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Imperial Witbier | Ten Ninety Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
4.21/5
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53 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ten Ninety Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
ten-ninety.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Witbier is a Belgian style ale that is typically pale and cloudy due to a high concentration of wheat and barley protein. Traditionally spiced with coriander and CuraƧao orange peel, witbiers are light, refreshing, and complex.

Ten Ninety Imperial Wit is highly versatile and compelling. Our Imperial Wit has a body and alcohol level typical of many table wines, with a drying acidity, lighter body, and notes of orange peel and coriander.

Added by emerge077 on 06-14-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,682
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
53
pDev:
10.21%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 53 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of BellsGuy
5/5  rDev +18.8%

Simply one of the top 10 beers I've ever had. There is a sweetness that mellows the traditional Wit flavor - almost like an oak-aged whiskey. I actually didn't feel the high ABV like in other beers, went down very smooth.

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

Photo of jhickman
5/5  rDev +18.8%

Photo of Lagrobp
5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Don't get hung-up because this doesn't taste like Hoegaarden, this is an awesome wit that brings a little something extra to the table. Good on a summer day or when you're hiding out from a blizzard.

Great wit flavors mix well with the honey for a slightly apricot/orange flavor, and an ABV that will make the Belgians take notice.

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Photo of JBON
5/5  rDev +18.8%

This is my favorite beer from Ten Ninety. It's "Imperial" nature has just as much to do (or more) with flavor as it does with the ABV. The citrus and coriander are beautifully rounded out by the honey. I've yet to sample a better imperial wit. A great gateway craft beer for the Blue Moon crowd. (Warning: If you drink a Blue Moon immediately after finishing this wit, you'll swear that you're drinking water).

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of curbmusic
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

awesome, the only honey beer i've ever had that actually tastes like honey, most are just sweet, super balanced, you can taste just enough heat to know that this is a big beer but i doubt anyone would guess this beer was 10.1 % in a blind taste, be careful, drinks like its 6%

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Photo of Jiveturkey75
4.74/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of rarigney
4.63/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shockey
4.53/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of onlymurderers
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LennyBound
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RBuckley73
4.42/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ovaltine
4.4/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jhoban19
4.38/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of majorlance
4.37/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Absolutely delicious, and beautifully balanced in its use of honey. As others have noted, it goes down super easy for a 10.1% Overall, this is talent deserving wider recognition (and wider distribution).

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Photo of amalburg
4.36/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of FaradayUncaged
4.31/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.3/5  rDev +2.1%

Photo of mja1982
4.28/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of AlpacaAlpaca
4.28/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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Imperial Witbier from Ten Ninety Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 53 ratings
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