Willow St. Wit | Goose Island Beer Co.

BA SCORE
52.9%
Liked This Beer
3.67 w/ 51 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co.
Illinois, United States
gooseisland.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Bright yellow color, orange herbal aroma, sweet coriander flavor, medium-light body.

Added by GbVDave on 08-12-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,299
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
51
Liked:
27
Avg:
3.67/5
pDev:
11.72%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
1
Trade:
0
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Photo of Nat1975
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Draft: Poured a hazy yellow color ale with a small foamy head. Aroma of wheat malt with light spices notes. Taste is a mix of lightly sweet wheat malt notes with some spices and some cloves notes are also noticeable. Body is about average with good carbonation. Not bad but doesn’t really stand out either.

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Photo of aasher
4.24/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chris-1911
3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AndyEdgar
3.67/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of psmith161
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of SD-Alefan
4/5  rDev +9%

Enjoyed on tap at Goose Island Clybourn. From the tap, it pours a hazy pale straw with a bubbly head that leaves plenty of lacing.
The aroma is nice, with some lemon and orange zest and funky Belgian yeast scents. Also some underlying spice notes.
This is a very tasty Belgian Wit. I get citrus and yeast first with the coriander and spice behind and a lingering tingle on the tongue. A nice funky presence as well.
It's fairly thin bodied with plenty of carbonation.
A tasty and refreshing brew.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of enelson
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Very cloudy pale yellow, white head with polka-dotted lacing. Plentiful loose bubbles. Foggy residue is apparent at the end of the glass.

S: Wheat, orange peel, lots of spice, with a touch of sharp funk permeating everything.

T: Orange juice with a solid backbone of spice; the spice is assertive but heavy handed and not very balanced, the coriander is heated almost like cinnamon. Still, very flavorful, very refreshing, and overall pretty well constructed.

M: Possibly slightly flat, but light bodied and easy drinking.

O: A witbier with an original character: one that is not timid with the spices. You judge whether that's for better or worse.

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of deebo
4.1/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Clybourn brewpub.
A-Extremely pale and clear with a ringing white foam.
S-Yes this is a Belgian wit. This one has a lemony estery yeasty quality. Light on the clean grain.
T-More like Hoegaarden than Blue Moon....lemon esters vs. orange.
M-Thin bodied with high carbonation.
O-This is an extremely drinkable wit. Crisp, clean and tasty. Can't ask for much more. Very well done. Probably my favorite beer of the night.

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of Hugonaut13
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of JellyJacket
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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Willow St. Wit from Goose Island Beer Co.
Beer rating: 52.9% out of 100 with 51 ratings
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