Brewed by St. Bernardus Brouwerij
Style: Witbier
Watou, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1437   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
This traditional witbier has been developed under supervision of the father of Hoegaarden and Celis White, master brewer Pierre Celis. This beer has been bottle-refermented, which lent it its specific taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerbrat99 (132) - Shanghai, CHINA - JAN 6, 2008
Draft. Poured in appropriate glassware. Pours a hazy golden with a slight orange hue. Aroma of orange zest, lemon and coriander. Flavor is the same. Nice head retention and nice crisp dry finish. Enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maria (10213) - Thisted, DENMARK - JAN 6, 2008
Hazy golden with a loose head. The flavour has citric acidity, grapefruit peel, and a light honey sweetness. The bitterness is nice in the finish. It’s a wit bier and should as such have citric acidity, but I think this is a bit too much, at least for my liking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chapel (468) - Levittown, New York, USA - DEC 31, 2007
Pours opaque yellow with a thin but cloudy white head and some yeast sediment. Aroma is strongly of lemon with a note of yeast. Flavor is nice and thick with a solid sour lemon flavor. Corriander is present from start to finish with little to no bitterness. Sour flavor lasts for a while on the tongue. If you like either Belgians or sours, make sure you give this a try.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
clueo (176) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2007
Nice banana smell whic carries through to the flavor. Pours nicely with a small white head and a nice wheat color. If you like Belgian White’s this is a treat!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rayOfBeer (674) - El Cerrito, California, USA - DEC 27, 2007
This one was on tap and came out yellowish pale with a quickly fading white foam head with big bubbles. Aromas are mostly of citrus and a little yeast, fading to a slight hot dog-like smell. The taste is citrusy and slightly clovey with banana but not much spice. The lack of spice and carbonation gives off a watery mouth feel. Overall, a good effort on a style I enjoy, but lacks a little something to make this wit on par with others.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (3006) - New York, USA - DEC 21, 2007
Bottle. A pretty decent witte but not to awesome, a little bit too much bitterness without enough flavor? Or something to that effect.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2007
Bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow with a Pilsner aroma that inspires nothing short of a rating. Flavor of blunted apricot and sweet plumb. Watery mouthfeel. Eh, not bad but I wouldn’t seek it out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 15, 2007
From a bottle--Poured a very hazy straw-yellow-orange body likened to thick grapefruit juice. A decent sized white foamy head that soon dissipated to a wispy topping. Nose of sweet, citrus fruits such as lemon, orange, and peach. Very nice chewy wit, but the finish was a little flat and overall, I like my wits a little drier and tangier. Very nice wheat and yeast complexities that are great any season.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2007
I wont say much as this is a twatted in the morning job. Nice yes, too drunk to know why or where. And my mind is elsewhere. Come on Ricky!!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - DEC 3, 2007
There are a lot of very good and inexpensive wits out there and for this one to please me would take a lot, given its price. I was rather overcome by the presence of peach in the aroma and flavor and I found it all most welcome. Peach is an excellent component of this style, one that I never experienced or imagined before. I was a little disappointed in the finish, where the peach flavors disapated, leaving a not entirely compelling acidic dryness. Still, a very good beer.

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