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Paradisiac - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
(Better a Witty Fool Than) A Foolish Wit with strawberries and kiwis added.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 05-06-2013)
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Photo of Rutager
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Bottle portrays some pointy-toothed, Marilyn Manson lookin'-like cartoon dude with a jester hat and a hand of fruit and throwing weapon cards. Okay Jeff, what the fuck?? Haha. Haven't been this freaked out by a label since Vas Deferens. *shudder*

Appearance. Pours a rich, hazy, honey-peach with a very thin head that fades almost immediately.

Smell. Red berries, oranges, lime and kiwi, sweet wheat and some sweet gingerbread spice. A little bit of fruity yeast as well.

Taste. Nice tangy red berry sourness, belgian yeast and spices ...spices that aren't in your face and overpowering beyond anything else in the beer. Huh. Anyways, there's a touch of sweet wheat there, some tart kiwi. Nice an sour and refreshing.

Mouthfeel. Medium+ body, medium amount of fine carbonation.

Overall. These Pipeworks guys don't know how to brew a spiced beer. They need to learn to dump that shit in there by the bucket like it's hops in Younger Pliny's Sunshine or something. Jeeze.

Thanks Jeffo!

Rutager, Yesterday at 11:34 PM
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Kevin_Young, Sep 08, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

lloydboss, Aug 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

tjdemon, Aug 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

krome, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

jgunther71, Aug 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Kevinpitts, Aug 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

mlklein27, Jul 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

ajzy, Jul 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Chibeerguy1, May 02, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev +15.6%

750 ml bottle, with handwritten Batch #173 written on the label. Finally decided to pick this one up after looking at it for quite a while.

Poured into a Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a bright golden colored body with four plus big fizzy fingers of off-white head that audibly sizzles it's way out of existence entirely. Some yeast sediment visible in the glass. Looks very nice. Pours a darker murkier color as the bottle goes on.

S - The smell is very nice - some funky Belgian yeast presence, vinous grapey wine-like character, and some fruitiness, but I would probably never guess strawberries or kiwis without knowing.

T - Taste follows the nose nicely, but better. Tart / sour fruity character imparted from the strawberry and kiwi. Definitely tastes like more of a sour to me at this point than it does a Belgian wit, but it's delicious nonetheless. Becomes much more yeasty tasting as the bottle goes on.

M - Feel is crisp, lightly dry, and mildly tart. Medium light bodied with good carbonation.

Overall, another wonderful beer from Pipeworks. Glad I finally picked this one up, and I look forward to trying their other variations on the wit beer.

Pipeworks Paradisiac ---4/5.

mfnmbvp, Apr 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Dryer, Jan 26, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +1.1%

(Served in a tulip glass)
Batch 173
A- This beer pours a murky woody yellow body with a big snow white head that sticks to the glass with each sip. This beer is a bit to murky to see much carbonation.

S- The yeasty dried strawberry aroma has some unripe kiwi notes and a sweaty wheat note in the finish that takes on a little tartness as it opens.

T- the taste of dry field corn is mostly DMS with some fruity tart sumac flavors that lead to unripe kiwi, green woody notes and a quickly fading strawberry hint. The finish is slightly fruity with a fruity acidic taste that lingers.

M- The medium mouthfeel has a tight scrubbing little fizz but no alcohol heat noticed.

O- The odd corn DMS gets in the way but the nice sumac notes help to cut it a good bit. The fruity flavors are not really bright fruit character and it dries out even more as it opens.

rhoadsrage, Jan 07, 2014
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Paradisiac from Pipeworks Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.