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RATINGS: 3123   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.
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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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2012
hazy orange color, aroma of orange, coriander, wheat, flavor is the same, some spices, not very good, not even for the style


1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tommygun453 (32) - California, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Cloudy amber gold color with with little to no head. Taste is fruity almost like blueberries. Overall an ok beer I would drink it again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lore (1931) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 22, 2016
hazy golden colour, some off-white head, which disappears quickly; aroma of coriander, bread, floral and fruity notes; taste is quite sweet with fruitiness, hints of honey and coriander as well as bitter orange notes; not among the best witbiers, but refreshing

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Raistlin (246) - London, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 19, 2016
Pours hazy orange, almost like orange juice texture. It has pretty thick texture, and looks cloudy and heavy. White head dissipates right away. Really low on flavor, barely can taste any hops and bit of orange peel. Pretty bland, and no carbonation to speak of but drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
closey22 (1489) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - MAY 13, 2016
Cloudy Amber gold little rimmimg white head; aroma is mild if any; flava is grainy wheaty some yeasty notes; feels medium chewy and zingy; finishes dry tangy grainy

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pbarioulet (1) - California, USA - MAY 10, 2016 does not count
Good white beer pleasant taste average appareance a good daily beer after a hard work day

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
aloiscarvalho (98) - - MAY 8, 2016
Aroma muito suave, cor amarelo clara, com espuma leve. Bem encorpada, sabor citrico e mel.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
GrooveDaddy (21) - Bham, Alabama, USA - MAY 7, 2016
Both bottles and cans; this is a fairly popular brew down here in Alabama - it has a nice, citrusy tone with a pleasant aftertaste; generally, you can’t go wrong with this easy-drinking beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ttheilen (361) - USA - MAY 7, 2016
I do not wax on poetically about beer but I do know the quality of a beer once tasted. This review is not about my tastes but reinforces the numbers, which are arbitrary.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hirigalzkar (2753) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2016
Draught @ BB King Blues. A really bad example of a belgian witbier. Thin in taste aswell as mouthfeel. Refreshing anyway.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fullpintofbeer (77) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2016
Tap @Kongs of King Street. Served with a slice of orange. Strong orange colour, hazy, small creamy head. Aroma of citrus, grass and herbs. Good refreshing taste, light body, quite sparkling.


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