Pours a light yellow with a thin white head. Banana and lemon aroma is quite nice. Nice flavor is very similar. No surprises here, but it’s nice.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tympanic (168) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 21, 2011
Yum! This was my roommate’s... I took it out of the fridge ’cause she won’t be back until Tuesday. I’m gonna replace it, I promise! Good to know that this tasty, fruity, sort of apricot-y wheat bear is being brewed right here in the Pittsburgh area!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (2282) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 1, 2013
Bottle at the BNA 8 party at World Cafe Live Philadelphia Cloudy light straw, yeasty spicy fruity with a hint of green apple. Nice brew.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (849) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Cloudy yellow with rimming white head; semi citrusy aroma hint of yeast and spice; Flava is citrusy but not tart notes of grain yeast hint of bananna; feels light and zingy fizzy foamy; finishes dry semi tart hint of lemon

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
biznizness (1071) - Mooresville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 7, 2010
Draft at the Library in Pitt, Sunday. Awesome wit. Just about textbook in every way, with a very nice spicy finish that sneaks up. Way to take a classic style and make it your own without ruining it.


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