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

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RATINGS: 195   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A unique, single batch created for the opening of the St Bernardus pub in Tokyo.


iowaherkeye's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
iowaherkeye (2691) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Tap at PP OB, tulip. Murky dark straw with a one finger white head, creamy with pretty good retention. Flavor mainly tastes like a German hefe, fruity bananas and some clove spiciness pretty apparent. Maybe a little coriander, but maybe I convinced myself of that. Still has the old wet wheat character I get from wheat beers brewed overseas. Wheaty finish, semi-dry, scant bitterness. Never got sweet at all, but perceived from the fruity esters. Aroma was much the same, but more banana and less spicy. Low to moderate smooth carbonation, medium body. Doesn’t seem much like a wit to me, but still good. 7-4-7-4-15--3.7


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (3843) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"Different hips than the Blanche, but very much still a wit beer. Orange and. Oriander present as a soft citrus aroma and flavor. Nice hopping for the style and a light refreshing palate."

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (11983) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle shared with evanlarkin, nice drinking with you! Nice funky barnyard aroma. Taste is peppery and funky. Tasty.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 16, 2014
Ik drink al niet heel graag witbieren, er zijn er goede bij, maar dit is er niet bij. Ik vond het niet zo goed.

4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
mjik83 (145) - - AUG 6, 2014
75cl fles via Être Gourmet Alcoholpercentage van 6% Uitgeschonken in Grimbergen glas Uiterlijk: Goudoranje met grote witte schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: perzik, fruitig, zoetig Conclusie: zeer speciaal voor de Japanse markt, lekker fruitig blond bier. Toppertje ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrFecesious (963) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
Shared bottle. Thanks GothGargoyle! Aroma is very wheaty, citrus, bels yeasty. Taste is very sweet and tart. Brilliant palate of crispy crisp.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (1291) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
Golden with a creamy white head. Aroma is bread, coriander, honey, candi sugar, Belgian yeast. Medium bodied, sweet on the palate. Flavour is wheat, coriander, orange peel, Belgian yeast, heather honey. Delicious. Wish I hadn't spilled half my cup.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (3389) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 17, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: From a shop in Belgium, had in a hotel room at Grand Hotel, Stockholm.
Appearance: Clear golden colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Coriander, yeast, citrus.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Coriander, spices, citrus, yeast.
Comment: Had to use a wine opener to get the cork out, sat just sooo hard.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
timmwillum (66) - BELGIUM - JUN 14, 2014
Gullig uklar blonde med tyndt flygtigt hvidt skum. Næse af sødlig blomst og smag af sommer - blomst krydderi og let humle. Frisk let sommerale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
bigguns22 (682) - Maryland, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Beer pours golden yellow cloudy tall white head with flocculated yeast in the glass. Taste of lemon peel, yeast,and pepper this is a great st bernardus with twindog

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
twindog (261) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - MAY 7, 2014
Beer pours golden yellow cloudy tall white head with flocculated yeast in the glass. Taste of lemon peel, yeast,and pepper this is a great st bernardus


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