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RATINGS: 314   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Belgian style white ales have a long history of unique ingredients, as brewers experimented with spices discovered during the spice trade. For our hazy brew we found a refreshing combination of crisp wheat, the tangy sweetness of tangerine & orange peel, and the subtle spiciness of coriander & grains of paradise. Cheers!


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5319) - Newark, California, USA - APR 20, 2013
Sampled on 4/20/13. This Belgian Witbier pours a somewhat cloudy medium orange color from a 12oz bottle. Medium sized white foamy head with good retention and nice lacing. The aroma is fruity, wheaty and sweet, with tangerine, orange and coriander. A medium bodied Witbier. The malts are wheaty, fruity and sweet. The hops are earthy and spicy. Fairly lively carbonation. Nice balance of flavors, spicy, fruity and sweet. It’s a little sweet overall, but the spices somewhat counter act the sweetness, especially the pepper at the finish. It would make a nice summer session ale on a hot summer afternoon. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kmweaver (3207) - Petaluma, California, USA - APR 20, 2013
12oz bottle, courtesy of Boston Beer. Thanks! Pours a hazy, peach-juice color; fine-bubbled off-white head that leaves nice lacing. Aroma also has a peachy/citrus quality to it, on the sweet side, with a mellow spice character that matches up seamlessly; would prefer more wheat-y dryness and less fruit. Medium to medium-high body, medium-high CO2, and a fair amount of sweetness throughout: again, peachy and tangerine notes, though more of a juicy presence than pith, and more mouth-filling coriander than a dry peppery spice; overly sweet and fruit-forward. While not necessarily "coriander soup," as the critique often goes elsewhere, but too sweet for my tastes.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
supersilver777 (1) - - APR 16, 2013 does not count
Cloudy yellowish orange. Orange tangerines and great corriander flavor. Much better than expected. A touch of pepper flavor from the grains of paradise. One of my favorite wits to date.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (7999) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 15, 2013
Pour otu of 12 oz bottle, hazy orange pour with fizzy white head, aroma brought sweet grain, caramel, lots of orange peel, some slight vanilla, lots of honey, a salty note, hints of coriander in there. Taste is very salty, some slight coriander, hints of bread, going into lots of sweet orange and tangerine, hints of slight grass, yeast, finishing with a sweet but slightly dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (5039) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 15, 2013
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with medium creamy white head that lasts awhile. The aroma is orange peel and grain. Thin mouthfeel with strong citrus and light body with crisp finish. Easy to drink, very good refreshing wit.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
alobar (2992) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 13, 2013
Cloudy golden orange color with a thin white head. Aroma of orange, lemon, grain, and spice. Orange, lemon, grass flavor with hint of spice. Creamy. Decent beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RSRIZZO (1876) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 11, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a Weizen glass at 40°. Color is a light yellow gold with a slight haze and a Thin head. Aroma is a mild sour wheat scent with faint citrus notes. It has a light body with a crisp fizzy mouth feel. Flavor is fruity, big tangerine and a touch of lemon, then coriander with a note of white pepper. The after taste is smooth with a bit of the citrus hanging on. Overall its a well done White, much better then most with nice flavors and a refreshing feel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
craig220 (313) - Crofton, Maryland, USA - APR 11, 2013
Poured a cloudy golden yellow with a thick white head that goes away quick. Aroma is lemon, blackberry, orange, apple, and spice. Taste is lemon, grass, orange, spice, and a sweet finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
LetsGoState (653) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2013
Appearance is hazy orange with medium white. Aroma is fairly sweet. Taste is sweet oranges with some spices. Overall decent not great.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2986) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 8, 2013
It poured a hazey golden color with a white head. The aroma was of lemon zest, wheat malt and spices. The body was medium and crisp. The taste was of spices, citrus fruit and wheat malt. The finish was medium and spicy.


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