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Two Jokers Double-Wit - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

412 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 412
Reviews: 193
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 12.22%
Wants: 53
Gots: 76 | FT: 2
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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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Hellpop65, Sep 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Lucular, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of infinitebruner
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

August 30, 2014

25.4 oz bomber, tulip glass

A – Gold to deep gold. Huge frothy white head with a ton of persistence. Excellent wheat haze. (4.00)

S – Sour, tart, a lot of lactobacillus. Lemon and orange. Very refreshing. (4.50)

T – Sourness is the first sensation on the tongue and the last on the finish and aftertaste. Lots of citrus, maybe some guava or some other “spicy” fruit. Very sweet, not cloying while the beer is cold but starts to become a bit much as the beer warms. A lot of similarities to a Berliner Weisse. More maltiness as well as the beer warms. (3.50)

M – Again, sweet, increasingly so as the beer warms. The tart and a touch of bitterness offset it, but not entirely. Light bodied. Decent carbonation, what I would consider standard for a wit. (3.25)

O – A lot more sour than I expected from a witbier. Feel like it is a bit of a hybrid of styles. Tastes great and refreshing but the sweetness became a little overwhelming. In the second tier of Boulevard’s Belgian-style beers. (3.75)

infinitebruner, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

fox227, Aug 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -25.2%

Derrill, Aug 31, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev -2.2%

Yesdog, Aug 30, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -37.7%

dradair, Aug 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

larbush, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of UCLABrewN84
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Batch number TJ14126-2. Best by date: 02-2015.

Pours a hazy honey orange with a foamy orange-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of wheat, grain, earth, spice, and herb aromas. Taste is much the same with slightly sour wheat, grain, spice, and herb flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness and acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty with a nice slight tart flavor that makes this one easy to drink despite its higher ABV for the style.

Serving type: bottle.

UCLABrewN84, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of TMoney2591
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Served from tap in a tumbler at Firkin.

I don't know what they're talking about: all I can see is a glass with some interesting atmospheric decorations. Anyway, this stuff pours a hazy brass-gold topped by a finger of white foam. The nose comprises lemon zest, light Sunny D, clove, a touch of black pepper, and a hint of cracked wheat. The taste brings in more of the same, a healthy amount of slightly tart lemon/clementine and orange guiding the spicy wheat ship to glory in the Napoleonic Wars. The body is a lithe medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a damn tasty wit, sorry, "Double Wit". I need more of this...

TMoney2591, Aug 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

ariceclemson, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of SportsandJorts
3.76/5  rDev -6.2%

Appearance: a light milky orangish color. a finger or so of a white head that fades slowly and leaves a film on the top and a lacing on the sides. completely murky and opaque. 4.25/5

Smell: huge whiffs of coriander and other spices. some lemon tartness and some slight banana. pilsner malt base along with some malt sweetness. 3.75/5

Taste: opens with a strong hit of coriander along with some peppery yeast. subtle malty sweetness comes in. lemon to lemon bread sweetness. the slightest amount of tartness. ends with a hint of lemony tartness and green apple skin. 3.75/5

Mouthfeel: very dry. pretty refreshing. a bit too hot and lingering on the coriander. 3.75/5

Overall: I really like the idea aimed for with this beer, I just think the coriander is a little too strong. it dominates the flavor and lingers behind after a sip. if it were a bit more refreshing and with less coriander this would be a great beer.

SportsandJorts, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

kguard, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

zookerman182, Aug 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

sluggo013, Aug 27, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -5.2%

On tap
Pours hazy golden (but is more clear as it reaches the bottom) with a tiny bit of pale orange as well. Effervescent bubbles keep a thin film on the surface and a nice amount of foam on the edges. A sniff brings a little tartness (seems like Brett to me, although the description doesn't mention it). Lemon and orange, as well as some earthy spice that I assume us the cardamom, and a bit of the lilac comes through. Overall, however, the smell seems a bit dull for all it has going on.

The initial taste is the citrus from the smell combined with a hint of banana. The tangy taste from the souring agent brings the full taste to remind me of lemon yogurt. The taste is mellowed with a nice earthy back that takes its time to remove the tangy initial tastes.

As a wit it's a bit tart; as a sour, it's a bit weak; as a combination, it seems just a bit confused. That said, there's really nothing wrong, but it didn't really work for me.

cjgiant, Aug 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

jewellrunner, Aug 25, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev -4.2%

golf4collet, Aug 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Ristaccia, Aug 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

duceswild, Aug 23, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -6.2%

MrDarcy, Aug 22, 2014
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TsarKaztic, Aug 22, 2014
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BobsledTM, Aug 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Mbpike, Aug 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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Two Jokers Double-Wit from Boulevard Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 412 ratings.