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Willow St. Wit - Goose Island Beer Co.

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Willow St. Wit
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46 Ratings
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bright yellow color, orange herbal aroma, sweet coriander flavor, medium-light body.

(Beer added by: GbVDave on 08-12-2008)
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

psmith161, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of SD-Alefan
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Enjoyed on tap at Goose Island Clybourn. From the tap, it pours a hazy pale straw with a bubbly head that leaves plenty of lacing.
The aroma is nice, with some lemon and orange zest and funky Belgian yeast scents. Also some underlying spice notes.
This is a very tasty Belgian Wit. I get citrus and yeast first with the coriander and spice behind and a lingering tingle on the tongue. A nice funky presence as well.
It's fairly thin bodied with plenty of carbonation.
A tasty and refreshing brew.

SD-Alefan, Oct 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Doublicious, Sep 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

BRami127, Sep 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

olafphysics, Jun 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

enelson, May 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

gmendez1122, May 14, 2014
Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
3.64/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Very cloudy pale yellow, white head with polka-dotted lacing. Plentiful loose bubbles. Foggy residue is apparent at the end of the glass.

S: Wheat, orange peel, lots of spice, with a touch of sharp funk permeating everything.

T: Orange juice with a solid backbone of spice; the spice is assertive but heavy handed and not very balanced, the coriander is heated almost like cinnamon. Still, very flavorful, very refreshing, and overall pretty well constructed.

M: Possibly slightly flat, but light bodied and easy drinking.

O: A witbier with an original character: one that is not timid with the spices. You judge whether that's for better or worse.

1000lbgrizzly, May 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

Kaveman, Aug 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

spycow, Jul 28, 2013
Photo of deebo
4.11/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Clybourn brewpub.
A-Extremely pale and clear with a ringing white foam.
S-Yes this is a Belgian wit. This one has a lemony estery yeasty quality. Light on the clean grain.
T-More like Hoegaarden than Blue Moon....lemon esters vs. orange.
M-Thin bodied with high carbonation.
O-This is an extremely drinkable wit. Crisp, clean and tasty. Can't ask for much more. Very well done. Probably my favorite beer of the night.

deebo, Jul 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

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Willow St. Wit from Goose Island Beer Co.
83 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.