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Brewed by La Caracole
Style: Witbier
Falmignoul, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 472   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jeffc666 (1984) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2004
Mostly clear golden body topped by a rather a large lfoamy white head. The aroma is coriander and wheat with a bit of lemon. The flavor is a big hit of lemon, quite acidic. The flavor then diminishes into a rather boring protracted citrus finish. Body is fizzy and rather light. Probably the closest beer to lemonade I ever had.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
presario (4902) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 14, 2004
Pop the bottle and the bubbles teasingly rise above the rim. Light yeast and spice aroma rises as well. Pours a very big head, big puffy bubbles. Beer is a darker straw, cloudy, lots of fast rising bubbles causing tiny yeast particles to cartwheel. Flavour is quiet and subdued, warm and comforting. Spritzy mouthfeel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mds (2250) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 30, 2004
Bottle. White and hazy in appearance with a large white fluffy head (mainly because I poured it half-assed). spicy, lemony aroma. Different from than the other whites I’ve tried, but not necessarily in a bad way. Mouthfeel is acidic and a very dry finish. Not entirely flavourful, most of the aspects of this beer are fairly subtle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (5737) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 12, 2004
Bottle: Poured a quite clear golden beer with a huge thick foamy head with good retention. Aroma was midly sweet probably from orange peels that were added to this beer. Taste was quite refreshing with again some sweetness (apricot?) and some wheat. Carbonation was OK and body a bit thinner then expected. Overall, this is not a bad wit but could be a bit more balanced with less of the wheat taste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
belgianhomebrew (646) - Acworth, Georgia, USA - JUL 1, 2004
Big thick head, nice and cloudy. Lightly spiced aromawith a hint of wheat. Orange comes through just enough to be noticed in the body. A nicely balanced wit.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rastacouere (6174) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 14, 2004
330ml bottle thanks yo frink. Hazy effervescent pale yellow. Spectacular huge rocky, frothy white head, mountainous and very long-lasting. Very expressive wheat invades the nostrils, more lemon than most, mild coriander. Palate is moderately tart containing generous lemony peaks, tart appleskin tones, herbal lemongrass, creamy orange zest. Dry finish, lively carbonation, airy body. Different witbier, quite interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2004
Bottled - bought at Evening Star Brighton. A very light golden colour but not particularly hazy. The aroma is very floral and perfumy. The taste is sweet and almost medicinal. A nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Indra (2711) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - MAY 24, 2004
750ml bottle, 11/2002 vintage. Malty, lightly honeyish and fruity aroma, prominent notes of citrus including lemon and orange, very faint spiciness. Light-medium cloudy yellow color, with a hugely frothy, settling head. Tart, citric and fruity flavor profile, lots of yeast character, some light tropical fruitiness and slight sweetness late, with a spicy, gently acidic finish. Very effervescent. Body is light and airy, the palate bubbly and refreshing. Not a bad example of the style.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2727) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - MAY 24, 2004
Light hazy yellow. Spice in the nose, tiny amounts of clove and pepper. Lighter in the mouth, with clean wheaty malts. Dry finish. Overall one of the cleaner versions of a wit but nice enough and drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - MAY 16, 2004
Quite drinkable, but thin even with the yeast pour. Nothing too much going on in the flavor beyond some anise spiciness, vaguely sweet. No fullness of flavor or body, but still OK. Good for a Wit fix.


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