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


on tap

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RATINGS: 738   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 25, 2005
Bottled. Hazy yellow colour with foamy white big head. Wheat and dishwater in aroma. Wheaty halfbitter citric flavour, with long wheaty fruity aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
weepingsuds (222) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - JUN 6, 2005
Cloudy golden when poured, head forms fast almost like a can of sprite. The taste is very light and acidic almost like a cross between a lemon soda and tonic water. Not for my own personal taste. Maybe in a small portion, but to difficult to sit through an entire .75 liter bottle.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Emil (6067) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2005
Pale yellow colour with a white head. Light spicy yeasty fruity aroma and taste. Light body and a sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8391) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 24, 2007 Bottled. A very hazy yellow coloured wit with very little head. The aroma is heavy on lemony notes and there is a fruity yeasty character. The taste is quite perfumed and floral with more lemony wheaty notes. The spices don’t real shine out and the mouthfeel is a bit thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (19646) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2005
Bottled at DBF 2005. Pale yellow coloured with a white head. Aroma of citrus, spices and yeast. Watery flavour of citrus, spices and yeast.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lunkie (1363) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - MAY 21, 2005
Sweet hop fruity aroma. Cloudy yellow fruity aroma with goos head and lacing. Sweet malt flavour. Fizzy palate. Good summer beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2006 (Bottle 75 cl) One of the first Belgian whites to enter the market after the succesful relaunch of Hoegaarden by Pierre Celis. Paler than Hoegaarden, but with a smaller head. All the typical perfumy coriander and orange peel notes that make witbiers such a wonderful and quenching experience. This is one of the best. 040993

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mklein818 (172) - Etterbeek, Virginia, BELGIUM - MAY 10, 2005
I’m not a huge White fan, but this specimen is as good of a Blanche/Witte one will find in the low countries. Very fruity, somewhat spicy, not strong at all--but nicely refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Choos (564) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - MAY 9, 2005
Aroma: lightly sweet, fruity with a hint of pine needles. Apperance: cloudy pale yellow with a big fluffy head that settles down to larger bubbles and leaves some sheet lacing. Flavour: lightly grainy, hoppy, dry with a little clove. Palate: thin with lingering biscuity aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sayravai (4667) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 3, 2005
(Bottled, 0.75l) Opaque yellow-golden color with a medium, partly lasting head. Very crisp, lemon-fruity and lightly spicy aroma. Fruity, wheaty and lemony flavor with a spicy finish. Fizzy-carbonated, light to medium-bodied, soapy and acidic palate. A nice, refreshing summer drink, although with less flavor and spiciness than in Hoegaarden.

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