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


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RATINGS: 753   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Japalo (1241) - - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2257) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 18, 2014
On tap at In de Wildeman in Amsterdam in 2009 rated from notes. Served in a weizen glass it was a beautiful soft cloudy gold with a fluffy white head leaving behind great lacing. The aroma//flavor was a fairly standard weizen vearing more towards spicy cloves which is what I enjoy. A satisfying standard white beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ctiry (64) - CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 18, 2014
Yellowish colour with stable white head. So white I am suspitious of tetrahop usage but dont think so really. Yeasty aroma with some fruits. It is a good beer but I wont become a regular consumer of this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weihenweizen (1822) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Refrigerated 11.2 oz. brown bottle, best by November 2015, poured into a weizen glass. Hazy pale golden with medium white head. Aroma is light lemon, medium body, well carbonated, and good small-bubble lacing. Taste is light lemon and some grain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Diabobale (225) - ITALY - NOV 11, 2014
Forse la migliore witte in circolazione. Dal colore pallido, ma non torbido, con sentori agrumati, rinfrescante assai

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Daanminator (152) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 9, 2014
De monninken weten precies wat ze doen met dit bier. Geweldig wit bier. Drinkt makkelijk weg, mooie kleur en ruikt fantastisch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjansen1310 (34) - Soest, NETHERLANDS - OCT 17, 2014
From the bottle pours a yellow troubled beer with a nice foam covering. It had all the typical white beer marks. This all results in a refreshing beer which maybe is used best in the summer. In the Netherlands it’s never hot so you can drink it whole the year! Our all night long, all night!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eduardovl (915) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
330ml bottle poured in its own tulip glass @ Domus brewery - Leuven, Belgium A: Pours the traditional cloudy yellow to beige color forming a big white aired and bubbled head. Medium retention and many lacings left S: Also smells like a traditional white beer. Very spicy and refreshing. Wheat, coriander, citrus hops, orange zest and yeasts T: Follows the nose. However, much less tasty that I’ve expected. Taste is quite dry and again, the combination of wheat, coriander, orange zest and citrus hops M: Light body. Good carbonation. Mild citrus and bitter aftertaste O: Very drinkable and refreshing beer as expected from the style. Low ABV. But I still prefer a Hoegaarden :) [ BA Review @ 12/29/2011 ]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Ilmir79 (1) - RUSSIA - OCT 13, 2014 does not count
wheat, delicious, easy, light, alcohol, cereal, grass, herbs, basement aromas, earthy.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
outlawskies (428) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie. Says. Its a pale ale wheat kind of boring. Not her favorites give. A. 2.0 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
PsychoGunnar (200) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 11, 2014
We know that monks know how to brew, but can they do wit? Looks like dry hay-yellow/pineapple-colored margarita, served with a slice of lemon (!?) The lemon / lime dominates the aroma somewhat, but further down the glass it becomes more typically wit-like with additional notes of yeast. The taste comes in two distinct peaks -- the first is a fairly standard wit with slightly monastery-vinous undertones, the second is a prickly fruitiness which comes together with a delayed carbonation kick. La Trappe knows better, but this is WELL within my standards of acceptability.

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