Brewed by Grand Ridge Brewing Co.
Style: Witbier
Mirboo North. Vic., Australia
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap


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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Classic Belgian style Blonde Wheat Beer. It is bottle conditioned and naturally cloudy using Australia's premium barley, wheat and coriander. Hints of luscious citrus seep through what is believed to be Australia's most delicious blonde head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - OCT 25, 2003
Pours very cloudy yellow, with large chunks of yeast. Medium short lasted white head. Yeasty grainy aroma with a hint of banana and citrus. Thin watery mouthfeel. Sweet grainy flavour with a slightly tart finish. Subtle lemon-like citrus notes in flavour too. Not bad stuff, a little bland overall though. And the huge chunks of yeast were a tad offputting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bluevegie (3066) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 10, 2003
Cloudy orangey straw colour with small floating particles, banana and orange peel aroma, taste is ok but not a lot there.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
winkle (476) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - SEP 26, 2003
Hummm, my notes from the Brisbane Festival of Beers simply says "Good", must have been late in the day. I can recall it as a fair attempt at a Belgian White though.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maestro (36) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 25, 2003
This not a bad beer but in the style of Grand Ridge, can be hit and miss. This is a lovely light, belgian wit style with some lovely wheat notes and the tast of clean malt. Can be great.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Sully (1377) - Potts Point, New South Wales, AUSTRALIA - JUL 11, 2003
Slight Belgian wit type nose but not too prominent. Quite dark on the pour with an orange rather than pale colour. Quite acidic and small amount of the coriander and orange peel noted. Too fizzy as well, but to be fair this is being tasted in winter. It may be much better on a hot summer's day so I will revisit this then.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Linc (739) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 4, 2003
UPDATED: DEC 3, 2005 Some lemon, coriander and bubblegum in the aroma. Mild, mainly (wheat) malt driven palate with a slightly zesty finish. Nicely rounded, smooth, malty mouthfeel. Could handle a bit more carbonation and more agressive wheat characteristics.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
eczematic (1321) - Adelaide, AUSTRALIA - JUL 1, 2003
like kaya says, tastes like a cross between a german and a belgian wit. super wheaty, grainy, tart flavour, with only a hint of coriander. very lemony - like melted down lemon icecream. touch of banana too. original and tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (20718) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 26, 2003
Bottled. Cloudy pale yellow. Orange aroma. Sweet and light bodied. Soft, stylish and refreshing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Betty (235) - Walgett, NSW, AUSTRALIA - MAY 11, 2003
I think motelpogo is dead-on with the school desk call. I also remember him mentioning something about chicken salt... I didn't like it too much, not tart, spicy or anything a wit should be -- just sort of dank.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dredd (714) - Bentleigh, AUSTRALIA - MAY 9, 2003
delightful aussie wheat beer. great aroma, great taste, what more could you want.

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