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Two Jokers Double-Wit | Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
3.98/5
Very Good
525 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
boulevard.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
They say there are two sides to every story, and that’s certainly true of Two Jokers Double-Wit. On the one hand, it’s a revival of the classic Belgian “wit,” or “white” ale, with lactic fermentation providing a refreshing tartness. On the other hand, it’s a modern, uniquely American brew; big, flavorful, and spiced with cardamom, coriander, orange peel, lavender, and grains of paradise.

15 IBU

Added by naterock on 05-10-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,523
Reviews:
207
Ratings:
525
pDev:
13.07%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
80
Gots:
88
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 525 |  Reviews: 207
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4.52/5  rDev +13.6%

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2.48/5  rDev -37.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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1.08/5  rDev -72.9%

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4.52/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.2/5  rDev +5.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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4.24/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of MattyG85
4.32/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750 ml corked bottle into a Duvel tulip glass. Batch # TJ14128-1-02-2015.

Appearance: Pours a bright and hazy golden orange with a lot of bubbles. About two fingers of white head which settle into a thin patchy layer.

Smell: A very spicy and fruity wheat forward aroma with a big mix of spices and fruit esters. Belgian yeast with a big mix of spices including lavender, coriander, clove, cardamom, peppers, and grains of paradise. Wheat and pale malt with hints of grains, straw, cracker, and oats. Good fruit hints of orange peel and lemon along with some green apple, banana, and pear. Also some hints of candied sugar. Hops are very light. A pretty nice aroma.

Taste: Like the smell suggests, a spicy and fruity Belgian wheat taste with a mix of spices and fruit esters. Belgian yeast with big upfront spice notes of lavender, coriander, peppercorn, clove, cardamom, and grains of paradise. Wheat and pale malt with bready notes of straw, grains, oats, and cracker. Big fruit taste with notes of orange peel, lemon zest, green apple, banana, and pear. Light notes of sugar and some very subtle hops. A very nice and interesting taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a fairly high level of carbonation. Crisp, juicy, and fairly spritzy. Finishes fairly dry. Alcohol heat is masked well.

Overall: A pretty good twist on a Belgian style Wheat Beer. Good mix of spices that are big but don’t overwhelm the fruit flavors. A nicely unique and tasty Wit.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of MNishCT77
3.97/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle purchased at Connecticut Ave. Wine & Liquors in NW D.C., unknown brewing/bottling date but 2014 vintage (Batch #/Best By Date: TJ14127/02-2015], drank over 60 minutes out of my BBA snifter glass (thanks, Richard Hartogs and Grandstand!)

A: 3/3 - straw yellow coloration, murky (cannot read or see through), initial eggshell head settles into a retained glass lacing with some carb islands, moderate carbonation, moderate alcohol legs)

S: 9/12 - big damaging hits of cardamom, coriander, lavender and seeds of paradise all present and accounted for; some background wheat and alcohol but definitely takes a back seat to the spice; no hops aroma (which is surprising for a Boulevard Belgian)

T: 15/20 - on the front of the tongue, there's a slight bitterness that opens the taste buds and gives way to the spice and wheat; moderate alcohol burn on the back of the palate and the way down the gullet; slightly tart too but finishes dry, thirst quenching and refreshing

M: 4/5 - moderate bodied with high drinkability; moderate-to-high carbonation

O: 9/10 - if you like spicy Belgians this beer hits on all cylinders and is an interesting experience just as a slightly tart thirst quencher, and a little too much spice destroys the balance though; nice price point to boot at $9.99 for an 8% beer in an expensive beer city

TOTAL - 40/50

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Pours an orange body with one finger fizzy head that dies quick and leaves no lace patches.
Aroma is floral and spicy with lavender and clove hitting me.
The yeast/wheat twang gives off fuller body, smoothness and some sweetness and aids in a citric hop bitterness and sharpness to the beer.
Balance is met with some tropical fruit like sweetness as well and finishes with a slightly sour kick.

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4.23/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served in a tulip at the Union Brewhouse in Weymouth.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a slightly hazy pale yellow color with good clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Vanilla, bready wheat, spice bomb, yeasty esters, orange peel, apple, banana, and clove.

Taste: Love all the spices that went into the beer. Especially goes well with this style. So smooth and balanced too.

Mouthfeel: Refreshing, chewy, tart, medium to full bodied, and medium carbonation.

Overall: Awesome double wit. Love the twist between old and new. It works for me.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Two Jokers Double-Wit from Boulevard Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.98 out of 5 with 525 ratings
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