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Walt Wit - Philadelphia Brewing Company

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265 Ratings
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Ratings: 265
Reviews: 125
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 15.73%
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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tmars13

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -70.3%

08-21-2012 03:50:21 | More by tmars13
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kb199

Maryland

1.4/5  rDev -58.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Not at all what I expected. I am normally a fan of Philly-area brews, but this was truly outside the pale. Pours a cloudy yellow color, minimum head and retention. The taste was way too sour, and had none of the banana and clove softness normally associated with witbiers. Overall, a terrible brew that does the brewery a disservice.

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2008 18:34:10 | More by kb199
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

1.5/5  rDev -55.5%

12-08-2012 02:16:35 | More by Damian74Shensky
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slimntubbs

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -55.5%

01-30-2012 04:42:09 | More by slimntubbs
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HarmonMW

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -55.5%

02-11-2012 03:35:09 | More by HarmonMW
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Mojoman8561

Pennsylvania

1.58/5  rDev -53.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

-L- Very Pale yellow. Little cloudy. Light head that disipated very quickly.

-S- Like the scent of a thousand Grapefruits. So strong my wife could not get it by her nose to even drink this.

-T- There is that grapefruit again. No after taste what-so-ever. Sour.

-F- So light it felt like seltzar water in my mouth.

-D- Not impressed. The grapefruit is not my taste and by far not the best White Ale I have ever had. I don't think I will be going down the Walt Wit road again.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2010 12:46:45 | More by Mojoman8561
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biercycle

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -40.7%

04-08-2012 23:03:41 | More by biercycle
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corby112

Pennsylvania

2.35/5  rDev -30.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a golden yellow color with a foamy white head that quickly fades into a slight lacing. Citrus aroma with not much else of notice. Very bland and unimpressive take on this style. Nothing about the flavor stands out or is very refreshing. Anoither dissapointing offering from a brewery that I had high expectations for.

Serving type: on-tap

11-27-2008 08:26:27 | More by corby112
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JasonONeill

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

03-01-2012 23:09:18 | More by JasonONeill
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Thirsty2383

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

06-06-2012 18:47:29 | More by Thirsty2383
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greyghost86

Delaware

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

05-27-2014 00:34:58 | More by greyghost86
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Beerchaeology

New York

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

03-26-2012 00:24:24 | More by Beerchaeology
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racingkenny14

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

05-29-2014 16:41:30 | More by racingkenny14
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jaltland

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

12-22-2011 20:18:55 | More by jaltland
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

04-26-2013 15:11:16 | More by Jason1337
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

09-03-2013 15:26:54 | More by HRamz3
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Mark5252

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

08-02-2012 23:43:24 | More by Mark5252
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Chinon01

Pennsylvania

2.6/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A - The appearance is attractive hazy wheaty semi opaque. Decent lacing.

S - Smell is solid Wit herbs phenolics nice.

T - The taste however is weak and mostly grainy tasting. That graininess obscures any real Wit flavor suggested by the nose. Some tartness come through in the finish.

M - There is little layeredness in the mouthfeel that you would expect from a Wit.

D - The drinkability is good because, well there isn't much there. A very simple beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2008 15:25:18 | More by Chinon01
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TheFightfan1

Pennsylvania

2.63/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

This looked very good poured into a pilsner glass.Cloudy pale yellow with a thick white heading. Lacing all down the glass.

Smell is very much of Chamomile and very citrusy smell of oranges. A nice kick in the mouth of spice to top it off.

Taste is about same very high in Chamomile and spices. Slight sting of citrus hops on the backend.

Mouth is very watery and week extremly light bodied with no carbonation.

Drink is high but after a while you would get sick of the spicey taste.

A decent drink but I probably wouldn't buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2009 21:09:38 | More by TheFightfan1
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gciccarelli

Pennsylvania

2.68/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle into pint glass.

A - Pours a straw yellow, very clear. 1 finger white head that quickly dissipates and is not very visually appealing - not fluffy or creamy at all.

S - Smells of yeast, citrus. Not overly pungent.

T - Very bland. Slight sweetness, but quickly fades to sour. Not really much going on - disappointing.

M - Light body, very large amount of carbonation. Too much carbonation IMO.

D - An unoffensive beer, but the carbonation is not very pleasant. An average score.

A disappointing beer from an otherwise decent brewery. Not really much worth checking out. One of the rare times I actually would prefer the slice of lemon or orange in the beer to at least give it some flavor...

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2009 01:51:38 | More by gciccarelli
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marcpal

New Jersey

2.7/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle poured into pilsner glass. The last of the four new Philly beers for me to try.

A: Pale gold, thin off white head. Pretty light.

N: Pretty good aroma of banana peels. Yeasty.

T: Dough and sweet citrus. Perhaps a little biting on the spice, a little too much in the recipe I would think. 1st beer Ive ever had they tasted like they cracked fresh pepper into. Odd.

M: The spiciness is out of character here and not as crisp as you would like. The lime taste and spice flavors just dont meld well.

D: Extremely light, somewhat refreshing. Many other better wheats out there to be had. Clearly my least favorite of the four of the new offerings from this brewery.

Not offensive but surely not a staple.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2008 23:24:50 | More by marcpal
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biophiliadude

Pennsylvania

2.73/5  rDev -19%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Bottle to pint.

A: Orange, cloudy, 3/4 inch head. Layers of lacing.

S: Orange and "beer"/ traditoinal lager. Vegetables.

T: Orange, orange spice, water, lager, bread.

F: smooth

D: Fruit smell overpowers everything. Hard to drink, unlike more witbiers I've had that are overall refreshing. A lot of missed smells and tastes here, too much going on.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2009 06:44:42 | More by biophiliadude
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JTO_Read_PA

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

06-26-2014 01:49:33 | More by JTO_Read_PA
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

04-08-2012 23:19:29 | More by brez8791
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ejeitner

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

11-10-2013 04:04:24 | More by ejeitner
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Walt Wit from Philadelphia Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.