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A Foolish Wit - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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87
very good

65 Ratings
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Ratings: 65
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 8.97%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Wit brewed with amchoor (sour mango powder) and sumac!

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 09-23-2012)
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Reviews by Florida9:
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Florida9

Illinois

4.13/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Very cloudy pale pastel yellow. Forms a rather large white head, but it falls to a faint surface coating fairly quickly. Does manage to leave a moderate bit of lacing on the way down.

S: Lemon and lots of it. There is a tart or sour quality to the aroma, presumably from the mango, but there really isn't much in the way of actual mango in the aroma. Some yeast and a little coriander spice.

T: Lightly sweet. Mild yeast. Tart, sweet lemon, reminiscent of lemonade. Very citrusy, an attribute most likely from the sumac addition. Quite refreshing.

M: Lighter side of medium. Lower carbonation. Mild tartness. Very minimal bitterness.

O: This beer turned out to be far better than I was expecting it to be. Actually thought about passing it up because I really wasn't expecting much out of it all, but the combination of flavors really play well with each other and end up making a beer better than the sum of its parts.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2012 23:02:58 | More by Florida9
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

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Fcolle2

Illinois

3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours hazy golden in color with some slight burnt hues. Head is one finger fluffy white and has great retention.

Smell is very mild but there are some nice Belgian aromas. Some Belgian spices hit the nose first with some mild grainy aroma and orange rind. There is a very mild mango presence near the end along with a slight alcohol and acetone aroma.

Taste follows the nose with Belgian yeasty spice and orange rind along with a mild sweetness from the malt. Orange rind follows along with an interesting vanilla like creaminess that dominates the midsection and works very well. Some very faint hops are nearly undetectable near the end along with a alcohol finish.

Mouthfeel is good. Soft, moderately carbonated and medium bodied. Slight dry alcohol finish.

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06-19-2014 01:47:16 | More by Fcolle2
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Illinois

4.29/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours with a vibrant active head. Above average active carbonation in glass while drinking. Creamy lacing left behind with each drink.

Smell: Accents of pears, cloves, and bananas hit the nose right away. Subtle lemon and lime tones warm up in the body. Very solid yeast base.

Taste: Excellent. Vibrant fruits blast through right away. A bready, yeast, buttery body comes through after the fruit. Finish is a pleasant dryness with accents of all stages of this beer left behind. Well rounded, balanced, and a real experience for the drinker.

Mouthfeel: Crisp, dry, and fruity.

Overall: A really excellent american belgian style beer. A truly wonderful ride for the palate. This was an early one for Pipeworks and they showed their awesomeness very early on.

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A Foolish Wit from Pipeworks Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 65 ratings.