Sailor Hagars Belgian Wit
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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 142   ABV: 4.75%
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A refreshing effervescent Wheat Ale brewed with dried orange peel and coriander. Semi opaque hue and bright creamy head. Formerly a Sailor Hagarís house recipe, but now brewed as a contract brew by Howe Sound.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (3817) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 15, 2003
I visited this brewpub in July - surely it can't have closed down? It was great! I really enjoyed their wit beer, very refreshing, but more importantly very tasty, with bright. chalky notes. One of the best beers I tried in Canada.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 29, 2003
Hazy straw body with a nice head. Nose is citrus (orange and lemon) with spicy notes. Flavour is wheaty and citrusy and very comfy in the mouth. A great Wit by a great brewpub.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MicroRob (42) - Kelowna, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 12, 2003
Looks good but to me, lacks flavor. The finish is short lived but sure is nice to pound back on a hot day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dI5tIL (15) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 11, 2003
A wonderful beer. Nice orange and fresh corriander nose floating on top of a nicely carbonated wheat spiciness. Not as phenolic as I prefer, but still the beer that made that first big impact on me so long ago. Still the best brewpub in town.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kaya161 (1128) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 21, 2003
Nice coriander aroma with a spicy dry flavour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Crit (3350) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 24, 2002
Gold color. Lightly spiced fruity hop nose.Faint orange and spicy flavor with dry finish. Donít care much for it.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MarshallMac (143) - West Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 25, 2002
when iím not getting drunk, this is my favourite beer in the world

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2002
Light golden color. Slight hoppy, fruity aroma -citrus. Hoppy, slight citrus palate. I donít know, i didnít get much from this beer, Oakes attested that it had been better, maybe an old sample.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
omhper (19378) - TyresŲ, SWEDEN - JAN 22, 2002
Wonderful witbier spiced with orange peels. Thirst quenching bit still complex.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (12612) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 5, 2000
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2005 This beer rose to popularity when it was one of Garyís best brews. These days, itís fallen on hard times. Hazy yellow colour. Fairly fruity (peach), phenolic aroma. The flavour is malty, but less defined than in the Lohin days. Lightly fruity with a hint of spice. Tiny touch of hop dryness in the finish but otherwise quite sweet.

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