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RATINGS: 2917   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.


dr_sarcastor's rating

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dr_sarcastor (66) - - JUN 29, 2013
Nice Belgian style wheat beer with the right amount of spice and citrus, orange is great in it but it would be a better beer if you didn't have to add an orange. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
loubar (114) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
foyle (272) - Wyoming, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Poured from 12 oz bottle into pint glass. Appearance: pours a 1" white sudsy head that drops slowly with some mild lacing. Color is hazy golden/orange. Aroma: mild grassiness, coriander, and orange. Mouthfeel: light to medium, soda like with a somewhat wet finish. Flavor: malt breadiness, wheat grass, orange, and some coriander and other spices. Overall: decent, no off flavors.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maris (1049) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JAN 24, 2015
From a 355ml bottle on 25/1/2015. Pours a cloudy pale golden with a medium white head which disappears quickly. Has a pleasant light spicy, wheaty nose with some doughy yeast in the mix. The flavour is refreshing with lots of orange, a hint of banana, and more light spices, including coriander. Has a fullish body and average carbonation. I have no doubt this gets punished a bit on here ratings wise simply because it made by Coors, but this is actually a rather good Belgian wit, which is a style not that many brewers manage to nail. Nice work.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drsordr (1276) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle pour hazy gold. Nose slightly sour wheat, hint of spice. Taste watered down throughout but if I think about it, maybe some spice and grainy malt after the initial sweet. Not all that bad for a macrobrew, but certainly not great for style.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
madchemist83 (102) - USA - JAN 15, 2015
Little to zero aroma. Tastes like diluted wheat beer. Terrible but for a buck per bottle not too bad.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
johnnymusky (375) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 15, 2015
yuck this shit is terrible...not even wasting time rating........:-X:-P..................

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kgulusoy (5) - TURKEY - JAN 13, 2015 does not count
Cloudy in golden colour medium thickness white head. Very smooth and good wheat. Must taste this overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
guzgorog (369) - FRANCE - JAN 10, 2015
Blonde/blanche pale et trouble. Beau col de mousse blanche crémeuse qui ne tient pas longtemps. Nez de miel et d’agrumes : orange, citron. Bouche sucrée sur le miel, la coriandre et l’orange . Faible amertume, corps interessant pour le style. Très bonne bière blanche !

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mario_giri (83) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 10, 2015
Sehr trübews hellgelb. orangen Aromen, wenig Koriander, sofort da. Weizig-weich zu trinken, süsslich und wenig bitter. Etwas spritig, Limonen. Abgang soso lala, etwas fehlt diesem Bier.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (4138) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours hazy golden yellow, taste is coriander, sweet, sugary, light toffee.


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