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Celis White (Belgian)

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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Ertvelde, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 349   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unfiltered in bottle and keg.
Pierre Celis created the original Hoegaarden beer in the early 1960’s. Interbrew-Labatt bought the brand and the brewery in the 1980's. Pierre Celis formed a new brewery in Austin Texas, brewing the same beer but under the brand name Celis White. Miller bought the Celis brewery and the Celis White brand-name in 1996. The brewery closed in 2000. In late 2002 Michigan Brewing bought the Celis White brand from Miller. Brouwerij Van Steenberge is now brewing the original Pierre Celis White under the brand-name Celis White in Europe and Ertveld's Wit in North America.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HammerTroll (188) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 20, 2014
Hazy golden color. Sweet aroma, banana. Classic Belgian white. And a good one. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Thick texture. Sweet finish. (Svijet Piva 0,33l bottle)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
veceo (229) - CROATIA - MAR 18, 2014
Hazy pale yellow color, medium sized head with some lacing. Medium body, soft to average carbonation. Aroma is wheat, malts, grapefruit. Medium sweet taste with dry finish. Refreshing and easy to drink. OK wit.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (5343) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2014
0,25ml Flasche. Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes goldenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch hefig fruchtig, Citrus, Koriander. Geschmack sehr fruchtig süß, bananig, zitronig, hefig, leicht würzig.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
martjoobolut (337) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 14, 2014
0,25L bottle, BB 25.03.2015. Pours slightly hazy straw with white head. The head stays. Aroma is banana, tropic fruits, yeast, and wheat. Taste is sweet, sour, wheat, fruity, yeast and watery. Overall: too watery and light, but drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
artyom (355) - Osijek, CROATIA - JAN 29, 2014
0,25l bottle. Hazy yellow color with small white head and some lacing. It’s very aromatic with wheat, yeast, citrus and coriander. Taste is a bit sour and rather sweet with wheat and distinctive notes of coriander, lemon and orange. Moderate carbonation and low to medium body. It’s very aromatic and refreshing beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukardo (96) - CROATIA - JAN 29, 2014
Pours hazy golden color with a medium head. Spicy aroma with citrus fruits, spices, herbal notes and yeast. Taste of wheat, citrus fruits and hay. Average carbonation. Great beer.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
aleksander9 (280) - Oslo, NORWAY - JAN 13, 2014
Pale and hazy orange with very small white head. Aroma is excellent, like a well made perfume. Fruity wit yeast, orange, lemon and spice blends well together. Sweet and some sour mouth feel with medium carbonation. Short, dry, fruity and sweet aftertaste. Overall: One of the best wits i have had. Excellent aroma with a nice refreshing aftertaste that fits well with warm weather. The head isnt impressive.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rfullerton (2) - - DEC 25, 2013 does not count
Rate beer comment padding as i just want to track my score not write an essay!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (2009) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 19, 2013
250ml bottle. Hazy light brown color. Medium size, snow white head, stays. Fruity, orange peel, citrus and perfume in aroma. Citrus and perfume, sweet too in taste. Maybe bit too sweet and perfumey. Ouch orange peel burp!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zenkis (497) - Ogre, LATVIA - DEC 14, 2013
Flavor of honey and spices, not so much about malt, color is pale yellow with tiny orange tone. Medium sweet, quite thick for Witbier, sour-sweet aftertaste. To me is not very interesting. Light lasing too.


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