Brewery Ommegang – Fruition

Brewery Ommegang - Fruition

Brewery Ommegang – Fruition

Dry-hopped Wit Beer with Passion Fruit, Mango and Kiwi
Brewed in: Cooperstown, New York
2015 BJCP Style: 24A – Witbier
ABV: 5.3%
Tasting on: 6/18/17
Glass: Tulip

Aroma: Overtones of medium grapefruit and medium spicy hops. Undertones of moderate wit yeast character and low fruitiness. 9.5/10

Appearance: Cloudy, straw in color. Bright white head with excellent retention and fine to large bubbles. 9.5/10

Flavor: Low hop bitterness in the beginning followed by low fruitiness, a hint of pale malt, and moderate spicy hops. Low-medium hop bitterness in the end along with moderate spicy hops and moderate grapefruit. Light bitterness and low wit yeast character linger in the aftertaste with minor bubblegum and a “juicy” character. 18.5/20

Mouthfeel: Light-medium body. Moderate carbonation. No alcohol. 9.5/10

Overall Impression: I wasn’t able to pick out any specific fruits, but they add a dimension to the beer while the dry-hopping adds a modern sensibility to the style. 46.5/50

Final Score: 94% = A-

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