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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!


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nuffield (3761) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 29, 2013
It appears that somebody likes this, or at least, it isn’t at the bottom of the style. But although I found a few decent notes in the front end, the mid and late finish tends to hollow out. A little spice, a very slight sweetness. Somewhat drinkable but not especially enjoyable. Bottle.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 5/20
Ibrew2or3 (7344) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 26, 2013
12oz bottle pours with a fairly opaque gold body that supports a wafer thin bright white head. The mild aroma has sugar sweetness, pear candy, sugar sweetened spices and then a light sweet citrusy lime candy note. The taste unloads mounds of sugary sweetness that is a mix of table sugar, sweet pear juice, sugary green apple and lime hard candy. Beneath the sweetness are mild spices like clove and sugary coriander as well as there’s more sweet pear and apple notes. Way too sweet and sugary. I will not try this again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
penguinfinity (107) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Bottle. Smells mildly sweet, pours thick copper with a medium head. Spice is mild, has a citrus flavor. Medium to high carbonation. Enjoyable, and good, but not quite great.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tillmac62 (364) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - OCT 14, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2013 I am surprised by the low ratings. This beer is quite good for a wit with spice. Pours a cloudy light gold with a fair head that has low lacing that dissipates quickly. Not much nose, but there is slight floral sweetness present. Balance is outstanding with a stylistic mouthfeel. It finishes with a burst of spice, as intended, with no hop bitterness aftertaste. This a very good summer ale - quite drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (2393) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 8, 2013
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Cloudy, unfiltered looking pale yellow with a frothy light head like the way I prefer my Wits. The aroma does have a dough-like, lemon/orange citrus note, and pale malts upfront but there is also something kind of musty about it. The body is light to medium. The taste is better than the aroma suggests it would be. A good spicy and citrus flavor with a mildly lingering finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (13405) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle at home in Salisbury. Pours mostly clear gold with a fine, white foam head. Lots of orange, dough and wheat and coriander in the aroma. Medium sweet flavor with slightly sugary bready malts, spices, orange peel, coriander. Light to medium bodied with fine, creamy carbonation. Sweet finish with just the faintest licks of bitterness, lots more bread, lightly toasted sugars, wheat, spices and citrus. Straight-ahead stuff. Not much nuance but easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ROGUE (2145) - Newark, Delaware, USA - OCT 2, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a hazy bright straw color with a one finger frothy white head with good retention. Aromas of bright citrus notes, soft esters and a light wheat malt. Taste starts off wheaty and fruity with orange peel and citrus, then goes into the spices which last into the finish. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
r464 (1992) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2013
Strong lemon flavor with yeast and malt, banana, spice (light), then a very long and lingering finish. A bit unnatural. Not my favorite example of the style.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2585) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 4, 2013
12 oz bottle pours hazy amber with a off white head. Aroma of malts, spice and grass. Taste is malts, orange and spice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Luvystypotables (945) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2013
A honey coloured beer, not much of an aroma, but a very pleasant taste, a hint of orange and tangerine. The coriander is a vague memory on the palate. The palate is mild and transient.


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