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A Foolish Wit - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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87
very good

64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 9.23%
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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2.25/5  rDev -42.3%

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Illinois

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Illinois

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-18-2013 13:03:57 | More by Pidzik12
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

05-18-2013 00:30:26 | More by prender1482
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-30-2013 13:30:38 | More by Hugonaut13
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ahbithwabm

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-28-2013 20:25:47 | More by ahbithwabm
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tut2528

Illinois

4.4/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: yellow body with hints of light orange. fizzy head that dissipates very quickly.

S: harsh grain, slight barnyard funk, sharp lemon zest, peppery spices, a slight touch of coriander

T: awesome orange peel, lemon zest, slight candy sugar, spice, and yeast. i also enjoy the rich creaminess in the finish

M: much thicker than I had expected and its extremely nice. the creaminess is so damn nice and it lingers on the palate with a touch of funk.

O: simply one very well put together beer. PW is known for their hoppy beers, but this one is terrific too. definitely looking forward to seeing this company continue to put out some awesome brews.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2013 01:16:30 | More by tut2528
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mecummins

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-16-2013 17:00:55 | More by mecummins
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California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-15-2013 14:56:29 | More by dwagner003
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

04-11-2013 13:45:16 | More by JohnnyChicago
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

03-29-2013 07:13:47 | More by IPx
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-23-2013 19:08:13 | More by Sparky44
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csparace

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured out of a bomber into a Matilda glass. Pours with a half finger head that fades almost instantly. Dirty lemon appearance with a satin shimmer. Tons of carbonation.

S - Really yeasty wheat. Definite lime notes.

T - Slight sting (just as it says in the bottle description) but a really nice spice to it. Breaddy but in a good way. Small hint of lime. Fades to an interesting bitter and sticks around a lot longer than expected. The final notes seem almost sour, not to my liking. There's a huge maltiness to it, but one that is much more bitter than usual.

M - Good carbonation level which seems to prefer a colder temperature. Hangs around a bit too much for my taste. Has a great refreshing feel initially but leaves you with a negative sour in your mouth.

O - Interesting. The initial taste is actually pretty good and decently refreshing. The bitterness is the aspect I don't really understand about this beer. Its not sharp, but almost sour. I like the idea of the zing it starts with, but the "exotic spices" it uses seem to be a little too exotic for my taste.

Heed their warning about not pouring the last little bits into your glass, you'll get sediment for sure.

Batch #45

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2013 04:46:34 | More by csparace
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9%

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PHBoiler

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9%

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NSK79

Illinois

3.74/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bomber batch 45 to a Pipeworks snifter

A - Very cloudy gold with bits of sediment. Very little residual head, and no lacing. This batch is fairly old at the time of tasting to be honest.

S - Bready belgian yeast with notes of orange and lemon

T - follows nose with the orange, citrus, lemon, etc.

M - This is definitely the game changer as it is more of a full bodied beer, with light carbonation. I believe this style is generally a light bodied.

O - Fine beer, not the best Pipeworks I've had, but it definitely brings it on flavor and body. Wit Beers are not something that I seek out, this example is far more interesting and enjoyable than most I have had due to body and flavor.

Serving type: bottle

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

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Illinois

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Illinois

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A Foolish Wit from Pipeworks Brewing Company
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