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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This beer style is over 400 years old, and continues to enjoy overwhelming popularity. Offering low hop bitterness, it is easy to enjoy. It pours very hazy, with a light gold color... we say itís like summertime in a glass. Bitter orange peel and fresh coriander add zest and depth to this light, refreshing beer.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 18, 2010
Pours a clear golden color with a white head. Aroma is fruity, orange, some coriander, and slightly floral. Flavor is honey, orange, some coriander, a touch of grain, and a light floral finish that is strangely reminiscent of pot.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Elwood (3046) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 11, 2010
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from Captain Easyís.
Aroma: The nose is spicy and fruity with notes of... blueberry?? A little bit of yeast in there too.
Appearance: It pours a hazy pale gold with a medium, foamy, white head. Decent head retention.
Taste: The flavor is a bit on the sweet side with notes of yeast, wheat, that blueberry fruitiness, and a touch of coriander.
Palate: Light in body with slightly higher than average carbonation leading to a slightly dry, clean finish.
Overall: I tend to like my Wit a little more on the conventional side. The blueberry note sort of threw me off. Still, itís highly sessionable and relatively tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4155) - Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2010
12oz bottle. Bright yellow pour, white head. Very creamy texture. Fruit flavor, tropical fruits, sweet bread. Aroma of tropical fruit, ground coriander, tangerine zest.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6004) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 23, 2010
bottle, pours a slightly hazed orange color with thin white foam, aroma is orange and lemon peel, grassy, flavors of mineral water, lemon and lime, finish is thin

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2010
Bottle from Samís Quik Stop on 09/14/2010. Rather clear golden body with a medium creamy white head. Sweet citrus and light spice aroma. Sweet orange, citrus and lemon flavor, with some light spice and a faint wheat background. Medium light body with moderate carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Butters (3745) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 14, 2010
Bottle shared by maniac. Pours a near clear pale straw with small white head. Aroma is interesting and bubblegum and a little fake, but very pleasing. Flavor is also weird spices, and orange zest, and more fake bubblegum. I rather enjoyed this. Very different than what I would have expected.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
devilben02 (274) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 14, 2010
Poured from the bottle, itís a bit murky, but largely similar in appearance to the golden straw color of an American lager. Thereís no confusing this for a Bud once you take a sniff, though, with the aroma being a bit musty but lightly citrusy. The flavor is light and mild, but it really showcases the added spices and, as is common in the style, a banana-like character. Although not exactly light-bodied, goes down smooth and almost creamy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4104) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2010
A pretty big nose with a lot of esters - lemony sourness and pastry yeastiness. The mouthfeel was right on - rich, meaty, nicely carbonated. Citrusy sourness dominates the flavor profile. Generally a crisp finish, but with the minor flaw of going a bit pasty. Thanks to LuckyDog for bringing this back from his NC trip.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 9, 2010
Pours bright yellow with a thin wispy white head. Visible yeast but no haze or cloudiness. Notes of orange peel, yeast, pear, white grape and wheat. Medium bodied, yeasty with lush carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nickd717 (3477) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 8, 2010
12oz bottle from Chipís in Kill Devil Hills, NC. Hazy golden in color with a one-finger white head, decent lacing, and some sediment floating in the beer. Floral and wheaty aroma, with rather subdued Belgian yeast and a good citrus and spice note to it. The flavor is rather perfumy and floral, with subtle wheat malt, orange peel, and coriander. Nicely balanced. Fairly smooth on the mouthfeel with average carbonation. A solid if not inspirational witbier overall.


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