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Gruut Belgian Wit Bier

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Brewed by Gentse Stadsbrouwerij
Style: Witbier
Gent, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zlotta (2158) - Hagen, GERMANY - SEP 4, 2016
Sampled from tap at the brewpub. Hazy, pale yellow with a slightly creamy, almost stable, white head. Sweetish, a little sourish, moderately fruity and slightly spicy aroma of lemon zest, coriander, some banana and a touch of clove. Sweetish, slightly sourish, fruity and a bit spicy taste of lemon zest, coriander, some banana and hints of cloves, followed by a short, slightly bitter, a bit tart and minimally yeasty-spicy finish. Thin to medium body, smooth, slightly effervescent and minimally astringent mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Nice Wit!

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TEJA (2420) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2016
Bottle @ Thomas W. thanks. Lasting but small white head. Very clowdy yellow color. Fine aroma of fresh cut dandelions. Typical belgian Witt taste and no sweetness. Refreshing summer beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Parmenion777 (143) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 19, 2016 Pours a hazy pale yellow with a large frothy white head. A light aroma; some wheat, apple peel and slightly yeasty. A light body; a bit watery and light on flavour; some sweetness, grass and light dry bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
diabel (1680) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - APR 9, 2016
Hazy yellow body with white creamy head. Good lace. Lightly citric aroma. Lightly bitter flavour. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hawanna (3072) - Freising, GERMANY - FEB 21, 2016
0,33 l bottle pale, cloudy, frothy, white foam, cereal, barnyard, citrus, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, light body, thin feel, average carbonation,

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wim (3664) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JAN 31, 2016
At Home white gold blond colored body with a white head and with a spicy yeast herby citrus hop aroma a spicy yeast herby hops sweet taste with a sweet slightly bitter finish

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beer5000 (5901) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 2, 2016
330 ml bottle. Hazy pale golden/yellow body with a big white head. Light, very weak spicy aroma. Flavor is light and mild ad well, wheat, grain, yeast and spicy. A bit watery body and short in aftertaste. Plain and simple wheat beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SHIG (4670) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Bottle: Poured a hazy milky yellow with a fluffy white head. Aroma is wheat and bit pungent citrus fruit. Taste is a tart wheat that lingers on the tongue.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gorm (1899) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 22, 2015
Lys strågul farve med lyst skum. Lukt av hvete, gress og sitrus. Smak av hvete, gress, sitrus og banan. Fruktig og godt karbonert. Vinmonopolet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
LazyPyro (570) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2015
33cl bottle. Pours a hazy straw yellow colour with a small but long lasting creamy white head. Aroma is a little weak, just some citrus and wheat. Flavour is a bit bland, citrus and wheat again, couldn’t detect any spices one would expect. Not unpleasant but disappointing for a witbier.


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