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%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
scoobyluv (511) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - DEC 15, 2004
cloudy, dark banana color. banana flavor with a citrus aftertaste. not my favorite style of beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5664) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 27, 2011 A really nice rendition of the wit style.+++Sampled on draft at the brewery this beer poured a cloudy color with a slight orange tint and a large white head. The aroma was a pleasant mix of wheat and citrus. The flavor was mild, wheaty, mildly spicy and had a nice citrus flavor. Well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zach8270 (3904) - Henrietta, New York, USA - AUG 12, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2008 [draft - John Harvardís Pittsburgh - Monroeville, PA] Poured a cloudy yellow color with a fizzy white head. Heavy yeasty aroma with a ton of citrus and zest. Good sharp yeast and wheat bite with a good citrus followup and a lingering citrus taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dberger624 (1028) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2003
Part of the sampler at the Wayne, PA location. Not a bad wit. Nice sweet fruit taste to it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BierBauch (784) - Cape Coral Waterfront Wonderland, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2003
Served slightly cloudy and honey colored with a small snow white head. Aroma of wheat malt with a sweet citrus present. Light to medium bodied and spicy. Nice wheat flavor that was very sweet and rather spicy. Good malt flavors, mostly wheat. Quite drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jstu9 (402) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2001
Labelled Belgian Whit when I went (I assume its the same beer, from the deScription it sounds like it). Very pale in color, looks like lemonade. Opaque, you canít see through it. Had some taste but not the best. Had a subtle aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2660) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - MAY 19, 2000
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2003 Springfield, PA. Smooth and good tasting. A great balance of malt and hops. The coriander and orange peel flavorings were completely undetectable, though.

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