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Brewed by Kleinbrouwerij De Glazen Toren
Style: Witbier
Erpe-Mere, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 312   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Strong "double" white, brewed with barley and wheat malts, oats and buckwheat.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patdelichte (53) - - MAY 18, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 15, 2015 Great beer. Bit strong for a white beer but a great aroma and perfect beer for a sunny day

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosbouw (1893) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2015
Heldere citroengele kleur met een matige kraag. Ruikt fruitig, zurig, champagne. Smaakt vanille, stro, citrus.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Minderbinder (2603) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 4, 2015
Bottle 750ml. Pours slightly hazy golden with low white head. Some lacing. Aroma is of spices, coriander. Taste is of perfume, flowers, some bitterness, soap. Palate: Medium body. Soft-medium carbonation. Overall: Good. Just slightly soapy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tom10101 (3906) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 30, 2015
Bottle (750 ml). Split 2-ways with JulienHuxley.

Appearance: Slightly hazy bright golden with a medium fully lasting white head and some lacing.

Aroma: Quite yeasty with banana, moderate spiciness, peppery notes, floral and quite fruity as well.

Taste: Yeasty, banana, moderate spiciness (coriander, peppery notes) and a touch of alcohol,

Palate: Medium body. Medium carbonation. Moderately dry. Spicy finish.

Overall: Quite heavy for a Wit but still well balanced and decent drinkability. Interesting.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JulienHuxley (4246) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - APR 30, 2015
Bottle. Pale gold pour with light haze, persistent white head. Aroma is fruity, light banana, yeasty, spicy notes. Taste is sweet, banana, estery notes, yeasty, light coriander. Palate is med bodied with med-light carbonation. Decent, fine example of the style.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (2392) - Odense S, DENMARK - APR 28, 2015
Bottle. Hazy yellow body with a medium white head. Floral, light yeast, citrus, light alcohol. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mathieuc (2191) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 25, 2015
Pours an almost clear golden but there is still a really light haziness (I wouldn’t comment on it usually but this is a "double white" after all) and a medium white head that leaves some lacing. Nose is of coriander and some floral and peppery alcohol. Taste is dry and lemony with a light wheat tartness to it. Some oranges as well and some alcohol. Body is light to medium and carbonation medium to high. Overall an interesting concoction that doesn’t exactly ring with me in the end. I mean, it is well crafted but I don’t see how or when I would drink something like that again. Maybe I’m a purist but I believe witbiers should be less than or equal to 5% ABV as saisons should never be more than 8% and that there shouldn’t be such a thing as a "triple ESB" and whatnot.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
prawlie (1283) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2015
Lightly hazy orange-yellow with good bubbly head. Fine fruity nose with lemon and grapefruit notes. Bitter, toffee, dry finish. Very tasty witbier, recommended.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wim (3094) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JAN 9, 2015
along with Yves at my home 0.75L bottle white gold blond colored sparkling body with a white head and a spicy citrus hop aroma a spicy fruity hop sweet bitter taste with a bitter finish

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (5796) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle from Systembolaget, bought in April 2012. Clear golden with a large white head. Mild aroma of spices, grass, citrus and some yeast. Similar taste. Also some notes of alcohol and something that reminded of marzipan. Still quite refreshing despite the old bottle that I did forgot in the cellar.


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