Friday, 6 May 2016

Queen City Craft--Doin' Thyme

Doin' Thyme is an adorably named witbier from Charlotte, North Carolina. It's brewed by the Birdsong Brewing Co. and came to me via my pals MM and AM. It's a pretty mild brew at 4.3% and pours a milky white, yellow, with a bright white head.

There is a slightly sweet and slightly spicy nose, with a fresh, veggie feel. The flavour has some classic wit notes, with banana smoothness, but there is also a substantial thyme presence that really comes through.

Really agreeable, tasty, and unusual, Doin' Thyme is a lovely little brew. It lacks oomph and charge, but delivers a pleasing vibe. I'd have liked a bit more ballast, but I can live with it, for its subtlety and originality.

Rating: 7.5 out of 10.

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