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Walt Wit - Philadelphia Brewing Company

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77
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267 Ratings
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Ratings: 267
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 16.02%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Philadelphia Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ROMER79 on 03-30-2008)
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

3.43/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The label says that the beer is an unfiltered Belgian-style white beer brewed with chamomile and grapefruit peel.

It pours out nearly completely flat but for a scummy froth layer that fizzles out (the greatest disappointment that this beer offended me with) but has a dark-tinted straw color which is muddily opaque with clouds of yeasty sediment. Mmm mmm nutritious. Body is on the thicker edge of medium fullness.
Smell is indeed chamomile tea up front supported by some herbal grassy hopping and just a smidge of citrus peel character over a wheat malt. Taste is dominated at first by a chamomile tea just as in the nose, but the citrus peel aspect comes through much more cleanly (and strongly) in the bready wheat flavor. A good effort marred by a poor head.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2011 17:59:57 | More by WastingFreetime
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Foggy yellow-orange creme color with a dry cakey head. Looks good as a witbier.

Diminutive nose with creamy yeast, citrus lite, wafery wheat malt, and faint banana. A little bit on the creamcicle side, but much drier.

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T: Pineapple, wheat. Mild flavor of saltines. Cloves and banana again. Juicy and tropical and fruity. Floral with rose petal and cherry blossom.

M: Slightly viscous. Medium body. Nothing spectacular.

O: Overall one of the better wits I've had. Has a lot of character, and a lot of flavor , but still refreshing.

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Walt Wit from Philadelphia Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 267 ratings.