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Brewed by Brasserie Du Bocq
Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Purnode-Yvoir, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 883   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Blond, cloudy, milky (colloïdal by cold). The cloudy appearance is created at low temperature but disappears when the beer gets warmer or when it is kept too long in the cold. Fine fruity with a scent of the used spice, coriander and bitter orange. Smooth beer, thirst-quenching but mild, slightly acidulous, powdery consistency on the tongue, not bitter


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2009
bottle #2814 from metzlers in denton tx. this may be one of the most disappointing beers i have ever bought. poured a clear yellow with a quick fading white head. aroma of lemon, orange zest, and coriander. flavor was the same. light body with high carbonation. this was the first beer i bought because of a shelf tag. the tag was a BA tag with a rating of A- so i figured it must be somewhat good. at 9 bucks a bottle i guess i was expecting a little more.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MtStateBeer (84) - Hurricane, West Virginia, USA - APR 25, 2009
330ml bottle poured into a goblet. Pours a cloudy lemony yellow color with an, initially large head, that reduces to light draping with decent lacing. Aroma is light bread malt, coriander, cloves, licorice, and a hint of citrus. Flavor is similar, with a touch of bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium, a bit watery, but lively as a witbier should. There is a slightly bitter finish. Overall a decent beer, true to the style.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sirPino (883) - Zawiercie/Sosnowiec, POLAND - APR 23, 2009
No 722
Rated: 23.04.2009
Bottle brown, 330 ml, 10 P
Appearance: Pours sunny bright lemony and very light in colour, honey mixed with water, hazy to cloudy body texture, very lively saturated beer under tha shade of yeasty, cloudyness, some metalic illumination of the body, head is milky white, initially huge, very dense, compact, regular in structure, slowly decreasing to medium, long lasting with nice lacing.
Aroma: Strong aroma of clove, banana, orange peal, sour bread peal, white bread, cookies, dough, yeast strains, coriander, some accidity, sweet powder sugar, milk, cream, toffee, juicy, lemon, lime, wheat, barley malt is hidden, some notes of flowery hops, vanilla, butter, cinnamon.
Flavour: Generally rather non - intensive, weak, especially on palate, distinct notes of wheat, barley, poor in terms in hoppyness, reduced yeastyness and what is the greatest disadvantege is its lack of accidity so needed to contribute to the character of this style, gentle bitterness, notes of lemon, lime, flowery hops, thirst quanching, bubble gum, powder sugar impression but still not that sweet, finish duration is medium, non - impressive.
Palate: Body is light, texture is wattery, carbonation on palate is moderate but initially lively, finish feel is gently astringent and gently alcoholic but still alcohol is well hidden.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
mkel07 (3874) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 22, 2009
330ml bottle. Mountainous frothy white head with tiny compacted foam bubbles. Hazy and pale straw in colour with good carbonation as the bubbles rise rapidly from the bottom. Citrus and banana notes with a hint of melon. Nice mild flavour with just a sweet touch.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ContemplateBeer (1619) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 18, 2009
Aroma has strong orange and coriander presence. Appearance is cloudy with a good sized head fluffy white head. Flavor is a bit watery, some coriander but the orange presence has dissipated. Smooth mouthfeel, lightly bubbly. Looks and smells like it means business, but comes up short in the mouth.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Davros (2106) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - APR 12, 2009
Very pleasant pale straw pour with 3 finger persistent head. Aroma is pleasing, lots of orange,wheat, coriander and honey. Also some soap in the background. Taste doesn’t quite satisfy as well as aroma. Very light and sweet, a bit of wheat, thats about it. Body is very light, with lively carbonation. Amazingly refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jwasciuk (198) - Lowell, Michigan, USA - APR 6, 2009
pours hazy medium yellow with a creamy head. Aroma is lightly malty and hoppy, with yeast being dominate; horse blanket and soap, hints of apple and coriander. Flavor is well balanced, slightly yeasty, spicy with citrus bitterness. Dry clean refreshing finish. light to medium bodied, creamy and lively.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
emotv (353) - Izmir, TURKEY - APR 6, 2009
Get ir from Italy. Golden light and cloudy colour. A big head. Tropical fruits and wheat beer noticions. Not a full body beer. But nice and drinkable i call it a very good summer wheat beer.

3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SudsMcDuff (6175) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - APR 3, 2009
when walking into town one must take care not to upset the locals by doing anything that might seem out of place or random... frying on acid in the middle of town square is prohibited...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gary (1502) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 28, 2009
Heaps better construction than Hoegaarden .750ml cork.Ive not had this in ages .So eazy to sink with its dry ,wheaty-spicy rerfreshment..bubblegum and citrus coriander rivers. Yes.


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