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


on tap

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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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
outlawskies (446) - - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
a_cross (623) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2014
Pale greenish gold, cloudy, large white head; taste is wheat, lemony citrus, coriander, spice; dry finish; smooth and well balanced; very refreshing; best wheat beer I’ve had in a while.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (938) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - SEP 27, 2014
BOTTLE 33 CL. Look: hazy bright golden, white smallish frothy to creamy head. Aroma: blond fruit perfume, flowery, a bit spicy/yeasty, white toasted bread. Not much traditional bitter orange or coriander. Taste:delicate blond fruit bitterness, with character (that tart and fruity wheat), toasted bread,

A witbier shifted well towards the regular belgian blonds.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
makenzi (37) - SLOVENIA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle 033 @ home. Pours light yellow and cloudy, with excellent lacing and full lasting white head. Just like Belgian Wit must be. Aroma is fresh and spicy, light malt, wheat, herbas and citrus. Taste is somehow sweet with tart citrus notes, herbs and yeast. Light body, lively carbonation. I like this style and it’s not bad, but I miss something more.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drjoeng (35) - - SEP 25, 2014
5.5% ABV. Nice sweet malted barley nose.  Mediu a pedestrian experience.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
melush (969) - SPAIN - SEP 18, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, en Cerveceria Internacional. Color dorado. Sabor a levadura, trigo.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gorm (1447) - Sandnes, NORWAY - SEP 14, 2014
Dunkel lys gyllen farve med lyst skum. Lukt av frukt og gjær. Smak av frukt, sitrus og gjær. Import.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (2425) - BELGIUM - SEP 14, 2014
The only witbier in the world that can carry the honorary title of ’trappist’. Tasted under the old label. Pale yellowish blonde colour, less hazy than expected, with snow white, thinnish head. Thin and somewhat superficial character, wheaty and restrainedly fruity, some spiciness but rather watery finish. Too thin to be a good witbier but thirst quenching alright.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Linnas25 (4) - - SEP 13, 2014 does not count
Fruity aroma, very pale beer that looks like a lemon juice and looks little foggy, taste is rather light and not hop bitter at all, light body. Great for summer evenings and would try again.

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