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Key West Southernmost Wheat - Florida Beer Company

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Key West Southernmost WheatKey West Southernmost Wheat

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BA SCORE
78
okay

172 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 172
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Florida Beer Company visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Drew966 on 04-24-2008)
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4/5  rDev +18%

IrishColonial, Apr 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +18%

UncleE, Mar 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

vr6corrado, Mar 24, 2012
Photo of Seanont
4.38/5  rDev +29.2%

Great Beer while on vacation

This beer probably gets some extra points as every thing taste better on vacation.

Pours nice and the color is on the money for the style.

The taste is well balanced and surprised me that the taste was very on the traditional Belgium style Wit and not your normal American Wheat beers.

Nice flavors and the lime twist was very subtle and works well with a nice smell

I had low expectations when I bought this beer but was very surprised on how good good it was.. Well done!!

Seanont, Mar 20, 2012
Photo of drwolfe
3.23/5  rDev -4.7%

Surprisingly tasty. The tagline of 'Belgian style with spices and key lime' had me a little on edge, but in the end no worries. I'm not a huge fan of coriander, however, the spices and the lime are blended well enough that you don't notice it too much. Makes for a nice warm weather brew.
Cheers to the Conch Republic!

drwolfe, Mar 12, 2012
Photo of KTCamm
3.6/5  rDev +6.2%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into my parents Outback Bowl beer glass. Picked up as part of a mix/six at Total Beer & Wine.

Pours cloudy yellow, light foam. Lime citrust smell. Wheaty too. Taste is a very strong key lime, but in a way that blends with the overall wheatiness. Tart citrus dominates, but not to a puckering level. Light and refreshing all at once. some orange/corriander too.

A different take on a wit, with pretty good results.

KTCamm, Mar 03, 2012
Photo of jsisko01
3.78/5  rDev +11.5%

Appearance - Pours a very hazy, pale yellow-golden color with barely any head. It fizzes very loud and dissipates instantly. No lacing is present..

Smell - Mostly consists of lime and clove.

Taste - Strong flavors of lime and citrus, along with clove, coriander, orange zest, wheat, and quite malty.

Mouthfeel - Light body with high carbonation.

Overall - This is a very refreshing and good tasting beer.. Quite acidic so watch out if you're the type to get heartburn.

jsisko01, Mar 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

tfsimpkins, Feb 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a cloudy yellowish color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of citrus, some spice. Taste is the same citrus, some wheat tartness, a touch of spice, refreshing but not overly flavorful. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

tone77, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of Swim424
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Poured into hoegaarden mug.

Pours a hazy golden yellow. small head. leaves a little lacing. definitely tastes of lime. a bit citrusy and very limey. Best lime flavored beer I have had. Nice medium body. Would be a great beer on a hot summer day down here in florida.

Swim424, Jan 24, 2012
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2/5  rDev -41%

kmckinnon87, Jan 21, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

nickfl, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of yuenglings
3.93/5  rDev +15.9%

Got this beer from a beer of the month club.
Has a light hazey yellow color with a small head no laceing. Has a strong citrisy banana clove with slight grassyness to it. Good overall taste sweet citris wheat. Would buy agian the wife also likes it seems like a good summer beer something to drink on a hot day.

yuenglings, Jan 14, 2012
Photo of THECPJ
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Reviewed from notes:

appearance: hazy golden yellow orange with a 2 finger white head

smell: wheat, citrus, sweet,

taste: wheat, citrus,

mouthfeel: mild carbonation, medium body,

overall: very easy drinkable witbier, I can see how this beer would be good to introduce into the non craft beer drinkers palate.

Cheers,
The CPJ

THECPJ, Jan 12, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -26.3%

Jamstone714, Dec 30, 2011
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

CGMLS3, Dec 21, 2011
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

animal69, Dec 20, 2011
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3/5  rDev -11.5%

TrickkyGangsta, Dec 05, 2011
Photo of Immortale25
3.6/5  rDev +6.2%

Poured into a Shiner Bock pint glass. No readable freshness date.

A- Pours a slightly hazy orange color with a 1/4 inch head that almost instantly fizzes away to nothing...like absolutely no foam or bubbles (besides the ones rising from the bottom) at all.

S- Wheat followed by Belgian yeast that's not very apparent. Faint orange smell with a touch of wet cardboard. Overall pretty bland.

