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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (1627) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - FEB 29, 2012
bottle poured into St. Bernadus Goblet a: straw yellow with a nice silky 1/2" head with excellent retention. Reduces to a cap. s: Lemon zest, orange, corriander, pepper, slight biscuit aroma t: clean taste, a slight yeast flavor. The pepper smell also transfers to taste. Don’t taste the citrus as much as I would have expected.


2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pkmd1 (6) - - JUL 30, 2014 does not count
Nice Wit with cloudy lemon yellow appearance and a large white head. Nice smooth flavor with yeasty citrus notes. Not as full bodied as Ayinger Hefe nor as effervescent but still a nice one overall

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (690) - Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2014
Pours a very cloudy yellow with a frothy white head. Aroma of yeast, taste is yeasty with an aftertaste of banana.

1.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
rayaron (58) - ISRAEL - JUL 24, 2014
Hazy orange with no head. Aroma of citrus, oranges, yeasty, sweetish. Sweet oranges flavor, spicy, a hint of banana, low bitterness. Light body. Too much carbonation. Almost feels like an orange juice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (553) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUL 24, 2014
Couleur jaune trouble, forte mousse blanche. Bon nez typique de blanche Fruité, citron et blé. Gout doux et fruité (notes citron) et blé en fin de bouche. Très bonne blanche!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Buczer (175) - Pabianice, POLAND - JUL 24, 2014
On tap, pours yellow hazy with great stable white head. Nice lacing Malty aroma with a noticable coriander note. Coriander also in taste, bit malty and yeasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (872) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2014
@ Havregatan. Bottle (330 ml) from Kihoskh, Copenhagen (23 DKK). Fruity and quite wheaty with citrusy and yeasty notes, sweet with some spicy notes, light acidic, medium body, fresh and crispy. The finish is dry, fruity and citrusy.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hanoi (363) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 18, 2014
Nose is must, yeast, lemon, peach, soft sugars; beautiful. Taste is wonderful rounded, hops, leading to dough, peach, orange, sugars then a spicy coriander finish. The beer avoids over carbonation with a smooth pallet. An outstanding wit.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Patrickctenchi (3478) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle: Pours hazy pale yellow with a tall, frothy white head. Orange malt, wheat aroma. Crisp, sweet, orange/lemon, light yeast flavor....citrusy. An extremely nice example.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmcgavin12 (477) - Madison, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Clouded bright yellow pour with a finger of quickly dissipating light white head. Aroma of orange and citrus, a bit of coriander, and light refreshing hops. Taste is balanced with medium sweetness and crisp bright finish

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
freretoc (581) - Besançon, FRANCE - JUL 11, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl, couleur blanche petite mousse effervescence moyenne, une bière avec un petit goût de malt blanc type froment arrière goût de bananes, mais c’est vraiment fadasse !


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