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RATINGS: 155   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’

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aubrey (3481) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Hazy light orange with a quickly fading head. Effervescent up front; a bit cloying in the finish. Chewy, heavy-handed malt flavors of wheatgerm, plain crackers, and hay. Mild hop bitterness with meadowy, herbal, and earthy elements. Ginger is pleasantly in the background; provides a bit of spice and curious heat. Overall, it’s kind of underwhelming with restrained aromas and muted flavors.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gregwilsonstl (1228) - Missouri, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Dark straw, almost orange. Thin white head. Fizzy. Alot of orange. Yeasty. Coriander.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5188) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a cloudy yellow-peach color with a medium sized foamy white head that left a bit of lacing. The aroma was dryish and a bit must and dusty with a bit of black pepper. The flavor was dryish, musty and yeasty with notes of black pepper, citrus and a bit of sulfur. Medium length finish of must, pepper and citrus. Medium body. Eh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
beertholomeus (1042) - California, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Pours cloudy golden color with foamy white head. Wheat and yeast aromas. Wheat, yeast and grass flavors. Crisp with smooth finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nealblind (972) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - MAY 10, 2013
unfiltered. buttery wheaty ginger on the nose. lightish carb. sweet spicy briny orangey yeast flavors with a half bitter finish. miles beyond most redhook offerings.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 10, 2013
A - Cloudy pale yellow with a fizzy white head that sinks quick. S - A good dose of wheat, sweet bananas, lemon, very light spice. T - Lemon and orange citrus, fruity-reminds me of mild fruit cocktail syrup, light coriander on the edges, thick wheat malt underneath. Ginger comes out as it warms and lingers through to the finish. M - Medium bodied but full creamy feel with prickly carbonation. The ginger is a nice touch but starts to get weird towards the bottom of the glass. It’s nice choice for some variety though. Serving type: bottle 08-12-2011

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fatehunter (1476) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Poured a half finger of head on a cloudy, medium straw colored body. The aroma is a dose of ginger with a little dry grain in the background. The ginger really spices up the witbier nicely here. A little ginger with a mild bitter, rounded out by soft wheat taste. The texture is softer with moderate carbonation. I’m not a fan of witbier but I liked this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Redhook Wise Cracker Wit. Serving: 12 oz. bottle from Wegmans Leesburg. It pours a pretty solid gold color with a small white head. The nose is faintly Wit like with a touch of yeast and orange peel. The flavor is light but nice. A little wheat, a touch of yeast, and a nice orange blossom the whole way through. Light in body with average carbonation. Nice summer time fare.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maxwelldeux (4030) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazy dark golden color with a smallish white head. Nose is a little citrusy with some wheatiness coming through. Taste is a little light and very slightly citrusy. OK, but nothing special.
Earlier Rating: 7/4/2012 Total Score: 2.3
Not all that great. Not a lot of flavor to it at all. Pours golden and slightly cloudy with a moderate head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2499) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 1, 2013
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malt, grass and yeast. Taste is sweet, yeast ant a hint of grass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Earlier Rating: 11/8/2012 Total Score: 3
12 oz bottle pours golden with a white head. Aroma of spice, malt and bread. Taste is malts, hint of ginger and spices. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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