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O-Gii - Milwaukee Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

92 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 92
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 16.49%
Wants: 4
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Milwaukee Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheSSG on 02-09-2013)
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APPEARANCE - Awesome, burnished orange in the shade, clear, effervescent golden in the light, this has the typically spritzy texture of a witbier. Looks great.

SMELL - It doesn't actually smell like much of anything, oddly, especially as its an "Imperial Witbier." If anything it smells slightly crisp, and slightly sour from the wheat malt.

TASTE - Literally, melodramatically, a revelation. In comparison to the aroma anyway. This beast has claws! I definitely pick up the tea, and combined with the spices, coriander being chief among them, but I wouldn't rule out a little orange peel, it comes across as an almost earl grey beer if that makes sense to anyone else but me. My first sips had a distinctly "beery," or cheap adjunct lager finish to them, but as I continued to drink, this was altogether drowned out by the onslaught of tea and sweet wheat malt. It is sweet, I forgot to mention, like I like a cup of earl grey, with honey, but not so sweet as a big DIPA. Definitely not to sweet to be cloying.

FEEL - Surprisingly light on its feet, O-Gii didn't lose the traditional effervescence of a witbier. Honestly, to emphasize the tea character, I could have used a bit more of a smooth mouthfeel, but it's certainly true to style, so I can't fault them for that.

OVERALL - A really awesome beer. I've been craving Sam Adams Imperial White, and this was a more than perfect substitute, so perhaps take my rating with a grain of salt. On the other hand, while the liberties taken with this beer might not be for everyone, for an "Imperial" witbier, this stays very, very close in many ways to what a witbier is supposed to be stylistically. It's clearly intelligently and well-crafted. Loving this.

BradenMK, Sep 05, 2014
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O-Gii from Milwaukee Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.