Witty Twister - RJ Rockers Brewing Company
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Ratings: 48 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by tjsdomer2:
3.75/5 rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Appearance: Solid orange-gold with amazing suspended carbonation/yeast. Ok lacing.
Smell: Cardamon, coriander, and caramel.
Taste/Mouthfeel: Heavy notes of coriander and clove. A bit too much nutmeg for me but i like the yeasty carbonation.
Overall Drinkability: A worthy witty wit.
Serving type: bottle
03-27-2014 02:50:20 | More by tjsdomer2
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2.63/5 rDev -25.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75
I am still reducing my backlog of bottles, but I have been impressed so far with this brewery's beers. My thanks to the Friendly Greek Bottle Shop for making them available to us.
From the bottle: "Stop by & visit us in Spartanburg[,]SC"; "Our spin on a Belgian-style white ale is a beer drinker's dream. Brewed with a pinch of coriander and a twist of orange peel, this is the perfect anytime ale. When served with a slice of citrus, it delivers a whirlwind of flavor and a crisp finish."
I wanted to ensure that this Wit was Wit-like and so I really agitated it in the bottle before beginning the pour. I also used a heavy hand, which also helped to stir things up and create a pseudo-cascade. This settled into two foamy fingers of eggshell-white head with moderate retention. Color was a cloudy golden-yellow (SRM = > 2, < 4). Nose was muted for the style and seemed to have a perfume-like sweetness to go with the distinctive wheat tang . Hmm. Mouthfeel was on the thin side and the taste was rather muted, only mildly spicy, with the wheat tang providing most of what there was in terms of flavor. Finish was semi-dry with a slight tartness that suggested that it might benefit from "a slice of citrus", probably in the form of an orange. Color me unimpressed.
Serving type: bottle
07-06-2014 18:59:34 | More by woodychandler
Witty Twister from RJ Rockers Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.