Rye Wit | Freetail Brewing Company

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95 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company
Texas, United States
freetailbrewing.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by JonathanL7890 on 12-30-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
95
Reviews:
23
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
11.36%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
16
For Trade:
0
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3.63/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ozzylizard
4.07/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

$ 8.62 (Including discount and tax)/six pack of 12 oz cans ($ 0.119/oz) at Spec’s, Live Oak, TX.
Packaged 051917. Stored at 42 degrees and served at 45 degrees in a hand washed and dried Jester King snifter.
Aroma – very spicy, coriander and rye. The coriander fades and some yeastiness comes to the forefront.
Head – small (Maximum 1.5 cm, aggressive pour), white, low density froth, rapidly diminishing to a partial ring of isolated bubbles and no head.
Lacing – none.
Body – medium yellow, hazy. Initially some effervescence but that quickly ends.
Flavor – spice is more subdued than the nose would initially indicate. There are neither malt nor hop flavors present, and the yeast phenolics and fruity esters typically associated with a wit beer are not noticeable. The predominant flavors are coriander, yeast, and rye. No alcohol and no diacetyl are found.
Palate – medium, watery, lively carbonation.

This is a tasty witbier, at least to me. The coriander and the rye complement each other quite nicely. A six-pack will be going home with me, and a can or two might be hitting the next NBS.

Appearance 3.5, Aroma 4, Flavor 4.25, Palate 4, Overall 4.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.89/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.84/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.64/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.17/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.98/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy golden color with a thick foamy head. Head retention and lacing are both good. Strong rye aroma with wheat, citrus and maybe some coriander. The rye dominant, though. Strong rye taste at the beginning with some spiciness, followed by wheat and a crisper citrus finish. This is a pretty good beer. Starts off medium bodied but ends on a lighter note. Mild to moderate carbonation.

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3.73/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.81/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.69/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.57/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.55/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.69/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2.84/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PretzelCity
3.58/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.59/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.01/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Rye Wit from Freetail Brewing Company
3.96 out of 5 based on 95 ratings.
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