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

bottled
common

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available

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RATINGS: 286   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.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jtpaajan (6) - FINLAND - JUN 4, 2008 does not count
First impression has considerable bitterness, which quickly fades. Aroma is dry, has flavors of citrus and hops. Quickly diminishing head. A superb white beer!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
abstractbeer (238) - NORWAY - MAY 7, 2010
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2010 This was my first real "epiphany" in the craft beer world. A fantastically balanced hoppy, fruity beauty which, like your favorite pornstar, never fails to fulfill! Its golden hazy appearance is wonderful and the sweetness/bitterness balance is great! Aroma is floral with lots of coriander and some vanilla notes and a general fruitiness. It’s very rich and satisfying, very very well balanced and so drinkable it’s scary.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
77ships (4304) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - FEB 24, 2012
2008 Vintage (bottled on 19.11.2008) / batch 395 – 50 cl. bottle split between me and Belgbeergeek – thx to him: (A) nice completely opaque, light apricot yellow with a tad dense white head – (S) smells like lemon drops, slight citrus hops, lovely soft yeast mixed with some sweet, tad sweet spices – (T) taste is soft, mellow, slightly sweet with some lovely yeast & wheat (yeast is a tad bit more present than the wheat), lemon drops, touch apricot, lemon zest (mellow & slight not harsh), tad sweeter spices (no coriander), leading into a slightly bitter finish with some citrus hops & touch very lightly floral spices – (B) fluffy, yeasty & well-carbonated, very nice Wit

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (3078) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUL 2, 2012
A very good, very sharp wit. The orange and coriander is pungent and aggressive. The beer is medium bodied, light orange colored, and a bit sweet. Tried in Norway during the cabin weekend near Fredrikstad, 2012.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TyggaBrown (420) - NORWAY - SEP 7, 2012
500 ml bottle. Definetely one of my all-time favourite beer experiences, close to a top-star beer. It has a body of summer and lightness, and the flavours mixed with acidic hints and well-balanced bitterness give a almost perfect total picture.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
badgerben (4502) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAY 31, 2009
Scandinavian Beer Night. Thanks to Akevitt for pulling this tasting together and all the gems! Hazy gold color with a thin head. Aroma of coriander, sweet orange and light wheat. Light coriander taste, lots of wheat. Quite yeasty. A perfumy finish. Very thick.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nolegs (27) - Bodø, NORWAY - AUG 6, 2011
Aroma: melon, citrus, grass Apperance: pale yellow and cloudy with a medium head that fast falls apart. Taste: hints of banana and citrus. a slightly bitterness. Nice balanced. One of the best beers i get in Norwegian supermarkeds.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cunningham (4936) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 30, 2012
Hazy pale yellow colour with a white head. A wonderful aroma with citrus and coriander. A fine blend of yeast, wheat, citrus and coriander in the flavour. If they lifted this beer 1% ABV it would have been perfect I belive.
[Bottle from Ica Halden Stadion in Halden, Norway]

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Xqmano (2) - - FEB 23, 2014 does not count
A delicious wit. I am never disappointed when I have a nøgne ø, and this refreshing witbier is no exception.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (5103) - 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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