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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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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.


2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martjoobolut (705) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 15, 2014
0,33L bottle, BB 02.04.15. Pours hazy pale golden with white head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is sweet, fruits, and wheat. Taste is similar to the nose. Overall: ok wheat.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdwinLitzau (320) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 8, 2014
Bleke goudkleur, ietsje wit schuim. Ruikt erg lekker, moutig, sinaasappel, kaas. Smaakt apart, geen zoet, geen bitter. Wel wat veel koolzuur, maar lekker biertje.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hansen (6602) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2014
Yellow coloured and unclear. Has a white head, lasting. Sweet aroma, faint orange and perhaps coriander. Thyme? Flavor is light sweet, light bread, hardly any bitterness. Creamy texture, bogmyrtle?

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (4622) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2014
Gentse stadsbrouwerij ;light coriander and bog myrtle aroma,pale, hazy, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light fresh and nice spicy finish (no hop)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10530) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle. Creamy white excellent fully lasting head. Yellow colour. Light malty and hoppy and moderate yeasty aroma. Some citrus notes. Mopderate bitter flavor. Average light bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
degbert (1115) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours a very pale yellow with a high, white, shaving-cream head and considerable haze and lace. Nose is a clove-studded orange -- no, really, it’s one of those pomander things. Really nice. Clean and spicy on the tongue, with more orange-clove followed up by a honey or dark agave sweetness. Really enjoyable, and I’m not the biggest fan of the style.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (837) - USA - MAR 10, 2014
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. Cloudy wheat beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (7382) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 3, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes goldgelbes Bier mit ordentlichem Schaum. Geruch leicht hefig, leicht fruchtig, Gewürze. Geschmack hefig würzig, leicht fruchtig.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
EddyBeer1 (876) - Brussels, BELGIUM - FEB 6, 2014
Jaune trouble, effervescence forte, col blanc moyen persistant. Céréales bien présentes mais le citronné et la coriandre propres au genre semblent en telle petite quantité qu’elles semblent faire défaut, quasi pas d’amertume mais un certain corps.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scrapersnbeer (1481) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Light floral, orange and spice. Very pale cloudy yellow, as ’white’ a beer as there is. Light sweetness, but most noticeable is the zesty citrus aftertaste. Very soft body, exceedingly drinkable. A very light handed approach to the wit style.


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