Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


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RATINGS: 750   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Our first venture into organically-produced beer, Mothership Wit Organic Wheat Beer elevates the zesty Wit or White beers of Belgium. Our far-flung Beer Rangers affectionately refer to our Fort Collins brewery as the Mothership, a name that conjures images of earth shot from space and the interconnectivity of it all. Mothership Wit is brewed with wheat and barley malt, as well as coriander and orange peel spicing resulting in a balance of citrus and sour flavors held in suspension by a bright burst of carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (5964) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 22, 2007
On tap at Flying pie Boise, Pours out a hazy gold topped with a nice white head. A very nice aroma malt wheat and ligth hops. The tast is about the same not to bad.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigbish (684) - California, USA - JAN 16, 2007
An ok wheat. Drank it at the brewery. Too watery and not enough flavor for me. A little bit of lemon came through, but overall I was disappointed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danfosha (51) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 15, 2007
Growler from the brewery. Small bubbled foam, lasts a while with not too much lacing. Pours a pale gold beige, like an aged champagne. Tiny carbonation bubbles. Aroma of coriander, yeast. Palate has hint of orange two thirds of the way through the taste. Coriander shows as well. Has an element that is reminiscent of wild bacteria. Not having had many witbiers, I’m not sure if this is correct for the style, but still found it enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigcat03 (263) - Columbus, Nebraska, USA - JAN 6, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 22, 2007 Draught from the brewery poured into sampler globe glass - Pours yellow gold; Lemon and wheat to the nose; Lemon, orange, malt and a little yeast on the initial taste; Some malt and light hops backtaste; A fairly light watery palate; Not being bottled yet, but I grabbed a growler to bring home and have some friends try. Well worth a try. 7/4/7/2/12 Re-Rate now that it’s being bottled! A pale gold pour with a nice 1 finger white head. Aroma has lemon, wheat, with lots of clove in the mix. Taste is much the same with some added banana. aftertaste brings plenty of wheat. Body is lighter than I would like. Crisp carbonation. Still a very nice beer and one I will be getting on a regular basis now that it’s available to me! 8/3/7/2/13

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
FlagstoneHill (215) - Erie, Colorado, USA - NOV 24, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 18, 2007 12 oz bottle. .. Very pale straw, hazy white head, nice lacing. .. Citusry, spicy aromas. .. Crisp, refreshing, very light malt flavors, light hop bitterness with emphasis on yeasty, citusry and spicy flabors. .. light body with nice fizz. .. Very authentic and tasty wit beer. Very well done

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (6010) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - NOV 5, 2006
GABF 2006. Cloudy gold. Small white head. Nose is grainy, some yeast, light banana, and light citrus. Taste is spices, wheat, yeast, soft lemon and light banana. Body is light and crisp with moderate carbonation. Ends with more spice, fruits notes, some light yeast, and grains.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 15, 2006
Pour is light slightly hazed yellow with thin white head...smell is banana pudding...dry and corriander and clove spicy flavor...no sweetness in the flavor at all...did I say dry?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3839) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 8, 2006
Clouded wheaty appearance w. crisp head. Simple, but crisp witbier that does the trick for summer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - OCT 5, 2006
Lemonade yellow with a dense film of bubbles. Nose-soapy, coriander, big Belgian esters. Taste-lotion, chamomile, light soapy, very restrained wit spices, smoked wood, medium CO1, and light banana esters. Overall very weird.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChillCoat (1029) - Concord, California, USA - OCT 1, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2008 Draft. Pale , hazy yellow color with no head. Banana, lemons and orange aroma. Sharp lemon flavor with phenols. Clean and crisp beer. Thin mouth feel. A very strange beer for a wit but still pretty drinkable.

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