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Witicus Double Rye Wit - Freetail Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

70 Ratings
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Ratings: 70
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.05%
Wants: 13
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: HardTarget on 11-30-2009

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Ratings: 70 | Reviews: 23
Photo of JohnBender
3.89/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.72/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerzebub
4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 12/19/2014. Attractive hazy golden-orange hue. Smells fresh, fruity, spicy, slightly floral-hoppy; notably saison-like. Taste is fruity, spicy, hoppy, wheaty. Fairly dry really, but all the fruity esters give an impression of sweetness. Citrusy, spicy, dry, somewhat bitter finish, with the rye coming through. Tasty and refreshing. Thanks Daniel!

Photo of Dogleg
3.46/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.94/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy as can be golden body with a white head that is creamy, lasts, and laces.

Lemon, floral, pineapple, orange, some banana ester, rye on the back end, and a little honey sweetness.

Bubbly but more mild than most wits come across with. Body is pretty hefty.

Could use more rye. Sort of a hybrid beer going on. Overall pretty good. Not your average wit and the bottle doesn't show the big ABV on this guy.

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4.18/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Magery
3.73/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LXIXME
3.34/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Not much rye for a rye beer. Looked good, nice lacing and not much after that, unless you're into good tasting pineapple beers.

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4.23/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.24/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of Ozzylizard
4.07/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber bottled 10/22/14 at 45 degrees into snifter
Aroma yeast aromatics and spices
Head average (4 cm, aggressive pour), off white, frothy, diminishing to 3 mm ring and layer
Lacing poor – few small islands of tiny bubbles
Body medium gold, cloudy
Flavor sweet and spicy, yeast phenolics come through; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, creamy, lively carbonation

Appearance 3.5, Aroma 4, Flavor 4.25, Palate 4, Overall 4

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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.26/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Clear golden yellow. Small white head. Thick collar.

Smell - Very fruity. Pineapple. Estery yeast. Some light grain.

Taste - Quite sweet. Pineapple. Tropical fruits. Yeasty and some grains. Rye comes up in the back.

Mouthfeel - Quite sweet and heavy. Nothing like a wit. Medium low carbonation.

Overall - Meh. Too sweet. Uninspired rye.

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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Witicus Double Rye Wit from Freetail Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.