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


on tap

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1435   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
elcaballo (101) - Beverly Hills, California, USA - MAY 5, 2008
Some citrusy flavors along with some light spicyness. Not a beer I fell in love with but I might pick up another bottle at some point

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kidmartinek (4670) - austin, Texas, USA - MAY 5, 2008
Slightly cloudy straw yellow with a 2 inch dense white head. It’s the color of cream soda. Aroma of bright wheat malt, and orange peel. Medium strength flavor, thats is sweet malty and citrus. A really strong citrus beer. It taste like theres a half of an orange squeezed in there. Dry palate and finish. A little watery. Average lacing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cryotek (206) - Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA - MAY 4, 2008
Smells spicy sweet, yeasty with a little orange. Dirty appearance witha rusty orange color. The spicy-ness comes out more in the taste as corriander, and of course very orangey. Overall a yeasty fruity beer, not bad, not great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrChopin (4303) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 3, 2008
Nose very flowery with citrus and some pepper notes. Nice strength, filling the room. Body is a cloudy yellow with large fluffy white head. Tastes of peppery fruit with some wheat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bb (8539) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 2, 2008
Bottle. Yellow-golden beer with a nice whitish head. Light spice and citrus aroma. Light spice, light wheat, light citrus flavor. Medium bodied. Easy to drink. Lingering wheat, light spice, and light hay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
patrick767 (4010) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 25, 2008
bottle - Pours hazy light yellow with a citrusy, yeasty aroma and a lasting white head. The flavor is of wheat malt, mild hops, citrus, a maybe a touch of spice. It’s light and finishes surprisingly bitter for the style, but it works. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gueuzeisgod (113) - Graham, North Carolina, USA - APR 21, 2008
Pours very hazy, almost milky (from the unmalted wheat). Nice fruity yeast aroma, some standard clove, banana, orange peel, a little bit of ’ginger ale’. Similar to, but a bit of a departure from the standard Weienstephan characteristics. Mouthfeel is soft, just a bit of carbonation bite on the tongue. Really delicious, only drawback is price, preventing this from being an everyday drinker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
MatSciGuy (907) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 18, 2008
[bottle] Pours a hazy yellow/gold with massive rocky white head. Aroma is lots of spices and clove-y wheat. Mouthfeel is fantastic - light but rich at the same time. Flavors of lemon zest, wheat malt, bready yeast. Awesome beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2588) - California, USA - APR 16, 2008
Cloudy yellow, moderate head with good lacing and retention. Aroma is fruity with notes of spices, yeast, pale malts. Medium bodied, quite sweet. Nothing special IMO.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptBier (323) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - APR 8, 2008
Bottle. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of corriander and oranges - just like a witbier should be. The color is an unclear dark orange and it has a fine head. The flavor is very fresh lemony to start off before the corriander and oranges hits in the middle, just to give way for a rather hop bitter end which is very nice for a witbier. A orange dryness lingers for quite a while both on the palate and tongue. I must admit, that this is the best witbier I’ve ever had.

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