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Two Jokers Double-Wit - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

431 Ratings
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Ratings: 431
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 4
pDev: 13%
Wants: 52
Gots: 78 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
They say there are two sides to every story, and that’s certainly true of Two Jokers Double-Wit. On the one hand, it’s a revival of the classic Belgian “wit,” or “white” ale, with lactic fermentation providing a refreshing tartness. On the other hand, it’s a modern, uniquely American brew; big, flavorful, and spiced with cardamom, coriander, orange peel, lavender, and grains of paradise.

15 IBU

(Beer added by: naterock on 05-10-2009)
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4.36/5  rDev +9%

pickledhavoc, Monday at 11:42 PM
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3.39/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not a bad beer, just not a lot of what I would expect in a Witbier. Pours a cloudy apricot color with an average size white head. Average retention and a little lacing on the glass. The aroma and taste are both malty and lemony with the spices prominently featured, coriander and lavender are particularly pronounced. The wheat bitterness is almost lacking.

Mouthfeel is fairly rich and the alcohol is well masked. Not a bad beer but not quite the "Witbier on steroids" that I was expecting.

JayQue, Sunday at 10:57 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

HappyDays, Sunday at 08:12 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

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4.52/5  rDev +13%

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2.48/5  rDev -38%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

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1.08/5  rDev -73%

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2.3/5  rDev -42.5%

CycleHops, Oct 12, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +13%

tem3175, Oct 11, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

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4/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

djrn2, Oct 04, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +6%

Mini4x, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of MattyG85
4.33/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750 ml corked bottle into a Duvel tulip glass. Batch # TJ14128-1-02-2015.

Appearance: Pours a bright and hazy golden orange with a lot of bubbles. About two fingers of white head which settle into a thin patchy layer.

Smell: A very spicy and fruity wheat forward aroma with a big mix of spices and fruit esters. Belgian yeast with a big mix of spices including lavender, coriander, clove, cardamom, peppers, and grains of paradise. Wheat and pale malt with hints of grains, straw, cracker, and oats. Good fruit hints of orange peel and lemon along with some green apple, banana, and pear. Also some hints of candied sugar. Hops are very light. A pretty nice aroma.

Taste: Like the smell suggests, a spicy and fruity Belgian wheat taste with a mix of spices and fruit esters. Belgian yeast with big upfront spice notes of lavender, coriander, peppercorn, clove, cardamom, and grains of paradise. Wheat and pale malt with bready notes of straw, grains, oats, and cracker. Big fruit taste with notes of orange peel, lemon zest, green apple, banana, and pear. Light notes of sugar and some very subtle hops. A very nice and interesting taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a fairly high level of carbonation. Crisp, juicy, and fairly spritzy. Finishes fairly dry. Alcohol heat is masked well.

Overall: A pretty good twist on a Belgian style Wheat Beer. Good mix of spices that are big but don’t overwhelm the fruit flavors. A nicely unique and tasty Wit.

MattyG85, Oct 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

bigred89, Oct 01, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -31.3%

mendvicdog, Sep 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

sendbeer, Sep 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

kylehay2004, Sep 27, 2014
Photo of MNishCT77
3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle purchased at Connecticut Ave. Wine & Liquors in NW D.C., unknown brewing/bottling date but 2014 vintage (Batch #/Best By Date: TJ14127/02-2015], drank over 60 minutes out of my BBA snifter glass (thanks, Richard Hartogs and Grandstand!)

A: 3/3 - straw yellow coloration, murky (cannot read or see through), initial eggshell head settles into a retained glass lacing with some carb islands, moderate carbonation, moderate alcohol legs)

S: 9/12 - big damaging hits of cardamom, coriander, lavender and seeds of paradise all present and accounted for; some background wheat and alcohol but definitely takes a back seat to the spice; no hops aroma (which is surprising for a Boulevard Belgian)

T: 15/20 - on the front of the tongue, there's a slight bitterness that opens the taste buds and gives way to the spice and wheat; moderate alcohol burn on the back of the palate and the way down the gullet; slightly tart too but finishes dry, thirst quenching and refreshing

M: 4/5 - moderate bodied with high drinkability; moderate-to-high carbonation

O: 9/10 - if you like spicy Belgians this beer hits on all cylinders and is an interesting experience just as a slightly tart thirst quencher, and a little too much spice destroys the balance though; nice price point to boot at $9.99 for an 8% beer in an expensive beer city

TOTAL - 40/50

MNishCT77, Sep 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

ZEB89, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

Pours an orange body with one finger fizzy head that dies quick and leaves no lace patches.
Aroma is floral and spicy with lavender and clove hitting me.
The yeast/wheat twang gives off fuller body, smoothness and some sweetness and aids in a citric hop bitterness and sharpness to the beer.
Balance is met with some tropical fruit like sweetness as well and finishes with a slightly sour kick.

clayrock81, Sep 21, 2014
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Two Jokers Double-Wit from Boulevard Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 431 ratings.