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Paradisiac - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

82 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 82
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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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BeerMeFitz

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

08-23-2013 21:53:56 | More by BeerMeFitz
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Kimbo1318

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-16-2014 20:52:35 | More by Kimbo1318
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Chibeerguy1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-02-2014 14:24:11 | More by Chibeerguy1
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

4.23/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2014 22:16:28 | More by mfnmbvp
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foretheloveofbeer

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-20-2014 03:26:38 | More by foretheloveofbeer
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TriageStat

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-30-2014 13:43:37 | More by TriageStat
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teledeluxe

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-20-2014 15:38:14 | More by teledeluxe
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Jordy777

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-11-2014 05:22:06 | More by Jordy777
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Dryer

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.7%

01-26-2014 02:53:55 | More by Dryer
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

3.7/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

(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.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2014 22:23:54 | More by rhoadsrage
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vande

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

11-28-2013 14:30:49 | More by vande
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jschott75

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.7%

11-21-2013 15:50:54 | More by jschott75
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drewfull

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -18.5%

11-14-2013 02:23:10 | More by drewfull
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egrace84

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

11-10-2013 08:24:34 | More by egrace84
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Zuidman

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

11-10-2013 03:20:36 | More by Zuidman
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TATURBO

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

11-10-2013 02:28:56 | More by TATURBO
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ZombieJester

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

11-04-2013 02:14:22 | More by ZombieJester
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ImperialStout

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

10-28-2013 15:59:43 | More by ImperialStout
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xdtfx

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

10-26-2013 07:12:31 | More by xdtfx
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Rimbimhoot

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

10-19-2013 17:13:52 | More by Rimbimhoot
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

10-17-2013 15:53:34 | More by EgadBananas
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MarkFy

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

10-16-2013 01:49:31 | More by MarkFy
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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

3.99/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I have a little trouble believing those who are down on this beer. Witibier is a great style, and this is quite an interesting take.

Appearance - The beer was a nice yellow straw color with a fluffy white head.

Smell - The aroma was sweet wheat with a hint of spice and banana notes. There is a lot going on here.

Taste - On the initial taste one notes the sour kiwi, strawberry, and the wheat. It begins almost like a sour before fading toward the wheat. My one complaint is that the taste kind of ends, leaving a rather weak finish.

Mouthfeel - The strong wheat leave a moderately thick texture that allows the taste to linger. The carbonation is also rather modest, furthering the staying power.

Overall - If I went by BA score, I might have purchased this. However, it was one of the clear winners at a recent bottle share.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2013 12:02:26 | More by JohnnyHopps
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scottwurst

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.7%

10-08-2013 20:38:40 | More by scottwurst
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Brewzma

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

10-07-2013 02:30:05 | More by Brewzma
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Paradisiac from Pipeworks Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.