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Garrison Tilford’s Nit-Wit

Garrison Tilford’s Nit-Wit
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Brewed by Garrison Brewing Company
Style: Witbier
Halifax, Canada
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Glows a warm, hazy. Complex fruit (orange and tropical fruits) and spicy aroma. Medium body with pleasant sweetness, a zesty-lemony fruitiness and herbal-spice finish. A refreshing, elegant and crisp Belgian-inspired wheat ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cards04 (2686) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 16, 2016
Pretty boring wit. Cloudy lemon colour. Aromas of faint coriander and grains. A bit if citrus on the tongue. Finishes watery and bland.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (3297) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 11, 2016
Howler from Steinbach LC. Cloudy yellow body white head and some lacing. Tart citrus and sweet wheat Aroma. Pretty typical semi-sweet witbier tastes. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
piscator34 (2362) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 11, 2016
Growler. Straw yellow in colour with a bit of haze and moderate carbonation. Aromas are of Meyer lemon, lemongrass, and cream of wheat breakfast cereal. Fruity and herbal on the palate, with notes of lemon, coriander, marjoram, and malted wheat. Light bodied. Less spicy than some in this style, which is a good thing in my book.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (2442) - , Ontario, CANADA - OCT 3, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 9, 2015 (Tap) hazy bright yellow colour with a small, white head; aroma of honey, lilies; balanced flavour with a long, light bitter finish; creamy palate

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Luvystypotables (1694) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Aroma of Belgian yeast, cloves, and pepper. Pours a hazy golden color with a well laced white head that disipates quickly. Lightly carbonated with a watery feel. Tastes of Belgian yeast and cloves with a slightly metallic finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
exeter (511) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 5, 2014
Poured a nice hazy golden colour. The head covered the top all through the drink and left ok lacing. taste of citrus fruits and banana, with a little spiciness. Had a bitter end finish, unusual for Wheats, not horrible, but different

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
reebtogi (5742) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 29, 2014
341ml bottle pours a golden orange color with a huge white head that settles quickly and leaves some spotty lacing on the glass. Aroma is lemon zest, yeast and some caramel notes with some spices. Taste is a spicy and citrusy hop bitterness with a grainy malt sweetness finishing with a dry yeast. Light bodied with generous carbonation leaving a zesty tingle on the tongue. A really well done witbier that I am sure any beer lover would enjoy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewGoblin (632) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - JUL 5, 2014
Pretty good and a welcome sud-bud on a hot’un in Atlantic Canada. Enters the glass a hazy gold and smells of wheat, honey and slightly spicy Belgian yeast. Taste is light sweetness with bubblegum, honey and wheat greeting the t’buds. A nice light refreshment for a summer’s day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hidden_Pooch (518) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle. This was a nice change from other witbier, as you did taste more tropical fruits and spices than normal. It was very refreshing with its zesty finish. Perfect for a hot Halifax day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JRHBrew (367) - Fredericton, New Brunswick, CANADA - NOV 2, 2013
Not bad in away but disappointing. Hoegaarden is better bang for the buck. I’d drink this at a party, but I’m not sure I’d buy it again.

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