Not Just Another Wit | Mikkeller ApS

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158 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mikkeller ApS
Denmark
mikkeller.dk

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed at De Proef Brouwerij, Lochristi-Hijfte, Belgium.

Ingredients: Water, malt (pale and amber), unmalted wheat, flaked oats, hops (goldings, amarillo, saaz and cascade), spices (orange peel and coriander seeds) and yeast.

Added by Kraken on 11-07-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
158
Reviews:
69
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
9.85%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
11
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a nice bright gold color. The liquid is moderately hazy. Surprisingly, on the less hazy side for the style. Big white head. Lots of fine foam. Excellent retention and lots of lacing. Really nice looking stuff. The aroma is bright and fresh with wheat and hops. Bready malt with lots of wheat flavor. Pineapple, lemon and grass from the hops. It's definitely more hop forward than most wits with some nice fruit flavor. Mangoes, peaches, limes. All quite gentle and sweet. Lots of wheat flavor in the taste, as well. The hops similarly bring their fruitiness over to the taste, but it's more citric. More lime than anything. Mild bitterness. Hoppy finish. Effervescent carbonation. It's very carbonated, but it's creamy, rather than prickly. Very soft feel. Tasty stuff. This is one of the best wits around.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a medium gold color with a white soapy head and plenty of lacing. Good clarity and a pristine looking beer. The aroma is fruity and hoppy with some herbal notes and well as a bit tropical. Dusty wheat also factors in.

The flavor is piney and resinous, grapefruit zest both from hops and dried peel additions. Wheat malt adds a damp hay and faint cotton candy note. Mild acidity from hops and citrus. Even balance but definitely citrusy.

Medium to full body with a high carbonation. Overall, this is a sophisticated Belgian wit worthy of imbibing anytime.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Golden color, with huge creamy white head the persisted. Belgium double, wheat beer type smell with slight citrus and spicy smell. Delicious taste; smooth wheaty taste with slight citrus and spice and a mild hoppy finish. Medium body with lots of medium carbonation. Overall I found this to a be a delicious beer. Left me wanting more.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours cloudy golden with a huge (!) foamy heady. Good retention, lots of sticky lace afterwards.
There's a pineapple on the label and that's the first thing i smell. Grass and field herbs too, green hay, lime, citrus peel and spices. Sure, the hops give off most of that, but there is a certain witbier feel to it, so i'm not screaming "hop bomb" yet.
Still not screaming it. Nice citrus peel and juice, with tasty lime, tangerines and grapefruit, faint tropical notes too (kumquats?). Spicy Belgian yeasts go hand in hand with herbs, nice coriander, white pepper, faint lemongrass and mint, floral notes, faint clove. Feels more exotic rather than soapy. Wheat, wet hay and barnyard dry up the finish, mildly bitter. Tasty hops lingering.
Yeasty body, prickly carbonated at first, then rather creamy and chunky. Fits nicely.
I'm happy this turned out to be an almost perfect craft. Not the most expensive Mikkeller, but probably better than most of those. Great hoppy wit.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a - poured a three-fingers thick fluffy, off-white head into a tulip glass that left great lacing throughout. body was bright golden.
s - light lemon, grainy, with a slightly spicy aroma.
t - belgian flavors, grainy, light lemon flavor.
m - smooth, creamy with a dry finish.
o - enjoyable and interesting profile.

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Not Just Another Wit from Mikkeller ApS
3.96 out of 5 based on 158 ratings.
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