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Brewed by Brouwerij Sterkens
Style: Witbier
Meer, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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RATINGS: 265   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (13536) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 2, 2002
Opaque yellow. Plastic on the nose, with a hint of spice. Malt accented. Light, bland, lacking in notable hop or yeast.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (12447) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 21, 2007
Slightly sour, yet rich, yeast aroma. Hazy lemon color with a decent white head that tries to lace. Better than thin bodied, seems to have banana, with a bit of lemon for flavor. The carbonation is mild and spritzy. Tends to turn creamy as the spritz goes away. There is some clove like spice. The finish is a bit veg, with lemon citrus. Overall it makes me think of a light, spritzy, hefeweizen style. Very tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12256) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 25, 2005
(Bottle) Pours a cloudy yellow body with a small white head. Aroma of toasted grain, grassy hops, mustiness, and banana. Flavor of spicy yeast, buttery, and malty.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (11900) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 16, 2007
Bottle from Jungle Jim’s. Poured hazy yellow with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate yeasty sour citrus aroma. Light to medium body with soft carbonation. Medium citrus sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of short duration. My expectations where met.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11553) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 8, 2010
11.2oz bottle-thanks DavidM for sharing-pours a foamy white head with yellow color. Aroma is juniper branches, light malt. Taste is juniper branches, light malt. Lots of effervescence.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lubiere (11148) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 18, 2007
A golden wit (?) with,as reproted earlier, ugly looking big floculation of yeast, rather disturbing, and a thin white head. Aroma is doughy, with honey, and sign of oxidation. In mouth, a bland wit with cloves, light maple, and no body. Bottle is about 2 years old. This may be a Du Bocq version.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2008 Brewery: Brouwerij Sterkens
Date: 08/12/1999
Mode: Bottle
Source: Wild Wing Cafe, Marietta

Appearance: hazy yellow,
Aroma: sweet citrus aroma,
Flavor: slightly sweet flavor, slightly tart,
Overall: no big whoop

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.8/5.0
Score: *4
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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (10809) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2010
Visually, slightly darker than a Hoegaarden. Taste and nose of a spiced Belgian witbier. Rated 8/14/02

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daknole (10279) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 7, 2008
Bottle, Total Wine. Hazy apricot color with a nice big frothy white head. Aromas of yeast, citrus, and light malt. Flavor is very tart, yeasty and sour citrus. Not a great representation of the style.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (10080) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 24, 2003
Murky, straw-colored ale. Medium-sized, creamy, white head. Mostly lasting with a thick web of dripping lacework. The aroma is very spicy with notes of baked pears w/ cinnamon, banana and coriander. The flavor is of white fruit with plenty of coriander, underripe banana and zest of orange. Well-balanced. Light-bodied with a watery mouthfeel and fizzy carbonation. Not at all my thing, but a fairly good wit nonetheless!


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