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.
IrishBoy (3725) - Bakersfield, California, USA - NOV 1, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle from Utah State Liquor Store #18 Cedar City. Nose is grass, honey, cloves, and white yeasty bread. Hazy light yellow with a medium yellow tinged head. Flavor is lightly sweet, cloves, caramel, and light bubblegum.
travita (3651) - Frisco, Texas, USA - FEB 23, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to jkwalking05. The look is clear, golden in color, and has a white head. The smell is citrus, wheat, fruits, and spices. The taste is fruits, caramel, wheat, sweet, and peaches.
Cavie (3634) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle courtesy of JKwalking05. Hazy light yellow pour. Light easy fruit smell. Some white wine aroma. Taste is dry flavored with light grains. Easy drinking for sure.
jrallen34 (3478) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 26, 2011
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle... ugly dirty gold, off white head, leaves only a ring but has some lace... lightly sweet, graham cracker, cereal, ok but super boring... taste is bland but its better than the nose, sweet overall in a generic way, really grainy, a bit of honey... it unoffensive enough, just so many better options its not worth it
Aubrey (3413) - 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.
jkwalking05 (3392) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 15, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cloudy gold in appearance with a decent white head. Aroma is of malt, citrus and yeast. Taste is of yeast and citrus.
WeeHeavySD (3359) - San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon, USA - APR 17, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle shared by smokepot23 at Alesmith today. Poured yellow with a bright white head. Nose is sweet with a belgian yeast thing. Taste is light decent and sweet.
LilBeerDoctor (3297) - 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.
1FastSTi (3270) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 10, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours to a really pale yellow body with lots of carbonation and a thin creamy white head. The aroma seemed to have a lot of Saaz hops. Some light coriander and yeast. The flavor is pretty much the same. Saaz are apparent, but then subtle coriander and wheat. Almost like it is a blend of a white ale and a pilsner.