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RATINGS: 233   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Innocent yet beguiling, this hazy golden brew appears to be a classic wittier with its bright notes of orange citrus & coriander, but thereís a bit more mischief up its sleeve. Behind its sweet exterior lies an intriguing blend of white sage and rye for an earthly, spicy, and thoroughly refreshing brew.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brenn79 (1582) - Idaho, USA - JUL 19, 2013
12 oz bottle, another witbier from Sam Adams, this has to be some kind of record! -Pours hazy golden with a one finger head that starts to fizz away but still leaves a nice ice cream looking head, halfway through there is just a thin ring. Aroma is strong in citrus, coriander, ginger. The taste is citrusy, orange, the rye is really there, bready spiciness, sage too. Interesting beer, good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DialSquare (2919) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Bottle from a sampler 12 pack.
Big coriander and spice aroma with lemon, citrus zest.
Tastes are citrus, sweet toasted grain, spice, floral.
Lively palate.
Itís not horrible. Drinkable enough.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
davidajensen (206) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 17, 2013
Good beer. A great alternative to a hefe. Refreshing and light, but with a dry finish. The white thin head and lacing. You can smell the rye in the aroma. Good session drink.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
williamherbert (1328) - Syracuse, New York, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Has the peppery wheat aroma of a Belgian white, but with an additional, more peppery rye malt. Sweaty yellow color with a decent head. Looks very "wet," clear and not very cloudy. The flavor has spicy coriander, orange peel, grains of paradise, pepper and just a hint of that dry rye. The spices all coagulate into one very spicy, very pleasant flavor that adds a little prickly-ness to a sweeter style. Has a slick feel with just a hint of fizz. This is a nice little beer; Iím surprised/impressed.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ozarkspops (368) - - JUL 15, 2013
Hazy golden pour. Classic wit aroma with a bit more spiciness from rye. Flavor is crisp and carbonated. Medium yeast flavor. Mild rye malt. ---Rated via iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
boxofrane (2258) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle from Frank Smithís. Pours hazy orange with a nice size off white head, some lacing. The aroma is loaded with spices.. citrus zest, coriander, almost some italian seasoning. The taste is very spiced as well and is way outside the Wit style.. but I kind of dig this.. almost like a summer beer for a pulled pork sandwich.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsmerig (1291) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Yellow pour with a white head. Aroma of piney pungent rye. The taste of sweet is mixed nicely with spice and hops. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
irishpenguin13 (33) - Lady Lake, Florida, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Hazy and golden with not so good head retention. Good balance of sage and malt in the aroma. Rye on the palate backed by a decent hop flavor and earthy notes.Finishes nice with lingering hops and sage, not too overpowering. Very low bitterness from the hops. Super awesome.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (1401) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JUL 7, 2013
For a wit beer, the aroma is phenomenal and very odd. The rye and sage come through very strong. Aroma is sage, flavor is sage peppermine with a light rye bite and citrus flavor. A very unique beer. Iíd be proud to invent this. Not my favorite but better than most Sam Adams for me. Head that looks nice and fades. I would like a decrease in sage, and then I think it would be amazing. I think this may be a better winter wit beer.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jake65 (2729) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Bottle: Bright golden color with a finger of white head. Aroma is floral an herbal and rye, but the light scent of sage is a sign of things to come. I found the presence of sage in the flavor to overwhelm the entire taste... some florals and more sage. Too much sage.


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