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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Our Optimal Wit is brewed in the Belgian Wit Bier tradition. It is brewed with raw wheat and oats, and steeped with coriander, orange peel and grains of paradise. This ale is a pale golden color with a bit of cloudy haze from bottle conditioning. This unfiltered ale offers layers of complex, nuanced flavors that evolve in the glass. It finishes crisp and refreshes the palate.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (39990) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 22, 2016
From tap. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild estery, slight spiced. Light estery. Mild spiced to herbal. Medium dry and estery mild finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (22523) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2011
Draft @ Rustico Restaurant, Alexandria, VA. Pours a hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity wheat malty hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity wheat malty spicy yeasty flavor with hoppy hints. Has a fruity spicy yeasty wheat malty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (20933) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 10, 2011
Draft. Hazy yellow orange color, medium white head. Aroma of orange juice, spices. Taste is bready, lots of malt, citrus, spice, slightly sour finish. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (14613) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Bottle thanks to Nimbleprop. Pours cloudy lemon yellow with white head. Nose/taste of oat, grains of paradise, coriander, orange and lemon peel, banana and wheat malt. Lighter bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (13021) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 14, 2011
Draft. Cloudy cider body with medium white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, grain of paradise, light hay, lemon. Taste is moderately sweet, grain of paradise, some hay, orange/lemon. Light-medium body, some creaminess, light acidity.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (12702) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 26, 2014
A blonde wit with a thin off white head. In aroma, light fruity malt with light banana, grassy notes, mineral. In mouth, a sweet fruity malt with light cloves, mineral notes, a bit light. On tap at Bacon and beer Classic.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (12122) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 16, 2012
12oz bottle-pours yellow with a retaining tight offwhite head. Aroma is spice-nutmeg/herbal, bready light malt. Taste is spice-nutmeg/herbal hops, sweet doughy/bready light malt, medium fruit. Soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (11974) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 18, 2011
Tap at Rustico. Pours hazy gold with an average, fizzy white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (hay, straw, meal, cereal), light hops (floral), and average esters (citrus) with notes of coriander. Flavor is heavy malt (hay, straw, meal, cereal), light hops (floral), and average esters (citrus) with notes of coriander. Light body, low warmth and creaminess, medium carbonation with a medium dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (11499) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2011
Served on draft at Mellow Mushroom in Charlottesville, VA on 3/30/11. Pours a hazy lemon yellow color with a dense medium sized creamy white head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of wheat, quite a bit of citrus and a spicy finish. The taste is bready wheat malts and a spicy finish. Medium bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daknole (10840) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Gold pour, white head. GABF. Flavors of wheat, gum, light toasted grains, coriander, spice.


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