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RATINGS: 1248   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.


xShanex's rating

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
xShanex (60) - Wyalusing, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2008
Bottle. Pours a cloudy white yellow with foamy white head. Citrus flavor with bannana hint. Yeast aftertaste. Not quite my style...Have another? No thank you.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HuskerTan (483) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle. A- Coriander, cloves, orange, spices, citrus, wheat. A- Yellow color, cloudy liquid, white head. T- Coriander, spices, orange, citrus, slightly sweet, wheat. P- Light body, average texture, average carbonation, crisp finish. O- A stable Belgian Wit. All around good in taste and aroma. Very well balanced. There isnít much else to say other than drink it!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hair6a11 (1348) - Illinois, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Can : Pour is straw yellow, with a frothy white head initial - it dissipates quickly, with a thin lacing layer here. The nose is white bread, peppery spice moving to coriander, with a spritz of orange here. Itís what you would expect, I guess. The flavor profile is light bittering grass, moving to coriander spicing and very mild belgian notes. Its creamy, moving to the orange peel here. This is yet another palatable american take on the style. As, again, expected.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (3216) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - AUG 8, 2014
(Backlog) Draft at avery event at blind tiger. Hazy golden orange pour with white head. Huge tropical, mango, spice, and tart tones. This may have been with mango added.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3453) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours lightly hazy yellow/gold with creamy white head. Aroma is wheat, bananas, light grassiness, light cloves, and faint toast. Flavor is chewy, wheat malts along light hops, light fruit esters, faint toast, and faint banana; dry finish. Light/medium body and medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (2034) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 26, 2014
From a bottle. Pours hazy light yellow gold with a bubbly white head and lots of lacing. Tastes like lemon, banana, herbs, light dry spice. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Smells like musky lemon, creamy wheat, banana, and light herbs and spice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ZacM612 (120) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Pale, cloudy, bubbly yellow with tall fizzy white head. Aroma is sweet, banana and citrus. Flavor is similar, very light, a little tangy. Fizzy carbonation. Just okay.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiamiBarman (33) - Miami, Florida, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Very pleasant, floral aroma. Hazy straw color with an even white rapidly diminishing head that leaves some lacing. Great taste thatís very low on bitterness and has lively carbonation. Aftertaste has some banana features in it. Hard to find the citrus flavors that I associate with Witbier, tastes more like an above average Hefeweizen. But no worries, I do enjoy it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1581) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Draft at Moriartys. Cloudy pale yellow pour with white foam. Fragrant wheat beer aroma. Tastes mostly like a Hoegaarden but has a nicely unfiltered body and some dryer citrus notes. Otherwise standard witbier flavors. Better than the commercial wheat beers (Blue Moon, etc.) and common Hefeweizens but not as extraordinary as some of the best out there (e.g. Kronenbourg Blanc). But if you like wheat beers you should definitely give this one a try.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmongoose (1254) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 9, 2014
10oz draft poured a cloudy yellow color with white head which is tradional for a wit. the aroma was of wheat, yeast, light citrus, and coriander. the body was a bit a on the thin side for me. didnít want chewy but this just seemed thin...flavor was pretty good all the traditional flavors of a wit. only bad was the body.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
olr1984 (1058) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JUL 6, 2014
On tap at the avery brewpub Pours clear yellow with a white head. Slight banana and clove taste.


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