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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ABeerVixen (17) - - APR 26, 2013
On tap at brewery 2/22/13. Minimal aroma, pale clear yellow appearance, minimal head, fizzy mouthfeel, floral and lemon citrus notes. On the slightly bitter side of the style but very drinkable.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (23887) - 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.

3.5
   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

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Benzai (14453) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhunter111 (17603) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
stephen57 (26) - Midlothian, Virginia, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Bought this on 7/12/16 at Krogers @ Swift Creek Midlothian Va. Bottled on Date is 6/8/16 so fairly fresh! Very cloudy and a pale yellow in appearance! Up front you definitely smell the spices from the belgian yeast, these spices hit you first then a littte orange and malt? Very carbonated and clean tasting at the end! Refreshing beer!! I am outside and very much enjoying this beer in the heat of the afternoon! ENJOY!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finhead (1651) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2016
Hazy, yellow pour with a white head. The aroma has mild floral hops with a wheat base. It has a light body with lively carbonation. The taste is sweet and refreshing with a quick finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsd08460 (892) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUL 1, 2016
bottle from the brewery Aroma: Belgian yeast, orange, coriander Appearance: hazy pale golden with a white head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation, clean finish Tasty

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stevoj (4136) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 27, 2016
Draft at Yard House-Springfield. Light bodied wit (I know, right?). Pale, hazy golden with minimal head. Aroma also very faint, taste brings this into the zone, but just. Finishes flat, chalky mouth fell. Almost there....

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaBeer1972 (1861) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 24, 2016
Six pack from Manchester in CT. Pours out a hazy greenish golden color. Thin off white lacy head. Light fruity spice aromas and flavors. Dry bready texture. On the watery side. Somewhat fizzy. Refreshing but kinda bland.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jow (3575) - New York, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Tap at baby brunch while my son dances to kids songs. Light hazed yellow. Nose is flora and banana. Tastes of banana, perfume, straw, Thin but fine


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