Spritzy lemon zest absorbs light Belgian yeast sweetness, withering banana-clove honeying and distant apricot-fig-tangerine conflux above mild sourdough base in ho-hum manner.
On tap at The Oath, well-balanced light body drapes herbal lemondrops upon perfumed orange peel subtlety and wispy perfumed banana-clove tartness, subsiding too soon over its light white wheat backdrop.
Original Pierre Celis witbier recipe from Belgium (bastardized by a few American breweries in Texas and Michigan). Stylishly indelible orange-peeled coriander sweetness gains lemony banana-clove-vanilla respite and honeyed chamomile niche while Belgian yeast adds funky fungi snip. Brisk citrus spritz endures while tertiary peach-apricot-pineapple-quince reminders dawdle.
On tap at The Oath, iconic Fat Tire Amber takes on light-bodied witbier styling with fine results as Seville orange and ground coriander adjuncts embrace proprietary doughy wheat ale yeast. Pleasurable Seville orange tang, sweet coriander spicing and brisk floral-citrus Nugget/ Cascade hop tandem ride above oats-honeyed white wheat malting. Zesty lemon spritz, mild vanilla creaming and white-peppered lemongrass snip add to its effervescent splendor.
On tap at Curley’s, complex and well-balanced wintry witbier lets sweet orange-peeled coriander adjunct, zesty lemon spritz and gentle vanilla sway gain lightly lingered white-peppered sea salting above wheat-flaked pilsner malting. Candi-sugared Belgian yeast obtains herbal fungi notion at floral-perfumed citrus finish.
On tap at Taverna Rossa, complex oak-barreled witbier strays from usual orange-peeled coriander identity as brettanomyces-soured white burgundy aging adds dry white and red grape esters, herbal deluge and floral whims to uncompromising hybrid. Bayer aspirin-like orange tartness, soapy lemon souring and mild pineapple-papaya-mango conflux recede as chamomile, hibiscus and daisy illusions find minimal space.
Named after Pittsburgh Penguins hockey sportscaster, Dan Potash, underwhelming soft-toned witbier needs mildly perfume-spiced orange peel tartness and latent white peppering to register more firmly above subdued dried wheat murk.
Pleasant jalapeno-influenced moderation. Modest green jalapeno peppering heats up salty lemon spritz and stylish coriander-spiced orange peel zesting. Subtle bell pepper and chili pepper illusions deepen jalapeno-tinged citrus finish.
Stylishly departing witbier endears spritzy lemon zest with dainty floral-cologne spicing, mild ginger-leafed Szechuan peppercorn heat, latent banana-vanilla sweetness and desiccated orange tartness for sessionably wide-ranging moderation. Prickly carbolic luster simmers down for sugary nutmeg-cardamom-clove conflux and tempered rosemary-sage-hibiscus herbage to reach the surface.
On tap at Taphouse Grille, pleasantly divergent Belgian blonde-styled moderation utilizes pineapple-juiced lime zest to redirect honey-spiced citrus template. Ancillary lemony grapefruit tang, mild leafy Amarillo hop astringency, light white peppering and earthen oats-dried wheat spine backup limey pineapple adjuncts well.