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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Witbier
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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RATINGS: 415   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Danish: En hybrid mellem en Red Ale og en Wit Bier, tilsat en masse amerikansk humle og bitter tropisk appelsinskal.

English: A hybrid between a Red Ale and Wit Bier, added a lot of American hops and bitter tropical orange peel.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neongolden (1139) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 16, 2015
(330ml bottle shared @ VilleValla Pub, Linköping, Dec 15 2015) Aroma of bitter orange peel, citrus juice, sweet pale pit fruit, slightly bready caramel malt, floral hops, a little yeast character with spicy phenolics. Fairly sweet malt core at first with caramel, orange, pale pit/tropical fruit notes, bitterness builds with orange peel, floral hops, slightly spicy, a little toast to the malt. Finish is medium bitter, orange peel, hops with citrus and slight pine, light roast. Fairly full bodied and rich, above average carb, more a red ale than a wit. Nice orange flavours from additions and hops, good balance with malt sweetness, warming but not overbearing winter beer. Good stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Manslow (1019) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 15, 2015
Butelka 0,33 Kolor ciemnobursztynowy, piana słaba trzyma się długo na szkle. Aromat owocowy a także sosna i karmel Smak owocowy, wytrawny, na podniebieniu gorzki, nieokreślone przyprawy i zioła. Zbyt intensywne.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciocanelu (1067) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - DEC 13, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2015 Hazy orange pour with beige head. Really nice, fresh aroma, fruity and slightly estery. Taste leans towards an amber ale, quite bitter and hoppy. Overall it’s an interesting blend but definitely heavier on the amber ale flavor profile.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Foffern (1623) - Bodø, NORWAY - DEC 12, 2015
Bottle at home. The color is mahogany with a huge khaki head. Aroma of pine, grapefruit, caramel, mango and leather. The flavor has more pine, grapefruit and some spices. Has a slick mouth feel, medium body and a medium bitterness. Well-balanced and lots of American hops in this ale.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pilsnerrogge (2786) - Finspång, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2015
Bottled:
Pours hazy reddish brown with a large, fluffy head. Sweet, malty aroma with notes of salty licorice and dried fruit. Flavour is more sweet malt and salty licorice. There’s also some hops and some light roastiness leading to a bitter finish.
Pretty good!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikkellund42 (745) - DENMARK - DEC 9, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy reddish light brown with huge offwhite creamy head. Aroma is passion fruit, orange, pomelo, dried hops, spruce and malt syrup. Taste is medium sweet, medium to very bitter and light acidic. Body is oily with soft carbonation. Finish is long and balanced bitter and sweet with notes of passion fruit, pomelo, caramel, toffee, orange, mandarin, cream, raspberry yogurt and hints of spices. Smooth and nicely balanced.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
josanguapo (986) - SPAIN - DEC 8, 2015
From cervezasespeciales. In teku glass. Watching Sons of Anarchy 2x08. Very tasty, refreshing and nice smelling. It left my wanting more

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiedrzensky (728) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 8, 2015
Shared bottle. Pours is cloudy amber with big white head, leaves some lacing. Aroma of malts, caramel, biscuits, orange peel, fruity and floral. Taste is medium bitter, hints of sweetnes, caramel mouthfeel. Medium to heavy body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, long bitter finish. More a red ale than a witbier, good one.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
katrinaez (1185) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2015
I like the beer a lot, but I wouldn’t consider it a winter warmer due to the lightness in color and heavy hops. the white is too light and the red ale is just hoppy. The beer is really tasty, but not to style. Opaque red with a nice dry finish. Tap

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Moebbels (676) - FINLAND - DEC 5, 2015
A hazy amber body with a scarce white head that leaves lacing on the glass. Nose has notes of lemon peels, caramel and white pepper. Taste is quite sweet with a mildly bitter finish. Medium carbonation and fairly rich palate. This is a bit too sweet for my palate but the aroma is nice and refreshing.


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