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Witch's Wit | The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
3.77/5
Very Good
430 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey
California, United States
lostabbey.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
Convicted of a dark art, the crowd will gather to watch as they raze your earthen existence. An intolerable pain is the cross you’ll bear that day as you are removed from this righteous world. No one will summon the courage to save you in fear of their life. It sucks. But such is the life of a witch. In honor of your fleeting existence, we brewed Witch’s Wit. A light and refreshing wheat beer, it’s exactly the sort of thing you might expect to find being passed around the center of town on witch burning day. Say hello to the Prince of Darkness for us.

Added by illidurit on 08-04-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,276
Reviews:
168
Ratings:
430
pDev:
10.08%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
54
Trade:
2
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 430 |  Reviews: 168
Photo of cuvtcuv
3.49/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of freewill35
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Urk1127
4.83/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Commandophile
4.17/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of crimsonfloyd
4.04/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A light, foggy yellow. Smells of yeast, sourdough bread, salt, and a hint of banana. The taste mostly follows the smell, but with the addition of a slight sour apple flavor. There's also biting spice at the end, hitting first with a hot clove taste and then with a bit more mellow and sweet flavor. Carbonation is medium. Overall, a beer that's a little disappointing at first sip, but is quite enjoyable as it heats up and it's flavors come out.

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Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Duffman79
4.18/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alwaysplayin
3.39/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Keepnitrl
3.34/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of psoriasaurus
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MrDell
3.62/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CPAles
3.1/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Riff
4.12/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bomber to a tulip glass. Pours a straw color with a white head about two fingers thick of large bubbles. Head dissipated quickly. Smells of citrus and bread (side note that my nose is a little clogged due to allergies). Tastes of bread, citrus, pilsner, and a little honeydew. Feel is a medium light body, just a little heavier than a pils. Overall a pleasant beer, very nice wit that's just perfect for summer.

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4.1/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MonkeyBread
3.89/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of redfox405
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sd123
3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CAcker
4.1/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AuntBea
3.22/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of anon
3.58/5  rDev -5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle from Brewery. Poured a very hazy straw/cream yellow with very little foam, leaving absolutely no head or lace to speak of. Not sure what happened here. Lots of carbonation up front that dissipates makes this appear like some kind of flat soda. Unnapealing.

Smell is very subtle notes of honey, coriander and citrus zest. Taste is pretty straightforward for the style with honey, coriander and citrus zest again being the forerunners, along with hints of peppercorn, wheatgrass , lemon candy and baked bread. Slightly dry finish with a lingering note of sweetness. Nothing flashy but pretty tasty and clean.

Maybe I'll pick up another bottle and the appearance will get a facelift.

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Volsdawg10
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thomda11
3.95/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of 2beerdogs
3.52/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of iamsulu
3.91/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Witch's Wit from The Lost Abbey
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 430 ratings
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