Frank (2292) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2005
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Mt Dew yellow and slightly hazy. A rather subtle wit, a bit heavy on the bananas but still quite quaffable.
1FastSTi (3269) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - APR 30, 2005
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: JUN 29, 2013 Thanks to JSquire! AP: HUGE foamy merengue like head. Neon green tinge on the body. Huge lacing. Weird, but cool. Ar: spicy, coriander, clove, cardamom, orange peel, barnyard.F: Wheat, cardamom, clove, spicy. good.P: Highly carbonated. Tart. Medium-light mouthfeel.9, 5, 8, 4, 17 = 4.3
Resampled. The aroma is too strong. The barnyard is a bit too apparent. The appearance is a bit too "plain". The flavor and the palate are unchanged. Dropped the overall a little bit. 7, 4, 8, 4, 15 = 3.8
Aubrey (3410) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - APR 28, 2005
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Hazy and brightly golden with a big and fluffy, lasting head. Spicy, clean and inviting nose carries with it light herbs. Soft carbonation; lightish body. Chewy yeast flavors. Light fruit (orange, lemon, and maybe some passion). Doughy malts. Mild bitterness. Mellow beer, but flavorful and well made.
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 27, 2005
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a bright golden with a frothy white head with some clumpy lacing. Aroma is very authentically Belgian, with lots of dry peppery spice and a touch of sweet crystal malt. Body starts semi-sweet, with lots of filling, finely dissolved carbonation toward a mild, candy-like finish with hints of coriander. A very nice, and quite drinkable witbier. Thanks to both wohlfs and silphium for the bottles!
Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 26, 2005
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Fizzy white head, slightly cloudy golden color body. Musty aroma of orange peel, coriander, lemon. Light to medium body. Slightly sweet palate, subdued lemon and a nice drying, bitter finish. Very clean.
Ernest (6010) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 25, 2005
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2007 Bottle.
Head is initially small, fizzy, white, mostly diminishing.
Body is hazy light yellow, bottle conditioned.
Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly hoppy (herbs), lightly yeasty (cobwebs, barnyard), with light notes of coriander, lemon and lime zest, autumn leaves, minerals.
Flavor is moderately sweet, moderately acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly sweet, moderately acidic, lightly to moderately bitter.
Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation.
Pleasant, spritzy, quaffing wit. Great balance and aroma (kind of wild, as are most of JP’s stuff, which works well here).
TChrome (1397) - Bedford, Texas, USA - APR 20, 2005
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Beer pours cloudy medium golden with a well retained egg white head. Aroma is BIG coriander and orange peel, white pepper and yeast. Flavor is what you would expect from the aroma. Light sweetness with lots of spices, bit of orange flavor, also light wheat flavor. A wonderful beer for summertime. I will be serving this in the backyard in August.
gearbike (512) - West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA - MAR 28, 2005
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours rather clear with a lot of carbonation. Light, crisp, and fizzy. A bit drier than a normal Belgian Wit.
beerhugger (542) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 25, 2005
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
I need to rerate this, but for now here are my definitely jaded-palate impressions. Lemony whaet aromas with some coriander spice poking through. Malty with a long finish and some decent carbonation.
mrkimchee (1414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 20, 2005
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
cloudy yellow, white head. coriander spicy lemony nose. wheaty malt flavour and orange/lemon citrus with backing spice. sprtizy mouthfeel. nice wit.