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Gruut Belgian Wit Bier

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Brewed by Gentse Stadsbrouwerij
Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Gent, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Gruut" is an ancient Flemish coin. In medieval Ghent, brewers used Gruuts to pay taxes on the richness of their brew. Gentse Stadsbrouwerij has revived this tradition with Gruut Wit Beer. Enjoy it’s natural cloudiness, golden color, and refreshing finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SimplySike (875) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2014
33cl. Bottle.
Pours hazy pale yellow with white head.
Aroma coriander, some lemon, wheat.
Taste nice fresh sweets and bitters.
Mouthfeel creamy.
Great Wit.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bozo_skeleton (502) - Grenoble, FRANCE - AUG 22, 2014
Nettement en dessous de la Troublette goûtée le même soir. Des aromes sympa d’épice et de citron mais trop mince en bouche et manquant de caractère.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (1716) - BELGIUM - AUG 20, 2014
Gruut’s witbier, with snow white, thin, creamy head and yellowish ochre blonde colour, cloudy, looking like your average white. Soft grainy and wheaty aroma, straw, lemon, coriander; fresh lemon zest and grapefruit peel in the onset, then becoming more grainy and explicitly wheaty, sourish carbonation, subtle coriander, dryish finish. Nothing out of the ordinary - I’d even dare say, another Hoegaarden clone, albeit less industrial.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (782) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - AUG 11, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2014 BOTTLE 33CL as Gentse Gruut Wit. Look: muddy pale straw, white creamy head. Aroma: tart wheat, very light fruity notes. Taste: wheat, light body, no very spicy, very little bitterness. A typical wit, minus the spices.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 9, 2014
Het enige bier van deze brouwerij dat me tegengevallen is. Een doordeweeks witbier, zonder veel smaak

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy pale yellow color with a white head. Has a fruity wheat malty spicy aroma. Fruity wheat malty flavor. Has a fruity wheat malty spicy finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
thanatosti (906) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2014
33 cl. bottle @ home, gift from Luc and Kim. Hazy pale yellow with a white head. Citrus and coriander aroma with some faint licorice notes. Taste is medium sweet and mouthfeel is slightly watery.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Filipbeer (82) - - JUL 8, 2014
Nice pale yellow color with a high turbidity. Medium head. Weak and simple aromas. Acid taste and slight body. Very simple beer and no representative for the style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MichaelAwesome (4070) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 22, 2014
Klassisches Wit mit einer netten Portion an Gewurzen, dazu Hefe und einem leicht spritzigen Ende. Durchaus nett, leicht bieder, dennoch beinahe sueffig.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McTapps (4082) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 19, 2014
Pours out of the bottle in a hazy white-yellow colour with low head and medium body. Aroma of berries and hops. Taste of mild hops, wheat, sour berries, citrus and flowers. Wheaty finish. Nice one.


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