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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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This Belgian White Ale combines a complex malt character with sweet orange peel, coriander and a secret spice. Challenge your taste buds and see if you can guess our secret spice. The end result is a crisp refreshing wheat beer that can be enjoyed all year long.
O.G. 13.5


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (3075) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 11, 2014
Bottle: Pours hazy, light yellow with a small white head. Mild, orange malt, spicy lemon, wheat aroma. Taste is sweet/tart lemon/orange, coriander, Belgian yeast.... Very nice...crisp and refreshing.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
LetsGoState (563) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Aroma is a nice blend of spices. Taste is very similar to Hoegaarden with lots of spice and sweetness, but just a step behind. Overall very refreshing, but not the best.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainBoosh (23) - - FEB 28, 2014
Draft pour into hefeweizen glass. Opaque golden color, definite wheat appearance. Scant white head. Light citrusy aroma, hint of bananas. Tastes citrusy with a somewhat sweet finish and no hops. Light to medium mouth feel. Overall a very drinkable beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (1507) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Refrigerated 12 oz. brown bottle poured into a wizened glass. Pours cloudy bright golden with small white head. Coriander aroma, medium body, medium carbonation, and very little lacing. Taste is coriander, some orange peel, and clove. Pretty good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (4681) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy yellow gold body under a one inch frothy white head that had pretty nice retention. The nose is pretty decent, fairly restrained on the spicing, but clearly defined orange peel and coriander. I think the ’secret spice’ in here may be grains of paradise, but not 100% clear. Lots of wheat and a nice yeastiness throughout. The flavor is pretty well balanced between the wheat malt and the spicing. I like that the spices aren’t over done. Lingering coriander and yeast on the finish. Light bodied with a nice soft texture from the yeastiness and soft gentle carbonation. Pretty good Witbier, a lesser seen style I think.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5329) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 16, 2014
sample at Food Bank bottle share. decent wit, medium to lighter bodied. lemon, coriander, light pepper. decent wit

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leafs93 (1603) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2013
In the 9th day of Christmas 2013...Pours cloudy good with a fluffy white. Aroma is citrus, grass and yeast. Taste is sweet with muted tartness and a hint of spiciness. Light bodied with some stickiness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DialSquare (2306) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 2, 2013
12oz pour from Andersons in Sylvania. Murky yellow pour with thin white head that disappears quickly. Aroma is citrus, spice and yeast. Tastes are coriander, wheat, and sweet orange, yeast. 6.6

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigrond (1443) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2013
This beer is good. Looks like its going to be a little thin. Aroma is decent. Poured with zero head. But the taste is reminiscent of hoegaarden. If you like wits, you’ll like this.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
keanex (1288) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Best by January 2014.
Appearance: The body is milky hazy with a burnished straw color. The head is short but dense, settling into a white coating with a small ring.
Aroma: The aroma has hints of sulfur with a typical straw, lemon, orange blend found in most wits, very mild coriander and a hint of banana.
Taste: The intro is crisp with a light straw and lemon flavor, it continues with a light coriander and pepper flavor that tingles the tongue. There’s then a mild star anise presence on the finish, either that or ginger? It’s hard to tell because it’s not too prominent, but I like this until the finish.
Palate: Light and crisp with a creamy texture.
Overall: This is a decent wit, but the finish really ruins this for me. I feel that whatever they added is a bit too expressive and it would be a bit better if they toned it down.


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