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Two Jokers Double-Wit - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

431 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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Ratings: 431 | Reviews: 195 | Display Reviews Only:
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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
Photo of clayrock81
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
Photo of Flounder57
4.23/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served in a tulip at the Union Brewhouse in Weymouth.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a slightly hazy pale yellow color with good clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Vanilla, bready wheat, spice bomb, yeasty esters, orange peel, apple, banana, and clove.

Taste: Love all the spices that went into the beer. Especially goes well with this style. So smooth and balanced too.

Mouthfeel: Refreshing, chewy, tart, medium to full bodied, and medium carbonation.

Overall: Awesome double wit. Love the twist between old and new. It works for me.

Flounder57, Sep 20, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +8%

aphamer, Sep 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

Zonian1, Sep 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

capnamerica, Sep 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Basoos1, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

Resuin, Sep 12, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +2.5%

atrocity, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of kellyej
4.1/5  rDev +2.5%

A: Light, Gold/amber color, weak head
S: Fruity, honey, coriander, thyme, rosemary (spices almost make the beer smell like sausage)
M: Bubbly, light, dry
T: Strongly sour with a hint of honey and coriander

kellyej, Sep 10, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -3.8%

stortore, Sep 09, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +1.3%

dwagner003, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of TheCondor
4/5  rDev 0%

I grabbed this up at the Fort Leavenworth Post Exchange on my way off post. They had a bunch of bottles just sitting around, along with Love Child #4. I bought several. Side poured from the bottle into a tulip glass.

Appearance - Pours a nice hazy golden color with a thick, foamy head of about two fingers and some change. Head retention is good, about halfway through the beer, leaves little lacing.

Smell - Very similar to what is described on the side of the bottle. Lots of tartness, bananas, fruits, and spices. Very complex nose, smells very interesting.

Taste - While similar to the nose, it is a little better than expected. Sourness, bananas, funk, wheat, coriander, spices, more spices! Pretty excellent beer, very complex on the palate but not too much at once. I now know why KC Beer Blog was so wound up about Boulevard bringing this beer back into production.

Mouthfeel - Thick, chewy, refreshing. Big on carbonation, goes down smooth.

Overall - This is a very good beer. Not having much experience with this style, I did not know what to expect and had to actually read about the style before I wrote the review. I am quite impressed with this offering from Boulevard's Smokestack Series. Condor recommended, Condor approved.

TheCondor, Sep 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Rborre321, Sep 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

BuzzFee, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

GregDuB65, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Poured into a tall tulip at TapWerks in OKC. Cheers.

Hazy gold with a dusting of white bubbles. Big clove and ginger in the nose. Palate, on the other hand, is slick and sour, a lacto and wheat one-two (fruit) punch: Concord grape, mandarin orange, peach. Towards the end, it fills out, falling over the tongue with a blanket of creamy sugars. Finishes in that vein, a rich and fruity wheat that you forgot was even sour.

Great tasting beer, especially for the style. A craft-beer-lover's Blue Moon: sweet, wheaty, and easy-to-drink. There's a lot going on in this glass.

BarryMFBurton, Sep 06, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -4%

Razorback09, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

mkf629, Sep 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

sgttibbs, Sep 03, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev -2%

Jocelynclonts, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev 0%

Hellpop65, Sep 01, 2014
Two Jokers Double-Wit from Boulevard Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 431 ratings.