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River Horse Double Wit - River Horse Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
84
good

205 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 205
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 14.59%
Wants: 10
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
River Horse Brewing Co. visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer was originally released in our Brewer's Reserve Series as Double White, but is now a permanent part of the line-up in its own package. Now known as Double Wit.

(Beer added by: dsa7783 on 03-21-2008)
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Photo of kwa357
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

kwa357, Apr 21, 2012
Photo of mrasskicktastic
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Orange to gold brew with a small head and no lacing.

S - Banana, bubble gum, apricots, hay, honey and orange zest.

T - Foretaste is fruity - apricots, black cherries, orange rind and bananas, also cloves, honey, wheat and hay. Aftertaste is a lingering fruitiness, sweetness and a bit of mild grainy bitterness.

M - Smooth, medium bodied, very refreshing.

D - Pretty great. A lot of flavor for a wit bier. I'm a fan. I'll certainly have this again.

mrasskicktastic, Apr 10, 2012
Photo of Mudawg
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Mudawg, Apr 03, 2012
Photo of magine
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into an oversized pint glass.

Pours a cloudy orange yellow. White fluffy creamy head. The head has tons of tight bubbles and lots of bubbles rising to the top. Head settles to a patchy layer. Nice lace cling the whole drink. Good looks.

Brew smells of Belgian yeasts, cloves, spiced, banana and a bit of orange coriander. Smells like a hefeweizen. Good nose.

Brew tastes creamy upfront then the spice in the middle. A little bit dry finish. Good yeasts and orange in the flavors, nice clove and spice as well. Maybe even some spicy hop bitters as well. Warming finish almost reminds me of a triple. Very good balance here. Good stuff.

Cant even pick up the alcohol in this one ('cept for the burn in the end - not the taste) even though it sits in at 7% abv. Good tasty stuff here. Has more complexity then most wits, almost like a hefe. Case worthy and great to session any time of year.

magine, Mar 30, 2012
Photo of George2744
4/5  rDev +8.1%

George2744, Mar 26, 2012
Photo of Chugs13
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Chugs13, Mar 22, 2012
Photo of DSlim71
4/5  rDev +8.1%

DSlim71, Mar 12, 2012
Photo of mikerems
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

mikerems, Mar 07, 2012
Photo of Goobachunk
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Goobachunk, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of RoryOMoore
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

RoryOMoore, Feb 03, 2012
Photo of AndrewMichael
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

AndrewMichael, Feb 03, 2012
Photo of DrDemento456
3.45/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - A nice hazy dark amber brown, almost orange with a half an inch of head.

S - Smells like a decent Witbier I get strong clove and mild yeast tones with some tart lemons and alcohol.

T - Not as cloying with alcohol as others stated but not really very enjoyable. The spices of clove and coriander are kind of muted so I question the age of the bottle. Yeast is mild but the overall beverage is kind of lackluster.

M - Medium bodied I had no trouble finishing it.

Overall again yet another beer from these guys I didn't really like. I plan on trying their triple horse and oatmeal milk stout soon so hopefully they will not suck.

DrDemento456, Jan 29, 2012
Photo of jsisko01
2.9/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance - Pours a very hazy, yellow-orange color with a centimeter thick white head that dissipates instantly. Has nice lacing.

Smell - Sweet with clove and a strong whiskey/alcohol aroma.

Taste - Very sweet with a strong honey flavor.. Orange zest, clove, coriander, pepper, and maybe some other spices. Has a less than pleasant whiskey/alcohol aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with a creamy texture. Medium carbonation.

Overall - After a while the alcohol flavor started making me gag... The flavor was great but not the aftertaste. I couldn't even finish the beer. Maybe this just isn't my style of brew.

jsisko01, Jan 25, 2012
Photo of johnnnniee
3.93/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Received in trade from mdaschaf, thanks for the opportunity.
Pours a slightly hazy deep golden color with a white head that barely ever forms and quickly disintegrates. Smells floral and yeasty with twinges of pomme and pitted fruit. I'm definitely getting a berry type aroma that is quite pleasant. Taste is malty almost sugary sweet with hints of bread and light pitted fruits. A bit of spice like nutmeg or allspice shows up and plays a supporting role. Medium body with a bit too little carbonation and a sweet almost sugary mouthfeel. Decent flavorful wit, maybe a bit sweet and under carbonated, but it worked pretty well for me.

johnnnniee, Jan 20, 2012
Photo of acurtis
2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

acurtis, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of LookingToLearn
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

LookingToLearn, Jan 13, 2012
Photo of Sharkophile
4.22/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured into a goblet. Pours a cloudy orange with a white head. Looks nice.

S: Smells sweet; wheat with orange and coriander.

T: Tastes sweet, honey-like with some grainy wheat and orange peel/coriander flavor. A little bit of alcohol in the finish. Nice.

M: Creamy mouthfeel.

O: Very enjoyable witbier.

Sharkophile, Jan 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

shockrocker65, Jan 03, 2012
Photo of smithmd4
4/5  rDev +8.1%

smithmd4, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of thatdirtymick
3/5  rDev -18.9%

thatdirtymick, Dec 28, 2011
Photo of pavpav12
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

pavpav12, Dec 24, 2011
Photo of jtierney89
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very hazy golden color with some orange hue. Thin white lace for a head. Smell is something different. Some banana bread, bubble gum and Belgian dark fruit yet its brighter smelling than usual. Some sweet candy is present on the nose as well. A very unusual but sweet smelling nose with a bouquet of scents.

Lot of banana bread flavor on this one. Finishes with some nutty Belgian yeast flavors. Some sweet Belgian candied somewhere in the middle. This beer is an enigma, I don't understand it and I love it. The alcohol is high for a wit beer and it tastes fantastic.

Some cloying sweetness after a little bit but nothing unbearable.

Not a touch of alcohol flavor. Extremely drinkable. The sugared candy flavors are balanced extremely well by the dry nut like wheatiness on the end. Very good and unique.

jtierney89, Dec 08, 2011
Photo of rab53
5/5  rDev +35.1%

rab53, Dec 02, 2011
Photo of djrn2
4/5  rDev +8.1%

djrn2, Nov 30, 2011
Photo of claspada
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

claspada, Nov 29, 2011
River Horse Double Wit from River Horse Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.