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Agave Wit - Uncle Billy's Brew & Que

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Agave Wit
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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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Photo of Mora2000


3.38/5  rDev -8.4%

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.

11-15-2011 03:08:05 | More by Mora2000
Photo of spaceycasey


4.05/5  rDev +9.8%

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?

08-30-2010 01:20:08 | More by spaceycasey
Photo of twiggamortis420


4.05/5  rDev +9.8%

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!

02-25-2009 23:43:05 | More by twiggamortis420
Photo of stumac


4.38/5  rDev +18.7%

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!

09-22-2008 03:11:21 | More by stumac
Photo of champ103


3/5  rDev -18.7%

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.

01-29-2011 01:41:16 | More by champ103
Photo of AChamberlain


3.65/5  rDev -1.1%

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.

02-17-2009 20:30:13 | More by AChamberlain
Photo of redraider2323


4.45/5  rDev +20.6%

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.

12-21-2010 22:30:52 | More by redraider2323


3.4/5  rDev -7.9%

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.

01-10-2009 19:15:36 | More by MUSHROOMCLOUD
Photo of Gagnonsux


3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

10-27-2012 20:52:39 | More by Gagnonsux
Photo of rtepiak


3/5  rDev -18.7%

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.

08-17-2010 00:39:47 | More by rtepiak
Photo of htomsirveaux


3.73/5  rDev +1.1%

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.

06-13-2009 19:05:40 | More by htomsirveaux
Agave Wit from Uncle Billy's Brew & Que
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