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

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RATINGS: 724   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.


Japalo's rating

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Japalo (1157) - - FEB 1, 2013
Bottle@isaberg with Melvin. One finger foam. Hazy urin yellow. Faint melon citrus aromas. Dry peppery citrus taste. Fine light palate. East drinkable.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenOver (70) - SLOVENIA - AUG 22, 2014
Smell is very weak and soft. Yeasty. Pours golden with little head. Taste is very aggressive with a lot of carvonation. Should be better.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
wvhoran (168) - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy pale yellow with a huge foamy white head that reminds me of very bad cream that some of the Dutch try to serve you with appeltaart. The beer has notes of banana, clove, lemon, and wheat in the aroma. The flavour is a watery mix of lemon, wheat, and lightly phenolic yeast characters. Unimpressive, and fairly pointless as a beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Straling (354) - Hoensbroek, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2014
Pours a clear golden/yellow colour with little carbonation. Strong citrus aroma, hoppy notes there. Hoppy citrus flavour, nice sweet, bitter and sour balance. Thin bodied, goes down smooth.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DonPiano (26) - GERMANY - AUG 12, 2014
Nice and fresh, bright yellow color with a clear white head. Tastes like lemon and grapes, one of my favorite summer beers.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
edsspoon (368) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle - opaque golden with a crisp foamy white head. Good retention and good lacing. Aroma of banana, clove and cinnamon. Some piney and bubblegum hints. Taste is spicy a herby with banana and bubblegum to follow. Slightly sweet. Medium body, slightly dry, prickly carbonation.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mikske79 (1096) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 11, 2014
Een middelmatig witbier zoals er zovele zijn, niets speciaals aan. Een tegenvaller

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kapusil (588) - HUNGARY - AUG 6, 2014
0.33l bottle. Hazy golden body, white head, lively carbonation. Aroma of honey, coriander, lemon zest and yeast with some cloves. Taste of banana, coriander and some cloves. It’s a bit similar to a German hefeweizen, but lighter in body and more spicy. Nice option in the summer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sureshpa (286) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2014
Aroma: Grass, little cheese, citrus Appearance: Hazy, gold, clear white sprinkly head, fading, fine lace Taste: Light, citrus, grass, very little cheese

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
keanex (1424) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - AUG 3, 2014
On tap at Joe Canals West Deptford.
Appearance: Hazy and milky golden body with a dense short head. Nice looking beer.
Aroma: Soft aroma of lemon, straw and clove.
Taste: Crisp and clean up front with hints of banana and lemon with a straw, clove and licorice finish.
Palate: Crisp and highly carbonated.
Overall: This is a mellow wit, not bold but cleanly brewed. I would like a little more fruity esters though. Nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martin00sr (567) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2014
Hazy, pale light yellow. Thick white head. Light hippy, yeasty aroma. Citric flavour, esters. Light body, bitter finish.


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