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RATINGS: 484   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 128   ABV: 4.25%
Celis White has been revived by Michigan Brewing Company with the blessing of its founder and his daughter, Christine Celis. The original Celis White, brewed in Austin, TX by Pierre Celis during the early and mid 1990ís, ceased production when Mr. Celis closed his Austin microbrewery and moved to Belgium.

In 2002, Michigan Brewing Company acquired Celis, and Celis beers were back in production. Michigan Brewing continued the production of Celis beers until its closure in 2012. In June 2012, the Celis trademark made its way back to the Celis family. In 2014, Christine Celis began having Pierre Celisí original recipes brewed at Two Roads Brewery in Connecticut.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cutitoutdave (67) - - APR 7, 2015
Pours light golden yellow from bottle with frothy head. Malty and citrus aroma. Tastes filling, not much malt, orange, and surprisingly bitter at the end with a bit of astringency (from the bitter orange peel?), hops dominant. Full bodied and filling with obvious wheat malt presence. Ok beer, fairly standard Belgian wit although this is supposed to be from the guy who resurrected the entire style. Little too heavy on carbonation and bitterness imho. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (3894) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 29, 2015
12 oz bottle from Leukens (Tampa FL). "Brewed and bottled by Celis Brewing Co., Stratford, CT". Feel: a bit too thin; medium carbonation. Aroma: more spicy than fruity, and slightly more fruity than wheaty. Flavor: more balance across these three aspects. O: the fruity/spicy flavor was very good with pumpkin pie.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (19929) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 10, 2015
TX bottle Hazy to cloudy yellow straw color, fluffy white head. Aroma of subtle spice and orange peel, light banana. Taste has citrus, subtle bubblegum, light spice. Good example of the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonusWagner (1978) - Florida, USA - DEC 15, 2014
Pretty much a stock witbier, Iím almost disappointed given how much I like the St. Bernardus wit and how this is supposed to be the same recipe. Itís just your typical lightly sweet, orange dominant with some coriander, wit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjik83 (1247) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - DEC 4, 2014
************************************************** + Niet mijn smaak ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (9226) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"a touch of skunk or sour that kinda fits with this very very light bodied and colored ale. fruitiness from the citrus and coriander done very well. this was a very nice, very refreshing surprise in a style i donít go out of my way to drink. will revisit in the summer."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sjoerdve (101) - - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle. It's a very nice white beer. It's a bit different, and that's good. Would recommend ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
J_man (890) - Tustin, California, USA - MAR 25, 2014
That great aroma of coriander and celery is exactly what I remember from the old Celis White. Crystal clear and very pale yellow (so much so it looks like cider) with a white foamy head. Lightly sweet with a sour tinge and that great vegetal flavor that makes this beer so unique. The lightest of floral hop bitterness shows through, but the taste is very unified although not one-dimensional. Residual honey sweetness and lasting yeasty flavor makes another sip inevitable. A classic beer that I wish was easier to find. Looks like Pierreís daughter is going to revive it in Austin, TX this year, so letís hope that dream comes true!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (4720) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 7, 2013
tap @ now defunct brewpub on 16 Nov 2011. hazy gold with small head. has the spicing of a white, but not quite in the right proportions. not awful, which is about as good as you get with MBC.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cbuk1013 (247) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JUN 18, 2013
I donít remember drinking this beer but my wife really liked it. And I got lucky that night so I guess Iíll be buying some more. The rating is based on the results.

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