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Witty - Chameleon Brewing

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78
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46 Ratings
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 18.51%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Chameleon Brewing visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerFMAndy on 05-28-2010)
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AlaskanYoung

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

06-17-2014 20:05:38 | More by AlaskanYoung
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Danmullens1

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

05-26-2014 03:07:52 | More by Danmullens1
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HoppyBastard2

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

05-20-2014 01:03:36 | More by HoppyBastard2
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.1/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz twist-off bottle poured into a Hoegaarden tumbler.
5.4% ABV

A - Witty pours intensely carbonated as bubbles fill the completely cloudy golden-yellow beer. I swirled the sediment into the glass on the tall pour, drizzling over the sudsy white head, which popped up then dropped to a thin layer slowly leaving clumpy rings of lace on the glass.

S - Abundantly aromatic, pungent spice additions fill the nostrils with a hefty helping of orange peel, candied lemon peel, and coriander seed. Light pale malt comes out in the background while hops are no where to be found, leaving the crisp and light nose with a pleasing spiciness!

T - Forward spiciness carries over into the flavor as well as strong orange peel and lemon oil citrus battle equally strong coriander though nothing is out of place or overwhelming. Light and crisp pale malt meets soft wheat for a nicely balanced finish.

M - Light-bodied and smooth going down from the wheat, Witty has a crisp carbonation bite to the finish with lingering flavor of spice and a pleasing dryness.

O - The American off-shoot of Sprecher, Witty is Chameleon's best offering, taking the citrus peel and coriander spice to a more elevated level than some others of the same style while remaining refreshing and balanced but definitely a summery beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2014 15:58:06 | More by BeerFMAndy
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bismarksays

Iowa

3/5  rDev -10.4%

04-14-2014 01:15:24 | More by bismarksays
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pathead

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +19.4%

03-04-2014 01:01:34 | More by pathead
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DerekQXQX

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

01-24-2014 01:41:20 | More by DerekQXQX
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drbenderdo

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

01-02-2014 20:00:25 | More by drbenderdo
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WreckingBrew

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

11-03-2013 22:05:50 | More by WreckingBrew
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Mleblanc25

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +19.4%

10-09-2013 23:15:51 | More by Mleblanc25
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -10.4%

10-05-2013 17:54:32 | More by Celtics76
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NCStateAE

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

10-04-2013 00:43:06 | More by NCStateAE
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Fcolle2

Illinois

3.61/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour hazy golden in color with a half finger frothy white head lots of sediment is floating around in this beer.

Nose has lots of notes of grain and wheat that is overlayed with a big orange citrus aroma. A very slight hint of pine and also some light spices are detectable.

Taste is pretty good. First thing to hit you touge is but notes of citrus, predominately orange and orange rind. Malt is faint and grainy and is mainly overpowered by the orange. There is also a slight pine flavor.

Mouthfeel is pretty good, light to medium in body with light carbonation. Very drinkable and pretty refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2013 00:54:29 | More by Fcolle2
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IPAdams

Illinois

3.28/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance- Pours a cloudy, pale gold with a small white head that recedes and leaves moderate lacing.

Smell- Lots of orange peel with a good spice scent and a floral background.

Taste- Again I get some bitter orange peel and spices. On swallowing I get a faint taste of black licorice. Balanced between a slight sweetness and slight bitterness. Lots of spice.

Mouthfeel- Fairly thin with less carbonation than a typical wit.

Overall- I probably wouldn't buy it again. It is not a bad beer, but the spice flavor was a bit overpowering.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2013 02:36:51 | More by IPAdams
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yankinwis

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -3%

06-16-2013 19:13:16 | More by yankinwis
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Rihup

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +34.3%

06-02-2013 03:47:51 | More by Rihup
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

05-10-2013 16:29:50 | More by twenty5
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campfirebrew

New York

2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

04-04-2013 17:43:58 | More by campfirebrew
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -3%

03-31-2013 02:55:57 | More by Zachtheporter
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Lemke10

Wisconsin

3.46/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This pours a mostly clear, golden amber color with only a minor head. The scent is mostly oranges with hints of wheat. The taste is kind of creamy, wheat, orange beer. Very drinkable but taste wise it’s very simple and fruity. It leaves a mild mandarin orange after taste that lingers around for a while.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2013 03:45:13 | More by Lemke10
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.04/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

That chameleon doesn't look like Oscar Wilde... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear brass topped by a half-finger of short-lived off-white foam. The nose comprises light orange peel, light funky wheat, and what seems like an old yuzu rind. (Gotta love learning new fruits, amiright?) The taste brings in more of the same, funkiness and odd rindiness not only intact but emphasized. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a weak wit, not altogether bad, just not very good.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2013 02:56:10 | More by TMoney2591
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olafphysics

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-06-2013 03:42:19 | More by olafphysics
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joefinnigan15

Manitoba (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

09-19-2012 01:27:23 | More by joefinnigan15
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Dactrius

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev -32.8%

08-18-2012 23:38:23 | More by Dactrius
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ssjkyle

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -3%

07-14-2012 21:55:19 | More by ssjkyle
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Witty from Chameleon Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.