Walt Wit | Philadelphia Brewing Company

Walt WitWalt Wit
BA SCORE
3.39/5
336 Ratings
Walt WitWalt Wit
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Philadelphia Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
philadelphiabrewing.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The American poet, Walt Whitman, once portrayed a sunset over Philadelphia as “…a broad tumble of clouds, with much golden haze and profusion of beaming shaft and dazzle”. Pour yourself a bottle of Walt Wit Belgian-Style White Ale and see what he was talking about. A pinch of spice and a whisper of citrus lend complexity to this fragrant and satisfying ale.

Added by ROMER79 on 03-30-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,015
Reviews:
132
Ratings:
336
pDev:
15.04%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
70
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 336 |  Reviews: 132
Photo of NiceTaps
3.44/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap n a pint glass.

Yellow-gold color, If bright white head that drops to a thick skim. Spot and blotch lacing. Dense, cloudy, lots of wheat sediment floating in the brew.

Yeast, light fruits, spice aromas. Clean, understated.

Spice clove flavor, lots of wheat, some yeast, banana.

Medium body, good carbonation. The body belies the 4.2% abv. Some funk, has the wheat and yeast effect. Dry and slightly tart.

The aroma profile was lacking, otherwise it was a pretty good lower abv drinker.

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Photo of ByOdinsBeard
3.82/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rolltide8425
3.51/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 50marathons
3.74/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very nice wit. Makes me want to give brewing it a try.

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Photo of hockeyfighter19
3.7/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kte24
2.96/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Mnteti
3.73/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drunkie
3.53/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Joelski
3.87/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of fastestmanalive
2.98/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Photo of Sidecar79
2.87/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Lambdon
3.72/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CharlesK
3.25/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dualscar
3.86/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of XsoldoutX
3.23/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JJTrex
3.72/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Fresh, cloudy, nice to drink on a warm day.

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

Photo of metter98
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Porterhouse Restaurant & Brew Pub, Lahaska, PA

A: The beer is very hazy pale yellow in color. It poured with a short white head that died down, leaving a thin layer of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of wheat are present in the nose along with some notes of baker's yeast.
T: The taste has flavors of what with notes of lemons and grainy malts.
M: It feels a bit more than light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and would be refreshing on a hot summer day.

Serving type: on-tap

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Photo of Ricochet
2.4/5  rDev -29.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

L: Cloudy yellow. No head or lace.
S: Slight banana and clove
F: Foamy with mild bitter. Slight cereal after taste.
T: I just wish I could come up with some flowery description. It has a bit of citrus and clove and a bit of bitter, but other than that, there isn't much else.

O: Another beer that was mildly enjoyable from the bottle, but from the glass, it tells the tale.

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Photo of redliner8
3.46/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of Naldo
3.83/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brock915
4.43/5  rDev +30.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Nice witbier, tastes great goes down easy. Love a wit in the springtime.

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Walt Wit from Philadelphia Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.39 out of 5 with 336 ratings
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