Blind Bat Old Walt Smoked Wit

Brewed by Blind Bat Brewery
Centerport, New York USA
5% Smoked | 1 Rating |
A smoked wit, you say? Yup. Researching smoked beers led me to a world of smoked wheat beers, particularly a smoked wheat beer popular in Poland about 100 years ago. (Iíll list that one as one of the Blind Bat beers when Iím happy with the test batches and am ready to offer it to the public.) I didnít find anything about smoked wit beers, but decided to experiment a bit (a wit is a wheat beer). I like it, and hope you will too. Pictured on the label is Long Islandís old Walt Whitman, enjoying a smoke and a book in what is purported to be his favorite spot in his native West Hills. Long Islandís springtime is awakening all around him.

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