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Summer Wit - Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.

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77
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61 Ratings
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 13.94%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-01-2005)
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2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

atlbravsrno1, Sep 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

BuzzFee, Aug 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

jgunther71, Aug 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

vinny21bal, Jul 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

Daner86, Jun 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

erialbill, May 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Quattrofiend, Apr 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

Tafyob41, Mar 22, 2014
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3.55/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Summer Wit pours cloudy with a light golden straw color true to style. A thick white head quickly forms and recedes slowly. The nose receives a wide array of aromas including white peppercorn, clove, lemon zest, coriander, orange peel, bubblegum, lemongrass, and a faint citrus hop presence. Bitter zest dominates on the palate from beginning to finish. Mid-palate is greeted with sweet malt and citrus juice notes, which are kept in check by the zesty notes. The wheat sweetness fades in the finish with the entrance of clove and coriander spices and a delicate floral note. The pleasant finish is dry and quite long.

_YellowBird_, Mar 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

EvanWilliams, Mar 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

OregonGrown7, Dec 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

sweetlou25, Nov 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

Kegatron, Oct 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

creepinjeeper, Oct 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

Gagnonsux, Oct 02, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

MathNut, Sep 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.1%

Kaveman, Aug 25, 2013
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3.83/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I thought this was a little better than most reviewers give credit for, not world class, but not bad at all as a summer refresher, and certainly within the stylistic realm of a wit. Pours slightly hazy, golden in color perhaps a bit darker than the average wit, and with a decent white head. Smells yeasty, with some orange citrus and slight metallic notes. The taste is nicely balanced- sweet with orange and tangerine notes that are pleasant, and with a nice touch of coriander. Just enough tartness to handle the sweet fruit. The mouthfeel is fairly soft, but there is enough of a snap at the end to still make this refreshing. The tangerine notes here make this beer worth drinking for me, and just a tad different from the usual wit- not always a bad thing.

Georgiabeer, Aug 18, 2013
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3.1/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Picked this up in Springfield, MO

Pours a slightly hazed gold color with 2 fingers of billowy beige head. Good head retention & lacing

S: Grainy & grassy, faint cloves

T: Grassy with lemon, coriander & cloves up front. Slight yeastiness as this warms, faint orange peel notes, even some metallic notes. Finishes with faint banana taffy notes & not much else

MF: Light bodied with somewhat prickly carbonation, thins out even more when warm

My first beer from this brewery, not too impressed. Just a mediocre wit

russpowell, Jul 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +28.8%

leprechaunandfatman, Jul 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

mychalg9, Jul 05, 2013
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LambicPentameter, Jun 24, 2013
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zeff80, Jun 23, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -24.2%

brandoman63, Jun 10, 2013
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Summer Wit from Onion Pub & Brewery / Wild Onion Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.