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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: 740   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Blond, cloudy, milky (colloďdal 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


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
nazzty (820) - Ödĺkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2012
Wonderfully tart and bombastic Belgian witbier. The taste is looong and the bitterness very well balanced with acidity and sweetness. Recommended for those who like wheat beer.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Saurononline (135) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 16, 2012
Definitely one of my favourites. You can finish it without even noticing!

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
dhurtubise (568) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2002
As far as wits are concerned, it doesn’t get much better than this. It is light, refreshingly tart, beautifully spiced with more than just coriander and bitter orange peels - i think nutmeg for sure and maybe some cardimum. The spices linger in the background as the lightly bittered beer flows easily with wheat and bitter oranges being the prominent flavors. This is my favorite wit, it is extemely hard to find in North America - in fact this is the only beer that I’ll import a couple of cases yearly. Just lovely.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
AlberRueda (58) - - OCT 12, 2012
Espuma: Blanca, jabonosa, abundante. Color: Paja pálido, turbia. Apenas ascienden burbujas y son de tamańo medio. Intensidad aromática: alta Aroma: Principalmente flores (rosas), trigo, cítricos (limón). Entrada en boca/amargor: Dulce, suave como el terciopelo. Nada de amargor ni de acidez. De trago fácil. Sabor: Trigo, cítricos, floral. Anotaciones: WBA Best Wheat Beer. Cuando te la acercas a la boca tienes la sensación de que vas a beber rosas.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
nealblind (530) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - MAY 21, 2013
Hazy yellow slight white head. Smells lemony winey yeasty grape. Tastes well yeasty orangey briney zesty spicey. Good! Finishes dry but also sweet.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
RandomBeerDude (11) - SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2013
My favourite witbier just ahead of Weihenstephaner. It is the slightly less fruitiness and that hint of extra acidity that makes this so good.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cunningham (4035) - Halden, NORWAY - FEB 5, 2012
Bottle from Centra Colosseum, Majorstua, Oslo. Hazy light yellow colour with a white head. Frutiy and light sweet aroma with some notes of orange. A fresh and lovely mild sweet flavour. Fruity, light acidic, some orange and wheat. Lovely stuff

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
diomedest1 (54) - - JUL 2, 2013
Super cytrusowy aromat, pancerna piana, świetne wysycenie. Bardzo orzeźwiające i przyjemne piwko. Zasmakowałem w tym stylu.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tanazuka (23) - - JUL 9, 2013
Clear taste with wonderful fruity flavor. Tastes little bit sour, well balanced. Great white beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hansen (6224) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2002
What a beer! Great fruity aroma and flavor. The coriander is in it, but there is more to it than that. I realy like the taste and aroma this beer has. But it’s a bit to sparkling.


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