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RATINGS: 292   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Belgian style white ales have a long history of unique ingredients, as brewers experimented with spices discovered during the spice trade. For our hazy brew we found a refreshing combination of crisp wheat, the tangy sweetness of tangerine & orange peel, and the subtle spiciness of coriander & grains of paradise. Cheers!


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
crossovert (6988) - Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Answer to blue moon, took them long enough. It is less offensive than blue moon, actually not a bad take on the style, but it is completely unimaginative.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bb (6784) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle. Light golden-amber beer with a cream head. Spice and eyast aroma with light wheat. Wheat and spice flavor with yeast and light citrus. Medium bodied. Wheat and citrus linger with yeast and spice.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ibrew2or3 (6782) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 26, 2013
12oz bottle pours with a fairly opaque gold body that supports a wafer thin bright white head. The mild aroma has sugar sweetness, pear candy, sugar sweetened spices and then a light sweet citrusy lime candy note. The taste unloads mounds of sugary sweetness that is a mix of table sugar, sweet pear juice, sugary green apple and lime hard candy. Beneath the sweetness are mild spices like clove and sugary coriander as well as there’s more sweet pear and apple notes. Way too sweet and sugary. I will not try this again.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Bottle. Pours a hazed gold with a medium to large dense white head. Big sweet citrus fruits, oranges and some lovely floral musk. Medium bodied, sweet tangerine coming through in a big way. Very clean and easy drinking, lots of lovely muskiness. Smooth musk into the finish with more tangerine. If this was presented to be me blind as a tangerine wit I’d have loved it, so I can’t knock it down because Sam Adams made it and I usually end up disappointed by their stuff. Well done.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6211) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle:   Dirty straw in color, slight sediment, thin sudsy white head, little lacing.   Bright spicy nose, corriander, grains of paradise, and a candied citrus peel.   Remains spicy on the tongue, strong, but not sharp.   Also a mealy wheatiness.   Spices die off rather quickly, leaving only the mealy wheatiness.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Strong nose, strong start, falls off rather quickly.   Wished this one were brighter.   Tiz pretty much middle of the road.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (6094) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - APR 15, 2013
Pour otu of 12 oz bottle, hazy orange pour with fizzy white head, aroma brought sweet grain, caramel, lots of orange peel, some slight vanilla, lots of honey, a salty note, hints of coriander in there. Taste is very salty, some slight coriander, hints of bread, going into lots of sweet orange and tangerine, hints of slight grass, yeast, finishing with a sweet but slightly dry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrSilverworm (6020) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 1, 2013
12oz bottle, from Party Source. Enjoy by August 2013. Mildly hazy golden - orange color. Thin off white bubbly head, fades to minimal. Just little loose dots of lace. Doesn’t look bad, but much darker than most white ales I’ve seen. Orange peel, some spice, light belgian-type yeast. Moderate strength more smooth carbonation, medium body. Lightly dry, light stickiness. Tangy sweetness. Decent witbier.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Bottled , hazy orange pour with minimal foam. Aroma is yeasty lemon with Flavors of yeast, orange peel and bread finish

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (5978) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Bottle. Light golden orange pour that is slightly murky. Small white head. This is a little bland overall - the citrus and spice character is somewhat muted and muddled together.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SudsMcDuff (5792) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2013
hazy gold .. medium foam, very light lacing .. . light peach, wet hay, straw, and tangerine yeast .. . mild mouth .. . an ok beer but sam adams, please stop doing wits .. . . the legendary Esquilax


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