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RATINGS: 1380   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oscbert (1154) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 25, 2014
~Lemony zest aroma with coriander spice, orange citrus as well, wheat. ~pours a hazy yellow light orange with lasting white creamy head. ~Refreshing zesty citrus flavor with bready maltiness, coriander, noble hop spiciness, floral. ~light bodied, medium high Co2, crisp citrusy finish. ~ One of the best witbiers Iíve had. Very refreshing and enjoyable

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
humulus (339) - Salem, Missouri, USA - JUL 28, 2003
I really like this one. It has a light aroma with wheaty and citrus overtones. It sits well with a nice crisp, refreshing palate. The flavor is dy-no-mite. And what a look, light yellow cloudy glow with bubbles freely rising and surfacing like fairy dreams. Overall, esters and wheaty malts marry into a harmonious balance of a well orchestrated beverage.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gabbledbabble (60) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - DEC 11, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 17, 2004 Man I loved this beer! I didnít know such wheaty goodness was so close to home. Everything in this beer is imported. Made to be a Belgian witbier. pours like fermented, or cloudy lemonade. It has a huge white froth like a summer cloud. It holds the lace like a Victoriaís Secret model. Aroma of bread, saddle blanket, orange peel under a saddle. The orange opens nicely as a vaporous zing. Citrus. Deelish Saaz hops. This is goddamned refreshing! Lemon grabs the palate like a flashback as the beer goes down. Yeast provides a nice sourness that just brings down the house. So perfectly balanced. This is a short story about complexity. Not clean; thereís musty, dried orange peel, vanilla extract, a chalky mouthfeel. The whole beer seems geared to make this raw wheat funkiness a good tasting experience. And it is!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
burpfrank (299) - carpinteria, California, USA - JAN 1, 2007
this had a good head.Nice, aroma of wheat .color was a very light straw ,hence the white in the name.It had a good balanced wheat and correander flavor.I think I taste the orange,but only after reading the description.This is a good ,biting,wheat ale.Can I have another??

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bartzilla (574) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 20, 2007
This is easily my most enjoyed domestic witbier and itís nice to see it on lotís of liquor store shelves and taps. It doesnít have to be in a fancy corked bottle for me to rank it high, and no offense to those who feel the other way, but this ale stands on itís own for what it is... a delicious, light wheat ale. Pungent with the banana aromas and goes down with a fruity finish. if you add a lemon or orange to this, you need to be fkn slapped in the head.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
improvjock (325) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 24, 2008
Pours a cloudy yellow with a medium white head. Aroma of coriander and citrus. I first tasted this at a beer tasting at the Phinney Market, and it was my favorite of the bunch, so I bought a six pack. Nice orange in the taste and some great spices. This beer was kinda expensive but worth it, I would say.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bludwig (31) - USA - APR 22, 2010
Aroma: Funk is the very first this I get on the nose with this ale. Funky, yeasty, barnyard almost with the very slightest suggestion of coriander or fruit trying push through. A welcome change from the big candied fruit nose of so many American Wits. Appearance: Hazy, pale yellow with a quickly fading head that returns with a slight swirl of the glass. I left the yeast in the bottom. A sturdy lacing does remain on the beer though; I bet this ale would benefit greatly from bottle conditioning. Taste: Nailed it! The wit can be a tricky maiden to tame due to the ease with which you can make the beer sweet and over the top fruity. This ale is neither. It starts with a rich yet drying yeasty flavor that is immediately surpassed by the sweet fruit flavors of the coriander and orange peel. The orange peel feels like maybe it was bitter because it lends depth of flavor not sugar to the taste so they avoid the cloying feel and stick to refreshment and a nice slightly acidic finish that gets the juices flowing. Palate: I like the way the beer drinks: rich yet session-ably light. The carbonation shines in the mouth and really releases the complexity of flavor the funk hides on the nose. Whatever yeast these guys are using really does a great job of making this beer feel authentically Belgian. Overall: Although I do not seek out the Belgian Wit as an everyday drinker, I think this one has the depth of flavor and avoidance of candy sweetness that would make it worthy of being stocked in my beer fridge. Plus itís my wifeís favorite beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AJofDenver (71) - Colorado, USA - OCT 21, 2010
The appearance of this beer is that of an off yellow color with a foam that is bone white. The aroma of this beer starts with a corrainder mixed with a subtle lemon zest. The taste of the beer has a orange zest with a sweet subtle malt.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
whiskeyrocks (72) - Lindenhurst, Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2012
Light, cloudy yellow color. Light refreshing taste. Notes of citrus and spice up front that last to the finish. Yeast on the bottom and needs to be mixed into the beer to get the full flavor. Poured into glass and gave almost a half inch of head. Not to strong or yeasty. Goes down really easy and flavor remains on the tongue after you finish, leaves a spicy flavor well after. Would drink again

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerBunny007 (6) - Texas, USA - SEP 15, 2012 does not count
Damn good Belgian style light wheat beer! It reminds me of Biere Blanche. Really refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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