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Brewed by De Koningshoeven (Bavaria - Netherlands)
Style: Witbier
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 931   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The world’s first and only Trappist white ale that continues to ferment slightly after bottling. Brewed using only water, wheat, and hops. No herbs are added. Saphir hops give the ale its citrusy aroma. A real thirst-quencher on a hot summer’s day that also makes for a delicious drink at any other time of the year.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lord_totenkopf (314) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 23, 2010
Soft, not too uproarious aroma, minimal head and pale colour are the main characters of this Witte’s appearance. The taste follows the gentle style and gives a fizzy, light wheat flavour with small hints of citrus and summer fruits.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rodenbach99 (4016) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 21, 2010
Bouteille de 330ml. Bière jaune trouble avec une mousse mince et blanche. Nez classique de blé et d’agrume. Elle est rafraichissante, facile à boire, mince, léger goût d’agrume. Agréable et facile.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mile (3725) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 13, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2010 Bottle. Light yellow, hazy, small and fully diminishing head. Light malty – wheaty aroma, lightly sweetish with light notes of spices and banana. Body is light, malty and wheaty flavor, light sweetness with light notes of banana. Finish is short, malty – wheaty, lightly sweetish. Light dryish wheat beer – no thrills.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tkrjukoff (4284) - SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2010
Pours clowdy pale yellow, beautiful color against light, with a white head. Aroma is srong of wheat, floury, yeast, bananas, fruity citric; full bodied very near to home made Sahti back in Finland. Fresh fruity fullbodied mouthfeel. Flavor is fruity, slightly acidy, pleasantly fullbodied wheat, yeast, bananas and fruity citric. Absolutely the best white I’ve had. Acidy wheaty palate. Finishes a bit flat fruity with a very shortlived hoppy aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SlovakSniper (4695) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 1, 2010
Le liquide a une couleur jaune paille. Un léger voile est observable. Une grosse tête mousseuse se retire rapidement sans laisser de traces. Le nez et la bouche perçoivent des effluves de levure et de coriandre avec des notes de pain. Mince en bouche, légèrement crémeuse avec une effervescence propre à une witbier. La finale est fade, pratiquement sans goût. Bière commerciale ou authentique bière trappiste?

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - NOV 25, 2010
33cl bottle from the brewery. Hazy light blond with a very good white head. The aroma has a touch of sharp rotting fruit and some citrus and spicy notes. Something seems a little off about it. The flavor is a pretty standard mix of corriander that almost gives a celery note, and some citrusy sweetness. Finishes a little vegetal. Light bodied and smooth and creamy. Just smells and tastes a little off, though it’s innocuous enough to still finish. Definitely not a great wit.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgBeerGeek (1308) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - NOV 21, 2010
label states good untill 2007

head: creamy,bubbly, white
colour: kinda hazy blond
smell: vintage sweet /sour smell, malts, tiny bit of wheats, flowery, champagne
taste: vintage sour/sweet maltflavour, flowers, kinda flat, flaw taste of caramel, end is dry, aftertaste is earthy/skunky

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Despotis (222) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - NOV 17, 2010
Hazzy yellow beer with good head.Watery body.Citrus,lemon,spicy,medium bitter,coriander,pepper.And sth that i didn t like it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maistu (4) - USA - NOV 11, 2010 does not count
Ottimi odori di mais, scarso carattere nel palato e poco retrogusto. Deludente, amiotrofica parere.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (9411) - Oceanside, California, USA - NOV 8, 2010
Tap at Paradiso Dupont. Poured a barely hazy straw with a healthy, white head that leaves nice layered lace. Aroma is lemon, grain, overripe banana. Taste is creamy, lots of grain, little to no spicing whatsoever with very little yeast character. Almost out of category for Belgian witbier and more just run of the mill blonde.


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