Swallow Wit | Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
New York, United States
middleagesbrewing.com

Style: Belgian Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by John on 07-21-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,388
Reviews:
85
Ratings:
169
pDev:
15.63%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
23
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 169 |  Reviews: 85
Photo of mikeg67
3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at the brewery. Pours golden with fluffy white head. Body is medium and smooth. Taste and aroma is of wheat malt, ripe fruit and some hops. Finish is long and semi-dry. OK brew.

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Photo of Kemblain
3.65/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tdm168
3.29/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sharp315
3.55/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheBeerMaster1
2.6/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.56/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wilson_Looker
3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of utopiajane
3.77/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours hazy golden yellow with a white head that fell fast. Nose is fragrant with breaddy wheat, perfumey coriander and some citrus. It has a light fresh banana, some sweaty phenols and a bit of tartness even ont he nose. Clove coriander and earth. Lots of spice and a light sweetness. Gosh it smells perfect. Taste is lots of wheat cracker. Crisp . Pleasantly sweet with a soft citric backnote. Light banana provides lush fruitiness without being overly sweet. No bubblegum. A medium low hop bitterness that does not persist. Finishes bubbly and with sweet spice. It's just tart and not sour in the middle.

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Photo of Thomas_Wikman
3.43/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bdaggett
3.92/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of entenduintransit
3.43/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KTCamm
3.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

10/11...light gold, some darkness, some white settling foam. Wheaty, yeast nose. Very faint. Flavorful wheat flavor, buttery, floral, bananas, smooth and with a slight tart bitter finish. Crisp. Nicely blended, the flavors come together well.

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Photo of ajdemma
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TonyY
3.71/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CNoj012
3.34/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Light gold with a white head. Not very well versed on witbiers but it is crystal clear and does not look unfiltered, which I thought was a staple of the style. Smell is fruity accompanied by a little funk/belgian yeast. Very refreshing light fruity taste, great for a hot summer day, but too bland and lacking any real flavor. Feel is light, and it goes down very easy. Overall its not bad. Im not sure if it's this style that Im not a fan of or just this beer, but if I wanted a light, crisp refreshing beer I'd go for a gose or a berliner weissbier over this.

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Photo of paulish
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zraly
3.06/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Golden with one finger head. Fruity and light. However, I don't know that I would classify this as a Belgian Wit. It is refreshing, though, but not right for style.

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Photo of DavidGross
3.35/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

the Wit was good. Was golden with a laced head. A bit fruity/zesty and light going down. Would really enjoy this on a hot, humid Summer day.

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Photo of Risenhower
3.53/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PirateCraft
2.73/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of DoubleMalt
3.06/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Syraquse
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Tikiri
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of HayleyHK
3/5  rDev -11.5%

Photo of slapshot63
4.5/5  rDev +32.7%

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Swallow Wit from Middle Ages Brewing Co., Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.39 out of 5 with 169 ratings