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RATINGS: 3151   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Belgian White Ale" (North America) / "North American Craft Beer" (UK)
Brewed with oats for creaminess and spiced with the perfect combination of orange peel and coriander.
An unfiltered wheat ale spiced in the Belgian tradition for an uncommonly smooth taste.
Gold medalist (white beer) at 1995 World Beer Championships, silver medalist (white beer) at 1996 and 1997 World Beer Championships. 171 calories per 12-ounce serving and 5.4% abv.
Editorís Note: Much of this beerís production now comes from the Molson brewery in Toronto. A small portion of Denver draught production comes from the SandLot brewery. Still other product may continue to hail from Golden. 7/19/08.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2005
On tap served with a slice of orange on the glass- Pours cloudy orange with a very short tan head. Aroma is of spices, yeast, and just a touch of orange peel. Flavor is about the same. Dry finish and light on the palate. A nice summer beer and it was the best available at the bar.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zeswaft (1639) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 26, 2005
Not a bad cheap beer. It is a pretty lame version of a belgian white, though. It has all the parts just kinda weak.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
leitrim65 (402) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 25, 2005
Until now, I was not aware that this was a MolsonCoors production. Hazy straw color. Spicy, yeast aroma with a touch of citrus. Light bodied and dry with a gentle hint of carbonation. Mixed flavors of yeast, spice, lemon, and grapefruit abound. A mild hit of hops finishes this one off.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gearbike (512) - West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JUL 25, 2005
Pours light and tastes lights. A citrus flavor come through. Had it on draught while eating at a resturant outside on a hot day. This beer is good for that and not much more.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (10524) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUL 22, 2005
Bottle. Clove, coriander, wheat and banana aromas. Light golden yellow color - cloudy with little head. Sweet clove and orange flavor. Really a pretty decent Witbier given that itís a Coors product.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcwattsrugger (12136) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 22, 2005
12 oz bottle-pours a white head. Color is a yellow-gold cloudy. Taste is middle of the road. Nice carbonation. Finish has a little bite.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lamas (1549) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 16, 2005
Bottle. Hazy gold with a thin, fizzy light-tan head that diminishes rapidly. Wheaty, lemony and yeasty aroma. Crisp and refreshing with some tangy lemon and orange and a wheaty base. Very peppery and spicy with a little coriander. Short, nothing-lingering finish. Better than I thought it would be.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
glip (21) - Kitchener, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2005
Tasty stuff, good appearance for a wit, decent spicing, the orange is a bit subdued, but I picked up something reminiscent of cardamom, which isnít quite appropriate for a wit, but this overall this isnít a bad wit, and a good choice on a hot day. 355mL bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JUL 16, 2005
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2006 On tap, this ranks up there with some other very good wit beers. The great thing is you can get it almost anywhere. Thin, whispy head with a hazy golden color. I love the fact that itís unfiltered. Nice coriander and orange flavor and aroma that complement the wheat. Nice aftertaste. Especially good on a hot day.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Heatwaves (54) - Orange, California, USA - JUL 15, 2005
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2012 I was very surprised when I ordered this beer on a whim in a pub in Washington D.C.. Very flavorful and absolutely no aftertaste! As soon as I returned home to Orange County, I went out and bought myself a 12-pack.


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