Fin (8428) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from El Corte Ingles, Bilbao. Had this at Mundaka campsite, Basque Country, Northern Spain sat outside Frank (camper) 06.07.11 Pours hazy mellow gold, mid carbonation, softish in the mouth. Lightly malty with some light creamy vanilla and creaminess. Not bad. A6 A3 T7 P4 Ov13 3.3
maledictum (726) - Pyongyang, NORTH KOREA - JUL 10, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pale golden beer with a yeasty and bitter aroma. The flavour is bubble gum and dry. Overall a nice witbier.
tderoeck (6491) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 2, 2011
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
28/06/2011 75cl bottle @ home - BB: 9/2011 (2011-285)
Pretty cloudy yellow beer, small white head with fine bubbles but not creamy, dissipates fast, non adhesive. Aroma: very malty, sweet, yeast, rotten fruits. MF: little carbon, light to medium body. Taste: citrus and coriander, little hop bitterness but pretty watery. Aftertaste: more citrus, a bit stale. Meh. Wasn’t impressed the first time (about a year ago), still am not impressed now. Especially when you know they try to imitate a witbier.
eczematic (1322) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - JUL 2, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
A better spanish attempt at a Belgian than the last one I had, I mean at least I can tell what this is trying to be. A sweet bland wheat-malty (not raw wheaty) and faintly perfumey beer with a soapy handcream aftertaste, very minimal phenolics. Head fizzles which is certainly a minus in a wit, perhaps because it was bizarrely served in a wine glass only half full like wine in this tapas bar in barca.
bergstaden (1719) - Røros, NORWAY - JUN 30, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
golden with a white head - malt withsome discrete wheat nad belgian yeast in the back - taste is of good malt and some belgian yeast and some citrus in the background, that lingers forsome time - this tasted quite ok and it was refreshing
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 19, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Curate in Asheville. Pour isn’t anything exciting, dark golden with a fizzy white head. Nose is nice; wheaty and herbal, with curaçao and some citrus. Tastes like an average wheat but with wit notes. Unobtrusive paired with food, which is perhaps the point. The food was great, which perhaps raises my estimation of the beer. Soft palate, reminiscent of champagne at times. I wouldn’t buy this again.
thepegjett (1260) - Cambridge (via Winnipeg), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A - Bubblegum, citrus and banana peel
A - Golden and slightly hazy
T - Sweet with sour citrus
P - Soft and thin
O - A nice white
ComradeK (1071) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - JUN 17, 2011
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
750ml bottle. Pours a hazy pale gold, with a loose and rapidly fading white head. My first thought on the aroma is that smells very similar to gin, which is no bad thing in my book. There are also some coriander notes apparent. It is properly zesty to start, with orange peel and coriander prominent. This is all very good, but sadly it is at this point that the bizarre addition of licquorice makes itself felt, smothering all other flavour right through to the finish. I have wanted to try this beer since its release, but I must admit it is a bit disappointing. Ferran Adria does some very odd things to food, and he has now done something equally odd to an otherwise quite pleasant witbier.
Stefano (1901) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2011
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Hazy golden colour with a white head. Spicy wheat aroma with some citric notes. The taste has grainy/lager like notes with some wheat and light spicy notes.
WISEGUY572 (1377) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pretty pleasant to drink, but AMAZING hype on the label, the pamphlet attached to the neck of the bottle, even the shape of the model. Penalized slightly for the hype and for the price. But otherwise an innocuous Belgian white.