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Hibiscus Wit - 2nd Shift Brewing

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32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 7.86%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
2nd Shift Brewing visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Here's what I've been goofin' around with for a while. I love Belgian wits on hot summer days (or freezin' your butt off days). Anyway I took a witbier and threw in a bunch of hibiscus flowers in it and made the stuff even better.

(Beer added by: zeff80 on 02-07-2011)
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FanofHefe

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3.94/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on-tap at Bailey's Range in St. Louis, MO, in a tulip. The body is a solid, hazy, color that I can only call a blend of yellow and pink. Unusual. Small, white head at the top of the glass, that leaves just a bit of lacing.

Light aroma, mostly floral notes. A bit of citrus, predominantly lemon, comes through as well.

Very interesting flavor. The hibiscus definitely shows up with floral flavors and meshes rather well with the normal witbier flavors, especially the lemon. Overall, it is sweeter than most wits I've had.

Light to medium mouthfeel that is very drinkable. I could see this being a regular for me, especially in the summer. Interesting combination, but well done.

Serving type: on-tap

06-09-2013 19:30:58 | More by FanofHefe
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Poured from the 1 Pint 9oz 'Big Bottle Series' into a pint glass.

A: Pours a pale pinkish tinted color. Fair amount of head, lacing sticks around for a long time.

S: Smells of floral notes, i.e. Hibiscus and citrus notes.

T: Tastes like a unique witbier. Very light tasting, get a good taste of the Hibiscus.

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Hibiscus Wit from 2nd Shift Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.