Optimal Wit | Port City Brewing

BA SCORE
85
very good
368 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Port City Brewing
Virginia, United States
portcitybrewing.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Thorpe429 on 02-04-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
368
Reviews:
72
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
10.53%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
95
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 368 |  Reviews: 72
Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of obywan59
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a pale, faintly golden yellow. Cloudy, but transparent. 1 finger white head that settles quickly leaving a but of shrinking lacing.

Coriander and clove in the forefront with a followup of banana.

Ditto in the taste, but the clove and banana seem seem to have stronger presence Tart wheat sets it all off.

Crisp and peppery. Moderate in body. Slightly astringent and slightly warming.

Well done in my opinion. It seems to hold to the style well. Quaffable and well balanced. I would try it again.

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Photo of rjs246
3.92/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is a very nice Wit. Refreshing drink on a hot day.

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Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beer-A-Lot
3.94/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dirtyhands
3.73/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

It's alright, I wouldn't buy it again. Decent Belgian white, but I wouldn't settle for this if this was my favorite style.

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Photo of informaticsDoc
3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of giorgia
3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of baconfromwalmart
3.24/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pDubs
3.71/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DOCRW
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of deg
4.34/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CaverDave
3/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of macesq
3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ajburke10
5/5  rDev +31.6%

Photo of Scapino
3.72/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of fritzparker
3.44/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of cichief
3.52/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of DistiLogic
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Nate139
4.12/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of emptyglassagain
3.84/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Ultimate
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of BlakeLof8
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of ChadwickHines
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Great all the way. Unique

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Photo of lillitnn92
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Optimal Wit from Port City Brewing
3.8 out of 5 based on 368 ratings.
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