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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: 818   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   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


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hoooraybeer (53) - Westfield, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2007
Great fluffy white head. Refreshing and full with a bready/ banana Belgian yeast flavor. I keep going back to it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7920) - Down South, GERMANY - AUG 25, 2007
bottle, bought in England. Pale and cloudy yellow, persistent white head. Fruity and hoppy, well-balanced, hints of spices.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerBiker (1412) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2007
[Sampled in feb. 2005.] Boring look almost grey, but the aroma is better and it points to that this beer is better than the first impression. A witbier with sournotes of citrus and grapes is the best description of this beer. A thirstquencher, but also the best to danish koldskål. Very speciel. Like it or not!

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Habanero (2624) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2007
25 cl bottle: Pours with a hazy, pale golden colour and a tiny, white, fluffy head. Lovely aroma of banana and other fruits. Flavour of citrus fruits. Sweet/ sour finish. Light bodied. A fresh and pleasant beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badlizard (5538) - Berkeley, California, USA - AUG 14, 2007
750 ml bottle from Holiday Wine Cellar. Slightly sour citrus and spice aroma. Slight orange taste with a spicy, ginger like quality. Decent overall.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 12, 2007
Cloudy Yellow Coloring with White Frothy Head. Citrus, Spices and Dry Yeasty Aroma. Thick Bubbly Mouthfeel, Medium Bodied. Light Notes of Coriander and Spices...Citrus..Dry Belgian Yeast...Dry Smooth Finish. Very Solidly Enjoyable Wit Bier.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thedm (4935) - Fort Wayne, USA - AUG 3, 2007
This corked and caged bottled brew from a bottle shop marked 08/08/09 lot E0947 cork number 145985 poured a medium sized head of foamy finely sized white colored bubbles that were mostly lasting and left behind a hazy softly carbonated light yellow-orange colored body. The mild aroma was floral and malty. The mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish. The mild flavor contained notes of malt hops soft fruit and coriander.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (5343) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUL 26, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2012 Bottle shared with Moreau, Wallace, PJ, and Dallas 11/19/07 during a session of Star Wars. A nice, good witbier - you know the kind you bring home to your ma’. Pours a lighter body with very light haze and a nice puffy white head. Smooth creamy palate with notes of orange, bitter citrus, light wheat.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Skinnyviking (7068) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2007
Bottle. High white creamy and long lasting head. Hazy light green / yellow body. Lomon coriander flavor Pretty heavily carbonated but light flavor of lemon or grape fruit with coriander. Short aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joebrew (608) - Farewell Minny; Hello Puyallup, Washington, USA - JUL 23, 2007
Pours a bubbly hazy light straw golden color, with a medium white head. Definate spice, with the corriander very present, as well as some of the anise, citrus peel, and a light biscuity sweet malt. Heavily carbonated, and very heavily spiced. I understand using the Corriander and licorice, but this is a little extreme. It’s like when you go to use a salt shaker and dump way too much on your food. The food might be fantastic, but the salt covers most of it up.


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