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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Uniquely different dark wheat ale. This beer is brewed with a touch of star of anise at the end of the boil to give it a nice smooth finish with a slight hint of licorice. Caution, just like a Black Widow, this beer will bite you if you are not careful!


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cwsample (162) - Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Bottle from Cavie. Very dark color, white head. I do smell the hint of liquorish, but it's not overpowering. Maybe a hint of coffee in the flavor. Feels a little thin in the mouth.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pershing (475) - Garland, Texas, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Pours jet black into a goblet. Fast disappearing head with no lacing. Aroma of roasted malt and coffee with a little spice and yeast. Not much visual carbonation with a smooth silky mouthfeel. Clean dry finish. Not bad at all.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Narnad (1448) - Wonder Lake, Illinois, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Pours a very dark black color with a very quick fading, tan colored head. Aroma has a good deal of roasted notes too it, light sweetness at the end of the nose with some light coffee and licorice notes. Flavor has a very washed out roastedness. Light sweet anise notes at the very end but honestly not much there. Body is pretty thin with not fine, semi-sharp carbonation. Overall a meh brew. Not much there to make me want to drink again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6180) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Bottle:   Deep cola, thin sandy head, spotty lacing.   Burnt lactose like nose, a little charcoal, some anise as it warms up.   Charred hay, charcoal, and anise on the tongue.   This is supposed to be a Belgian Ale?   Mentions dark wheat ale, but not sure how much of a wheat ale this is.   Not very traditional at least.   Body and mouthfeel are thin to moderate.   Does seem to pick up some wheatiness on the finish.   This is sorta of an odd duck.   Its like it wants to be Belgian, but its just a little muddled dark wheat ale.   Wished it had a bit more Anise in that case.   Thanks Bill!


2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
UncleKorm (730) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Bottle poured a dark brown hue w/ a thin beige head. Moderate aroma. Tastes are roasted malt and yeast. Smooth with a moderate bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3619) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 21, 2013
12oz bottle. Black in color with an average sized beige head. Aroma is heavy in roasted malts with light coffee and toast. Taste is of roasted malts, toast, light char.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerenberger (1364) - Fischer, Texas, USA - SEP 19, 2013
Roasted malts, and chocolate comprise the nose. A black pour with an off-white, quickly dissapating, head and minimal lacing. The taste is malt forward. Roasted malts, coffee, suggestions of chocolate, with a bit of wheat present in the finish. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Round, smooth mouthfeel. Overall, I liked this beer! The taste is very roasty/toasty, but not over the top. Will buy more.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jammin (1) - katy, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2013 does not count
The Wit-O has a nice dark clear color, with a little white head, nice aroma of roasted malt with a finish of star anise. This beer is not a Belgium beer, its a dark wheat ale brewed with white wheat and chocolate wheat, with some Belgium malt and roasted malt. spicy saaz hops come through slightly with the star anise on the finish. You can not taste the 7.5 abv that’s why this is a scary little beer to drink. Goes down way to smooth, thin, not suppose to be thick like a porter or stout .

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JakeSparks (124) - Alvin, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2013
i like how brewers are getting crazy with styles, but wow- this didn’t work. but this was 6 bucks and easy going

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fratto (2589) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Bottle from Cavie. Dark pour with a small white head. Aroma is chalk, roasted, and licorice. Taste is milky, chalk still, and some weirdness in the finish.


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