1. Extreme Beer Fest tickets go on sale Sat, Sep 27 @ Noon EDT.
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

O-Gii - Milwaukee Brewing Company

Not Rated.
O-GiiO-Gii

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
86
very good

86 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 86
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 16.8%
Wants: 4
Gots: 11 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 86 | Reviews: 15 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by BrownAleMale:
Photo of BrownAleMale
4/5  rDev +5%

BrownAleMale, May 04, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of Nemers
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Nemers, Feb 23, 2014
Photo of Ashinpaugh
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Ashinpaugh, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of eliz108
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

eliz108, May 17, 2013
Photo of Rborre321
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Rborre321, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of oso
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

oso, May 04, 2013
Photo of jledge3
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

jledge3, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of Kunstman
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Kunstman, Mar 06, 2013
Photo of jdkitchi
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

jdkitchi, Sep 27, 2013
Photo of Ebichuuu
2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

Ebichuuu, Jul 24, 2014
Photo of tone77
3.63/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A big thanks to the legendary woodychandler for this beer. Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a cloudy golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of spices, tea, interesting. Taste is unique and pretty good. Tea, some spice, a bit of citrus, alcohol is well hidden. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall is an enjoyable beer.

tone77, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of emerge077
3.66/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

An imperial tea-infused witbier, lets give it a try... bright gold pour with a huge head of white foam. Creamy surface texture, bright clarity. No haze or yeast to it, though I got the first part of the can.

Floral incense aroma, veers into lemon pledge territory a little bit. Sort of odd, definitely tea-like though.

More floral tea notes and spices in the taste, coriander is big, with some possible additional spices. Some traces of honey malt traces and smooth wheaty notes in the middle. Pretty light bodied, and fairly crisp. Would revisit again in the Spring.

Thanks Tom for sharing this!

emerge077, Feb 15, 2013
Photo of Hendrick24
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Hendrick24, Feb 21, 2014
Photo of BeerFMAndy
4.59/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

16 oz can poured into a MKE tulip.
9.2% ABV, no date.

A - Only half the un-swirled can fit in this tulip so O-Gii isn't quite hazy, yet. Goldenrod in color, this witbier is topped with a nice and firm white head that, despite the alcohol's best efforts to the contrary, hangs around leaving some nice chunky lace on the glass. (Pouring out the whole beer reveals it to remain quite clear for a witbier)

S - The Rishi tea infusion in O-Gii is immediately apparent with an herbal quality that very nicely compliments this wit's spice profile reminiscent of sweet orange peel, lemongrass, and coriander. At just over 9%, the hefty malt base starts showing through, adding real nice sweetness along the back for a delicious candle-like aroma...one that can be drank!

T - Balanced-yet-forward again, the Rishi tea creates a very unique and exciting flavor profile in this witbier! Herbal and fruity, the spice, tea, orange peel-like character, and sweetness of the smooth malt combine for a tasty-drinking treat!

M - Quite smooth indeed, this beefy witbier is passive-aggressive with it's alcohol; warming on the finish with just a hint of fruity phenols revealed through retro-nasal breathing. Wheat smooths out the rough edges and the wonderful herbal qualities give this beer a lasting finish that quickly draws you back for another sip.

O - Intriguing, O-Gii takes what is normally a very light, sessionable summer-time beer and really beefs it up. Fragrant tea and a delicious spice blend make for a unique and excellent take on the wit style all while remaining close to the style's roots, though quite heftier indeed. The alcohol is neither intrusive nor passive, landing somewhere in the middle, resulting in an easy drinking, flavorful beer with one hell of a subdued kick.

BeerFMAndy, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of DCdevyl78
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

DCdevyl78, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of SF_Posse
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

SF_Posse, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of FreshmanPour77
2.25/5  rDev -40.9%

FreshmanPour77, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of KeithJustice
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

KeithJustice, Jul 07, 2014
Photo of Big_Dave
4/5  rDev +5%

Big_Dave, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of Mitchmurn
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Mitchmurn, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of pknyc
3/5  rDev -21.3%

pknyc, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of MN_Beerticker
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

MN_Beerticker, Jun 20, 2014
Photo of CWhite
4/5  rDev +5%

CWhite, May 10, 2014
Photo of ahuey333
3.72/5  rDev -2.4%

ahuey333, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of MMan13
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

MMan13, Jun 28, 2014
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
O-Gii from Milwaukee Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.