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Agave Wit - Uncle Billy's Brew & Que

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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Uncle Billy's Brew & Que visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stumac on 09-22-2008)
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Reviews by MUSHROOMCLOUD:
Photo of MUSHROOMCLOUD
3.4/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Murky, dark brown - definitely unfiltered...1/2" head falls quickly and leaves a cap with light lacing. Very low aroma...some citrus/orange. BReady malt flavor, wheat, subtle banana, ripe fruit some late spiciness..coriander(?). FULL bodied with low carbonation. OK drinkability.

MUSHROOMCLOUD, Jan 10, 2009
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Photo of Mora2000
3.38/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the original Uncle Billy's location.

The beer pours a slightly hazy yellow color with a white head. The aroma is manly wheat, with a little bit of sweetness from the agave. Fairly straightforward and a little boring.

The flavor is a little better than the aroma. I get some wheat and grass notes, as well as a little bit of sweetness from the agave, as well as some lemon notes.

Thin mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Mora2000, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of spaceycasey
4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Milky yellow with little to no head

S - Heavy heavy on the orange peel with the spiciness of the coriander and phenolics from the yeast coming through to provide balance.

T - Like refreshment slapped you in the face then gave you a kiss on the lips. Tangy citrus with the spiciness from before.

M - A little more full bodied than a typical wit, but still above average.

D - When can you install the IV from the tank to my arm?

spaceycasey, Aug 30, 2010
Photo of twiggamortis420
4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Opaquely cloudy yellow color with a fine-bubbled white head. Excellent lacing and some decent retention. Man, this beast is sediment-filled!

Smell is mostly lemony coriander with hints of clove and honey. Sweet saltwater taffy comes to mind as well. Not much agave in the nose, but overall, a very nice smelling beer.

Agave flavor comes out in the tasting with a slight tangy citrus flavor. Coriander and orange peel are there of course, as well as a wheaty tang that accentuates the mild hop bitterness. I must say, a very flavorful and nice wit!

twiggamortis420, Feb 25, 2009
Photo of stumac
4.38/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This was a great brew to accompany their smoked chicken salad...

pours up a murky orange with a nice white head. the nose is orange citrus, subtle lemon. the taste is orange citrus, wheat, crisp hop balance, subtle lemon. a very orangy brew. i dont know what the agave nectar tastes like singled out so im not sure if i detected any or not. medium body, low to medium carbo, sweet finish. Great brew!

stumac, Sep 22, 2008
Photo of champ103
3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a cloudy yellow color. A small white head forms and recedes to nothing in a second. Light lace is left behind.
S: Soapy hops up front. Light banana esters, bread and biscuit. Pretty neutral.
T: Follows the nose. Soapy hops are a little to prevalent. Light fruity esters, bread and biscuit.
M/D: A light body that is just to thin for my tastes. Not hard to drink, but I don't really care to have another.

Pretty much average in every way. Not really bad, just ho hum. A safe beer for the masses.

champ103, Jan 29, 2011
Photo of AChamberlain
3.65/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Obviously unfiltered, a murky orange juce appearance. Not really that appetizing, but interesting. Weak aroma, maybe some fruit. Citrus and fruity flavors (agave). A bit of a spice to it. Tasty. Zesty, fairly full bodied, but still would be a good drinker on a hot day. One was good. Two would be ok. Three might be pushing it. The flavor is spot on, just a little heavy for a wit.

AChamberlain, Feb 17, 2009
Photo of redraider2323
4.45/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - opaque orange, looks creamy and inviting

S - yeasty, fruity esters, citrus, bubble gum

T - a little tart, very fruity with some citrus and candy like flavors, but nothing I'd call too sweet

M/D - dry, very drinkable. It's hard for me to tell what the agave is doing to this beer, but it's a very drinkable flavorful beer I'd have again.

redraider2323, Dec 21, 2010
Photo of Gagnonsux
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Gagnonsux, Oct 27, 2012
Photo of rtepiak
3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

a grit wit with all the spicing carrying it through drinkablity. looks the part in color with a weak head and a nose of husk and sweet orange. has an excessive sweetness. finish of cereal and a crispness that is not grass and floral but husky sweet astringent. not brisk at all. not the beer to have here seeing as there is so many fantastic brews. have a sample if you like but try some other hammers.

rtepiak, Aug 17, 2010
Photo of htomsirveaux
3.73/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tried on tap 13 Jun 2009.

comes with slice of orange. tried first without it. very cloudy looks like a tangy yellow orange brew. floral coriander lemon and orange zest aroma. flavor is a bit like an orange soda sans sugar. added a sqeeze of orange which gives it a touch of sweetness. med body lightly carbonated. wheat is really present in finish. better than other agave wheat beers we've tried.

htomsirveaux, Jun 13, 2009
Agave Wit from Uncle Billy's Brew & Que
84 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.