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RATINGS: 1250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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A truly authentic Belgian style wheat or "white" ale, this Rascal is unfiltered (yup, thatís yeast on the bottom) and cleverly spiced with coriander and Curacao orange peel producing a refreshingly fruity thirst quencher.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ClarkVV (3892) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 25, 2003
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2005 2003 bottlePours a lighter yellow with some white tinges. Moderately cloudy with not a whole lot of head. Smells of coriander, yeast, a little bit perfumy. Orange and more citrus. Starts out mildly acidic, mildly sweet and VERY WATERY. Yuck this tastes like soggy wheat with some slightly tart but muted lemon and a little bit of dissolved bubble gum/candy flavor. Maybe I got a bad bottle, dont know why this would be so bad. coriander and lots of water dont mix. 5/4/3/1/7
2005 draught at Redbones Phew, was hesitant to try this one after hating the bottle I had last. Much better though. A hoegaarden clone it seems, with a very similar appearance (though this lacked much, if any head formation or retention). Huge amount of haziness though, and who would have thought, when Avery makes unfiltered beers, they are good, hint hint. Lemon, bubble gum and clove all balanced well with soft wheat and light pils malt and belgian base malt. 6/4/7/3/12

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (12361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 4, 2004
Hazy light yellow colour. Phenolic, slightly spicy (coriander) aroma with hints of fresh mandarin oranges (not that canned crap). Light body. Spritzy, with lots of orange flavour. Slightly tart, with hints of spice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2004
Poured yellowish cloudy with solid chunks and a white head...smell was cloves and coriander...maybe a hint of banana...taste was like a watered down White...spices were there, just a little thin...I donít think this is a good example of a white...a good training beer maybe...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
PullMeABeer (203) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - FEB 15, 2005
Bottle. Pours a very light slightly hazy yellow, with a paper thin head, very few bubles slowly rising to the surface of the beer. Very yeasty aroma, sunscrean, rotton banana. Flavor is light, watery, a little flat. Not too much to get excited about here. "Itís past its prime."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
BeerAteHer (384) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - SEP 1, 2005
Rather a typical American witbier, with yeast and wheat the overwhelming, somewhat harsh base -- barely a spicy touch of that coriander / curacao. Still, quite a refreshing brew with a healthy dose of fresh lemon squeezed in after the pour.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hershiser2 (1210) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2005
Paid $1.50 for a 12-oz bottle. Very cloudy pale yellow with a 2" head. Not much of an aroma, but whatís there is very lemony. Flavor is full of tartness, but no defined lemon or other citrus flavor. Light on the spices and almost no finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hiphops (286) - caldwell, New Jersey, USA - MAY 1, 2006
pale cloudy yellow nothing special some clove in the nose some sourlfaovr hints of coriander and orange watery

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bfeldmann (1048) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 17, 2006
"Poured a light light yellow with bubble head not much lacing. Aroma was citrus and orange peel and yeast. Flavor was awful, not correct that AWFUL. nasty undertone which i didnít know how to discribe till i read Eís review cardboard. very water down yeast and orange."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ty5592 (1018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2006
Hazy yellow in color with nice white fomy head. Smells like zesty lemons and coriander. smooth lemony taste that gives way to a weird spicy after taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
iowaherkeye (2691) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - OCT 18, 2006
12oz bottle, no date. Pours a cloudy very light yellowish white with a quickly fading fizzy white head. Aroma of oranges, peppery spices, some sweet malts, and a tinge of yeast. Smells better than it tastes--the orange is subdued and there is slight pepper and yeast, though all tastes are blunted. There was a little bit of plastic as well. The aftertaste was kinda nasty--bitter with no other flavor, and not hoppy bitter. Medium bodied, light-medium carbonation. I was expecting from the taste for it to be more watery. This beer is kinda crappy.

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