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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Redhook’s twist on the Belgian style is the addition of fresh ginger, which adds a refreshing snappiness to this lighter-bodied wheat beer. Redhook Wit is perfect for warm summer months of outdoor BBQ-ing, sitting by the pool, or just taking a break by hanging inside enjoying the AC and watching old re-runs of Gilligan’s Island.

"Made with ginger but still digs Mary Ann."

Formerly ’Redhook Wit’

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
foyle (237) - Wyoming, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Appearance: pours 1/2 white head that recedes quickly with no lacing. Color is a cloudy gold with sediment/yeast in suspension. Aroma: mild with some grassiness and yeast. A bit of sweet barley. Mouthfeel: light and crisp, akin to a soda. Finish is quite dry. Flavor: strong ginger flavor, some spice (coriander?), a bit of yeasty bread sweetness in the middle and a mild hop bite in the finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
GT2 (8427) - San Diego County, California, USA - AUG 3, 2014
[ Bottle ][ 12oz ][ t0rin0 ][ Gift ][ Allagash Tulip Flute ][ 8.3.14 ]
>> Pours clear light orange with fizzing out completely white soda foam with no retention. Nose is glue, artificial sticky orange gummy candies, corn, white dog alcohol. Taste is flat orange soda, oily vanilla, sugar, watery body. Lifeless mouthfeel. Undrinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drjohnrock (431) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Twelve ounce bottle from Widmer/Red Hook/Kona summer variety 12 pack purchased at Western Hills Kroger, tasted on September 21, 2013. Cloudy orange/yellow hue, sweet/spicy aroma with clove dominating, flavor mostly sweet and spicy with a fair amount of ginger. Can’t say this is much of a Belgian wit but it’s all right.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (2178) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JAN 19, 2014
12 oz bottle from Conifer Village Liquor. Orange and pretty clear with a completely dissipating head, no lacing. Aroma of bread, spices, sweet malts, herbs, coriander, lemons and orange peel. Similar flavor, sugary and sweet with light bitterness. Oh, and a fuck ton of ginger. Pretty light body with average carbonation and a long finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DialSquare (2657) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 16, 2013
12oz bottle from ABC on Apalachee. Yellow pour with thin bright white head that disappears completely. Aroma is muted pale malt. Tastes are wheat, spice, yeast, orange. Kinda weak.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Appearance: Pours relatively clear for a wheat beer while a fizzy seltzer-esque head quickly fades into nothing. Swirls with nothing, too. After the pour settles there are a few scattered wheaty bits hovering suspended in the golden brew.
Nose: Mild all around. Candied ginger with sour granny smith apples along the edges. Sourdough.
Palate: Much like the nose, mild and unassuming. Candied ginger up front with some ginger heat in the back. Chewy whole wheat breads along the edges. Sourdough breads and apples on top.
Final Thoughts: A rather forgettable wheat ale from a once great craft beer brewery. The flavors were mild and never seemed to truly mesh, working more against each other than with each other. Moving on…
(An original written work by Beer Ambassador, LLC. Plagiarism is not tolerated.)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (6888) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Cool looking 12oz bottle pours with a deep slightly hazy pale gold body that supports a tiny off white head. The aroma has pretty big banana notes, a bit of faint cloves and some mild grainy malts. The taste is similar with banana, some wheat to malt notes and sweet malt sweetness. Overall a bit too sweet to really enjoy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (2152) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Looks and smells like a wit, cloudy pale golden with paper thin head. Hints of citrus and spice, smooth and light mouthfeel. Good example of the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Fredis23 (481) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - SEP 18, 2013
Deep Hazy Yellow / Light Orange Color, Medium lively head that disappears in 30 seconds, no lacing. Funky Ginger Aroma. Wheat, orange, Ginger. Easily drinkable, refreshing, although I’m no fan of ginger. Seems OK blend of wheat and spices. Just OK for me....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2013
Cloudy dark orange with disappearing head. Aroma is wheat and spice. Taste is dry, wheat, a tad bit of ginger. Quenching beer.

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