belgianhomebrew (646) - Acworth, Georgia, USA - NOV 6, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Slight wheat aroma. Good wheat flavor throughout. Not near as much coriander as a lot of other wits. One of the more enjoyable ones I have had.
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - NOV 5, 2003
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
This was a great example of a witbier. Although at times, it came across as having more of a light german hefe, but very nicely balanced and very easy to drink. Very lightly golden in color, with a small egg white head. A must try.
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 26, 2003
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: SEP 11, 2005 This is a good rendition of the style. Aroma of yeast, Saaz hops, and citrus. Smooth palate and complex estery flavors including orange, pineapple, bananas, and spice. A very solid, underrated witbier. Especially good when the batch is very fresh.
happy4hops (376) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - OCT 23, 2003
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
This was pretty good.Looks really sad in the bottle.Like a light lager, but that fine living yeast is clinging to the bottom waiting to save this one.I think the spice/hop blend(czech sazz?)provides some off tastes but I like the extra bite at the end(fresh hops always from these fine people at Avery)Pours out a very hazy slightly deep golden whit.Fruit juice like/weak head/Nice lace.There is better, but there are far worse witbiers.Not outstanding overall I just like the bite and the consistent quality overall whether a tad off Avery is top 10 for me.But there are some off-tones in this one that are love/hate.
jaymobrown (1609) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 23, 2003
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Watery, like a rubber bucket. Some banana, spice flavors but harsh. Medium finish and dry.
JoeM500 (1902) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - OCT 23, 2003
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Spice is strong in the nose, some skunky notes snuck in, as well. Medium body for the style, lots of wheat and yeast flavors alongside the orange zest and peppery taste. The finish dries out, but leaves thirst quenched.
3fourths (7772) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 21, 2003
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Usualy wit appearance, murky light yellow with a decent white head. Aroma is spicey, definitly coriander and orange and lemon peel, quite nice, but the flavor is not that enjoyable. Bland, stale, and unpleasently sour, there really is a lot missing from this one.
adwoan99 (244) - Ft. Worth, Texas, USA - OCT 19, 2003
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very nice wheat. Very pale in appearance, but nice and spicy and malty flavour.
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - OCT 12, 2003
3.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
The pour produces a beclouded lemon yellow color with the head plentiful and the color a brilliant white as this creamy delight evanesces a satiny sheet of lace clings longingly to the sides of the glass. Sweet malt and hints of yeast at the front, coriander and fresh grated orange peel also in this splendiferous nose, start sweet and tart, top is light to moderate in its palate pleasing feel. Finish is stinging in its acidity, the hops spicy and pleasing but not overstated, very dry aftertaste and another “winner” from this most magnificent brewery.
Indra (2560) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - OCT 11, 2003
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Rather typical witbier aroma, some lemony citrus, coriander, herbal spice, orange peel and juicy sweetness. Hazy, pale yellow color, with a lasting, creamy head. Wheat malt and citrus up front, followed by a mild burst of spiciness and hop flavor, with a yeasty, fruity and quite zippy finish. Not a bad Wit.