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Develop a wheatness for Wit Marie

Develop a wheatness for Wit Marie

Ilkey Wit Marie is a wheat beer in the Belgian style - and you don't have to be Hercule Poirot to detect what makes it so special. Unique water and a hat-trick of hops forge this no-holds-barred beer, which rings with citrus flavours and a slightly sweet finish.

Wrought with wondrous water

Yorkshire's award-winning Ilkley Brewery crafts Wit Marie. Back in 1893, when spa-town Ilkley hosted another beer maker, it was reported: 'From time immemorial, the purity of the Ilkley water has been extolled as one of the greatest gifts bestowed by beneficient nature on this highly-favoured district of beautiful Wharfedale'. This same timeless essence makes Wit Marie today.

Trio hits the right notes

High ratios of wheat and Pilsner malt in the mash, and select Ardennes yeast, help shape Wit Marie's full body. A zesty trio of hops - Cascade from the US, Saaz from the Czech Republic and Britain's own Bramling Cross - plus orange peel and crushed coriander seeds inspire the fruity, subtly-spiced taste and aroma. Take this 4.7% unfiltered, naturally hazy brew on its own or with lightly flavoured dishes like crispy calamari from our food menu.

Spring into the whole collection

Wit Marie is just one of our 25-strong spring cask-ales collection on tap until the start of June. Each choice gives you the full sensation you get with beer that's expertly kept and served - after all, your local Nicholson's pub is Cask Marque accredited.

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