Witty TravelThis beer has been available at the retail store for a while now, however, I have never had a reason to be in St Thomas, so I have never gone to get one when it was in season. Now that it’s at the LCBO, I don’t have to drive as far. I could technically walk, but that’s why they invented cars.
The can, which apparently is in the finals for the 2014 Best Label award (it’s a thing, look it up) is nothing more than the release poster plastic shrink-wrapped onto the can, with the obligatory LCBO legalese. This is the second plastic wrapped label I’ve had this year. I can understand Bell City, being newish and smallish, but not Railway City.
It poured out bright yellow but as it settled, it clouded up nicely. It smelled like a standard wit bier; Mill Street or Hoegaarden for example. It tasted like a typical wit too…..until the booty. What’s this? Spice? Not hot spice, but like a peppery spice. That is different and I LIKE IT.
The more you drank, the spicier it got. It was an amazing combination of sweet and spice, kinda like Lime and Black Pepper chips.
It wasn’t until the next morning when I was eating breakfast that I looked at the can. That’s when I saw the last ingredient….white pepper.
Country of Origin: Canada
Alcohol Content: 4.5%
Vessel: Glass by way of bottle