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Not Just Another Wit - Mikkeller ApS

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BA SCORE
88
very good

133 Ratings
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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.13%
Wants: 8
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
Witbier |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed at De Proef Brouwerij, Lochristi-Hijfte, Belgium.

Ingredients: Water, malt (pale and amber), unmalted wheat, flaked oats, hops (goldings, amarillo, saaz and cascade), spices (orange peel and coriander seeds) and yeast.

(Beer added by: Kraken on 11-07-2008)
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Ratings: 133 | Reviews: 64 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +1.3%

kylehay2004, Jul 02, 2014
Photo of Stinkypuss
4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a medium gold color with a white soapy head and plenty of lacing. Good clarity and a pristine looking beer. The aroma is fruity and hoppy with some herbal notes and well as a bit tropical. Dusty wheat also factors in.

The flavor is piney and resinous, grapefruit zest both from hops and dried peel additions. Wheat malt adds a damp hay and faint cotton candy note. Mild acidity from hops and citrus. Even balance but definitely citrusy.

Medium to full body with a high carbonation. Overall, this is a sophisticated Belgian wit worthy of imbibing anytime.

Stinkypuss, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of n00blar
4/5  rDev +1.3%

n00blar, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of Domvan
3/5  rDev -24.1%

Domvan, Jun 13, 2014
Photo of Camjmorton
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Camjmorton, Jun 02, 2014
Photo of sprat1960
4.41/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Golden color, with huge creamy white head the persisted. Belgium double, wheat beer type smell with slight citrus and spicy smell. Delicious taste; smooth wheaty taste with slight citrus and spice and a mild hoppy finish. Medium body with lots of medium carbonation. Overall I found this to a be a delicious beer. Left me wanting more.

sprat1960, Jun 02, 2014
Photo of kjkinsey
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

kjkinsey, May 31, 2014
Photo of rolltide8425
4/5  rDev +1.3%

rolltide8425, May 18, 2014
Photo of salthemonster
4/5  rDev +1.3%

salthemonster, May 09, 2014
Photo of dcmchew
4.35/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours cloudy golden with a huge (!) foamy heady. Good retention, lots of sticky lace afterwards.
There's a pineapple on the label and that's the first thing i smell. Grass and field herbs too, green hay, lime, citrus peel and spices. Sure, the hops give off most of that, but there is a certain witbier feel to it, so i'm not screaming "hop bomb" yet.
Still not screaming it. Nice citrus peel and juice, with tasty lime, tangerines and grapefruit, faint tropical notes too (kumquats?). Spicy Belgian yeasts go hand in hand with herbs, nice coriander, white pepper, faint lemongrass and mint, floral notes, faint clove. Feels more exotic rather than soapy. Wheat, wet hay and barnyard dry up the finish, mildly bitter. Tasty hops lingering.
Yeasty body, prickly carbonated at first, then rather creamy and chunky. Fits nicely.
I'm happy this turned out to be an almost perfect craft. Not the most expensive Mikkeller, but probably better than most of those. Great hoppy wit.

dcmchew, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of GPHarris
3.89/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a - poured a three-fingers thick fluffy, off-white head into a tulip glass that left great lacing throughout. body was bright golden.
s - light lemon, grainy, with a slightly spicy aroma.
t - belgian flavors, grainy, light lemon flavor.
m - smooth, creamy with a dry finish.
o - enjoyable and interesting profile.

GPHarris, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of afsdan
4/5  rDev +1.3%

afsdan, Mar 21, 2014
Photo of Poupae
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Poupae, Feb 16, 2014
Photo of Carl_R
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Carl_R, Jan 26, 2014
Photo of OgreSanchez
3/5  rDev -24.1%

OgreSanchez, Jan 08, 2014
Photo of rogerdandy
4/5  rDev +1.3%

rogerdandy, Dec 10, 2013
Photo of vermilcj
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

vermilcj, Nov 30, 2013
Photo of Sorachi
3.6/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Tried this beer on tap:

PROS:
- Belgian white, with strong similarity notes of the famous commercial Dutch beer Hoegaarden.
- With distinctive flavours and after taste.

CONS:
- No body, poor mouth feel for a wheat beer.

Not the best beer of the Mikkeller ApS Range.

Sorachi, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of kevindp9
4/5  rDev +1.3%

kevindp9, Nov 16, 2013
Photo of baconmcnuggets
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

baconmcnuggets, Nov 14, 2013
Photo of SteeleWright
4/5  rDev +1.3%

SteeleWright, Nov 14, 2013
Photo of Fcolle2
4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours hazy golden in color with a big 2 finger fluffy white head. Head has great retention and leaves a fair amount of lacing around the glass

Smell has some lemon rind like fruity esters forward wild some mild hints of Vinegar. There is a nice mild sweet grainy malt aromas before a few spices come in on the back end.

Taste has some Belgian spicy phenols forward, mainly coriander and peppercorn. Some light lemon esters are also present however Not a whole lot of vinegar or sour shows up relative to the aroma. This keeps it mild and drinkable. Some nice grainy and straw like malt come through midway through the sip before a mild hop bitterness and more lemon rind on the exhale.

Mouthfeel is good, moderate carbonation with a sticky feel keeps this nice and fizzy but soft due to the sticky body. Not a whole lot of hop bitterness but there is a good spicy dry Belgian finish.

Fcolle2, Nov 06, 2013
Photo of PeterVesti
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

PeterVesti, Sep 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

tommy5, Sep 13, 2013
Photo of Rwalford74
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Rwalford74, Sep 08, 2013
Not Just Another Wit from Mikkeller ApS
88 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.