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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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This Belgian wheat beer is brewed by the Huyghe Brewery in Flanders. According to tradition, orange peel and coriander are added to the brew to bring out the flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
suprchunk (2343) - Crestview, Florida, USA - FEB 26, 2011
Cloudy light straw color. White head - small. Little to no lacing left behind. Citrusy. Little wheat aroma. Otherwise pretty muted. There is something there that is a bit hard to place, but unpleasant. Slight clove. Phenols. Wheaty. But the unpleasant aroma makes it appearance in the taste, and is not any better on the tongue. Smooth, but thin. A little sourness in the aftertaste. Not bad. But could be way better. I guess Huyghe saves the good brewing for their own beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gary (1466) - the hood Brentford, London,, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2011
cloudy base,creamy. spice,oranges , wheat =strawberry nose. \Wheaty ,spicy dry notes...clovey acidic bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markas101 (1903) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 5, 2011
50 cl bottle, Sheffield, UK. Hazy light yellow with a slightly grey hue. Predominantly bubblegum with lime. Pepper and coriander on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (2861) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2010
500ml bottle. Pours a very hazy lemon yellow with a large head. Aroma is lemon, orange, some yeast and coriander. Not much to start. Yeasty and some coriander on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
leaparsons (8323) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2010
Bottle. Hazy yellow gold with a white foam. Aromas are banana, lemon and yeast with spices. Flavours are sweet wheat and raspberry with acidic citrus. Peppery with yeast and a dry finish. Reasonable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrisoni (14138) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2010
500ml bottle from M&S at St Pancras. Hazy pale gold, thick white head. A little too soapy on the aroma, over a lemon and spicy nose. Soap takes it away from being a decent wit cos the rest is very good. Touch of mango and passion fruit on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imdownthepub (10653) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2010
Bottled, 500ml from M&S Summertown, Oxon. Clouded pale yellow with white head. Certainly a pretty authentic Belgian Wit, spicy with banana, estery flavours, it’s like many of this type, initially flavoursome but becomes overbearing in the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2011 Bottled. A hazy straw to yellow coloured beer with a little white head. A spicy, coriander fuelled aroma with perfumed notes and lemon. Spicy, wheaty and yeasty in the mouth with orangey notes. Refreshing floralness. Not the biggest body but it’s not bad. Score 3.1
Subsequent rating scored 3.5. Average becomes 3.3

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DeanF (1729) - Nunavut, CANADA - AUG 17, 2010
I’ll give Marks and Spencer some points for picking a proper Belgian brewer rather than an obscure name of a vat somewhere off the shores of Belgium to make their stuff..... Pours foggy yellow with plenty of head. Aroma is antiseptic, a mix of lemon and vanilla. Taste is a hip infusion of orange and coriander, well refined, but feels unnatural. Not bad per se, but certainly has an un-wheat beer feel to it; too processed perhaps and I’m not a fan of that.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
RuneStumo (2240) - FØRRESFJORDEN, NORWAY - JUL 23, 2010
23.07.2010, 0,5l Bottle. Bottle from M&S in York, Thanks Trine! Pale yellow colour. Sour aroma with citrus hops. Nice smooth wheaty flavours with hops and wheat. Nice aftertaste.

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