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Lava Lake Wit - Crazy Mountain Brewing Company

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74
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126 Ratings
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Ratings: 126
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.2
pDev: 19.06%
Wants: 3
Gots: 7 | 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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3.84/5  rDev +20%

Sgt_Solocam, Oct 10, 2014
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2/5  rDev -37.5%

drone, Oct 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

spycow, Oct 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

Poured like a very light lager, see through yellow. Lots of floral notes on the nose with a hint of honey. citrus, and Chamomile. The Chamomile is the most potent, but the other flavors mixed create a sweet tea flavor. Some spice on the finish... The absolute most interesting wit I have ever tried.... Not really too sure how to describe it besides unique. It is honestly not really a wit beer, but more like a Chamomile flavored domestic.

Robloc303, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +25%

Comiha, Sep 06, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev +2.5%

SubtleblinK, Aug 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

RummyRedbeard, Aug 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +48.4%

This beer has a mellow flavor and slightly sour and unusual taste. It is an excellent summer time beer IMHO. I can't find it in VA though!

marshallVa, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of superspak
3.68/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce can into pint glass, no can dating. Pours hazy bright gold color with a 1 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings down the glass, with a light amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of lemon, pear, apple, orange peel, coriander, chamomile, pepper, clove, wheat, bread, oats, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and pale malt notes; with solid strength. Taste of lemon zest, pear, apple, orange peel, coriander, chamomile, pepper, clove, wheat, oats, bread, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Light earthy spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, pear, apple, orange peel, coriander, chamomile, pepper, clove, wheat, bread, oats, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant flavors with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and pale malt notes; with very solid robustness and no cloying flavors after the finish. No watery feeling at all in the flavors. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, fairly crisp, and lightly bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with no warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice and pleasant witbier. All around good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, spices, and pale malt flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

superspak, Aug 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

sansho, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of allengarvin
2.86/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

A: Hazy straw color with very little head, that fades quickly.
S: Odd aroma--very sweet citrus. Not orange-peel citrus but lemony. Never had a wit that smelled like this.
T: Ugh, not a good flavor. Unpleasantly sweet, with no detectable coriander, with a fruity lemon taste like in the aroma.
M: VERY watery. Almost no carbonation.

One of the worst wits I've ever had. To let you know how bad: I would rather be drinking a Blue Moon than this!

allengarvin, Aug 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

bordsox, Aug 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

SampsonOfRaleigh, Aug 03, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

cabsandking, Jul 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

condorsim, Jul 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Kramerbarthomer, Jul 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

TheManiacalOne, Jul 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Kubrickx, Jun 28, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -14.1%

Falcone, Jun 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Filthyfloor, Jun 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +32.8%

bafredericks, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of ArrogantB
1.65/5  rDev -48.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 4 | overall: 1

On tap at Crazy Mountain Brewing in Edwards, CO. This was by fat the worst beer I tasted at the brewery and possibly one of the worst I've ever tasted. Also odd that their description was "wild fermentation", not sure if that means brett or open fermentation or what. Color was pretty much spot on for a wit, looked like a hazy yellow. Aroma was bad, smelled nothing like a wit, just gross. Flavor was terrible, offensive, I could not take more than two sips and I can;t even describe what I was tasting, rotten flowers? It was like no wit I have ever had nor that I wish to taste again. I am surprised at how many of Crazy Mountain's beers I have had that are just awful.

ArrogantB, Jun 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +25%

anvilx, Jun 08, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -14.1%

DeeMalloy, May 29, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.3%

cbcrunch, May 16, 2014
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Lava Lake Wit from Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
74 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.