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Celis White (Belgian)

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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Witbier
Ertvelde, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 416   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
migwell (113) - Northampton, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Megabrewing 101. Tracking this beer down was a bit confusing. The label gives its point of origin as Stratford, Connecticut, but it has obviously been brewed at different times in Belgium, Minnesota and perhaps elsewhere. Likely, this is a Miller/Coors product. Brewed by Two Roads, another sell-out to the monopolists. Well, it is not bad... lacks the banana taste I hate in wheat beers. Seems well made. My memories are of drinking such a beer on a sunny afternoon in a plaza in some Southern German city. Otherwise, I have no interest whatever in this style.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alex_leit (497) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUL 24, 2015
Draft. Cloudy pale yellow. Aroma: coriander, orange peel and wheat. Taste: orange, milk, refreshing, good wit.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Malin_aiisa (231) - SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle. Thanks hassetv Hazy pale, white head. Aroma of some citrus, yeast and rye. Taste of marshmallows, citrus, banan. Balanced, ok fizziness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyrmir (4228) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2015
750 ml bottle, thanks TimVim! Hazy golden with white head. Aroma malty, wheat, light coriander, orange and light zest. Taste is light, malty, balanced, grain, wheat, lime and light spice.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gyllenbock (5796) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 14, 2015
Bottle, thanks SirLimpsalot. Hazy yellow with a large white head. Aroma and taste of perfume, citrus, light yeast, phenols and some notes of wheat. The body was light as was the bitterness. Nothing special.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TychoJames (505) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2015
Flaska 75 cl belgoklubben. Smådisig gul kulör med vitt skum. Pepprig doft med citruscest. Lätt och fruktig smak med vetekaraktär.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Daanminator (296) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUL 11, 2015
heerlijk verfrissend bier. Smaken van citrus. Mooie schuimkraag erop. Mooi biertje voor in de zomer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (2637) - Freising, GERMANY - JUL 2, 2015
0,25 l bottle cereal, citrus, pale, cloudy, frothy, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, light body, oily feel, slick feel, soft carbonation, long finish,

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Franksv6 (546) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2015
Unclear golden beer, low carbonation . Taste is a lot of herbs, malts and fruity. Aftertaste is herbal.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
VsXsV (2822) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 26, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 28, 2015 Bottle. Hazy hay yellow liquid with huge white head. Aroma of lemon peel, grain, perfume, lemon, perfume, lemon, perfume and lemons. Taste is light sweet and very light bitter with notes of lemon and grain. Light to medium bodied with medium carbonation. Quite perfumey... Insanely phenolic and estery. Ugh.


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