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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1296   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
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VoodooBear (49) - San Juan, - AUG 31, 2013
Presentation: 330mL brown bottle, served in an oversized wine glass. Appearance: Two finger, fluffy white head, with a cloudy, deep gold color. Smell: The stronger aromas are of malt, banana, coriander and a faint anise scent in the background. Taste: Very balanced sweet and sour taste. The more prominent notes are of malt, yeast, anise and clove. Mouthfeel: It’s very smooth and creamy. It goes down easily and has medium carbonation. Overall: Very well balanced, a great beer all around. It’s a very filling and satisfying. so not something you want to have two or three of. It’s a beer to sit down with for a while, enjoy the nuances in it and have a good time.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
belgis (255) - LATVIA - MAY 29, 2015
Citrus zesty coriander. Looks very classic wit bier. Longlasting foam. Sour refreshing bit of mold.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
adodo (129) - Riga, LATVIA - MAY 29, 2015
Mild floral aroma. Cloudy yellow with thin white foam. Medium sweetness. Medium sourness. Very refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
guil0000 (292) - New Brunswick, CANADA - MAY 26, 2015
Pours a hazy light yellow color with a large bubbly white head. Nose of mostly lemon zest and some bread. First it’s a bit sweet then it turns to dryness on the mouth. Light to medium body. I like it

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tometclo (53) - FRANCE - MAY 26, 2015
Jolie Mousse blanche, épaisse, une couleur jaune légèrement troublée, goût citron, agrumes, c’est frais, pas d’amertume, pas de longueur. Une blanche sans surprise. Bout 33 Cl restaurant Bray-Dunes (59)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
westler (91) - Stuttgart, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2015
Hazy light yellow, like I was expecting from a wit. Medium carbonation, light citrus notes, but quite bitter. Nice beer, but without the floral summer lightness that I like when it comes to wit beers.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BarbasA (27) - PORTUGAL - MAY 25, 2015
Hazy golden, large white head, litle orange aroma, some wheat also, perhaps to much bitterness...

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
lkyler505 (3) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - MAY 24, 2015 does not count
The St Bernardus Wit is a very light, gently carbonated session beer with an extremely appealing citrus aroma. It is an excellent starter beer for a rich, complex, extravagant meal.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jdjuice (417) - Kumamoto, JAPAN - MAY 24, 2015
Pours cloudy yellow with translucent white head. Aromas are subdued, grassy, faint citrus notes. Pronounced sourness, quite dry, a decent amount of body but still easy to drink. Not as fruity as I was expecting, quite tasty but not as much going on as I wanted.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JulioRangel (21) - - MAY 23, 2015
Aroma condimentado. De carbonatação media-alta a alta, porem condizente com o estilo. Corpo leve, e refrescante, característico de uma witbier.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
agent_persik (511) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 18, 2015
Cloudy golden yellow body, medium white head. Aroma of lemon, wheat, soap and spices. Dry sweet taste with gentle bitterness in finish and spicy aftertaste. Light body and average carbonation. Quite refreshing.


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