bigcat03 (219) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JUL 11, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled at Brews at the Zoo. Lightly sweet, a bit spicy but it more feels like it can’t decide what it wants to be as opposed to complimenting each other. A little thin on the palate and not enough carbonation. Not bad but not something I would sirens money on.
jcr (2346) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JUL 6, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Draft. Cloudy golden body with a frothy white head. Aroma of clove, toasted grain, lemon peel. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet, lightly bitter and lightly acidic. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Light raw grain aftertaste. A weak stepsister of Hoegaarden.
BVery (7963) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 7, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap at Crescent Moon. Pale washed out yellow pour. Small head. Minor aroma. Some wheat and mild citrus. Fairly bland.
Ratman197 (11260) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 1, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle poured a clear yellow with a lasting white head. Aromas of wheat, straw, pear, white pepper and light yeast. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, citrus, white pepper and light yeast with a smooth dry lingering peppery citrus finish.
fidelis83 (2196) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - OCT 3, 2014
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tall, cloudy yellow pour with a tall, soapy to creamy bright white head that has decent retention. Aroma is perfumey floral and citrus hops, light floury grain and sweet fruity notes. Flavor is bready yeast, floury grain, a little citrus, peppery spicy yeast and light floral hops. Light body, off dry, chalky feel throughout, medium to heavy, sharp carbonation. Decent Witbier, more on the spicy, bready side than most Wits and not as fruity.
HuskerTan (771) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - OCT 1, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
A- Slight funk, lemon, wheat, soft.
A- Clear color, clear liquid, white head.
T- Lemon, wheat, mild funk, slightly sweet, slightly tart.
P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, dry finish.
O- More like a mix between a Saison/Wit/Berliner Weisse. Refreshing but a little on the bland side. I honestly couldn’t taste any of the oranges in here but instead got lots of lemon. A good beer but certainly not the best from Zipline.
beastiefan2k (2830) - Emerald City (formely NYC & KS), Washington, USA - AUG 8, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Shaker from draft at Harvest Moon. Clear pale straw color. Light slick banana esters. Comes off overly industrial with not much else to it. But is a clean light banana wit.
rondphoto (2893) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 18, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle @ John’s Grocery / Iowa City IA --- Cloudy lemon gold color, bubbly 1/4" head, a few strips of lace. Taste is wheat and malt with orange and lemon citrus, light spices; seems a little like a shandy until the finish, with yeast and traditional bittering arriving, at which time it is more like a farmhouse ale. Okay, I guess.
heemer77 (5174) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUN 19, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Billowing bright white head with a fairly hazy gold body. The nose is citrus tinted with lemons and bread dough. There is also some funk like old leather. Notes of lemon peels and a nice spicy finish of what I assume is clove. The body is bright and lively. This one is interesting and slightly funky. A nicely carbonated body and a dry clean finish. One of the best wits I have tried!
CanIHave4Beers (3568) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUN 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a very pale yellow with a small well retained head and not much in the way of lacing.
The aroma is spicy & orangey. It’s earthy and not very sweet smelling.... unique but familiar to the style for sure.
The flavor is dry & spicy with a nice bit of white pepper and orange. The beer has a nice zippy bitterness and a light doughy character.
The palate is prickly and lively.
Somewhere in the balance between Wit and Saison, a really enjoyable take on either style.