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RATINGS: 739   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   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


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
arondee (589) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 2, 2011
Pours a cloudy yellow color with a medium white head. Aromas are orange peels and lemon. The taste is fantastic, a perfect balance of orange, lemon, and spices. Better than hoegaarden, probably the best white Iíve ever had.

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

4.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Squizzle (167) - Idaho, USA - JAN 25, 2014
This is really, really good beer! Light and fruity with a nice presentation. Had it at grandmas funeral.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TXBadger (1658) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Probably one of the better witbiers on the market and Iím glad it now comes in 6-pks. Pours a cloudy golden color with white head. Plenty of spice on the nose, coriander, raw wheat, and some sweet tones; follows onto the palate. Finishes with wheat tones.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerdedDave (629) - - JUL 20, 2014
pale color; orangy, lemony citrus aroma; a very refreshing beer; a well balanced wheat beer with a nice spicy coriander-citrus flavor; the lemongrass gives it a nice, subtle lemony flavor

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
77ships (4549) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2013
Thanks to Travlr for sharing this one. 75 cl. bottle sampled. Quite curious & have been for a long time to try DFH. This is witbier made with dried orange slices, fresh cut lemongrass and some coriander so not too far from the original definition of the style safe for perhaps the lemongrass. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Smells of sweet fluffy wheat, herbs, coriander, bitter herbs, lemon and sweet floral. Taste is soft fluffy wheat, fluffy, airy, lemongrass, lemon, soft yeast & fruits, floral with some bitter herbs, some citrus, spices in the back. Lovely fitting higher carb. airy Ė quite a fine witbeer. One of the finer ones I have had. Does feel a bit lacking because with all the back-story, interesting ingredient etc. you get a bit more pumped up & expect more. Without that, I would be less interested in trying this but more exited afterwards. Still lovely.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DoublEE (783) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - AUG 7, 2013
The taste is nothing short of amazing. Loads of orange is definitely there, with heaps of coriander as well. Just a very flavorful wit all around. This is how you do it. The slightly grainy wheat shows up just after, along with a small zing at the back which Iíll assume is the lemongrass. Perhaps the best wit I have ever had, and thatís saying something when itís considered that this is one of my very favorite styles.

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
kateathens (5) - - DEC 22, 2013 does not count
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2013 Probably my favorite craft beer to date. Didnít have a heavy after taste like most beers, and was very refreshing! Would highly recommend.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
pooterduude (1) - Indiana, USA - NOV 7, 2014 does not count
UPDATED: NOV 14, 2014 I found this beer to be exceptional. It is a Wit but of lighter fare than some Belgian Offerings. Extremely refreshing. Though the orange isnít distinct, the corriander, lemon grass are distinct and apparent. The black pepper serves to highten the impression of the CO2 on the tongue by leaving a lingering bit of heat. I give high scores due to the drinkability and the unique lemon grass twist. A total Summer Beer that you can drink all day long.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MattOnBass (9) - Newport News, Alabama, USA - JAN 31, 2015 does not count
This is an incredibly subtle beer. As a result it is very pleasant and approachable. Balance is perfect or near-perfect.


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