Double Wit | Great Divide Brewing Company

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96 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
greatdivide.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Summer

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Added by Mebuzzard on 05-30-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
96
Reviews:
65
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
9.04%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 96 |  Reviews: 65
Photo of poisoneddwarf
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Backlog from 2009. 22 oz bottle. Beautiful, masterful take on a classic Belgian style. Very spicy on the back of the throat. If it weren’t for the aroma, which wasn’t all that great, this beer would have scored much higher. If this didn’t say it came from Colorado right there on the label, I would say this came straight from Belgium.

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Photo of probert
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of muskiesman
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of KAF
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of Stephen_Purdue
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of LambicKing
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

Photo of scratch69
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I poured a bottle into a pilsner glass.

Appearance- Cloudy golden-orange color with two fingers of foamy head. Nice amount of lace.

Smell- Strong aroma of wheat, citrus, and spices.

Taste- Sweet wheat malt flavor at the start that turn into a fruity citrus halfway through, and ends with a big coriander spice finish.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied and smooth with an average amount of carbonation.

Overall- A fairly good beer but just a tad too much spice at the finish.

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of FreshHawk
3.78/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Hazy gold with a orangish hue. Large, foamy, creamy, white head. Pretty good retention leaving patches of lace.

S - Loads of spice and fruit. Citrus, curaçao, coriander, and banana. Sweet with just a kick of spice. Some wheaty aroma. Not a typical Wit.

T - Loads of fruitiness. Banana, pineapple, pear, mango, and orange. Curaçao takes over mid-sip. Some spice (coriander and pepper mostly). Some honey, and sweet wheaty malt. Touches of vainilla and peach.

M - Medium body with average carbonation. Pretty smooth.

D - A little too much fruit and spice flavors. Not difficult to drink this glass, but I couldn't see having more.

Notes: Interesting Wit that seems a bit on the gimmicky side for me (with all the fruit and spice especially with the curaçao taking over). It's not bad, but it ended up tasting a bit like a mixed cocktail.

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of TheSarge
4.58/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured this one into a standard pint glass, and the beer produced about a two finger thick pillow soft looking head of bright white, and the body was golden white with a mild haze The head retention is impeccable.

The aroma is of sweet honey, coriander, original bubblegum and gooey caramel.

Taste wise it's like chewing on some Topps bubblegum, with maybe a touch of blood orange character... Very sugary.

Feels full in body, with mild carbonation. Somewhat oily slick, which keeps a palate moist at first, but then the alcohol cuts in at the very end to dry the palate.

A great double wit IMHO, and I'd recommend this to anybody, beer drinker or not.

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of ColSanders123
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of savagepm
4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Double Wit from Great Divide Brewing Company
3.87 out of 5 based on 96 ratings.
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