Big Black Wit (Brewhouse Rarities) | Flying Dog Brewery

BA SCORE
78.9%
Liked This Beer
3.81 w/ 38 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States
flyingdogbrewery.com

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 04-26-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
38
Liked:
30
Avg:
3.81/5
pDev:
9.19%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
2
Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Filled my growler up with this earlier today.

Appearance - Just as the name implies, big & black. Not as dark as a stout, but darker than most porters. Quite foamy. Had about a two finger head after being poured into a pint glass.

Smell - Floral and somewhat nutty. Not this beer's strongpoint. It's biggest strongpoint is it's...

Taste - A fantastic amalgamation of wheat, caramel, coffee, and hops. Much hoppier than I expected. All of these characteristics are nearly undetectable in the smell, but undeniable in taste.

Mouthfeel - Very smooth and drinkable. 7% APV isn't particularly high for a craft beer, but it isn't low either. I knocked back two pints in about 30 mins with ease.

Overall - A fine brew. And a great one to toast off to my recently fallen idol...James Gandolfini.

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Big Black Wit (Brewhouse Rarities) from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 78.9% out of 100 with 38 ratings
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