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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Pure Wit is a traditional Belgian-style wheat beer made with coriander, orange peel and a bit of oats. Itís a beer that opens up significantly upon warming with floral aromatics providing a nice contrast to the straightforward grainy flavors. The overall character is distinctly tart and dry, similar to a champagne.

bu11zeye's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12072) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 28, 2013
(750ml bottle) Pours a clear yellow body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of lemon, coriander, lime, and wheat. Flavor of lemon, lime, coriander, wheat, orange peel, earth, and florals.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6368) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 18, 2014
"Cool for a wit. Slightly tart and slightly fruity. Orange peel and a bit of biscuit malt. I would not mind having this one again..

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (3984) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle, thanks Brian! Pours hazy saw, medium off white head, done lacing. Aroma is lemon, wheat, coriander, orange zest. Flavor is light sweet, a but of zesty bitterness. Light body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ddemmingjr (744) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Pours cloudy pale yellow, dense,milky white head that persists. Light, grainy oats, subtle coriander and orange peel on nose, some cracker malts and citrus, tart dryness on finish. Solid wit ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ericdevin (969) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle at Les Caves, Corvallis. Pours a slightly cloudy golden color, decent amount of off white head which dissipates quickly. Aroma slight spice, wheat, body very lively, dry and crisp. Finishes with a surprising slight citric tang. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (1984) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Refrigerated 75 cl brown bottle (4.5%) poured into a weizen glass. Pours hazy golden with big frothy white head which dissipates quickly. Aroma is coriander, medium body, highly carbonated, and little lacing. Taste is coriander, yeast, and grainy. Good, but expected better based on rating.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (5893) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 3, 2013
Golden with a large white head. The aroma has some nice orange, wheat and coriander notes. The flavor is full of wheat, coriander, orange peel, pepper and yeast. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chuckstout (294) - Washington, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Aroma of wheat, floral, earth. Pours clear light golden color with a big pillowing white head with excellent lacing. Spritzy dry mouthfeel and very slight sweetness light bitterness. Pretty tasty!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
iowaherkeye (2698) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - AUG 28, 2013
$10.49/750mL, no date from Olive Tree Market in OB a week ago. Happy to see a new Upright beer, not happy at the price. My label states 4.5% ABV. Clear effervescent straw with a three finger white head, a bit fizzy and big bubbled, low retention. Nose is dominated by spicy citrusy coriander and florals, some dry cracker malt behind. Flavor follows suit, again, very dry--definitely see the comparison to champagne. Dry finish with low bitterness, floral aftertaste lingers. Thin watery body with moderate to high fizzy carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (9102) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUL 22, 2013
750mL. Pours a hazy, glowing light golden. Higher white foam. Good retention. Nose is mild Brett and house yeast, juicy tangerine, bright catty hops. Fresh zest and citrus. Taste is prickly carbonation up front, no hoppiness, no sugar. No soap, sweeter white bready wheat and pale malt. Mild pineapple acid in the finish possibly from the house yeast. Dry finish. Refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
popery (1563) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 11, 2013
Pours a pale shade of yellow. Quite cloudy. The head is big and fizzy. It dissipates pretty quickly, despite its aggressive beginnings. No lacing. The aroma is light and lemony. Thereís a bit of coriander and some wheat, but itís quite mild. The beer is very dry, and Iím only picking up light spicing in the taste. Lemons, peppercorn, mild wheat spice. Thereís a touch of malt sweetness to it, but itís largely lacking in grain flavor. Orange peel is probably in there. Light, grassy hops. Mouthfeel is effervescent. Carbonation is pretty high. Very light on the palate. Quite crisp. I appreciate the thought of doing a straightforward, low abv witbier, but this beer just lacks the fresh grain flavors and enticing spices of better versions of the style. Itís definitely easy to drink and refreshing but not much more than that.

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