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Brewed by 961 Beer - Gravity Brewing
Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Mazraat Yachoua, Lebanon
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.51   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Inspired from “Belgian Witbier”, 961 Witbier has a 5.3% ABV. The added coriander and orange peel add a sweet and spicy aroma. The light acidity and low bitterness of this unfiltered beer makes it perfect for those who prefer a light and sweet beer. This beer is bottle conditioned and has natural yeast sediment in the bottle.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
olsvammel (3300) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2014
Sample at SBWF 2014. Spicy smell with citrus. Similar taste. Light but pure.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (19670) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2014
Bottled at SBWF. Clear pale golden, small head. Buttery coriander aroma. Sweet and fruity with light-medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Notes of citrus, butter and caramel, lots of coriander. Not the best offering from 961.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
stevoj (2242) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Not anywhere near a witbier. Very malty, oily slick. No head. No aroma. Main reason for trying this was to tick Lebanon off of the list. Weak, sweet and mlty, ugly beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JDBaker11058 (1316) - Maryland, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Appearance: very light, hazy gold; short white head quickly vanishes. Aroma: light aroma of citrus, hint of coriander and spice. Taste: as the aroma indicates. Finish: quick finish, with slight lingering tart wheat and citrus. Notes: Not great by any means, but not terrible. Palate is light and slightly effervescent.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cmacklin (295) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours a cloudy, pale yellow with a small, short lived white head. Yeasty aroma with notes of wheat, malt, spice and citrus. Sweet flavour of malt, wheat, citrus, yeast and a light note of spice in the finish. Light to medium body with an oily texture and soft carbonation.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
rumproasts (2951) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 2, 2014
bottle. pale straw with small head. watery wheat beer with the faintest hint of wit spicing. i can’t imagine who seeks to make beer this flavorless.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mkel07 (3557) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 29, 2014
Bottle from Archive Beer Boutique July 2013. Hazy when poured into a glass and has a big white head. Spice and some fruit in the aroma and flavour. An easy drinking beer that would be even better on a hot day.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nisse666 (4262) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle at en Öl och Whiskeymässa 2014, 2014-04-11 Göteborg AR: wheat, banana foam, bready AP: pale golden, wee frothy head F: fizzy, bread, grainy, wee spicey - didn’t picknup the coriander nor the orange

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdiBeer (1358) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2014
Aroma: fruity, apple/cider. Appearance: pale hazy yellow, medium frothy head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: fruity notes, bland, light carbonation. Overall: sub-standard Witbier, lacks yeast notes and a decent palate! Bottle from Sam’s Beverage, Beirut.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PapaVillum (469) - Valby, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2014
330 ml, flaske, 5,3 % ABV, købt på Restaurant Day på Helgesvej på Frederiksberg, 20. maj 2014. Flot korngul libanesisk hvedeøl med flot hvid skumkrone på 2-3 cm, som dog svinder hurtigt. Aroma af let citrus og appelsin. Ingen humle- eller maltaroma. Dejlig, næsten sodavandsagtig mild smag med næsten ingen bitterhed. Helt klart en del sødme, men også en let krydring af koriander. En meget let øl og måske særlig velegnet til kvinder... En øl til afkøling og festligt lag, hvor der ikke skal tænkes for meget og ikke stilles de store krav til smagsløgene. Kuldioxid indholdet er på et medium niveau. Lettere tør og sodavandsagtig afslutning.


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