Brewed by St. Bernardus Brouwerij
Style: Witbier
Watou, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 1344   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
This traditional witbier has been developed under supervision of the father of Hoegaarden and Celis White, master brewer Pierre Celis. This beer has been bottle-refermented, which lent it its specific taste.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
rangerred (989) - Johnson City, Tennessee, USA - JAN 27, 2013
330ml bottle into a nonic. Pours a hazy straw yellow with a huge three finger billowy white head. The fluffy head sticky around for a long time and leaves huge clumps of lacing on the sides of the glass. This is what a wit should look like. Picture perfect. The aroma just jumps out of the glass with lemon and coriander dominating. There are more subtle hints of clove, banana, and orange. There is a real sharpness to the aroma that I love. The flavor brings forth tons of coriander and more orange than was present in the aroma. Fresh baked bread along with lemon provide support along with a delicate tartness on the tip of the tongue. Perfect soft wheat character along with abundant carbonation that is perfect for the style. Overall, this is what every witbier should strive to be like. To me, this is the absolute defining beer of the style and by far the best wit I have ever had. I only wish I could get this close to where I live because I would go through cases during the summer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madnorwegian (103) - FRANCE - NOV 21, 2015
One of the best white beers I’ve had. A nice balance of sourness and fruitiness. Lots of subtle flavors. Refreshing amount of carbonation. Would def drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AGCostaNeves (71) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - NOV 15, 2015
It has a straw yellow color with cloudy body. A white foam of flimsy and low average training duration. Small bubbles. Its aroma brings a first very characteristic yeast print with citrus fruit notes and subtle. Predominant yeast flavor marks the taste in most of the tasting. It is clear the presence of well spicy notes of herbs, cloves and coriander a light at the end Bitter a light bitterness. With a high acidity mark by a very characteristic end, strong, denoting a character marked by a beer yeast. Its texture is velvety and with a medium-high carbonation in a lightweight body. Very refreshing and high drinkability. The striking presence of yeast almost steals almost entirely your taste buds, however your final show is full flavored. A few striking beer for style enthusiasts who can find it bitter, but in fact express its complexity. A Acidity a bit steep, but does not go beyond the measure. A striking and also spicy aftertaste. A beautiful representative of style!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emeister84 (1706) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 14, 2015
Aromas of coriander and zesty orange peel, some banana. Hazy straw with a mostly lasting white head. Slight initial sweetness, citrusy, with crackery malts. Light bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pitch992 (27) - SLOVENIA - NOV 14, 2015
coriander, some esters, citruses- orange, wheat. golden, hazy, white foam, quite big head, good retention. light sweetness, lightly bitter. medium body, creamy, lively, long finish, slightly sweet, slighty bitter. quite nice. the palate does not live up to the aroma though, and there is too much of orange tartnes in the taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ken1 (1436) - DENMARK - NOV 12, 2015
Aroma: Wheaty sweet and yeast. Flavour: Fruity sweet with citrus and banana and some yeast. Colour: Yellow with a white head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hedenberg (13) - SWEDEN - NOV 4, 2015
Aroma is corriander, orange and yeast. Yellow with white hade. Taste is fresh with citrus. Thin mouthfeel with high carbonatin.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
sccp1910 (106) - BRAZIL - OCT 31, 2015
Aroma e sabor cítrico. Uma cerveja bem refrescante, ótima para se tomar em grande quantidade.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
aleksander9 (951) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 30, 2015
Hazy orange with white head. Coriander, Wit-yeast, lemon and light bread. High carbonation. Sweet, balanced, fruity and spicy finish. Overall: Too high carbonation. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BRW (1669) - Barcelona, SPAIN - OCT 30, 2015
On tap at Biercab. Yellow colour with white head. Wheat, spice aroma. Sweet, wheat, spice, yeast and citric taste. Medium body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aggiebob (445) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - OCT 15, 2015
Bottle. Straw yellow in color with a white head. The aroma is bread yeast and some spiciness. The taste had some citrus - orange peal and lemon zest - and coriander. Very mellow finish.

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