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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
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 460   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Coeno (12) - Roermond, NETHERLANDS - JUL 28, 2016
nice, easy beer to drink. pretty good for a white beer. has a good natural sweetness and freshness. enjoyed it with warm weather.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Louke (22) - Swalmen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2016
Mooi witbier. Bijzondere smaak. Lekker smaakvol voor in de zomer met een zachte afdronk.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Swaroga (2024) - Gdańsk, POLAND - JUL 16, 2016
Nice snowy head. Aroma is quite intriging floral perfume. Some notes of Coriander seeds, orange peel, yeasty dough and caramel. Soft water mouth feel. The taste is horrid, watered down yeasty dough with perfume and some little grainy sweetness. Finish is oxidation.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ychvirus (23) - SOUTH KOREA - JUL 16, 2016
Just like Horgaden when I tasted the first. Lots of fruit aroma makes me feel this is tempting me to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KoNrRiI (1157) - Århus, DENMARK - JUN 13, 2016

0.25 bottle.
Cloudy, pale yellow color and a large, thick, white head. Aroma is insanely citric and spicy; bubblegum, bananas, and coriander. Sweet taste of apples, bananas, once again bubblegum, spices, citruses, and other light fruits. A medium body, an oily texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish is medium long and has this typical, witbier, sweet and sour character. Overall the beer is fine - nothing special about it but it’s a refreshing and drinkable brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nk_jht (2) - - JUN 10, 2016 does not count
Nice white head with rich aroma. Taste in general light but a lot of fruit flavour. Best for spicy hot pot.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (4584) - austin, Texas, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Wow! Lots of wood and fruit in the aroma. Pours hazy yellow with a big pure white head. I think I hated this as a kid, but then grew up. Anyway, drinking a Belgian made Celis white in Xinghe China from my hometown’s namesake is like heaven.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
luttonm (4486) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Bottle at Beerville, Belgrade. Swamp water funk aroma. Yellow-white. Sweet warm spice. Lemon, orange peel. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
k0mpsa (2395) - Tuusula, FINLAND - MAY 27, 2016
Tap at bierhouse no1, riga. Hazy light yellow color, white head. Aroma has citrus, yeasty notes, wheat. Wheat and citrus notes, yeasty notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
phfyysik (598) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAY 20, 2016
Pours yellow with white head. Aroma is bubble gum, fruits, some yeast, mango, candies, fresh creamy pie. Taste is sweet, creamy, oily, some tropical fruits, bubble cum, haribo. Quite good!


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