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Bottom Up Wit - Revolution Brewing Company

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Ratings: 401
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 11.65%
Wants: 10
Gots: 37 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 02-11-2010)
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Rihup, Jun 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

kristenrae8, Jun 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

menacho1, Jun 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Prager62, May 30, 2013
Photo of Florida9
3.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Hazy pale yellow in color. Forms a moderate sized white head. Decent retention. Minimal lacing.

S: Aroma is muted. There is a slight sulphuric note, some yeasty esters, and a touch of bread. A little orangey citrus in the mix.

T: Taste of white bread, crisp lemon, and orange peel. A bit of yeast and lots of wheat. There are some yeast derived spices in the mix, but they are more in the background than they are central players.

M: Lighter bodied. Heavier carbonation. Slightly spicy and crisp. Very low bitterness.

O: A good wit, very accurate to the style with a pleasantly appealing citrus quality. Easy drinking and rather approachable.

Florida9, May 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

clay23, May 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Musineer, May 25, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Pidzik12, May 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

rcdt76, May 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

dbc5, May 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

mjohnson17, May 11, 2013
Photo of AndyP612
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can poured into Darkness tulip.

A- Hazy light golden color with a thin light, white head that dissipates very slowly. The head just kind of hovers.

S- Belgian yeast, coriander, and clove dominate the nose with a subtle orange pop. Smells quite rich, very inviting.

T- Great, rich yeast off the top with coriander clove to round out initial taste. Rich Belgian yeast with slight malt to balance everything out. Extremely crisp.

M- Medium bodied with a pretty dry finish. Quite nice with all of the spices present keeps me coming back for more.

O- very nice wit. Lovely spring/summer ale very crisp with plenty of spice. Not overly light yet very refreshing. Cheers.

AndyP612, May 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

ahbithwabm, Apr 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

metallvr22, Apr 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%

IPx, Apr 24, 2013
Photo of Brenden
4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The color is a very hazy gold-amber, leaning toward gold but pushing just a bit darker. A fluffy white head develops, sitting somewhere near one finger high. It's craggy and gets dense, fading to a heavy island of foam. Lacing is left mostly in a broken ring at the top and a mixture of spotting and lacing to about halway down.
The nose is strong enough, though it doesn't pop. It does offer some of the coriander notes, but the yeast gives me a light dusty note most prominenently. Wheat makes an evident backbone. There is a bit of citrus, but it comes out more strongly in the flavor.
That said, everything melds very nicely on the tongue. The spices, citrus, yeast, and wheat are all more pronounced in the taste and complement each other nicely as well as making for some complexity in the style. There's a touch of lemon zest in the back. This is well-tuned, with yeast offering softer notes and backing off on some that many people can't get into. The nice, dusty sort of earthiness adds to softness and balance.
The mouthfeel is likewise soft with a nice flow to it in a light body. It doesn't forsake crispness. This is a refreshing beer and well made to style.

Brenden, Apr 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

AJacob81, Apr 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

smartassboiler, Apr 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Jspriest, Apr 04, 2013
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3.98/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - pours a clear light yellow with an ephemeral white head. Some lace. Bubbly.

S - Nice aroma of Belgian spicy yeast (clove), corriander, orange peel, soft bready malt.

T - is just like the aroma. It's clove and orange peel upfront with a mild bready finish. Pleasant spicy citrus aftertaste.

M - light body with moderate carbonation. Slightly numbing from the clove phenol.

O - this is an easy drinking, light Wit beer that has a pleasant Belgian flavor and aroma. Great summer beer that I'd gladly consume in any season.

GuzzLah, Mar 25, 2013
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5/5  rDev +35.5%

CEDAMA, Mar 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Sparky44, Mar 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

jplopez21, Mar 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice color and a white head (that falls quite quickly). Nose is good; bready and bubble gum. Flavor is smooth and consistent. Nice lemon tones that are a bit high. It all works though. Smooth feel. Very easy drinker. Nice job on a difficult style to produce.

RblWthACoz, Mar 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

spycow, Mar 10, 2013
Bottom Up Wit from Revolution Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 401 ratings.