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Wrecking Bar Le Papillon Witbier

Wrecking Bar Le Papillon Witbier
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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Le Papillon is the French word for butterfly, with significance being that it is both Inman Park’s trademark symbol and origin of Brewmaster Bob’s hometown name.  A light-bodied, cloudy, Belgian wheat beer. Made with unmalted wheat, oats, and barley and subtly spiced with Curacao orange peel and coriander. Perfect for warm weather drinking!

OG 1.050 IBU 16 ABV 5.4%


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChainGangGuy (4281) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Appearance: Presented a clouded, pale straw-hued body with a slim, white head.

Smell: Soft, hewn hay, ultra fine pale malted barley. Only on a deep, sincere sniff does the beer reveal notes of spice and citrus. Really, a light aroma overall.

Taste: Pale malted barley, slight slim milk milkiness. Lightly sweet. A touch of coriander yields to the also fairly light orange peel flavor. The beer dries out fairly quickly, leaving a spicy, smooth finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium-low carbonation.

Overall: A competent witbier, though I’d prefer a bit more carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (4665) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Hazed pale yellow pour with creamy off white head and lace. Spicy coriander, paper, and wheat aroma. Flat wheaty flavor, coriander, and some spiciness. Light bodied and a tad fizzy.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Westmeister (1534) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Draft sampler. Pours a super cloudy yellow with white head and nice lace. Taste was banance, clove, medium sweet malts, some orangy citrus. Nice medium palare with a lingering sweetness. Nice wit.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cavana40 (21) - - MAY 2, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2014 My favorite in the flight of beer I tried at Wrecking Bar. Light and refreshing, with citrus notes. Very nicely done overall

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GTAEgeek (1063) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 28, 2013
On tap in a flight at the Brewpub. Cloudy, pale yellow color, with a medium, white head and great lacing. Smells musty, with hay, herbs, and lemonade. The flavor is citrusy sweetness, with a light sour bite in the finish. Light body, crisp, and sticky. Overall, this is a mellow and refreshing witbier. Very well made, and true to the style.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jw0406 (672) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 11, 2012
20 oz. pours a cloudy golden color with a great white head. Aromas of spice, wheat, orange. Light bodied with a dry finish

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2012

Date: May 06, 2012
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: hazy gold, frothy off white head, streaks of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet spicy aroma, light orange, good spicy coriander
Flavor: sweet and spicy flavor, sweet pale malt with a light candy character, citris orange, spicy
Overall: everything in balance
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *** /4


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