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Lava Lake Wit - Crazy Mountain Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
74
okay

121 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 121
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.2
pDev: 19.06%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crazy Mountain Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Schmittymack on 09-06-2011)
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Schmidty3

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

03-15-2014 00:31:00 | More by Schmidty3
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Tiernan

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -14.1%

07-07-2013 04:30:35 | More by Tiernan
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Billolick

New York

3.6/5  rDev +12.5%

12 ounce can. Thanks Joe D for the sample

Enjoyed in a tulip, it pours hazed and muddy, with an almost greenish olive oil tint. Large off white head, that stays nicely. Then leaves thick cling and strands of lacing.

Lemons and assorted light citrus on the nose.

Flavorful wit, more oranges, wheat and moderate yeast on the palate.

Hops on the back dry things out nicely. Maybe a bit thin mouthfeel wise

Nothing amazing, but this is a decent tasting, worth trying wit. Suprised by some of the low ratings people have been giving this one

05-06-2013 00:46:22 | More by Billolick
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GOBLIN

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -14.1%

04-02-2014 17:40:59 | More by GOBLIN
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3/5  rDev -6.3%

12-22-2013 19:10:01 | More by LXIXME
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

01-09-2014 22:02:04 | More by Griffith
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beerbrains

Nebraska

2/5  rDev -37.5%

02-20-2014 00:54:19 | More by beerbrains
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.08/5  rDev -3.8%

The LavaLake Wit has a interesting twang to it. The beer poures an clear yellow with thin white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The smell includes a lemon zest with hints of grass. The taste has an acidic flare to it with lemon and blood orange seemingly dominating the taste. The mouthfeel is average....lighter in body with decent carbonation. Overall this is not a good wit and I would not go seeking to have this beer again....It should also be known that I'm not a huge Wit fan.

03-28-2013 01:18:28 | More by WoodBrew
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.43/5  rDev +7.2%

Almost a finger of head on a hazy, light straw colored body.
The aroma had a little honey and grain. Faint overall though.
The taste was pleasant if light. The mildest bitter lemon note and a little spice.
The texture was crisp with moderate carbonation.
Not bad.

06-18-2013 00:14:07 | More by Fatehunter
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jheezee

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

11-15-2012 19:34:59 | More by jheezee
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.2/5  rDev 0%

12 oz. can poured into a Logsdon chalice.

Appearance - Bright yellow hazy body. Big white fluffy head. Well-retained. Wispy on the surface when it settles.

Smell - Lots of spice. Coriander is the only one I can really distinguish. Lots of wheat, too.

Taste - Something like cinnamon right at the start. Strange. Grainy wheat flavor midrange and a spicy bite at the end. No real depth. Mostly spice.

Mouthfeel - It's light and crispy. Easy drinking, if low in flavor. Funny aftertaste, though.

Overall - No better than any other wit out there. Way over spiced, but it does make the nose interesting.

11-03-2012 02:31:03 | More by Alieniloquium
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stuart3368

Colorado

2/5  rDev -37.5%

08-18-2013 17:56:49 | More by stuart3368
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DrIPA

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

10-16-2013 16:05:01 | More by DrIPA
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mike_dawson

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

02-12-2014 21:30:40 | More by mike_dawson
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cyrushire

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

06-09-2013 00:24:01 | More by cyrushire
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev +10.9%

Thanks to the creator of the canquest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is sweet, some citrus. Taste is also sweet, mild, some citrus, a bit of apple, kind of unusual for the style. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a decent beer.

03-16-2013 19:14:09 | More by tone77
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.35/5  rDev +4.7%

From the 12 fl. oz. can. Sampled on January 26, 2013

The color is a kind of olive oil yellow, cloudy and hazy, with a moderate fizzy white head that settles down.

The aroma goes in many directions with wheat, oats, yeast, lemongrass, citrus, brown sugar, and a little spice.

The body is creamy with a light -medium texture.

The key elements in the taste are the wheat and the citrus with a slight hop bitterness at the finish. Very interesting anyway.

01-26-2013 20:49:22 | More by puboflyons
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WhitmansNiece

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

09-20-2013 11:45:51 | More by WhitmansNiece
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cabsandking

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

07-29-2014 01:53:46 | More by cabsandking
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gtermi

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

04-16-2014 05:50:36 | More by gtermi
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SubtleblinK

Michigan

3.28/5  rDev +2.5%

08-27-2014 00:47:07 | More by SubtleblinK
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st9647v3

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -6.3%

12-15-2013 03:28:35 | More by st9647v3
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ninaturner

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -29.7%

05-26-2013 02:28:37 | More by ninaturner
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Kubrickx

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

06-28-2014 13:27:58 | More by Kubrickx
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tjsmith910

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

08-13-2013 11:33:24 | More by tjsmith910
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Lava Lake Wit from Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
74 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.