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Millys Tavern Nit Wit
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This traditional un-filtered wheat beer is our first ever Belgian offering. Implementing an authentic "wit" yeast strain from Belgium, coriander seed and Curacao bitter orange peel gives this beer a unique fruit and citrus zest character along with a refreshing tart finish.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11071) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 29, 2006
on tap-pours a foamy white head with hazy yellow/orange color. Aroma is sweet fruit, pleasant, refreshing. Taste is fruit, wheat, hops. Good carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (7677) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 28, 2005
Splendid coriander milkiness and leafiness tower with aplomb over a quenchingly bitter wheat bite...Tart citrus fruit encourage the following flavorful gulps...A scrumptious unfiltered wit...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rastacouere (6119) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 29, 2005
Cloudy light yellow. Superbly balanced aroma where the coriander takes the lead, but never obstructs the fresh, creamy malt and the generous citrus profile. The flavour could last a bit longer, but the balance is great, spiciness elevated just to th right level. Great malt base in here, wheaty, refreshing and delicate. Somehow crisp palate, a bit too bubbly for my liking, but this remains a top take on the style. Bravo!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
egajdzis (5253) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2009
Poured a hazy golden color with a small, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of lavender, toast, coriander, honey, citrus fruits, and a bit of banana. Taste of citrus, tart wheat, a little sweeter toffee, coriander, and mild spices, with a dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiggmtl (4548) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 31, 2005
Lemon citrus, lactic, creamy aroma with fair coriander/ nutmeg/bitter orange spiciness. Opaque yellow gold with fair white head that recedes to lasting cover with some nice lacing. Spices emerge in the crisp wheat flavour with a fair citrus-lemon character. Creamy texture and moderately strong carbonation. A decent example of a style that seems hard to nail. Sampled at the brewpub with dirtymike, MartinT, muzzlehatch, Rastacouere and Volgon.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAR 29, 2005
New England Road Trip Easter ’05 with MartinT, tiggmtl and Rastacouere, beer #9. Small sample at the brewpub, also in the company of Volgon and brewer Dirtymike. Very light, opaque thick yellow with a strong lasting white head...light, sweet spicy nose by turns full of coriander, vanilla and lemon...light, dry body, very crisp, a little bland...nice full body, stinging pepper to finish. Not much of a fan of this style, but this is as well done as any brewpub version.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClarkVV (3891) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 14, 2005
Growler from Dirtymike at the 6/4/05 Mondial Gathering. Aroma of lemon, coriander, bubblegum and pils malt. Pretty aptly describes any Belgian wit, but this one was just so. Light, pale-white-gold color, hazy and with a thin white head, but some lacing. Dry coriander and plant stalks in the flavor, with a fresh green hops flavor that is unusual, but not unpleasant for the style. Dry wheat on the end and some bubblegum lingering. Lightly peppery carbonation, with large bubbles giving a fluffy texture. Medium to medium-light bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 12, 2005
Pours a hazy yellow color with a ring of white lace. Aroma and flavor of wheat, spices and yeast. Light body, powdery texture, soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 25, 2005
On tap at the brewpub: Cloudy dark yellow with a fizzy white head, light citrus and orange peel in the aroma, starts and ends lightly sweet, lightly spicy ending.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OldGrowth (2592) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 8, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2005 4oz sample @ brewpub. Ok nose, citrus, lemon/orange. grass. Hazy yellow gold color. Bitter flavors, Lemon mainly, little tinny. Medium body, lite smooth mouthfeel, dry clean finish witha lingering sourness. Seemed good, though I’m not a Wit drinker generally.


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