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Naked Nun | Adelbert's Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Adelbert's Brewery
Texas, United States | website

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Mora2000 on 04-21-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
26
Ratings:
119
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
23.64%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
30
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 26 | Ratings: 119
Reviews by BeerandWhiskeyHQ:
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3.97/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance:
Golden Straw-Blonde colored. Slight haze. Thick foamy crisp white head
Nose:
Typical Wit style scents coming through, clove, slight fruit that is more mild in nature- not citrusy. Light alcohol scent
Palate:
Delicious, crisp and clean. Clove, coriander, spice, pears, apple and perhaps some peach as well. Light and balanced.
Overall:
I am not a giant fan of wit style beers- with the exception to this one. It is refreshing and balanced with enough crisp fruity notes to keep my interest.

-BeerandwhiskeyHQ.com

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Kappakoosh
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of aquazr1
3.76/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Mora2000
3.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.1 oz bottle poured into an Adelbert's snifter. Batch 001, bottle number 118. Bottled 3-2-12.

The beer pours a hazy straw color with a large, fluffy white head. The aroma has quite a bit of coriander and wheat in it, with a little bit of orange peel thrown in. Smells about like I expected it to. The flavor is fairly heavy on the wheat, with a little bit of lemon and orange. There is also some lightly toasted malt and a little coriander. Thin to medium mouthfeel and a soft, medium carbonation. Easy to drink and quite enjoyable.

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Photo of ehammond1
3.36/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Bottle (2013)

Acquired via trade
Thanks, wagenvolks and xpimptastikx!

Hazy golden witbier with a mild aroma of wheat and very mild citrus. Mildly expressive flavors of wheat, mild coriander, moderate bitterness, and floral notes. Tasty, though with a bit too much carbonation. Nice enough witbier--very drinkable.

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Photo of Rejohnson
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Garrettshu
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of ONovoMexicano
3.96/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Starts with a huge head, foamy and cream-colored. The liquid is cloudy and orange and wheat colored, but still very close to white and pale.

The aroma of clove and banana immediately hit me when I crack the bottle and some sweet maltiness and wheat are present as well. I get much more on the tongue, particularly tartness and lemon, then the banana and clove, a wheaty back end, some slight pepperiness and spice.

I appreciate the light body on this beer and how easy it is to sip. The carbonation is strong, but there's still some creaminess. The beer finishes semi-dry with a tingling sensation from the yeast.

I'd have more of this in a heartbeat. It was good on this semi-cold New Mexico evening, but also would go great in the warmer months.

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Photo of dankabier1
3.47/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jheezee
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of dumptruck81
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of zonker17
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of imasloth
4.02/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Hazy, brownish pear color with plenty of loose yeast in suspension and plenty at bottom of bottle and glass. Thin, quickly dissipating white head leaves no lacing.

S- A bit sour (my brother and co-taster agreed). Coriander and a light citrus.

T- Much more complex than smell indicates. Sweet with a hefeweizen type bubble gum flavor and aftertaste. Orange/citrus flavor is more prominent.

M- Light-bodied with dry afterfeel.

O- Had Scratchin' Hippo at a beerfest recently and actually poured it out. This is a much stronger effort. A bold wit that i recommend you seek out.

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Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of cfrobrew
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of Magery
3.23/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hopmodium
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of gtermi
3.54/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.85/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Stone flute. Big pop when pulling the cork, but no gushing. Pours a light straw amber with golden notes and a three finger, large bubble head that still had good retention and thick lacing. Aroma of coriander, mild caramel malt, apple juice, saison style yeast. Flavor is coriander, bready malt with a hint of caramel, saison yeast, mild wheat, light orange and lemon citrus; finishes semi-dry with citrus peel, clove and coriander bitterness. Light bodied with peppery, active carbonation, nice mouth feel. A spicy wit that has characteristics of a wit, tripel and saison; wit malt and wheat, tripel intensity of spicing and a dry, saison yeast flavor. I thought it worked quite well; more intense than a typical wit, but with interesting yeast and spicing. Perhaps a bit overspiced for the ABV (a tripel would have had more intensity of other flavors to counter the spicing), but overall reasonably balanced and flavorful. I stumbled on this year old bottle on a trip and don't expect to see it again, but I'd like to try other ales from this brewery. I wouldn't be surprised if I scored a fresh bottle more highly, but even so, this has held up well with no visible age flaws.

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Photo of largadeer
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Big_Dave
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of ExaltedNecrosis
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of metter98
3.69/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is crystal clear light yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high white head that died down, but consistently left a short head covering the surface.
S: Moderate aromas of coriander and orange peel are present in the nose.
T: Very much like the smell, the taste is dominated by flavors of orange peel and coriander, the latter of which stand out in the finish.
M: It feels just about shy of being medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and has a nice amount of orange peel and coriander. It feels a little too spicy and heavy on the palate to be thirst-quenching.

Note: Batch No. 11, Bottled on 6/5/2013

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Photo of maxwelldeux
2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

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