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Wrecking Bar Le Papillon Witbier

Wrecking Bar Le Papillon Witbier
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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%


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrob21 (3404) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 14, 2016
Shorty at the source. Clear golden again. Baked bread. Banana. A little spice on the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (7876) - Georgia, USA - JUL 3, 2016
6/6/16. On tap at Craft on Draft. Orange pour under a nice khaki head. Light aroma, mild citrus, pale malts, hint of spice. Good flavor, nice citrus aspect, soft wheat, pale malts, hint of spice. Tasty!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndyW68 (1430) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 2, 2016
Hazy straw pour with white head. Aroma is grain and malt. Taste adds sweetness and a chemical bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (15754) - Dublin, California, USA - NOV 7, 2015
On tap @ Wrecking Bar. Hazed straw colored beer with some white foam. Has kind of a tangy, lemony aroma and flavor to it. Pretty zesty all around, in fact. Somewhat doughy, but does have a good bread flavor and sweetness. A touch of crackery malts on the finish, subtle banana, and just a touch of white pepper and coriander.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 16, 2014
On tap at the brewpub. Pours a hazed gold with no real head. Sweet musky chamomile on the nose, a bit of yeasty musk. Medium bodied, nice chamomile again, with some citrus coming through. Really nice flavors with a lot of subtlety. Very tasty, with a hint more chamomile on the finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (4204) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Pint on tap at the Variety Playhouse. Pale hazy golden amber body. Weak head. Spicy and, to a lesser extent, citrusy aroma. The flavor is moderately strong for the style, with negligible banana and ample hints of lemon. Light-medium body with good carbonation. O: recommended lemony version of the style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (1676) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Tap at Lazy Dog. Pours a hazy light light gold with a thin layer of cream colored head. Taste of grasses, malts, and fruit. Aroma is mostly malty, some citrus.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cybercat (5050) - Georgia, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Comes out of the tap a hazy golden with a fine-bubbled white head that leaves generous lacing. Aroma is wheaty and lemony, not strong but OK. Flavor is bolder than what the aroma promises, wheaty and yeasty with a lemon hint. A bit of soap intrudes, but that could be from the glass. Texture is fairly fizzy and firm, going downstairs nicely. Lands on your tongue like a butterfly, and floats down to the tummy. Refreshing and gentle.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (13069) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 14, 2014
Draft. Cloudy yellow body with small white head. Aroma is medium sweet, lavender, chamomile, light lemon. Taste is medium sweet, lemon, some lavender. Light-medium body, low carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (12420) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 9, 2014
Draft - Lots of wheat and coriander. Cloudy yellow with almost no head. Slightly tart up front, followed by sweet lemon and wheat. Lavender is pleasant addition, little of the yeast profile. Sweet finish.


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