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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Pure Wit is a traditional Belgian-style wheat beer made with coriander, orange peel and a bit of oats. It’s a beer that opens up significantly upon warming with floral aromatics providing a nice contrast to the straightforward grainy flavors. The overall character is distinctly tart and dry, similar to a champagne.

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3.2
Lagerboy (2221) - British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 5, 2012
Unclear golden yellow, sparse white head. Light citrus wheaty yeasty aroma. Lemon zest dominates the taste, some spice, not much else. Light bodied, tart and highly carbed. Clean acidic finish. LF (Lagerboy Friendly)

3.6
jethrodium (366) - Berkeley, California, USA - JAN 30, 2012
On tap at Beer Revolution. Pours a cloudy yellow with a small white head that has good retention and leaves a decent amount of lacing on the glass. The aroma is wheat, some lactic acid, orange peel, and a bit of lemon. The taste is tart with a little bit of initial sweetness. There is some lemon, orange peel, a bit of pepper, and some wheat. The finish is tart and a quite dry. Light bodied with low carbonation. This was quite enjoyable. I don’t think it is quite to style, but a pretty enjoyable beer. 7u..3.u7..4.15

2.7
chibuck (3513) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 11, 2011
bottle... dark straw body, mostly clear a little cloudy in the middle, bright white head clings to the glass a bit... the aroma is bit off, smells really dank at first, TONS of coriander, a little orange peel, but then more dank on the finish... the off aroma and now taste confirm my thoughts of an infection, light buttery sour, a bit lactic tart, more dank, really thin, not much flavor... big time disappointment!

3.9
drfabulous (8470) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - DEC 6, 2011
750 from Northwest Liquid Gold. Pale orange/yellow. Nice carbonation. Orange and zest. Spiced. Very dry, which I like. Very tasty even if I’m drinking it out of season.

3.8
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2011
Bottle:   Pale straw, a little cloudy, some fine sediment, large rocky white head, sparce lacing, light carbonation.   Soft spicy nose, a little floral, some citrus notes.   Getting a little bit of scented candle, which is okay.   Nose is actually rather inviting.   Nice spiciness up front, a little tart, and a quite a bit of citrus zing!   Unlike other American examples, this one is more spicy, less mealy, and has some actual floral character to it.   Me like!   Yeah, this one is rather nice.   Reminds me a little of Southampton Cuvee de Fleur, yet just a little smidgen less spicy.   A little bubbley.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   Lingering floral spiciness, citrus sweetness, and just overall goodness.


3.6
Matts_Property (837) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 16, 2011
Bottle split with mcberko. Pours a cloudy golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma of sour fruits, white wine and citrus. Flavour of sour fruits, citrus and funk. Dry, sour, with medium complexity. More of a sour than a wit.

3.9
arminjewell (9720) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2011
Pour out of bottle, big thanks to Scott at his tasting for this! Pour was hazy straw yellow with white head, aroma brought notes of toffee, biscuit, leading into sweet but tart white fruit, some slight white grape in there as well, with notes of dry spice. Taste is a nice mix of orange, lemon, and grassy notes, slight tart estery notes going into some spice and biscuit, finished fairly clean with a hint of tartness. Really a nice wit.

3.5
Ratman197 (15208) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 19, 2011
750 ml bottle shared with Doodler and company poured a hazy yellow with a small lingering white head. Aromas of wheat, yeast, coriander, citrus and light earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp wqith a dry finish. Flavors of wheat, citrus, yeast and light spice with a crisp dry lingering citrus finish.

4.1
cubs (10693) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 17, 2011
Bottle with Doodler and Co. Thanks everyone! Milky, cloudy, light yellow appearance with a white head. Lemon citrusy, yeasty, spicy coriander, orange peel, aroma. Lemon spritzy, spicy yeasty, citrusy tart, orange peel, moderately sour flavor. I’d love to drink this all day. Nice job!

2.9
mcberko (18557) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 9, 2011
750mL bottle, split 3 ways, pours a cloudy golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma of sour summer fruits, citrus and some slight sweetness. Flavour is very citric and sour, with light sour citrus fruits, wheat and strong tartness. Not a fan of the tartness in these Belgian wheats. Decent though.


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