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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
TicWitTic is a Sour Belgian Wit. The beer started as a very traditional Belgian-style Wit with a mash of pilsner malt, flaked wheat and oats. The brewers then kettle soured it for two days with lactobacillus, which lowered the pH to 3.55 and provided an incredibly clean sourness. They then briefly boiled and added Willamette and Crystal hops, and the traditional Wit ingredients: Curacao orange peel, sweet orange peel, coriander, and chamomile flowers. It was fermented with the Forbidden Fruit Belgian yeast strain. The final beer is beguilingly cloudy, has citrusy aroma, and is extremely refreshing, with a drinkably sour finish. It comes in at 3.9% ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (11607) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 19, 2016
Sample at the 29th Annual Oregon Brewers Festival on 07/30/2016. Clear pale golden color with a medium white head that dissipates steadily to a film. Spotty lacing. Citrusy and floral aroma with yeast in the background. LIght-bodied with flavors of tart citrus, coriander, yeast and doughy malt. The finish is tart with a citrus aftertaste. Above average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (6727) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2014
Backlog rating. Keg at BD Shoreditch, London. It pours a clean straw color with a medium white head. Aroma is yeasty and peppery, with notes of bread, citrus, wheat, hay. Taste is medium acidic and medium yeasty and dry, with notes of grapefruit, lemon peel, lime leaves, grass, dough, hay and pepper. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, tasty and not really truly acidic

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (10843) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 9, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours pale golden, sour, dry toffee, light peppery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17221) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 26, 2014
Keg at BD Camden, 24/02/14. Lightly hazed golden blonde with moderate off white pondwork. Nose is tarte grapes, straw, lemon rind, apple juice. Taste comprises lemon rind, straw, hint of lime, gooseberry, tarte green grape skins. Light to medium body with slightly spritzy carbonation, crisp clean close. Solid ’Linner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12705) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Shepherd’s Bush. It pours clear pale gold with a small white head. The nose is earth, wheat, grainy, barnyard, wood and light tartness. The taste is crisp, tart, orange peel, lemon sherbet, lime, wheat and smooth sourness with a clean, dry finish. Light-medium body and fine, prickly carbonation. Clean, approachable and juicy. Refreshingly drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RichTheVillan (6792) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2014
Keg at Brewdog Birmingham; light golden yellow pour with frothy white head, citrus aroma, taste is really crisp sharp sour action, with lots of lemon, impressed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kahuna1337 (41) - Mariehamn, FINLAND - FEB 18, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2014 Pale golden colour without head. Aroma is very fruity and yeasty. Very sour taste with hints of grapefruit. Very refreshing and long lasting taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2014
11th February 2014<>Brewdog Shoreditch. Keg. Clear gold beer, little white head. Palate is light and crisp. Sourish vibe here, then a touch of honey. Sourish fruits follow on. Light crisp finish. Refrshingly light sour beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maneliquor (3484) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 14, 2014
Tap at BD Shperds Bush. Pours hazy yellow with a small, creamy white head. Nose is very straw and earthy with plenty of lemon zest, dough and mild musk. Drinkability is crazy good. Lots of straw and lemon with plenty of doughy bread. Nice grassiness to it with floral hops. Very refreshing. Great drop

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Garrold (4344) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
Tap at Brewdog, Leeds. Hazy, pale orange. Minimal, white head. Tart apple. Light hoppiness. Taste has lactic tartness. A bit like home made cider, actually. Tart, dry finish.

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