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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with high quality Pilsner and Wheat malts, generously spiced with coriander and whole navel oranges. Belgian yeast provides the traditional refreshingly tart, spicy, and fruity flavor profile.

2014 GABF Gold Medal- Belgian -Style Witbier


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2016
Silver can at The New Penguin courtesy of Cousin Matt. Pale and opaque with a fast-dying head. Slightly meaty big bag of perfumed coriander aroma. Inoffensive slightly peppery Hoegaarden clone all coriander and pot pourri orange plus a trace of bitterness to finish. Swedish spiced biscuits and clove in the blender. Simplistic but slipping down just fine.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tightslice (707) - Redwood City, California, USA - JAN 31, 2016
On tap at Gott’s in Palo Alto, CA. Aroma is light fruit, citrus, mild floral, some spicy yeasts. Taste is the same...a mild and refreshing witbier (which is what I personally want from a witbier).

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dfonorow (1867) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2016
On tap at Brewers Unleashed - Chicago. Pour is hazy yellow/gold with a small white head. Aroma and flavor of belgian yeast, slight fruit, slight hops, graham crackers, and coriander. Finish is graham crackers and belgian spice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ciocanelu (603) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JAN 15, 2016
Hazy bright yellow color with a small white head that fizzes away quickly. Aroma has the traditional wheat, banana and curacao notes. Taste follows with orange, wheat and a bit of lemony tartness. Light, fizzy mouthfeel. Overall it’s a well made, traditional witbier.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (7237) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2015
On rap at Bartlett Hall. Clear pale yellow coloured pour with a fading white head. Aroma is zesty citrus lemon and kaffir lime, slight floral and coriander seed, light grains. Flavour is composed of pale grains, citrus, lime zest, slight hint of tart. A little sweetness. Palate is light bodied, frothy highish carbonation, slightly thin, drying finish. Bog standard wit.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (9516) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 2, 2015
12 oz bottle. Thanks to Timo A! Cloudy golden color with a tiny white head. Mild yeast, mild orange, some spices and mild wheat in the aroma. The flavor is mild bitterness, mild yeast, mild spices and citrus. Rather fresh and drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
olio (8472) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 2, 2015
355 ml bottle @ Timo A.
Pours hazy golden color with a small head. Spicy aroma, mild wheat, yeast, some subtle lemon and coriander. Flavor is spicy and lemony, yeasty and some grass. Medium carbonation. Nice and refreshing.
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (15821) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2015
Buttle from Stearns Liquor Mart, Long Beach. Clear pale yellow/golden beer with a decent offwhite head. Bready aroma, spicy, perfume, fruity, grapes, hay, some floral notes. Hoppy perfume flavor, grassy, herbal, spicy, pepper, floral, Bready, some citrus. Quite ok.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maekchu (3048) - Hirakata, JAPAN - OCT 2, 2015
Can from World Beer Market (Sake no Taniguchi). Light wheaty nose, with grain, small citrus zest, and a bit of coriander. Hazy light blond straw color, quickly dissipating head. Light citrusy initial, yeast, some bitter jumps in mid palate, and goes gently downhill. Thin body. Sort of dull, actually. Not a great witbier.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bigbish (649) - California, USA - SEP 15, 2015
Wrote down a score ages ago but ni5 any tasting notes. Recording for posterity. Good stuff.


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