Careless Witbier
J. Wakefield Brewing

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From:
J. Wakefield Brewing
 
Florida, United States
Style:
Witbier
ABV:
7.5%
Score:
90
Avg:
4.06 | pDev: 5.67%
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
18
Status:
Active
Rated:
Oct 04, 2019
Added:
Aug 04, 2016
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  1
SCORE
90
Outstanding
Notes: Cue the saxophone solo: Carless Witbier is a deliciously refreshing sour watermelon witbier, brewed with over 1,000 lbs of watermelon.
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

3.74/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Foggy burnt amber with a fluffy convex but short off-white head settling down to a thin ridged ring.

This has a bit of a crabapple and toasted seed flavor. Quite tart, the medium body has a bit of a chew to it that sticks to the palate in a dry cardboard sort of way on the way down. The watermelon is there but gives off a sort of gose flavor that's just continuously seedy with a sort of salinity.
Oct 04, 2019
 
Rated: 3.99 by 7irondave from Massachusetts

Sep 27, 2019
 
Rated: 4.1 by shelby415 from Oregon

Sep 01, 2019
 
Rated: 4.18 by Coronaeus from Canada (ON)

Jan 19, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by fosters9 from New York

Sep 08, 2017
 
Rated: 4.03 by Mikexw from New York

Jun 15, 2017
 
Rated: 3.99 by kylehay2004 from Illinois

Apr 02, 2017
 
Rated: 4.25 by PA-Michigander from Pennsylvania

Jan 29, 2017
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Reviewed by GarthDanielson from Virginia

4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from a tall boy into a Weiss vase, the beer is a slightly hazed, golden coloring, with a thin, wispy, white head. Aromas of tart and sour lemon and white grape must, watermelon juice, and subtle yeasty funk. Smells very sour. Flavors are all watermelon forward, starting with a juice character that transitions into a sour and sweet jolly rancher watermelon. Subtle highlights of lemon add sweet and sour notes, and this all blends on a candy sweet backbone. Smooth and slick bodied, with a slight acidic edge. Tart and sour watermelon aftertaste, again like candy, with a subtle linger past the dry, slightly astringent finish. Really tasty beer.
Nov 16, 2016
 
Rated: 4.06 by kevindp9 from Arizona

Oct 23, 2016
 
Rated: 3.95 by billab914 from Virginia

Oct 16, 2016
 
Rated: 3.79 by Brian29 from Ohio

Oct 15, 2016
 
Rated: 3.89 by PSU_Mike from Pennsylvania

Oct 13, 2016
 
Rated: 4.25 by closisinthehouse from Florida

Sep 07, 2016
 
Rated: 3.83 by VeganUndead from Virginia

Sep 04, 2016
 
Rated: 4.51 by AdrianC31 from Florida

Aug 29, 2016
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Reviewed by Alieniloquium from Florida

3.53/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25
16 oz. can. Hazy orange. Smells of watermelon, yeast, some phenols, lemon acidity, and some grassy vegetal aromas. Tastes grainy and a little doughy. Lemon tartness with juicy watermelon sweetness. Wheat finish with some grassy flavors. Medium body. Well carbonated. Not bad. Grassy flavors are weird, though.
Aug 25, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by chippo33 from Vermont

Aug 24, 2016
 
Rated: 4.43 by thatoneguymike from Georgia

Aug 23, 2016
 
Rated: 4.18 by kjkinsey from Texas

Aug 08, 2016
 
Rated: 4.25 by Texasfan549 from Texas

Aug 04, 2016
Careless Witbier from J. Wakefield Brewing
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 21 ratings