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RATINGS: 624   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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A complex and heavily aromatic ale with fruit, spice and other floral characteristics. Brewed with unmalted wheat and oats. 30 IBU.


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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lmahony199 (52) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - SEP 3, 2001
most great lakes beers represent the best of there sytle, that is not the case with this one, it is good but not fantastic, go with Hoegaarden


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hockeybeerguy (1960) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a pint glass and a mug. The head in the mug was at least a good finger and a half more than what was in the pint glass. Other than that, here’s the rest. The appearance was a fairly decent light hazy golden yellow color. The head faded at a nice pace and allowed a decent speckled sort of lacing gracing the sides of both glasses. The smell had a yeasty/slightly bready aroma rolling over top of some light lemon and banana. The taste starts off bready but leads to a fairly decent lighter citrus lemon flavor. The aftertaste was about the same and lead to a dry finish. On the palate, this one sat fairly light and yet still had a good carbonation for a witbier - harsh but not overly done. Overall, I say this was a fairly easy drinking beer - good for a witbier and more than definitely to have in the Summers.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Darkmagus82 (978) - - JUN 20, 2014
Transfer from BA review from 6-23-12- Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance –Poured a lightly hazy golden color with a one finger white head. The head faded slowly over time to give a very nice level of lacing. Smell - The smell was of a yeasty and light biscuit aroma. Mixed with this were some hints of lemon and banana giving a more classic wit aroma. Taste – The taste begins bready with a lighter citrus lemon flavor. As the taste advances a nice yeasty taste mixes with the bready and lemon flavor. Some orange then begins to enter the tongue and balances out the slight bitter of the lemon. In the end a citrus and yeasty flavor is left on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is rather average with the carbonation level slightly above average. For the citrus flavors the carbonation level is great and the body makes for it to be an easier drinking brew. Quite nice. Overall – A good easy drinking brew and one to go for if you have the chance.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
generallee08 (642) - New York, USA - JUN 13, 2014
It pours with a thin foamy white head that fades to thin covering of bubbles and leaves behined little to no lace. The body is cloudy with a cool pale yellow straw color. Its aroma has an aromatic Belgian style yeast with a lemon and orange citrus scent. Also there some leafy hop notes and a heavy dose of spice. The flavor has a spicy character. There is smooth coriander and yeast with a mild peppery kick back full of mild leafy and herbal hops and chamomile flavors. Some mild citrus notes mingle in and out nicely. The finish is mildly herbal and bitter as it fades out on a slightly dry note. Its palate is smooth and creamy with a medium body and playful carbonation that tingles on the tongue.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (2863) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 25, 2014
bottle. hazy golden with one finger head. well done white ale. sweet wheat with excellent spicing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nike (965) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2013
Pours hazy yellow with a medium white head. Aroma of fruit, yeast. Taste is fruity/yeasty with light spiciness, well balanced, as is all of Great Lakes that I’ve tried. Medium body, dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlbeer (774) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy yellow pour with white head. Smells of yeast and malt. Tastes sweet with slight spice finish. Nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (2402) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 14, 2013
On tap at brewery, overall good white ale, nice smooth finish, part of sampler, pretty good

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mnmike (1031) - Minnesota, USA - APR 3, 2013
Bottle pour. High quality wit with an entire bouquet of fruit on the nose and palate.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryecatcher (772) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Notes from May 2011: Pale yellow-gold, cluody, fluffy white head. Smells like bread, funky yeast and some cloves, a hint of sulfur. Mouth is bready, biscuity, clove and hint of banana, lemongrass, smooth. Very nice Wit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (3863) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 19, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2012
Location: Bottle shared by jcos, 10/19/12

Aroma: The nose of this one is lemon, wheat, and plenty of spice/clove
Appearance: It pours a cloudy yellow-white color with a small white head
Flavor: The taste is medium sweet, it has a good spice balance, and some light hop
Palate: The feel is clean, it has a light-medium body, and spicy tingle to the finish
Overall Impression: I think this is a really nice one. Very quality example of the style. Quite drinkable, and a good (almost) session beer for sure.


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