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Brewed by Nøgne Ø
Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 283   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Belgian Ale is what you could call a wit with an attitude. We are generous with all our ingredients - including both orange peel and coriander. This does not stop this ale from being a good companion with seafood dishes.

Recommended serving temperature 8°C/45°F.

11P 20 IBU 4,5% ABV.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
OllieBBommel (1069) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle@vacation. Head: firm white foam. Colour: hazy yellow golden. Aroma: citrus, spices. Taste: sour, bitter. Palate: refreshing, sour bitter finish, moderate CO2. Overall: very nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StilleStorm (703) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 22, 2014
DAA; Pours hazy yellow with a frothy medium lasting, leaving lacings white head. Aroma is wheat, fruit, coriander and yeast. Taste is moderate sweet and moderate lasting citrus. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1220) - Røros, NORWAY - JUN 18, 2014
Hazy pale golden with a white head - Wheat and some citrus in the aroma - Good wheat body with some citrus and some yeasty notes - Wheat, citrus and some yeasty notes in the finish - This was good and refreshing

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sir__v (621) - Lille, FRANCE - JUN 18, 2014
Bottle @ Brewberry, Paris - FR. Color: hazy pale blond beer with small carbonation and small white foam. Smell: cereals, wheat malt. Not so expressive. Taste: nice wheat taste, white bread note, with grass and citrus taste. A little bit waterly, easy drinkable. Aftertaste: some wheat malt, grass and lemon.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (3956) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy yellow appearance. Medium body and left a lot of lacing .Perfume and flowers are the dominating flavours with some citrus in the background. Better than I had anticipated.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (4242) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2014
Tap at Mikkeller Bangkok on the tap takeover/meet the brewer evening. Poured a hazy straw colour with a thin whispy white head. The aroma is yeast, light citrus. The flavour is big yeast, mineral light aspirin, with a neutral earthy palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Skrue_McDuck (3) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 6, 2014 does not count
Bottle from the Meny, Norway. Pale yellow color (like limonade) with medium white head. Nice aroma of wheat, oranges and coriander. A beer with taste of wheat, orange, coriander and yeast. You can buy it in normal stores, so the alcohol content is not high, and is clouded by the other tastes. I have tasted better Wit biers, but all in all it’s quite nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (6301) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Taster on tap at Ei8ht Ball. Yellow color, made hazy by lots of fine particles suspended in the body. Thin ring of white head. Decent ropes of lace. Big citrusy, lightly spicy flavor on this. Lemon peel, big zest, and spice. Light body. Smooth, crisp, lighter carbonation. Moderate spicy taste, zesty, light sweet. Solid, assertive witbier.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dj (521) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2014
On tap at Amundsen Bryggeri & Spiseri, Oslo. A cloudy straw colour with a medium head. Aroma of wheat and citrus. Flavour is more of the same - wheat and lime with some coriander in the finish. Medium carbonation. Doesn’t compare favourably with the Belgian Wits; can’t explain why, it just doesn’t quite hit the mark...

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (4413) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle from bottle-park, Bratislava. Hazy pale yellow color with medium white head. Aroma of wheat, yeast, oranges, coriander. Fine taste of wheat, oranges, oranges, coriander. Long fruity bitter finish. Tasty.


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