Weeping Willow Wit | Mother Earth Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mother Earth Brewing
North Carolina, United States
motherearthbrewing.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by atsprings on 11-08-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
295
Reviews:
70
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
12.06%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
60
For Trade:
0
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1.5/5  rDev -59.8%

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1.5/5  rDev -59.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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1.75/5  rDev -53.1%

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2.03/5  rDev -45.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -33%

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2.63/5  rDev -29.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of juan-araujo
2.73/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Didn't like it. A bit plain.

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Photo of OldSmaug
2.73/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Odd sour, grassy aftertaste to this one. Not terrible - just not my favorite. Probably better on tap.

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2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.3%

Photo of I3eer
2.77/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Odd sour taste for me. Not at all what I was expecting, or wanted, from the style.

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Photo of AlexFields
2.77/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Pours lemony yellow, pretty standard witbier color, but with a very small head which disappears quickly. That's very disappointing, I want a lot of head on a witbier.

Smells is textbook wit--wheat, coriander, lemon, orange, yeast.

Taste is similar but watered down. The flavor is mostly good but it's just too weak. There's also something a little buttery in the mouth which is off putting.

The mouthfeel is not good for the style, way undercarbonated and too smooth and buttery.

It seems like they were shooting for a really standard witbier here and something went wrong that killed the carbonation and weakened the flavor.

5.6/10

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2.98/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Extra from Jpvw, thank you.

A: Pours a murky pale straw color with a minimal stark white bubbly head that quickly dissipates, leaving it look fairly flat and old.

S: Bright and inviting, like a good Witbier should be. Lots of sharp citrus mixed with soft wheat, and a hint of peppery spice.

T: Some of the lemon citrus is present, blanketed by that soft, mildly yeasty wheat bread you would expect. The fruity flavors are a bit stronger than expected, but not unnatural in any way.

M: Despite the pitiful look of this in the glass, there is a fair amount of prickly carbonation and some smooth creaminess as well. Pretty much no bitterness or alcohol bite.

O: This is a solid, everyday Wit that I would be happy to drink if offered. A bit brighter and less "wheaty" than others in the style make it quite approachable to non-craft drinkers as well.

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3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

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3/5  rDev -19.6%

Photo of MasterRigger
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of GlennBags
3.04/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of VaterRoss
3.08/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

on-tap at Pandora's Pies

Appearance is a slightly hazy golden yellow, quite dark for the style, with a small white head the recedes to a skim. Smell is light funkiness and sweet, with some light lemony citrus notes. Taste is very fruity, with the light funk from the nose and some lemon and orange citrus notes. Where are the spices? Mouthfeel is light weight and dry.

I was not too impressed by this one as Mother Earth is usually an excellent brewery. Features too much funk and not enough spiciness to be a good wit. Still better than Blue Moon.

from notes: 1/31/12

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Weeping Willow Wit from Mother Earth Brewing
3.73 out of 5 based on 295 ratings.
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