Wit Beer
Epic Brewing Company

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From:
Epic Brewing Company
 
Utah, United States
Style:
Witbier
Ranked #149
ABV:
5.1%
Score:
84
Ranked #23,989
Avg:
3.7 | pDev: 10.54%
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
46
Status:
Active
Rated:
Sep 13, 2022
Added:
Oct 26, 2010
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  12
SCORE
84
Good
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Notes: Slightly higher in alcohol content than traditional Wits ours is traditionally brewed, using wheat, oats, authentic Belgian yeast, malts and just a sprinkle of hops. Spices include coriander, sweet and bitter orange peel and grains of paradise.
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Rated: 3.25 by mpenske from California

Sep 13, 2022
 
Rated: 4.09 by InfernoBoss from California

Dec 09, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by riceshoes from Utah

Sep 01, 2018
 
Rated: 3.04 by goblue3509 from Pennsylvania

Aug 28, 2017
 
Rated: 3.98 by Vylo from New Jersey

Aug 27, 2016
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Reviewed by biboergosum from Canada (AB)

3.98/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
22oz bottle (release #38) - nice to see more of this American pan Rocky Mountain brewery's offerings available up here.

This beer pours a hazy, pale golden yellow colour, with three chubby-ass fingers of puffy, finely foamy, and somewhat creamy bone-white head, which leaves some defrosting windshield lace around the glass as it slowly sinks away.

It smells of grainy wheat malt, underripe orange zest, edgy coriander and cardamom, a further hint of white pepper spice, and plain leafy, weedy, and fairly floral hop bitters. The taste is bready and slightly doughy pale malt, a lesser spicy wheatiness, some lemon, orange, and indistinct grapefruit rind acerbity, muddled earthy spice (coriander maybe the most prominent), faintly estery yeast, and more gentle weedy, herbal, and floral green hoppiness.

The carbonation is fairly robust in its thorough and palate-teasing frothiness, the body a so-so medium weight, and sort of smooth, as the spicy and mildly yeasty essences seem to forget a number of their social graces here. It finishes trending dry, the same characters from the mouthfeel holding onto the reins as we ride this one out to pasture.

Overall, a rather peppy and engaging version of the style, with the spices and fruit really bringing it on, like Donkey Kong, or whatever. Refreshing, and quite easy to put back, especially as the past few days have felt more akin to the dog days of summer.
Jun 07, 2016
 
Rated: 3.72 by Spaceman_Jer from Colorado

Jun 05, 2016
 
Rated: 3.69 by Benish from Utah

Jun 04, 2016
 
Rated: 3.59 by Johnct from New York

Mar 02, 2016
 
Rated: 3.25 by NSXAG from Arizona

Jan 25, 2016
 
Rated: 3.42 by Sweffin from Wisconsin

Aug 20, 2015
 
Rated: 3.85 by 2GOOFY from California

Jun 27, 2015
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Reviewed by pat61 from Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
A: Pours hazy stray with a 2” off white foam collar that clings to the side of the glass leaving thick lace.
S: Has a floral, spicy nose with orange, cardamom and some others over fresh white bread.
T: It starts wheaty seasoned with orange, cardamom and spices and finishes with a gentle hop bitter touch and a hint of tartness.
M: Medium body and above average carbonation with traces of velvety slickness.
O: This is an easy to drink beer with a nice Belgian character. My wife and I had this with Szechuan food and it paired perfectly.
Apr 06, 2015
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Rated by bmbirch

5/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Smooth mild favor. Very Good
Mar 22, 2015
 
Rated: 3.73 by mush from Illinois

Mar 16, 2015
 
Rated: 3.5 by nathanmiller from New York

Feb 28, 2015
 
Rated: 3.69 by tommy5 from Michigan

Jan 16, 2015
 
Rated: 3.75 by a77cj7 from South Dakota

Nov 21, 2014
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Reviewed by dcscientist from Colorado

4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
I really liked this beer, even though I'm not huge into witbiers. Appearance was cloudy but not overly so, and the taste was very refreshing. Definitely could pick out the coriander and orange peel in the description. I've known about Epic for a while but this was my first taste of their products. I'll be back for others for sure.
Nov 12, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

Oct 29, 2014
 
Rated: 4.25 by ToddGingerich from Indiana

Sep 18, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by justinrphillips from Wisconsin

Sep 12, 2014
 
Rated: 4.2 by LodiRigglesbee from Indiana

Aug 16, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by ShadyRigglesbee from Indiana

Aug 13, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by TheWiredDJ from Ohio

Aug 07, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by appetiteforparis from Colorado

Jul 26, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by afsdan from Colorado

Jul 23, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by Whiskeydeez from Kansas

Jul 10, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by sarbeag

Jun 18, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by Nmgreen from New York

Jun 14, 2014
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Reviewed by flagmantho from Washington

4.03/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Poured from 22 oz bomber into a tulip. Label says this is release 23, 5.6% ABV.

Appearance: murky light-golden hue with a moderate effervescence and a thick finger of frothy white foam. Quite attractive!

Smell: refreshing and wheaty, with a pear-like fruitiness. Spicing is light and adds just a little nuance to the aroma. This beer really appeals to me.

Taste: a little spicier than the average witbier, but it really works here. There's an even-handed balance between the fruitiness, light graininess of the wheat, and the spicing. It's quite refreshing.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a great carbonation and a big, satisfying creaminess. Delightful!

Overall: this beer really works for me. It might be a slightly more Americanized version of a traditional witbier, but it's refreshing, tasty and satisfying.
Jun 11, 2014
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Reviewed by Zorro from California

3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Cloudy orange colored beer with a small white colored head.

Smells spicy with lots of coriander and pepper in the nose. Ginger and wheat malt and a faint orange scent.

Starts out spicy and a little tart with a bit stouter than expected bitterness. Coriander and peeper are the strongest flavors. Not very sweet mostly a spice beer.

Mouthfeel is OK.

An OK Witbier but I can find better.
May 10, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by Dmboyle from Utah

May 03, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by atrocity from Virginia

Apr 25, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by DerwinWentworth from Utah

Apr 17, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by Irrationalist from California

Mar 31, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by crobinso from Colorado

Feb 03, 2014
 
Rated: 3.25 by wshell1 from Tennessee

Feb 01, 2014
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Reviewed by UCLABrewN84 from California

3.77/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Release # 16. 5.5% ABV per the label.

Pours a murky light orange with a foamy off-white head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. Small swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Tiny dots of sediment are seen floating around in the beer after the pour. Smell is of malt, wheat, honey, yeast, spice, and floral aromas. Taste is much the same with spice and peppery flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with some nice spice and peppery flavors that make this one easy to drink.
Jan 01, 2014
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.76/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
a total summer beer this one, completely inappropriate this time of year, but a real tasty beer nonetheless. it has a real mellow corn color with a quickly receding white head, not much lacing. the aroma and taste here are identical, tons of tropical notes, grains of paradise, lemon or orange, and a hybrid belgian/german yeast as far as i can tell. doughy yet light like the german brand, and spicy and bright and chalky like particular belgian strains, well done on that front. i dont get much coriander, thank god. i like it, but its played out, and this one only dabbles. light feel, some residual sugars but still pretty clean, and not quite hopped enough to hit my sweet spot. a well made and summery brew, light in body and only a little herbal on the way down. complex enough without distracting me, a good session brew and you cannot beat the bomber price in denver right now. will keep this one around.
Dec 31, 2013
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