Walt Wit | Philadelphia Brewing Company

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Walt WitWalt Wit

Brewed by:
Philadelphia Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

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

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Ratings: 335 |  Reviews: 131
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3.52/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-hazy golden color with a nice white head and little lacing

S-grain, wheat, citrus, spice, light yeast

T-cracker, wheat, grapefruit, chamomile, mild to moderate bitter finish

F-light to medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp and slightly tart

O-pretty straightforward Witbier, easy drinking and would probably be more enjoyable on a hot summer day

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4/5  rDev +17%

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3.52/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I enjoy Walt Wit because I enjoy Belgians. Very smooth beer.

A. Nice cloudy golden hue. Small white head with little lacing.

S. Smell is very nice. Citrusy but not too much that it smells fruity. The yeast plays a key role as well following the citrus.

T. Taste is awesome. Typical Belgian style with citrus blended with yeast. Neither are too over powering and compliment each other nicely in this beer.

M. Mouthfeel is not too thick but also not watery. There is a definite body to it. On e sipped, not much carbonation either.

O. Overall I like the beer and would easily drink it again. Also I would recommend this beer to others looking for an alternative in the Belgian style department.

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3.38/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance - Pours a medium, cloudy straw color with little head.

Smell - Sweet grain and Belgian funk, with just a little citrus.

Taste - It tastes much as it smells, but the citrus (and herbs?) are a little more at the fore.

Mouthfeel - Thick enough to be full bodied, but light enough for the style.

Overall - A nice Witbier, great for summer.

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Walt Wit from Philadelphia Brewing Company
3.42 out of 5 based on 335 ratings.
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