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


on tap

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RATINGS: 428   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

tanazuka's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tanazuka (23) - - JUL 11, 2013
Tried a 25cl bottle. Good color but less foam. Thin aroma and thin taste. Palate is not strong. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PlutonowyMan (179) - POLAND - SEP 28, 2015
Kolor: jasno ?ó?ty, s?omkowy, m?tny. Pod spor?, bia?? pian? widoczna m?tna zawiesina, leniwie opadaj?ca w dó?. Aromat jest wybitnie s?aby, tak naprawd? czu? tylko pszenic?, dopiero w czasie konsumpcji do nozdrzy dociera delikatny zapach skórki cytrynowej. Smak: tutaj podobnie jak w aromacie, przede wszystkim pszenica i dopiero "g??biej" bardzo delikatnie skórka cytrynowa z charakterystyczn? oleisto?ci?. Goryczka minimalna, cytrusowa. Wysycenie ?rednie bardzo fajne. Alkohol niewyczuwalny. Piwo bardzo przyjemne, cho? mo?e zaskakiwa? delikatno?? aromatu i smaku. Jako piwo orze?wiaj?ce sprawdza si? idealnie. Co mnie zaskoczy?o to konsystencja, kremowa, pe?na i g?sta.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ronaldtheriot (1573) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Celis White has a thick, white head, a murky, yellow appearance, lots of powdery sediment throughout, and thin lacing left on the glass. Once the caked sediment is swished and poured in, this beer clouds up, considerably. The aroma is of sweet, white bread, coriander, banana, and other spices. Taste is of those elements, with bubble gum and low bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Celis White finishes dry and easy going. RJT

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (2373) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2015
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle, bottled on December 23, 2014 poured into a glass. Hazy pale golden with small white head. Aroma is esters and light coriander, medium body, low carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is esters and some coriander. A little past its prime, but just okay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zlotta (448) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - SEP 4, 2015
0.25 l bottle from Drankenservice Francoise, bottled in june 2015. Hazy, straw yellow with a thin, creamy, almost stable, white head. Intense, fruity-spicy aroma of peach, banana, coriander, vanillin and orange sticks. Sweetish, fruity-spicy taste of peach, banana, orange sticks, vanillin and coriander, followed by a minimally sourish, little bitter, smooth and yeasty finish. Thin to medium body, very smooth mouthfeel, average carbonation. Very aromatic although a bit artificial. Rather unique, but definitely in my favour. Nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DwarfeD (1794) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - SEP 2, 2015
25cl bottle at home. Hazy yellow with a medium white soapy head. Light to medium body with moderate carbonation. Quite sweet with a light bitter taste. Citrus, wheat, orange peel and yeast. An ok witbier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rouhlas (1482) - GREECE - AUG 31, 2015
330ml bottle. Light hazy golden color with white head. Yeasty and malty aroma, spicy, citrusy fruity, bready. Sweet and light bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft to average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (4351) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 27, 2015
6/2/2007 12:42:31 PM Bottle at home. A nice witbier. This is a style I am getting to like more and more. Colour is creamy yellow. Quite citrusy. Could detect pineapple too. Refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
willisread (1097) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 15, 2015
Tap at The Griffon in Shinjuku. Hazy light gold with a nice tight fluffy white head. Aromas of yeast, pepper, lemon zest and light orange pith. Taste is pretty similar...some cardamom and nutmeg as well maybe. Nice peppery and spicy finish. A classic wit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gaultier (1041) - SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2015
Beer tasting @ fillepolo 8/8-15. Bottle from Belgoklubben. Wheaty, yeasty and spicy with notes of citrus. Body is medium, dry finish with some spicy notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fillepolo (143) - SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2015
Bottle from belgoklubben. Yeasty notes in both aroma and taste. Some citrusy notes. Oily texture medium body

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