Aubrey (3415) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - JAN 26, 2009
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pale gold with a slight haze. Crisp up front, somewhat chewy toward the finish. Spicy and herbal, with elements of coriander, clove and white pepper. Sweet malt base, with hints of white cake and honey. Mild yet fitting bitterness level. Refreshing and tasty beer.
LilBeerDoctor (3302) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours a cloudy pale yellow with a small white head. Aroma of light tropical fruits and wheat. Flavor of yeast, melon, slight clove, and sweetness. Nice and drinkable. A pleasant witbier.
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - JAN 17, 2009
4.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Brew pours bright white yellow with a decent head that renigs. Smells like the most beautiful women, fresh, clean, crisp, and pure with vanilla bean and some exotic tropicals. Medium body weight with excellent carbonation almost approaching cream. Oh what a nice brew. A big bosomed vanilla bomb meets the prince of lemon rind intertwined with tropicals from some far off land that only tinker bell could remember. The finish is long and crisp with freshness. Excellent from this brewer.
FlacoAlto (3737) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JAN 7, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A vigorous pour into my 25cl tulip glass summons forth both a lemon-like / coriander scent and a frothy initially three-finger thick, pale, off-white colored head. The beer is a fairly clear gold color that shows a brilliantly though not quite clear, straw-gold color when held up to the light. The aroma is all spices with notes of lemon, a touch of earthy coriander and a finish that has a touch of malt character with a cracker-like grain note.
Somewhat sweet tasting (for a Wit), with a medium’ish body that has enough heft to just cling to the palate after each sip, but is still pretty quaffable.. Spicy with notes of white pepper, citrus zest, and a slightly phenolic finish that reminds me a bit of ginger, but there is also a bite of coriander. While this beer is very spice dominated, some of the fermentation character comes through and contributes to the overall spiciness. There is a touch of woody character that couples with the earthy black pepper and coriander spice notes. As the beer warms a bit more the citrus character becomes more characteristic of orange zest.
Not a bad example of a Wit, it leans towards the citrus side of the spice spectrum, which I definitely enjoy. I prefer my Wits to be a little drier and a little more tart, but this is well within the style parameters.
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - NOV 27, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a cloudy pale golden color with a foamy head that lasts and laces. Lots of malt, citrus and yeast in the aroma, along with a hint of spiciness. Flavor is much the same, with fruit and yeast really coming through. Very smooth and highly drinkable. Very nice brew.
douglas88 (5480) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 26, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from the State Liquors store. Pours a cloudy light orange color with a small white head. The aroma is full of citrus; some lemon and perhaps apricot, some spices also. The taste is pretty smooth; some light spices, apricot, lemon, and orange, some yeast and perhaps a bit of sulfur. Not bad at all, a very nice addition to the Utah line up.
mikey (503) - farmington, Utah, USA - OCT 28, 2008
2.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours a white, cloudy corn color with a thin frothy cap. The nose is of sulphur, wheat, banana and a little coriander. The taste is very similar to the nose with that odd sulfur essence leading off. Next comes bready wheat, then a dry banana. The finish has a minor ’’zesty’’ orange peel twang. This beer is brand new, I hope the sulfur problem can be fixed in future batches.