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RATINGS: 2956   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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"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.
Editor’s Note: Much of this beer’s 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.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaKeAFC (659) - ITALY - FEB 25, 2015
On tap at Vynl, Manhattan, NY. Cloudy orange color, short sustained white head, came with an orange slice on the edge of the glass. Looks almost like a weizen... Aroma of witbier, wheat, spices and orange. Palate feels very astringent and dusty, iper dry. Aroma however is very light. Taste is flat. Short spicy finish. Served very cold, ultra refreshing, not the best thing ever but for sure good for summer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ttoadee (834) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Hazy yellow pour, quick white head. Nose is yeast and light wheat. Slightly sweet. Middle is muted orange and spice, followed by slick grain. Finish is a bit more dry, not very distinctive.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (976) - Belgrade, SERBIA - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle 0.355l at Pivopija NBGD Belgrade Serbia.Pour it hazy yellow color with medium white head.On the nose artichoke, lemon.Taste and aroma of lemon, herbs, pepsi lemon note.Nothing special bit good to try it.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
CanCrusher (721) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle 0,355L - gift from Gregor. Murky, ocra colour with small, frothy, white head that dissipate fast. Aroma of coriander, parsley, some other vegetable and spices. Taste is really weird, like drinking beer made of vegetable instead of using malt. Light sweet, weird taste. Hard to drink. Kinda soapy finish. I like Belgian wit beers, but this one is awful.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tbonde (104) - DENMARK - FEB 18, 2015
I still remember the first time I encountered this beer in the heat of Memphis Tennesee in the summer of 2013. Served icecold and with a slice of orange, it really gave me a favourable impression that has lasted as I have had it since both bottled and on tap. The mix of coriander and orange augments the wheat nicely keeping the alcohol in check. Very well balanced and to me a beer all of its own. Have not been able to find it here in Denmark, but would definitely buy it if it turns up. It would be interesting to see if it also travels well

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cidertron (30) - California, USA - FEB 16, 2015
It’s an alright white ale - It’s a lot better than most of the mass manufactured white ales on the market. It pours with about a 1 inch white head with a golden orange body. It has hints of orange which contrasts nicely with the bitter flavor.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
LuckyDog (601) - - FEB 11, 2015
Blue Moon is kind of a classic for the style, but plenty of others are doing the style better now.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
George468 (1) - waverly, Iowa, USA - FEB 10, 2015 does not count
Had a great combination of coriander and orange. It s wonderful wheat beer. Is a bit cloudy.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mentalmind (44) - FINLAND - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy yellow. No head. aroma has some yeasty and earthy tones. nice coriander bite and in overall quite enjoyable wit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
loubar (142) - Los Gatos, California, USA - JAN 31, 2015
12 oz. bottle from BevMo. Pours a hazy golden yellow with a white head. Aroma of yeast and faint spices. Malt forward. Creamier than a typical witbier. Not overly spicy. Hints of coriander and orange peel. Little hop taste. All in all very enjoyable, interesting and extremely drinkable.


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