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Alchemist Sterk Wit

Alchemist Sterk Wit
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Formerly brewed at The Alchemist
Style: Witbier
Waterbury, Vermont USA
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
This double white ale is brewed with a Belgian yeast strain, plenty of coriander and curacao orange peel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcox90 (1765) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - APR 24, 2011
On tap at the Alchemist. Served in a tulip. Pours a hazy orange/gold with a thick white head. Aroma is very fruity with scents of orange, pear & apricot as well as wheat and coriander spice. Flavor follows the aroma to the tee. Moderate in the mouth with prickly carbonation on the tongue. This one was loaded with flavor and character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SkyHigh420 (12) - USA - MAR 22, 2009
Enjoyed at the brewpub Feb’09. Cloudy golden color with a smell of lemony citrus and spice. tastes of wheaty spice with a citrus background. Very nice and refreshing after a hard day on the slopes and and even better summer beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (3112) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 6, 2008
Sampled at 08 vt brewers fest. Pours a cloudy golden color with a white head. Aroma of citrus, yeast and coriander. Flavor is citrus, wheat and spice with a touch of sweetness. A good summer brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
josarah (111) - Hinesburg, Vermont, USA - JUN 30, 2008
Cask at Brewpub: Ample white head, golden cloudy color with a citrus/spice aroma. Taste of citrus,wheat and spice. This is a gold medal winner from the GABF and this batch is even better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - OCT 30, 2006
BA BBF 06. Aroma of coriander and some other spices, light fruit, and yeast. Taste is spicy, light tart citrus, bready and earthy yeast, light spices and hops in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 28, 2006
Partly cloudy yellow body with a generous white head. Complex aroma of cheese, fruits (bananas) and some citrus. Taste is not typical for a witbier. Feels more like a citrusy hefeweizen. Fruity, wheat, citrus. Nice round and oily body. The high abv for this type of beer is very well hidden. A superior if atypical witbier. This Alchemist may not be able to turn metal into gold but turning water and cereals into good beer is impressive enough for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miguel (1181) - Saint-Ours, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 8, 2006
En cask. Robe blanche voilée surmontée d’une mousse blanche épaisse et crémeuse. Arômes légers de blé. Saveurs de bananes, de levure, de blé et de pain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
axilla (962) - New Providence, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2006
Pours a cloudy light yellow body with a small white head lace. The aroma was mostly yeast with some sweet oranges and bananas. Flavor was mostly wheat and yeast with some sweetnes. I’m starting to notice that all of these brews have the same thin palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
tiggmtl (4545) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 22, 2005
Strong, spicy, orange, banana, fruity aroma with wheat and doughy yeast also apparent. Hazy yellow-tan body with thin, white, fully diminishing head. Strong spiciness to the wheaty flavour. Medium body with low carbonation. Sampled on tap at the brewpub with beerbuzzmontreal, MartinT, Rastacouere and Yowie.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbuzzmontreal (3488) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 27, 2005
Pours a hazy light orange color with no head. Aroma of lemon and spices. Decent flavor of lemon, meringue and spices. The body is medium and the carbonation low.

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