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Tröegs Scratch 99
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Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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For Scratch #99, we’re revisiting the blissful world of the Belgian-style Witbier, or white ale. This beer typically features a blend of wheat and barley along with spices and Belgian yeast to create a refreshing and complex flavor. With a dense haze from the red wheat and a foamy white head, Scratch #99 incorporates subtle tartness and a delicate orange aroma that complements the spices and the LaChouffe yeast. The finish is dry and crisp.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nate (3710) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2013
On tap at Twisted Jimmy’s. Strong spicy aroma, coriander and bitter orange peel. Wheaty malt tang. Pale golden cloudy with thin white lacing head. Medium-light watery body with medium-high carbonation. Starts with wheaty tang and light acidity. Coriander with bitter orange peel, very herbal and floral. Fruity tart finish with lemon notes and watery astringency. A dim wit.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kbutler1 (1349) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Bottle. Pours a light yellow straw color with a withe head. Medicinal like aroma, somewhat like that stuff you spray on cuts, bactine is it? or something like that. Spice as well. Medium mouthfeel. The taste is better than the smell. Some banana notes as well as spice. Some citrus. Not my favorite.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (5726) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 11, 2013
draft at Coles, Buffalo NY. One of the better witbiers that ive had. fuller creamy mouthfeel, orange, slighly cloudy pour. floral and fruity notes, chouffe yeast adds a nice flavor profile. Orange citrus notes, fruity yeastiness. real nice

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8852) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2013
On tap at the Blue Dog. Hazy straw color with a small sized head. Citrus, spices and wheaty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ROGUE (2085) - Newark, Delaware, USA - AUG 21, 2013
On tap at State Line. Pours a cloudy yellow color, with a large white head that fades slowly. Aroma of spice, some Belgian yeast, light caramelized malts and a touch of hops. The taste starts out with strong spice flavors followed by some citrus sweetness and mild breadiness with a light malt character. The hops are mild but complementary and bring a good balance. The after taste is slightly spicy and bready. Crisp and smooth, light medium body, medium carbonation, clean finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4694) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Deep hazy golden coloured body with a straw yellow haze and a nice two centimetre tall white head. Aroma of pale wheat, some light floral hops, alcohol, coriander seed and a bit of sugar from fresh fruit. Medium-bodied; Assertive wheat and yeast flavours with a hint of spice, earth, nutmeg and sugars. Aftertaste shows some curacao, bubblegum, passionfruit and a bit of a dry, herbal hoppiness that lingers. Overall, a nice wit, especially in the heat, light and airy, but with a nice flavour profile. I sampled this pint on draught at Pony Bar in New York, New York on 13-July-2013 for US$5, as always.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MadRobin (1883) - Silver Spring, USA - JUL 28, 2013
On tap 4 oz. sample/flight at the Troeg's tasting room in Hersheypark, PA. Very hazy, bright straw-color with an off-white head and and very good lacing. Aroma of banana, lemon, yeast, coriander and wheat. Taste of coriander, banana, lemon, wheat and yeast. Medium/light body and medium/high carbonation. A quite decent witbier and vastly better than Troeg's DreamWeaver. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewBoxer (1965) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Draft at the growler. Pouts a cloudy yellow orange color. Taste is a little watery with a wheaty Belgian taste but not that much. Not great ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crajun (948) - , Texas, USA - JUL 7, 2013
bottle from summer santa; not my style but this was pretty good - nice aroma and flavor of citrus and coriander with Belgian yeast. decent palate. nice brew.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nejhleader (1228) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2013
nice brew that represents the style. A bit of a nice spice to it, some orange flavor bit of yeast, good body and a nice yellow hay color. A solid brew.


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