Nuffield (3769) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 7, 2005
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Very light yellow with a hint of dullness, little head. Not a bad aroma, hoppy notes present as dryness, some alcohol, some coriander up front, wheaty, but not terribly strong. Orange in the flavor suggests watered down Southern Comfort, but not especially sweet. Rather thin in flavor and not a wonderful palate--strikes me as going a little flat rather quickly.
Crash (532) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - DEC 2, 2005
3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Poured a light yellowish color with not much head or lacing. Aroma was sweetwith some strange spice smell that actually worked for me. Taste was disappointing after the aroma.
KSS (102) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - NOV 28, 2005
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Not much in the pour. Minimal diminishing head. Medicinal aroma with lemon and spice flavor.
jimmyh221 (157) - Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, USA - NOV 26, 2005
2.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
This beer had a light color. I did not care for the aftertaste. I almost tasted a bit like Skoal.
MoreHead (355) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - NOV 22, 2005
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
light and cloudy with a small diminishing head. smells like a band-aid, kind of some orange as well.
henry3r (586) - Wichita, Kansas, USA - NOV 8, 2005
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
The bottle poured a sparkling clear pale yellow beverage with a beautiful full, creamy white head that lasted throughout and had good lacing. The aroma was sweet and had a prominent spicy character to it with clove and pepper being the most notable. There was no hop character that I could detect. The body was medium light with lively carbonation and a slightly thin, crisp texture. The flavor starts off sweet and takes on a slight bitter edge as it matures on the palate. The finish is medium and slightly bitter with a slight alcohol warmth.
Ratman197 (10850) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 13, 2005
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle poured a cloudy yellow with a large white head. Aromas of bread, citrus and spices. Palate was smooth and refreshing. Flavors of bread, a bit of citrus,mellow spices with a smooth creamy finish.
frankenkitty (1971) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2005
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle poured a hazy golden/yellow with a quick white head. Aromas were fruity and spiced, with clove, lemon and a dash of pepper. The yeast they’ve used works very well for a Wit. Flavor was "wheaty" with light spices and a chalky finish. My wife enjoyed it, so that’s a big plus.
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Cable (286) - SE, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 25, 2005
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled from bottle. Pours a cloudy, pale yellow with a tall, but quickly diminishing white head. Aroma is brite, floral and spicy. The flavor is balanced and tart with orange and pepper-like spices. Light to medium-bodied, well carbonated and refreshing. Spot on for the style, and a good beer all-around.
StewardofGondor (1934) - Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 19, 2005
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cloudy muted yellow in color with a bubbly, foamy head. Cloves, oranges, coriander, vanilla extract and pepper convey the traditional wit aroma. Touches the tongue and the sprits is a bit hot, yet it washes over quickly, leaving flavoring elements of lemons, vanilla and cloves. An atypical crispness comes to play and doesn’t detract. Tiny dashes of pepper help the mixture recede into a calming spice complex. Pepper and cloves are the main staying components throughout. The brewery’s lager rhythms creep up nonetheless and are most evident in the lemony citric acquaintance in the finish. A noble effort when all’s said and done.