arkurzynski (1794) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 6, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Clear amber with copious white head. Nose of Belgian candy, yeast, fruit esters, bubblegum and minty hops. Taste is candied fruits and bubblegum finishing with a solid pine bitterness. Lingering hops and light candy. Lightly dry. An excellent, clean brew.
dionysus (1454) - Arizona, USA - FEB 21, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle pours deep gold with an off-white head. Aroma shows notes of wheat, clove, apricot, banana and pepper. Flavor shows the same with a hint of vanilla wafer, light bubblegum, and a touch of earthy funk. Overall
body is light to moderate, crisp and the finish is lightly bitter.
PhilDBrewer (50) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - DEC 25, 2011
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a clear golden color with about 0.25 in of head. Malty flavor with banana and bubblegum notes. Not a bad beer but it seems to suffer from a bit of an identity crisis.
BunnyHops (27) - Newark, Illinois, USA - DEC 11, 2011
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
This is my new favorite summer beer. We got it at a little bar in Spring Green while passing through. It was very smooth and not too fruity, great banana bubblegum taste.
r464 (2044) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A lighter amber color with a whitish head. Strong flavor with some sweetness, but a distinct alcohol tint to it. A bit of spice, fruit, and yeast.
keepersj12 (2932) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 6, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
This one was really good. On tap at Hawthornes in Philly. Nice spicy aroma from a golden pour with a big head. The flavor had a nice sweetness along with a nice spiciness. A bit of a hop bite at the end. Nice and dry with a good after taste.
DrnkMcDermott (2903) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - OCT 29, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle at a friend’s party. Cloudy yellow, nice long-lasting head but a plastic cup won’t yield to much lace. It shows a nice banana ester nose. Mixes hefeweizen with Belgian wit, a bit of bubblegum and malt. Taste is slightly sweet with fruit esters and a bit of wit spice. Slight funk.
Sammy (9563) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 2, 2011
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from O’Reilly’s. Orange tinged body with a token head, and a few drops only of lace are later left. Yeast with some fruit and spice aroma. Above average mouthfeel but also aggressively carbonated. Good drinkability, corriander and pepper, and secondary fruit and tanginess. Decent take on the style.
jebert (500) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 14, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a slightly cloudy golden amber with a huge head of white foam mostly lasting with lots of tiny bubbles. Nose is citrus and spices. Taste is very flavorful with spices, citrus and hops complete with a bit of zing. Finishes on a fairly dry hop note. An excellent Belgian- not as sweet as most. To be enjoyed with white cheeses, apples and crackers.
bsp77 (724) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 6, 2011
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Chalice.
Appearance: Very cloudy orange with bubbly white head and lacing.
Aroma: Strong banana and bubblegum, with light clove, coriander and wheat. Some alcohol.
Taste: Sweet upfront with a dominant banana and bubblegum flavor. Dries up and turns spicy and hoppy at the end, with pepper, clove, coriander and a nice bitter bite. Despite everything happening at the finish, the banana still lingers.
Palate: Moderately high carbonation, medium body, very dry finish. A little bit warming.
Overall: Very nice complex and refreshing... something. Not a typical Belgian at all, as it resembles a Hefeweizen more than the claimed base Witbier. Regardless, it is delicious, and perfect when a stronger Summer seasonal is desired.