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A Wit (or witbier – ‘wheatbeer’ in Dutch’) is an unfiltered Belgian wheat ale that typically includes coriander and orange peel for flavor. The style was resurrected in the 1960s by the late Pierre Celis.
Wild ales are fermented using yeast taken from the environment or atmosphere, and typically are dry, tart and a bit funky. Funky not in a music sense, but as in, “is this a bit off? And, yes, this is a desirable thing.
A beer that is released in winter, with a predominately malty character, and sometimes includes Christmas spices (nutmeg, allspice, cinnamon, etc.). The ABV is usually a bit higher than average as well.