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RATINGS: 756   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A Belgian-style White made with dried organic orange slices, fresh cut lemongrass and a bit of coriander. This beer will be a great summer quencher.

Namaste was brewed with Leo from Birra del Borgo in Italy as a tribute to our friends at 3 Fonteinen brewery in Belgium, who recently had devastating production loss (1/3 of their annual production!) at their brewery


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 25, 2012
A - Pours a clear golden-yellow with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down fairly slowly leaving behind some good lace. S - Aroma is full of citrus, orange, and lemon, with some lemongrass, wheat, coriander and other spices, and some wheat. T - Starts off with some light tart lemon zest, alongside some orange and other citrus flavors and some lemongrass. Through the middle, some wheat comes through alongside some Belgian yeast, coriander, and other spices. The finish is a mix of orange, lemongrass, coriander, and wheat. M - Medium-light bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a dry, lightly tart and spicy finish. D - Very drinkable. Very crisp and refreshing as well. Good mix of being light but full of flavor. Really like the lemongrass and orange flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
yesyouam (1016) - Fairport, New York, USA - MAY 25, 2012
Dogfish Head Namaste is a cloudy, pale yellow beer with small particles in it. Itís topped with a fluffy, bubbly head that has great retention and lacing. It has an overpowering lemongrass aroma. Thereís a little trace of orange peel and a hint of something beer-like-- maybe wheat. Itís light bodied and velvety smooth with a clean, dry finish. Itís lightly flavored. Itís sort of like lemongrass tea meets a Wit. Thereís not really any bitterness to speak of. Itís perhaps a touch sweet. There isnít much aftertaste. I feel like I would enjoy this much more if I was sipping it outside in some hot weather. Itís really mellow and incredibly inoffensive.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Hokeman07 (15) - Roanoke, Virginia, USA - MAY 21, 2012
All the levels of what I think should be in a Belgian wheat comes through and is delicious ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (4100) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 20, 2012
Tap. Pours cloudy yellow with average, creamy white head; short retention and some lacing. Aroma is citrus fruit, straw malt, yeast, grassy hops, and lemon. Flavor is balanced sweet malt and citrus fruit esters wig faint hops; sweet finish. Light body, medium carbonation, and low warmth.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mvcramer (243) - Lexington, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 20, 2012
Liked it, didnít love it. Big fan of everything Calagione does, but this one was fairly non-descript. There are better wits out there, but this one will do the job if it is available.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leafs93 (1820) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 13, 2012
Pours hazy gold with a white head. Aroma of citrus coriander and wheat. Taste is sweet with a tart finish. Light and airy mouth feel. Solid and thanks to Chalsk for this one.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nate (3806) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 12, 2012
On tap at the Knick. Light citrus and coriander notes. Carbonic acidity and some tartness. Wheat notes, with bubblegum. Hazy light golden amber with thin white head. Medium-light body with vigorous carbonation and fizzy burn in the throat. Starts fairly dry, with wheat, orange peel, light spice and carbonic tang. Lemongrass finish with bubblegum and light bitterness. Smooth wheat after.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jimhilt (2451) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 12, 2012
Pours a five+ finger white head that fades slowly leaving some lace. Hazy straw color. Strong carbonation and light-medium bodied. Orange and lemon grass nose and flavor is orange, lemon grass some tartness. Good Summer drink. $10.99 for a 750ml bottle from Julioís Liquors Westborough, Ma.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rollinsr (413) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - MAY 9, 2012
Pours hazy yellow with some white head. Very nice and refreshing aroma typical of a good witbier but with a bit of a Dogfish Head twist that separates it from other wheats (I believe it is due to the lemongrass and crystallized orange wedges instead of simply orange peel). Taste is very similar to what is advertised in the aroma. Nice citrus taste with some spices including coriander and of course the wheat flavor. One of the few good sessionable beers you will find from Dogfish Head.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
popkow (296) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 30, 2012
Pours a hazy glowing golden liquid with a large immaculate white head. Smells of citrus, coriander, and grass. Tastes slightly bitter with a thin body. Nice crisp finish and ends with a bitter taste.


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