O-Gii | Milwaukee Brewing Company

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165 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Milwaukee Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
mkebrewing.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TheSSG on 02-09-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
165
Reviews:
25
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
16.03%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
53
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 165 |  Reviews: 25
Photo of npendres
2.67/5  rDev -32.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Bunuelian
4.09/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Blackop555
3.71/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours light hazy, darker gold. Thick, medium, white head that lasts a while.

Smells tropical, tea, caramel, citrus, honey.

Tastes citrus and sweet tea, honey, caramel malt and some light herbal bitterness. Finish is semi sweet with herbal linger. Medium body and smooth medium carbonation.

Sweeter than expected

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Photo of Mikexw
3.58/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jakea
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

an imperial with with some sort of tea, but can we talk about how this is over 9% abv?! holy cow, it drunks so light and easy, dry and bitter and refreshing, super well carbonated, not too much body, very little residual anything, and just no trace of this kind of strength, i was shocked to learn how strong this is! you would really never know, amazing. the beer is pretty good too, less wit-like than expected, i think due to the tea. i dont get as much of that spicy floral distinctive belgian yeast, so maybe not the best as a wit, but i like the beer. the wheat malt is fresh and clean, the tea sort of stands in for the yeast, with dried apple and bitter vegetal notes, maybe a green tea of some kind, and there are some hops in here too. its a very interesting flavor complexion and progression, the tea changes everything, and even though it isnt super pungent and certainly isnt over dosed, it somehow remains the focal point. curious herbal notes from the tea, seems like some special chinese tea i remember from a past life, but its hard to place. again, just shocked how strong this is, it drinks easy and delicate. very cool beer, and definitely the most inventive i have had from these guys!

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Photo of Donkster46
3.45/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

My first thought when I took my first few sips from a glass (poured from a can) was this is tripel. It's a tasty tripel but not really a witbier. Little boozy for my liking if you're going for a Imp Wit but it is still a really good beer. Taste doesn't linger and it has an almost spiced nose to it for me. Sounds like I didn't like this I know, but again, I did. Maybe not a Wit ultimately but would be a pretty good tripel.

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Photo of hermit990
3.97/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SeymourDunn
4.63/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Biggiekrock627
2.99/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Out of 16oz can at whos on third in milwaukee poured into pint glass. This witbier ingused with tea is interesting but ultimately unappealing as it leaves a very funky after taste. The alchol is hidden though so be careful

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Photo of spartan3186
3.85/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.49/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of benjamincarter
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Inti
5/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Millersbrewers
4.19/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stadmo1
3.36/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of boyd0418
3.28/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tkilmer
3.73/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GStone899
4.17/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tasty beer. You can taste a bit of the tea up front. Very bold flavor upfront but goes down smooth. Easy drinker.

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Photo of superspak
4.47/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

16 ounce can into tulip glass, no can dating. Pours lightly hazy/cloudy deep golden yellow color with a 2 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of huge lemon, pear, apple, mango, melon, orange peel, coriander, ginger, chamomile, lavender, hibiscus, light pepper, wheat, biscuit, honey, floral, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Incredible aromas with great balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast, tea/spices, and bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of huge lemon, pear, apple, mango, melon, orange peel, coriander, ginger, chamomile, lavender, hibiscus, light pepper, wheat, biscuit, honey, floral, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Light-moderate herbal bitterness/yeast spiciness on the finish; with lingering notes of lemon, pear, apple, mango, melon, orange peel, coriander, ginger, chamomile, wheat, biscuit, honey, and floral/yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/earthy yeast, tea/spices, and bready malt flavors; with a great malt/yeast/spiciness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-full body; with a very smooth, fairly creamy/bready, and lightly sticky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a light warmth lingering after the finish. Overall this is an absolutely amazing Imperial tea witbier. All around fantastic complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/earthy yeast, tea/spices, and bready malt flavors; and very smooth to sip on for the big ABV. There was a crazy amount of different tea complexity present in this beer, but it worked seamlessly with the base witbier style. An incredibly delicious offering.

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Photo of RichH55
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of crudmug
3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Angerhaus
3.55/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KristopherWKing
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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O-Gii from Milwaukee Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 165 ratings.
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