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Hibiscus Wit - 2nd Shift Brewing

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Hibiscus WitHibiscus Wit

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36 Ratings
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Ratings: 36
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 8.38%
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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Reviews by zeff80:
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zeff80

Missouri

3.55/5  rDev -4.1%

Tap at The Bridge in St. Louis.

A - Poured a cloudy, straw yellow color with a small, fizzy, white head. It receded quickly and left little to no lacing.

S - It smelled of wheat, lemon and floral notes.

T - I got a lot of lemon flavor with some mild wheat and clove taste. There was a floral taste from the hibiscus.

M - It was crisp, sharp and had a fizzy bite. A light bodied ale that had a dry finish.

D - This is a nice wit. The hibiscus makes it interesting.

02-07-2011 01:09:41 | More by zeff80
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fo1ksguitar

Missouri

3.68/5  rDev -0.5%

- On tap at The Stable after killing a keg of 2nd Shift Unicorn Killer (amazing Saison!)

A- Pours cloudy and pink, must be from hibiscus flower

S- Smells funky, not very aromatic for a floral wit

T- Not sweet at all, more grapefruit and floral bitterness

M- Smooth and light floral finish. A lot of particles in this beer, the head appeared like curdled milk. Bartender was curios if it was a bad keg.

O- This was a bit of a stretch for me. Never had a hibiscus beer, but it was very refreshing nonetheless. I appreciated the experiment of the beer but felt it could lean towards more of a sour if they tried.

07-25-2011 00:13:50 | More by fo1ksguitar
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jaminjohnson

Yukon (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.1%

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

09-07-2013 16:11:07 | More by jaydoc
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jmccullough108

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

08-27-2013 21:59:13 | More by jmccullough108
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Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

08-29-2012 17:56:20 | More by Dieck
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Monkeyknife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Poured from the tap a hazy orange-tea color with a thin bright white cap.

Aroma was earthy with floral and wheat notes.

The taste was tart and citrusy with lemon and tangerine along with wheat, floral notes and earthy yeast. Finishes clean.

Thinner bodied with a sharp carbonation.

A decent and interesting Witbier from 2nd Shift.

09-24-2011 01:51:00 | More by Monkeyknife
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jadeal

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

01-05-2012 00:57:00 | More by jadeal
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Tone

Missouri

3.58/5  rDev -3.2%

Pours a cloudy, salmon color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of wheat, floral, spice, sweet malt, and slight pale malt. Fits the style of a Witbier. Mouth feel was sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of pale malt, slight sweet malt, floral, slight wheat, and hint of yeast. Overall, the floral and spice where nice additions, but the strong pale malt flavors and aroma were not desireable.

05-22-2011 13:26:18 | More by Tone
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amart80

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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California

4/5  rDev +8.1%

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Missouri

4/5  rDev +8.1%

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Missouri

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Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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Alabama

4/5  rDev +8.1%

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mercyfulfate

Missouri

4.33/5  rDev +17%

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.

M: Very light in the mouth. Easy to drink down.

O: Probably one of the more unique beers I've drank. Great balance of flavors. A good summer beer.

02-27-2012 02:04:05 | More by mercyfulfate
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Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

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Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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Hibiscus Wit from 2nd Shift Brewing
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