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Brewed by Brasserie Augrenoise
Style: Witbier
Casteau, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Bière blonde « trouble », elle a les caractéristiques gustatives de l’Augrenoise, mais est plus légère (4,5 % vol d’alcool). Elle présente certains aspects d’une bière blanche. Contains malt, oatmeal and wheat. C’est une bière « de soif » à boire très fraîche.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alengrin (4529) - BELGIUM - JUL 24, 2014
Lighter version of Augrenoise, with thick, mousse-like, off-white foam I managed to catch after experiencing heavy gushing when opening the bottle. Colour a yellowish blonde with a greenish, witbier-like hue, equally clouded. Aroma grainy and wheat-like with fresh lemon, thyme, coriander, table vinegar, hay, pine needle, lavender, bread, herb cheese, also sweat and even some rotten egg, fortunately very subtle. The taste begins softly wheaty and grainy, sourish, with an aromatic accent of lemon zest, a hint of mineral water, soft mouthfeel, supple graininess and towards the end a more powdery and bready yeast effect; the sourishness remains during the whole taste trail and gives some dryness in the finish, where a mild grassy hop bitterishness also appears - and disappears again as quickly as it came. Some phenols too but refreshing and quite interesting nevertheless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (3425) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - APR 30, 2013
75cl bottle just arrived from brewer@Geers, disconcertingly labeled BB 27/02/2011/70. - A vintage, haphazardly cellared wit, brewed with Orval yeast and under the auspices of Orval’s brewmaster? Don’t mind if I do...even if both bottle, amateurish peeling off label and cheapish plastic cork inspire little awe. Further caveats: "Entièrement conçue et fabriquée dans le cadre de ce projet pédagogique d’intégration, la mise en bouteille s’effectue également sur place et les bouteilles sont décorées d’étiquettes réalisées par des artistes handicapés mentaux." www.guidedesbieres.com/biere922/augrenoise.html Brewed for the good cause and bottled and labeled in part by the handicapped? Which isnjust how this bottle looks...
Pours a lively watery straw yellow wity quickly disappearing white head. Aroma of dust, chalk, whiff of funk and acidity. Palate is dry like a geuze, with a hint of barnyard acidity. Typical almond wheat taste, complemented by tisane, almond sweetness, wild honey, subdued flower aromas. Not quite a light wild wit the same way Orval is not quite a light triple IPA saison. Drinkable and an interesting fusion of styles, hard to tell whether the BB was intended, an accident, or whether this is actually clandestine bottled Orval Vert...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (23044) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 6, 2010
Bottle. Pours a hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity fresh yeasty spicy aroma with hitns of citrus. Sweetish fruity wheat malty spicy yeasty flavor. Has a fruity yeasty spicy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2009
Bottle at Tom’s Tasting, April 2009. Cloudy pale blond. Some subtle spice and touch of yeast. Not a lot to it but pleasant and easy drinking. The first time I’ve had an Augrenoise beer that wasn’t a gusher.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (34360) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2009
Bottled. An unclear light golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of citrus, and elderflowers. The flavor is sweet with notes of mlat and citrus. The body is thin. Thanks fonefan for sharing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Enjoyit (3756) - Vadum, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2009
Unclear yellow of color with a white head. An aroma of wheat and fruits. A flavor of spice and wheat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (12885) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2009
Best before September 2009. Gusher. Cloudy pale it-like yellow, with a disappearing white head. Yeasty aroma of pear and clove and other spices. Dry grainy and fruity flavour, slightly tart and somewhat thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2009
A Mes rate: bottle at The Cadster’s Spotify tasting.
Cloudy yellow gold. Faint sourness on top of a standard yeasty Belgian with hints of citrus in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2009
Bottle thanks to chriso, had at the cads first london tasting. Alround rating: Thin, small wheatyness, lemons, quite carbonated, innoffensive, but lacking much flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (17283) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2009
Bottle at the Spotify tasting. Cloudy gold, lasting white head. Bit lemony with Belgian yeast. Very drinkable and I went back to it twice.

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