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John Harvards Belgian White
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Crisp and refreshing, this beer has a white haze from a special strain of Belgian yeast which is partially responsible for the spicy character in the finish. Coriander and orange was also added to the boil and conditioner to give this beer a brilliant uniqueness you won't find in any other style.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AirForceHops (2711) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Draft @ Union Station, Providence, R.I. Standard pint shows classic hazy yellow with the aroma of orange peel and wheat. Flavor is wheat and coriander with a tart orange peel. It has a light under lying sourness that does NOT blend well with the other flavors. Easy enough to drink but something is just a little off. Not the worse Wit Iíve ever experienced. Perhaps this batch was just slightly off. Oh well.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ROGUE (2086) - Newark, Delaware, USA - DEC 23, 2009
On tap at brewhouse. Poured a cloudy pale straw yellow with a fluffy, white head. Aromas of orange and lemon peel, slight coriander, and some slight banana. Flavor follows the aroma along with hints of vanilla and herbal spice. Light to medium in mouthfeel with a slightly dry finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 04/11/1999
Mode: Draft
Source: Roswell, GA

cloudy yellow, whispy head, spicy aroma, lots of citrus flavor, coreander, nice sour twang

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Score: **+/4
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2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PWalk (337) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2005
Light spiciness with a decent bit of citrus in the aroma. Nothing outstanding though makes this beer rather middle of the road.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JFGrind (1810) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 22, 2005
Sampled at the Springfield location. Enjoyable easy to quaff with citrus aroma and well balanced spice (coriander) flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrRomero (1972) - Nolanville, USA - APR 6, 2005
Draft: poured a cloudy butterscotch yellow with a thick creamy white head. Light spice aroma, small banana. Light spice and fruit int he taste. Mild coriander and clove. Mild carbonation. Full bodied. Good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClarkVV (3856) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 2, 2005
UPDATED: APR 4, 2005 On draught, 4/02/05 at J Harvards, Framingham. Served with a lemon, which I promptly removed. Light yellow-gold body, slight haze with a bubbly, off-white head, mostly dissipating in to a cover of bubbles. Aroma of grass, light hay, bubble gum and lemon. Flavor is very grassy, with straw, light vienna malt and a touch of honey and dry wheat. Some light bubble gum, very dry, with drying yeast and a touch of lemon and orange peel. Not terribly flavorful, but at the same time, not terribly watery. Could stand a great deal more malt sweetness, more interesting esters and a bit fuller mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JDUB (178) - Venice Beach, California, USA - MAR 27, 2005
had this on tap in Framingham, MA. nice hazy yellow gold belgian. Head not very long lasting with minimal lacing, citrus aroma.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (7481) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2005
Draft at Wayne, PA location. Pour hazy dark straw with medium fizzy white head. Aroma of citrus, yeast, hops. Tastes citrusy, with some dusty yeast esters in the finish. Half decent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shadey (1849) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 12, 2005
Draft at the brew pub. ice hazy golden pour just like a whit should be. Solid citrus aroma with nice lacing on the glass. Palate was decent with a flavor that was a little too acidic.


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