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Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Holy Moses White Ale

Category: Witbier

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 5.4%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional

Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Holy Moses White Ale

Category: Witbier

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 5.4%
Bright golden yellow color. Citrusy, savory aromas and flavors of quesadillas, lemon pepper bread, dried banana, and five spice with a supple, crisp, finely carbonated, dryish light-to-medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-length finish that presents notes of orange banana soufflé, lightly spiced nuts, and watercress and sprouts finish. A very tasty, refreshing, not too spicy witbier for summer crushing.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Malty & Smooth & Mild
Aroma Aroma: quesadillas, lemon pepper bread, dried banana, and five spice
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of orange banana soufflé, lightly spiced nuts, and watercress and sprouts
Bitterness Bitterness: Faint
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Curried Chicken Salad Sandwich, Lemon Cheesecake, Chevre
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A very tasty, refreshing, not too spicy witbier for summer crushing.

The Producer

Great Lakes Brewing Co.

The Producer
2516 Market St.
Cleveland, OH 44113
USA
1 216-771-4404

Witbier

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Serve in a Pokal
Witbier or wit beers are pale straw to deep golden in color and range in alcohol from 4.5-5%. These unfiltered beers are a style of flavored wheat beer, and derive much of their flavoring from bitter curaçao orange peel, coriander and other spices. This style is distinctly Belgian in origin and has seen resurgence in recent decades. It is now widely produced in the US as a summer seasonal. Noteworthy example of this style include: Hoegaarden White Beer, Unibroue Blanche de Chambly, and Brouwerij de Gouden Boom Blanche de Bruges. Pair with Thai noodles or baked chicken.