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RATINGS: 384   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Wit is a crisp and hazy Belgian-Style Wit. Wit is Weyerbacherís thirst-quenching spring and early summer ale. The nose has a light spiciness from the coriander, orange peel, grains of paradise, and star anise. The palate reveals a mild, refreshing and effervescent wheat beer that finishes with just a hint of tartness.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hockeyhoser81 (3) - Exeter, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2012
rolled bottle popped sniffed sipped drank. Wonderful citrus aroma, just enough spice on palate. clean refreshing finish. Has a alot going on for just a basic wit. Not my favorite offering from this solid brewer, but might be the most drinkable


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joejames (366) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle to shaker glass. Pours cloudy yellow, quick white head. No lacing or retention. Aroma of faint orange and Belgian yeast. Taste is slightly sweet, slightly sour. Light bodied, moderate carbonation, watery mouth feel. Finishes slightly sour then dries quickly. Tasting notes of Belgian yeast, pepper, lemon, grass, herbs, wheat, light banana and light clove. Itís not bad but not a fan of the style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerathon (1596) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Golden yellow pour with thin, lasting head. Heavy spice (coriander, orange peel, and Belgian yeast) in aroma and flavor. Typical witbier.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (4189) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Bottle. Hazy golden with one finger head. Tangerines and citrus. Light wheat. Mild sweetness. Thereís a lot to like here, and Iím not sure why this isnít better regarded.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mep3222 (889) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - JUN 27, 2015
Lemony zesty banana nutty Belgian yeasty aroma and taste. Quite nice. Taste is a bit on the soapy side. Carbonation dies fast and feels flat. Has some nice wit characters and maybe a bit more full bodied than some wits, but soapy odd finish detracts. Has potential and good qualities but lacks balance and has bad characteristics like the soapy bitter feel that detracts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
radio_nowhere (1214) - Maryland, USA - JUN 22, 2015
4 oz. draft at the brewery in Easton, PA; light hazy orange-pale golden color with white head. Aroma notes of wheat malt sweetness, orange peel and some coriander. Taste adds some light spices and yeastiness. Light-medium body, moderate-low carbonation, crisp with clean yeast-spice finish. Easy drinking summer beer, nice on hot days.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chad9976 (1443) - Albany, New York, USA - JUN 19, 2015
There are a lot of traditional styles Iíd assume would be foolproof, especially at the commercial level. Witbier being a good example of one. And itís not that Weyerbacher Wit isnít a good beer Ė itís a fine beer Ė itís just that it should be better than simply okay.

I poured a 12oz bottle into a tulip glass. It was bottled on 4/8/15 and cost $2.50 ($0.21 per ounce). Appearance: Pale shade of light orange/gold with a (not surprisingly) very hazy body. No visible carbonation. Pours to a small, white, soapy head which nearly completely dissipates and leaves no lacing.

Smell: Very orange-forward nose with orangepeel being the most predominate scent. A touch of banana candy. Although it is quite mild overall.

Taste: The palette to this beer is pretty much exactly what I want and expect in a witbier: a sweet orange flavor; light zesty sensation and a clean, dry finish. The label mentions that the beer is made with coriander, orangepeel, grains of paradise and star anise, yet this is not what I would consider an especially spicy brew (or a spicy brew at all, for that matter). Itís actually remarkable close to Blue Moon or Shock Top in that itís not just mild Ė but overtly so. Well, there definitely is a bit of a bite on the finish, and there are absolutely no off-flavors or obvious flaws. This just seems like a good beer trapped in the body of an average one. I will say it makes for a good starter witbier (and certainly a better choice than those two macros).

Drinkability: A beer like Weyerbacher Wit you drink for its refreshing nature, and in that aspect it works quite well. At only 4.6% ABV itís easy to consider it a session beer; especially considering the light body, the way it quenches the thirst and the fact it leaves hardly any aftertaste. On the other hand, the mouthfeel is not crisp and effervescent Ė rather, a little dull. This is the kind of beer that would work much better out of a can than a bottle.

Score: 6/10

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BroadestTom (217) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2015
Aroma dough, banana, citrus, bread, Appearance pale, golden, hazy, cloudy, minimal head, white foam, Taste medium sweetness, Palate light body, medium body, average carbonation, Overall I think itís a better beer than the rate it has. I would suggest this beer to a friend

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bulk_Carrier (2787) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Dates on the bottle are "04/15/15" and "10/15/15." Best by and born on. This was poured into a mug. The appearance was a semi-hazy yellow color with less than a fingerís worth of foamy white head that dissipated within less than forty seconds. No lacing was seen. The smell started off with a nice light sweet yeastiness rolling over top of a light coriander. Added sweet fresh grassiness proves a nice eloquent herbal-ness to balance. The taste was mainly sweet with the yeastiness balancing yet rolling underneath. A nice sweet to spicy semi-floral and grassy yeastiness strolls into the aftertaste and leads to a wet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light on the body with a super sessionable quality about it. Carbonated nicely as a witbier, the sessionability on this is amazing. Overall, some may say this is watery, I say this is just a really sessionable witbier, pass its respected food. It would so go well with.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SteveOrz85 (104) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 25, 2015
12 oz bottle from fridge poured into tulip. Coror is very hazy light yellow with one finger white head, which is gone rather quickly. Aroma is yeasty. Taste is lightly sweet. Verry light bitter. Strong notes of coriander. Minor notes of orange peel. Can sorta taste the grains of paradise. Medium bodied beer. Light to moderate carbonation. Light and refreshing. Well done wit. Good summer craft. Overall great beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (3506) - Michigan, USA - MAY 20, 2015
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 4/8/2015. Pours moderately hazy bright golden yellow color with a 1 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of lemon, orange peel, pear, apple, light banana, coriander, pepper, clove, wheat, bread, light honey, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and bready malt notes; with good strength. Taste of big lemon, orange peel, pear, apple, light banana, coriander, pepper, clove, wheat, bread, light honey, herbal, floral, grass, and yeast earthiness. Fair amount of earthy yeast spiciness and slight bready tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, orange peel, pear, apple, light banana, coriander, clove, wheat, bread, light honey, and herbal/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice robustness and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and bready malt flavors; with a great malt/yeast/spice balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish, Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and moderately creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish as expected of 4.6%. Overall this is a very nice witbier style. All around good robustness, complexity, and balance of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and bready malt flavors; and very smooth to to drink with robust flavors for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.


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