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Brewed by Driftwood Brewery (Canada)
Style: Witbier
Victoria, Canada
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A traditional Belgian-style Wit. Subtle malt is balanced with the floral flavors of coriander and Curaçao orange peel from the West Indies.


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3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
delomixal (12) - - JAN 14, 2013
The wheat is all over the place in this beer.Coriander domintes aroma and taste and orange is well hidden. The head is good but i expected itto last a litle more.A lot of wheat flavor too but still a refreshing beer


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GraffitiVandal (149) - Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 24, 2015
ENG: 650ml bottle from Liquor Mart in Winnipeg, poured into the tulip. Straw, opalescent color and white, dissipating head. Aromas are very subtle, a bit clovy, a bit yeasty, a bit citrusy and a bit hoppy. There is some orange but hidden. Well balanced but could be more intense. Tastes lemony, with clovy finish and lemony-bitter aftertaste. Medium carbonation, low body. Some kind of oily feeling. Overall a bit too subtle flavors, but balanced, very refreshing.

PL: Butelka 650ml kupiona w Liquor Mart w Winnipeg, przelana do tulipa. Barwa słomkowa, mocno opalizująca, piana jasna, zanikająca. Aromaty dość delikatne, nieco goździkowe, nieco drożdżowe, nieco cytrusowe i chmielowe. W tle ukryta jest pomarańcza. Fajnie to wszystko zbalansowane, ale wg. mnie mogło by być intensywniej. W smaku cytrynowe, z goździkowym zakończeniem i cytrynowo-goryczkowym posmakiem. Średnie nasycenie, niskie, nieco oleiste odczucie w ustach. Podsumowując nieco zbyt delikatne, ale fajnie zbalansowane, bardzo orzeźwiające.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ljthiessen (726) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle. Hazy, light pale yellow pour with a white head. Some soft citrus, a little yeast and bread, bubblegum. Pretty dry, nicely balanced. Quite a nice wit.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
markschiedon (360) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2015
Drinking from a 650 cl bottle. Nice citrus aroma, hints of oranges, wheat, tropical fruits. The unclear pale yellow beer has a medium white head. In the taste also tropical fruits, grainy as you would expect, witbier as you always would want it to be. High carbonated.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cfrancis (2699) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 6, 2015
Pours light yellow with a small white wisp. Aroma is orange, corriander and yeast. Taste is again orange peel, coriander light wheat and yeast.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (2346) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUN 6, 2015
A nice Flavourful Belgian wit. Aromas of belgian yeast and citrus. Nice punchy flavours..Sweet Belgian yeast, bitter and juicy citrus. Yum.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
AgentAle (1078) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 31, 2015
Aroma is light grains, citrus, and clove. Taste is pale grains and honey , finishes with slight bitterness. Appearance is a cloudy gold body with a thin pearl head that retains fairly poorly. Pretty disappointing, nothing of particular significance here.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Minderbinder (2595) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle 650ml. Pours hazy blond with medium-high white head. Nice lacing. Aroma is of orange peel, citrus, coriander. Taste is of orange peel, citrus, coriander. Palate: Light body. Medium carbonation. Overall: Good, classic. Nice citrus.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (3903) - Quebec, CANADA - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle (650 ml). From Canbif box, thanks Paul! Split 2-ways with Minderbinder.

Appearance: Hazy yellow with a small white head and little lacing.

Aroma: Spices forward (mostly coriander) along citrus/orange notes, floral presence, wheat... rather soft.

Taste: Moderately spicy (coriander again) with floral notes, citrus, wheat, light acidity and hints of soap.

Palate: Light to medium body. Medium carbonation. Coriander finish. Light but nice citrus and acidity kick at the end.

Overall: Soft and easy drinking (thanks to the light acidic presence). A tad too much coriander for my liking. Decent.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
blackmetal (179) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 4, 2015
mild citrus and wheaty taste. Worst part is it considers itself a Belgian Wit, which evokes an expectation it should be sharper.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pintbypint (2941) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 2, 2015
650ml brown bottle. Cloudy, pale yellow. Small creamy white cap with light lacing. Aroma - wheat, yeast, soft citrus. Taste - wheat, yeast, citrus. Dry, creamy body. Pretty simple wit, flavours are a bit thin, but drinkable.


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