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Bryan Maloney bjm10 at cornell.edu
Thu Sep 18 07:00:15 PDT 1997


>     Seriously though, what is wit in this context?  I've not heard that one
>before, and I thought I'd heard most of the terms for different shades and
>nuances of liquors.

Wit is a Belgian wheat beer, related to Weizen.  The difference is that Wit
is very light-bodied and clear.  It is also prone to be spiced fairly
heavily.  I have no idea regarding the historical pedigree of Belgian
beers, though.
My own Wit is around 70% wheat in the grain bill.



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