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RATINGS: 1058   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Ommegang Witte, a traditional Belgian-style wheat ale with whispers of sweet orange and a touch of tart lemon. Soft and seductive.


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1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
tambrico (50) - New York, USA - AUG 21, 2013
So I was at Bareburger and saw "Ommegang" on the draft menu. I asked the waitress which Ommegang it was but she wasn’t able to give me a good answer. Decided to order it anyway and try to figure out the mystery. After doing some research, I’m 99 percent sure this is what I had. Pours a very hazy straw color yellow. Aroma is mild wheat with some mild citrus. Beer was very carbonated. Tastes of again mild wheat and mild citrus. Weak bitter finish that doesnt last long. Beer is very smooth and easy to drink, but the flavors are weak and subdued. Maybe that has more to do with the style than the beer, but it just didn’t click with me. Meh.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttoadee (630) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Light yellow hue, meringue white head. Nose is yeast and slight bubblegum. Bittersweet. Middle is soft wheat and hint of citrus. Finish is dry and bubbly. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ARH (370) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 17, 2014
On tap poured into a shaker. Traditional banana and spice notes hit the nose followed by a sweet candy and orange note. It pours a hazy yellow with a light effervescence. The white, creamy head reduces to a light ring with a dusty surface and a small bubbled, runny lace. The taste is a medium high sweet and medium bitter. The medium-light bodied beer has a oily texture and a soft carbonation. The finish is primarily lemon and spice with a bit of banana. The aftertaste is bready and mostly clean

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Poobah (264) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Lemon-gold with a thin head and a ripe banana, bubblegum, peppery nose. Highly-carbonated mouthfeel with a ripe banana, slightly spicy, lemony finish.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cousin_Larry (310) - - AUG 8, 2014
I got excited when I saw Ommegang made a Witbier, so this was a real disappointment. Watery, flavorless, and so much carbonation it burns the mouth. They make so many great beers at Ommegang, but this is not one of them.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
HarryPlopper (18) - - AUG 3, 2014
Cloudy and gold colored. Lots of head and carbonation. Light smell with hints of apple and citrus. Sweet and floral taste, light on the palate, no bitterness, and a hint of citrus. Good lacing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RedSox2004 (1229) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - AUG 2, 2014
SCloudy yellow/orange with a smallish head and minimal lace. Aromas of earthy hops, light spice and orange rind. Taste includes a touch of tartness poking thourhg a solid wheat malt base. Medium body, lively carbonation, creamy mouthfeel and a lingering wheat malt in the finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbuskirk (430) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Ommegang Witte is a beer that isn’t unlike many women of easy virtue. Knockout looks, soft in all the right places, and tantalizing perfume, but the personality is a little underplayed. Phenomenally heady and a gorgeous shade of yellow, this white ale has amazing looks and an aroma to match with big, sweet grain notes and little bit of orange. Mouthfeel is creamy but lively and the taste features some juicy lemon character. Problem is, the first part of the flavor is muted. The great finish doesn’t entirely make up for the faint beginning. Still, Witte is highly refreshing and extremely sexy. I just wish the flavors had been more full and complex.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yiannnos (852) - , CYPRUS - AUG 1, 2014
Tap. Cloudy yellow colour. Banana, cloves, yeast, a decent refreshing witbier

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HuskerTan (484) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Bottle. A- Soft, lemon, coriander. A- Yellow color, cloudy liquid, white head. T- Coriander, lemon, subtle orange, wheat. P- Light body, soft texture, average carbonation, spiced finish. O- A good Wit, but awfully soft on the aroma and palate. As it warms, more of the spices come through and creates a more complex feel, but still seemed quite subtle on all notes. A good beer all in all though.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
davegram (10) - - JUL 28, 2014
Much more complex than your average wheat beer, which is to be expected of Ommegang. A somewhat sweet, citrus wheat beer with unfiltered character.


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