T- The wheat and Belgian yeast are more noticeable in the flavor. The usual bubblegum notes with some lemony zest to it. A tad of spice. Much better than what I was expecting considering how lifeless the beer seemed at first, although I am kind of a sucker for Belgian wheat ales. Not really picking up lime as much as I am orange and lemon but that's no big deal.

M- Not much carbonation in this one, which was expected considering how little bubbles and foam were present in the pour. Other than that, pretty slick and tangy from the citrus notes.

O- Not bad, but not great. Would be a perfect beer to drink under the sun of the Keys if it had more carbonation to it.

Immortale25, Nov 15, 2011
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2.63/5  rDev -22.4%

Bottle into pint glass
A – I assume my (bad?) pour resulted in zero and I mean zero head, opaque golden yellow with pale edges 2
S – Lime, grapefruit, dried grass, grain, yeast 3.5
T – short version… Lime & orange wheat. Long version… lime, wheat middle, to a tart orange zest finish, slight coriander. Clean & potentially refreshing… but all around I’m not enjoying this brew greatly 2.5
M – Light in body, a watery beer with excessive carbonation 2
O – A Key Lime twist on a light citrus wit that fails to achieve liftoff, lots going on but not well coordinated 2.5

rsdaugherty, Sep 24, 2011
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3.93/5  rDev +15.9%

A: Straw hazy yellow pour with a tiny head of white dusting

S: Great smell of belgian wit yeast , spices of coriander, orange peel, and tangerine.

T: Just as the aroma implies, this is a nice belgian wit with some coriander spicing. Mid body there is a bit of a chalky taste mixing with noble hops that are pretty well represented.

M: A light to medium light body with mild carbonation.

O: An enjoyable witbier, glad to have tried it.

alpinebryant, Sep 15, 2011
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3.93/5  rDev +15.9%

A- pale yellow straw with a hazy body, and a white cap on top.

S- belgian spices coming through, coriander specifically. The lime is the pleasant twist here, where usually you would expect orange.

T- Bready and yeasty, with coriander and light orange. The lime adds a unique sour and tart profile.

O- Really nice surpise here. Every wit is the same these days, and I like them so it's fine. But a tarter version was a great change of pace.

Tschnab, Sep 14, 2011
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3.28/5  rDev -3.2%

A - Cloudy grapefruit juice, with a small white head that sink pretty quick.

S - Coriander, , a sugary bbq-like smoke aroma, green bananas, tangy yeast.

T - Citrus hops, tangy wheat, key-lime is noticeable and adds a nice tartness. Slightly bitter and clean on the finish.

M - Light bodied, active carbonation, slightly peppery on the tongue.

A good amount of key limes blend with the yeast and spices to really make a different kind of Wit. Nice clean flavors.

StaveHooks, Sep 12, 2011
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3.58/5  rDev +5.6%

Bottle poured into my Real Madrid weizwn glass. Hazy light yellow, looks a bit like prima pils. Less head than I expect from a witbier, especially given the high carbonation. Pour resulted in slightly more than a finger's worth of bright white tight bubbles. Decent lacing, but not exceptional.

Smells like a typical wit, a little bit stronger than Hoegaarden and less spicy and more citrusy than the germans. The bottle states that it is brewed with 2 kinds of hops, one being cascade. I can't smell (or taste) the cascade, but I'll take their word for it.

Surprisingly, I can taste the lime. It tastes like a wit, with a lime. The lime presence isn't quite as strong as it would be in say a certain mexican corn-lager with a lime dropped in, but it definitely there. Not bad, but I'm a purist with my wits. Interesting aftertaste, the lime and citrus lingers a bit more than desired.

Mouthfeel is medium, with high carbonation. Slightly heavy for a wit, but fairly typical, especially the high carbonation.

Overall, this is a good American wheat beer. Not as good as Brooklyn's wheat, but I like it better than SN's kellerweis. That being said, I would seek out a German hefeweizen before this one.

nitro0292, Sep 08, 2011
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3.33/5  rDev -1.8%

Poured from bottle into conical pint.

A - Cloudy whitish yellow color, a fizzy white head that burns away quickly leaving no lacing

S - wheat, crackers, banana, hint of cirtus

T - Banana again, light wheat, sour notes of key lime definitely come through, no real hop presence

M - medium

O - Ok lawnmower beer, the addition of the key lime is cute, but there's not a ton of complexity here, I think one is my limit.

CoalPorter, Sep 07, 2011
Key West Southernmost Wheat from Florida Beer Company
78 out of 100 based on 172 ratings.