Dim Wit White | Johansson's Dining House

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Brewed by:
Johansson's Dining House
Maryland, United States

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by joeysmokedporter on 08-25-2007

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3.59/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: pours a clear straw color into an American shaker with a thin skim of white bubbles for a head.

S: yeasty, bananas, soft spices, bready, apples and a bit of honey.

T: the taste in this beer were so soft that the frosted glass (I couldn't stop the bartender in time) somewhat killed it. There is defiantly the spice, green apple and yellow fruits you would expect but not much else is distinguishable. Some honey is left on the tongue.

MF: good effervescence which is surprising compared to the head retention. Sweet, light, smooth, refreshing.

O: good for the beach or a picnic in a growler but not much else.

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Photo of joeysmokedporter
3.3/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served on draught in a pint glass.

A: Golden color, like a pilsner, less orange than typical wit. Shows the characteristic haze of a wit. Poured with little head which hurts aroma.

S: Coriander and yeast, with a fermented bread aroma dominating the profile.

T: Starts with the orange peel, moves into a bitter coriander, very slight anise in the center, moves into a tart wheat flavor and ends with a light bitterness. The coriander dominates the flavor, a little on the heavy side. Less coriander would make this a very delicate but fantastic wit. Paired extremely well with greens salad and New England salmon for the main course.

M: light but lower in carbonation than would be expected.

D: definitely a drinkable beer, paired well with the meal I had. Toning down the coriander and bumping up carbonation would improve the rating for this beer, which was still overall an enjoyable experience particularly with the meal.

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Dim Wit White from Johansson's Dining House
3.44 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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