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


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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerMaster (100) - Little Falls, New Jersey, USA - OCT 12, 2008
Yellow pour on the hazy side, thin head. Citrus, lime-like aroma with sugary smell. Great beer.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bullit (3854) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (13160) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle in car universal... Hazy ambee... Big white head... Sofr drt banana wheat... Nise... Sift bitter. Light dry wheat

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nealblind (511) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - FEB 7, 2014
cloudy brown pour some white head. aroma of wheat, pretzels some citrus. tastes strong yeast, citrus. A bit too powerful flavorwise and overworked.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcox90 (1463) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 26, 2014
12 oz. bottle from jcwattsrugger. Pours a cloudy pale yellow with a 1/2" white head. Aroma is very light, but Iím picking up hints of wheat, coriander, lemon and lime. The flavor profile reflects the aroma to the tee. Light bodied and tingly on the tongue. A refreshing brew. Would make a nice summertime beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weihenweizen (1507) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle poured into a glass. Pours translucent pale yellow with small white head. Aroma is light lemon, light body, low/medium carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is malt and some lemon. Some richness, pretty good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrewFace (467) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Pours a cloudy, dull light orange color. Light citrus orange and wheat aroma. More citrus in the flavor, light wheat character, mild slickness in the finish with a medium body. Refreshing.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
S_Side_Smitty (392) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Pours pale gold with a small white head. Aroma is heavy yeast and light grains. Taste is Belgian yeast first, immediately turning into a bright citrus and grain flavor. The finnish is long with a coriander-like vegetal flavor. Interesting.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemike (2180) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Very cloudy golden color with a white head. Aroma is citrus, wheat with a bit of sour pungentness. Dry tart fruitiness on the flavor. Soft detergent finish with some floral elements. Fairly straightforward.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
oddaroma (139) - Texas, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Cloudy. Thin bodied. Lots of coriander! I didnít really get any of the key lime. Maybe because of all the coriander. Iím just a fan of overly spiced wheats.

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 donít 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 doesnít really come through in the taste. Thatís 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, thereís already an implication of the beerís 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 itís 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.


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