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RATINGS: 667   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   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


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1200) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - DEC 15, 2012
One finger of head. A cloudy banana colored body. Smell of orange, honey, lemon and coriander. Nice and balanced. Taste is mild overall. Some sweetness with a good lemon bitterness. Good, but mild. Smooth texture, low carbonation and light body. Tasty and interesting, but not really a daily (or monthly) drinker for me.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gripweed57 (679) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - SEP 11, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Hazy light gold color. Small fluffy white head. Aroma is slightly citrus with notes of hay and white peppercorns. Flavor is light dryish wheat malt with a touch of coriander and citrus hops. Light bodied and refreshing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
McBeastie (9) - Florida, USA - SEP 10, 2014 does not count
Citrus and lemongrass aromas were inviting. Maybe it was my glass, but the thin white head dissipated quickly and left no lacing. Left it looking like a hazy white wine. Thin mouthfeel with a light body and lively carbonation. Slightly sour on the short finish. Great session beer that would go great with mussels.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gerbeer (1775) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 9, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours a very slightly hazy yellow with light head. Aromas of lemongrass, perfume, and honey, with additional hard to define floral notes. Flavors of coriander, citrus, and light candied fruit. Very quenching. At 4.8% I could drink this all day.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bwa5879 (655) - Portage, Michigan, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Clear straw pour lighter than apple juice with a haze of thin white head on top and a copious amount rising from the bottom. Soapy belgian yeast aroma, sweet wheat coriander, along with sour rubberiness (pale malts?), and white grape juice. Lively carbonation, mouthfeel resppectable but on the thin side, crisp but slightly dull finish. Wheat and belgian yeast flavor, cirus rind is more dull than the coriander but the soapy qualities are in the forefront, wheatiness dulls the finish. Alright but a little too wheaty.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Aholmb1 (93) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Appearance: translucent yellow color, really nice white foamy head about two inches and stays in tact for a long time, nice lacing on glass Aroma: orange, citrusy, coriander Taste: citrusy, orange, Palette: slight bitterness at the end, light body Overall: this is a very refreshing beer, great session beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
airrick2003 (477) - Louisiana, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Appearance: light gold to yellow color, slight haze, pours with a huge white head, takes a while to pour this beer down Aroma: bread, yeast, lemon, banana, pretty aromatic, smells delicious, perhaps some funk Taste: bread, very pale malt, has a very light bitter aftertaste towards the end, more bland than I was expecting Palate: light mouthfeel, minimal aftertaste, frothy, lively carbonation Overall: pretty good but I have to say I was expecting better, like a good very easy drinking hefeweizen with less flavor ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rperez (134) - Florida, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Great Belgian beer! Complex but very easy to drink, great for hot summer days and to drink a few ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GuillaumeB (2) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 30, 2014 does not count
Bottle. Excellent session beer, very well balanced and subtle. Extra high drinkability. Would like to taste it on draft.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerathon (1159) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Fantastic Wit, exactly what I modeled my homebrew Wit after. The bitter orange is perfect along with the subtle coriander spice notes. The lingering Belgian yeast is nice.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
berkshirejohn (4525) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
12oz bottle from Wegman’s, West Seneca, NY. A hazy pale amber pour with a thin white head; rather subdued aroma; but much fuller flavour, with concentrated orange, yeast and coriander; and a dry floury finish. Not quite a typical Witbier, but a close approximation.


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