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Jacobsen Bramley Wit

Formerly brewed at Husbryggeriet Jacobsen (Carlsberg)
Style: Witbier
Valby, Denmark
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap


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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Unfiltered; bottle.
Ingredients: Barley malt; wheat; apple juice; oats; orange peel; corriander; hops.
Bramley Wit is brewed according to Belgian wheat beer traditions, with a northern touch of Bramley apples. The appearance is slightly cloudy with a creamy head. The flavour contains coriander, cloves, apples, as well as hints of oranges. The taste is refreshing and slightly acidic with a low bitterness. Enjoy at 5-7 degrees Centigrade.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Grumbo (1507) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2016
Catching up on my Danish ratings ahead of a visit. Had this one some years ago, a 750ml bottle from one of the big supermarkets in uk. Poured a hazy dark yellow colour with a soon dissipating white head. Aroma of citrus, orange and wheat. Medium sweetness and bitterness, light sourness. I quite enjoyed this at the time and had a few bottles before they stopped stocking it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RexTalionis (3521) - FINLAND - MAY 27, 2013
Bottled. Pours hazy golden in color with a whitish head. A bit of spices and wheat in aroma, some yeasty notes too. Quite fruity with some hints of spices in taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (8081) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 21, 2013
75 cl bottle (4,6%) @ Nurmo. Rated on 30.12.2008
Aroma has soapy citrus, some coriander and orange peel. Flavour has lots of soapy citrus, orange peel, some coriander and apple juice. Watery palate. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olio (9368) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 14, 2012
75 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20090801.
Pours golden color with small head. Aroma of grass, yeast and some hops. Flavor of wheat, hay, yeast and spices.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BlackHaddock (6375) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2012
Brown 75cl bottle, best before 22 Dec 2007, drank in the company of Chad (AWolfAtTheDoor), my first ever BA houseguest. The beer was almost 2 weeks ’out of date’. I poured the beer in one go, but into three glasses, the beer getting cloudier with each glass, the third glass getting all the sediment from the bottle base, I took that glass. My Corsendonk tulip glass had a pale lemon/yellow heavily clouded beer with a very small white head that left straight away, as it did on the other two glasses I had poured. The aroma was all apple and yeast, my wife thought I had given her a cider until she had a sip. As the beer warmed a sweeter toffee apple smell took over from the cooking apple style smell at the begining. The beer was lively, spritzy and tangy. The flavours were of lemon and grapefruit, refreshing more than tart or cheek suckingly sour. There was some staying power within the mouthfeel and nothing nasty turned up to ruin the aftertaste. Not bad at all, different but not a bad beer. A hot summers day drink, not an English dark winters evening beer, which is when I tried it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - DEC 28, 2011
Hazy golden color with an medium sized white head. Aroma of lemons. Taste is sweet and fruity.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Psytron (1946) - Turku, FINLAND - AUG 1, 2011
The "sex in a canoe" version of witbier. Avoid. (This beer rating was imported from FB and unfortunately lacks any further comments.)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (10441) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2011
Bottle @ Home. Pours light golden with a nice sized white head. Aroma of wheat, lemon, apples. Taste is wheat, green apples, lemon, light spices. Thin to medium body, lively carbonation. 170310

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (17798) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2011
Unclear pale yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, wheaty, apples and spicy - coriander. Flavor is medium sweet and light sour (apples). Dry and light acidic finish. 050206

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (7700) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 25, 2010
330 ml bottle @ home. Rated @ 24.9.2009.
Pours a slightly hazy yellow colour. Witbier-like on the nose with citrus, wheat and mild spices. Same elements on the flavour too where the citrus comes through a bit more. Notes of flowers. Light bodied, watery mouthfeel and decent carbonation. Refreshing.

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