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Witch's Wit - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
85
very good

344 Ratings
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Ratings: 344
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 32
Gots: 24 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: illidurit on 08-04-2008)
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HeyItsMerl

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-29-2014 06:13:34 | More by HeyItsMerl
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C_S

Washington

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-29-2014 01:28:29 | More by C_S
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n2pux

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-16-2014 18:18:04 | More by n2pux
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gcare02

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-13-2014 02:43:39 | More by gcare02
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tanzbodeli

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-17-2014 03:03:30 | More by tanzbodeli
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Porter

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-13-2014 23:30:47 | More by Porter
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kerry4porters

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

05-05-2014 05:43:20 | More by kerry4porters
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sourdog

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-03-2014 01:28:05 | More by sourdog
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greenspointexas

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-07-2014 22:52:29 | More by greenspointexas
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-27-2014 13:25:54 | More by InspectorBob
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afsdan

Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-22-2014 20:12:27 | More by afsdan
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jkane101

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

03-16-2014 22:29:44 | More by jkane101
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kmanjohnson

California

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

03-14-2014 22:20:03 | More by kmanjohnson
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Scottie_A25

California

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-04-2014 01:12:29 | More by Scottie_A25
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-24-2014 18:01:06 | More by GraduatedCashew
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-22-2014 19:55:43 | More by jaydoc
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MarioM

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-22-2014 16:37:40 | More by MarioM
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MrBoz21

Colorado

3.16/5  rDev -16.2%

poured cloudy straw with thick white head. Good retention, and mild carbonation

Aroma: wheat and citrus

taste: sweet with lemony wheat character. Minimal hops.

mouthfeel: sticky with a bit of tingly

overall: pretty tasty, but sweet and bit thick (cloying). could stand to be dryer.

02-17-2014 02:14:51 | More by MrBoz21
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DantheMan75

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-10-2014 22:25:35 | More by DantheMan75
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.31/5  rDev +14.3%

Poured from the bottle into a Hoegaarden glass.

An absolutely crystal clear golden brass yellow and lemon body. Noticeable numerous but not dominant carbonation rising through. Head is classic witbier fluffy white and soapy, but with good three fingers tall and staying power. Real nice looker, bright, clear probably the best looking witbier I've seen.

Great nose to match so far. Huge floral notes and sweet perfume. Lavender. Grape penny store candy also, but nothing overbearing. The drink screams of purple in the fact if I could put that into words.

Taste matches a little more toned down than the nose hints at, but it's subtlety makes for easier drinking. Light bodied sugared grape and floral mid palate. Some nice crispness with toned down sucrose Belgian quality. Wine like floral notes and a subtle sugar perfume component that matches nicely with lavender, white grape, accents, and spicy almost peppery finish too.

This is a real interesting take on a witbier and a real enjoyable one. Can't say I've had one like this before it might be a new favorite of mine for sure.

02-01-2014 21:09:59 | More by smakawhat
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SoCaliC8

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

01-17-2014 11:54:45 | More by SoCaliC8
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RinZo

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-01-2014 19:10:01 | More by RinZo
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Adkins1203

Ohio

3/5  rDev -20.4%

01-01-2014 03:22:57 | More by Adkins1203
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tmzl

Slovenia

3.56/5  rDev -5.6%

Look: Large fizzy, big bubbles white head, very fast retention, mostly diminishing. Leaves a very thin thick layer for the whole ride. Color is cloudy - darker straw yellow - wheat! what a surprise. Some carbonation visible.

Smell: Wheat, yeast, spicy - peppers, cloves. Hint of banana and some honey. All light, goes with the style I guess. Comes off as fresh and easy going.

Taste: A bit more honey to detect. There is some grapefruit, lemon zest. This goes to light sweet wheat middle, banana, yeast and ends in light bitterness and sour with spicy/earthy honey notes. Some hop to detect. Everything is very gentle.

Mouthfeel: No surprises here too, fresh, crisp carbonation, light-med body, very drinkable, goes down easy.

Overall: Typical witbier, does down like nothing and not too much taste to stop you from drinking it like a mad man. Easy, gentle, fresh, simple but enjoyable.

12-31-2013 00:51:41 | More by tmzl
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

12-14-2013 21:13:24 | More by BillRoth
Witch's Wit from The Lost Abbey
85 out of 100 based on 344 ratings.