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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Our Optimal Wit is brewed in the Belgian Wit Bier tradition. It is brewed with raw wheat and oats, and steeped with coriander, orange peel and grains of paradise. This ale is a pale golden color with a bit of cloudy haze from bottle conditioning. This unfiltered ale offers layers of complex, nuanced flavors that evolve in the glass. It finishes crisp and refreshes the palate.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (41285) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 22, 2016
From tap. Pours hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild estery, slight spiced. Light estery. Mild spiced to herbal. Medium dry and estery mild finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (23885) - Tyres, SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2016
Keg at SBWF. Cloudy golden, small head. Distinct coriander aroma. Mid sweet with medium body and clean, hard mouthfeel. Citrus, coriander and notes of dill. Fairly low bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23674) - Malm, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2011
Draft @ Rustico Restaurant, Alexandria, VA. Pours a hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity wheat malty hoppy citrus aroma. Fruity wheat malty spicy yeasty flavor with hoppy hints. Has a fruity spicy yeasty wheat malty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21971) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 10, 2011
Draft. Hazy yellow orange color, medium white head. Aroma of orange juice, spices. Taste is bready, lots of malt, citrus, spice, slightly sour finish. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (18730) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 28, 2016
Bottle at Chris and Ruths place after GBBF 2016, Wednesday. Clear pale golden beer with a small head. Hoppy citrus aroma, citrus, grass, hay notes, floral, slightly spicy. Hoppy perfume flavor, citrus, grapes, floral notes. Quite ok. 737315

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (17595) - PCastle, GERMANY - AUG 10, 2016
12 fl.oz bottle. Pours almost clear very pale golden colour with a small white head. Aroma of wheat malt, herbs and lime. Taste of spices and herbs, wheat malt, nothing special.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (15247) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Bottle thanks to Nimbleprop. Pours cloudy lemon yellow with white head. Nose/taste of oat, grains of paradise, coriander, orange and lemon peel, banana and wheat malt. Lighter bodied.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (14450) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 10, 2016
Bottle shared @ ChrisO after GBBF Day 2. Clear pale yellow color, average sized white head. Smell and taste wheat, some herbs or spices, a bit sweet. Average body, firm carbonation. Meh.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (13411) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 14, 2011
Draft. Cloudy cider body with medium white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, orange, grain of paradise, light hay, lemon. Taste is moderately sweet, grain of paradise, some hay, orange/lemon. Light-medium body, some creaminess, light acidity.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (13049) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 26, 2014
A blonde wit with a thin off white head. In aroma, light fruity malt with light banana, grassy notes, mineral. In mouth, a sweet fruity malt with light cloves, mineral notes, a bit light. On tap at Bacon and beer Classic.


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