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Lava Lake Wit - Crazy Mountain Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
75
okay

123 Ratings
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Ratings: 123
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.21
pDev: 19%
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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4.25/5  rDev +32.4%

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GOBLIN, Apr 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

spoony, Mar 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Hoggo, Mar 27, 2014
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2/5  rDev -37.7%

Kataco16, Mar 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Schmidty3, Mar 15, 2014
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2/5  rDev -37.7%

beerbrains, Feb 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

mike_dawson, Feb 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +40.2%

bmjivi221, Feb 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

Packard, Feb 06, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A - Ow dear it seems to be filtered not a good sign, still its somewhat hazy bright orange yellow with a 1/2 inch of head that settles very quickly to a thick ring. Very sticky.
S - Smell is less than I expected some orange peel and coriander. Yeast does smell rather sharp and fruity though.
T - Very balanced sharp lemon taste with some orange peel and coriander spice. No hard water taste is nice and has a crisp finish.
M - Light to medium not watery or hard water tasting.

Overall I don't think I will be getting this again it's a weak taste on the style borderline light beer but it does have some flavor. Worth trying for the $1.79 single.

DrDemento456, Feb 05, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Garrett092112, Jan 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +16.8%

Griffith, Jan 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +1.2%

jwps214, Dec 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

LXIXME, Dec 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

st9647v3, Dec 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -6.5%

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3/5  rDev -6.5%

instinct2, Dec 13, 2013
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3.74/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a 10oz goblet with a steady pour
And not a lot of head to show for it. The smell
Is very subtle of chamomile and orange zest. I was
Expecting a little bit more with smell but the taste
Makes up for it in the end. Extremely refreshing and drinkable.
This beer would really come in handy on a hot summers
Day. Lots of orange up front with a slight taste of herbs at the finish.
Overall a good beer in the Wit category.

Mumbler, Dec 10, 2013
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ILikeGoodCider, Nov 27, 2013
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3.28/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Pale yellow body with a thin white head. Boiled cabbage and cooked corn aroma. Spicy flavor; cinnamon; indeterminate esters; some graham cracker tones. Medium body; smooth.

A somewhat tough call on this one. The appearance is so-so and the smell bad, yet the taste and feel are pretty damn good. Well, it is what it is. I wouldn't go out of my way to have another one based on this single sample, but perhaps a future experience might reveal better qualities in appearance and smell than my experience with this can. Still, taste and feel are primary considerations for a brew (in my opinion), so I'll give this one a positive nod based on the rather top-notch qualities I experienced.

beergoot, Nov 24, 2013
Lava Lake Wit from Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 123 ratings.