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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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You´ve made it. The southernmost point. Belgian style ale brewed with spices and key lime.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Puma28 (1) - New Braunfels, Texas, USA - OCT 2, 2011 does not count
One of my favorite types of beer, Belgian white, with a distinct lime hint. Absolutely love this brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cpetrone84 (1201) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2012
pour is a light golden yellow with a tight white head. The nose has a ton of yeasty spice, light pepper, coriander, light lemon. Not quite as dusty and spicy as the nose, a bit more lemony and sweet. Still, strong balance and not sugary. Dry finish and strong carbonation, lightly champagne esq. The strong zest and yeast characteristic seem to slightly mute the overall flavor but still a nice refreshing beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (4127) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 1, 2011
12oz bottle. Hazy yellow-tan with a thin white head. Lemon-lime aroma, quite nice for the style. This is pretty much what all the macro lime beers would love to capture, a really sessionable beer with a faint lime signature. Zesty and quite fresh, this is very refreshing, though it does have a slightly artificial feel to it. Mellow medium body, this is a great Summer session beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tone77 (256) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2012
Has a whiteish/golden color. Smell is of citrus and spice. Taste is a bit tart, citrus, mild spices, refreshing. Overall a solid offering.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chad9976 (1081) - Albany, New York, USA - AUG 13, 2013
I poured a 12oz bottle into a weizen glass. There was no apparent freshness date. I received this while at #BBC13.

Appearance: Pale yellow hue, mostly clear body with consistent bubbles visible. Forms a small, white, soapy head which evaporates and leaves no lacing.

Smell: Standard for the style, although a little milder than most. Clean, refreshing aroma.

Taste: There are more fruity wheat beers than you can shake a stick at, but you don’t see too many American breweries experimenting with the witbier style. Though Key West Southernmost Wheat claims to be brewed with actual key lime as well as some other traditional spices and additives, it doesn’t really come through in the taste. That’s forgivable because at the core this is still a pretty tasty, solid witbier.

A light orange flavor seems to be the first thing I notice. A hint of spice is also detectable. Through the middle is more fruity and refreshing taste of lemonade but without any tartness. Just a touch of citrusy bitterness at the apex of the swig, where it then returns as it started with a light juice-like flavor. Coriander and orange peel flavors are noticeable in the aftertaste, but they fade quickly.

Drinkability: Considering the name of this product, there’s already an implication of the beer’s drinkability. In fact, I have had this beer in Key West in the extreme heat of July and it was indeed as refreshing as marketed. The mouthfeel is thin and tepid, but extremely smooth , plus the clean aftertaste is ideal. At 5% ABV it’s probably a little heavier than it needs to be, since I could see this palette being highly sessionable. Not that any real beer drinker will struggle with back to back servings, though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2009
Bottle thanks to daknole. Whitish yellow with a smooth hazy body, thin white smooth head. Big lemony citrus and spice aroma. Taste is light tart citrus, lemons and a light spiciness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemattie (4034) - Georgia, USA - JUL 29, 2009
On tap @ Florida Beer Co. Pours bright yellow, creamy white head. Huge aroma of fruit loops cereal. Lots of coriander in the nose. Flavor of wheat malt and lime zest. Creamy texture. Very refreshing. Amazing how good a fresh beer will taste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bullit (3856) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAR 6, 2014
Bottle from Publix, Sarasota. Pale yellow coloured with a white head. Nose is wheat, slightly spicy, maybe bit of lime. Flavour is wheat, spices, bit of orange, some sweetness. Medium carbonation. Quite refreshing. Finish is sweet and slightly dry. Decent enough.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6329) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 6, 2008
Bottle courtesy of daknole. Pours amber with a nice white head. Smells of bananas, citrus, coriander, spicy. Tastes of coriander, wheat, some citrus, touches of bananas. Nice summer sipper.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StefanSD (2015) - Lakeside, California, USA - SEP 23, 2008
12 oz bottle courtesy of daknole. Pours a cloudy yellow color with a small white head that soon recedes to a fine film. The aroma is mild with lemon, lime, spices and wheat. The flavor is light and complex with Belgian yeast, citrus, biscuit, cloves, white pepper and more citrus. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with lively carbonation. The finish is short and semi-sweet with lingering cloves and lime. Overall: A very refreshing and easy drinking concoction, this will probably appeal more to the Corona crowd (when they grow up).


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