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Brewed by De Struise Brouwers
Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Oostvleteren, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 437   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Noordhoek Ostrich Farm and Resort has been offering visitors an oasis of silence, tranquility and green pasture since 1997. In 2001 we began offering our guests fresh, homemade ale, "Struise Witte" was born. The dutch word for "ostriches" is "struisvogels" or "Struise", but the same word can also mean "sturdy" or "robust". This "Robust White" is a living wheat beer of high fermentation, unfiltered and unpasteurized. Brewed with natural ingredients, bottle conditioned in 33 cl bottles.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (4355) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle 33cl, a cloudy orange beer with medium head. Nose is on malt, grain and wheat with yeast touch. Aroma is on grain and fresh bread, slightly fruity, belgian yeast astringency, lemon finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markextrae (1492) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2014
Bottle at a bar. Poured a cloudy yellow golden colour with a small white head. Grains, some corn hints, fruity smell, berries, citrus, belgian yeast. Nice and fruity for a white beer

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (2411) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 9, 2014
330ml bottle. 09/07/2014.
BBD: out of date for 3 months.
In short: afruity ale.
Pours clear dark gold with some white head. Short head retention, poor lacing. Fruity, berries aromas. Light to medium body, average carbonation, crispy texture. Taste is fruity, wheat character not foud, some berry flavours, citrusy. Enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (10072) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUN 22, 2014
from Au Grain d’Orge, Crissier - cloudy dark blond beer with a persistent foam; aroma of cardamom and herbs, wheaty; a good malt body, chewy and with some sweetness; sourish and dry herbal and light medicinal estery finish

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (1381) - PORTUGAL - JUN 1, 2014
Shared a 33cl bottle from the brewery. Pours a hazy pale yellow colour with almost no head. Aroma is spicy, cloves, citrus and slightly fruity. Average to soft carbonation and light body. Taste is light bitter and light sweet with a dry finish. Overall, a good and refreshing beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PeatyPete (446) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 17, 2014
Orange amber coloured beer with almost no foam. Aroma of sweet citrus. Taste of fresh sour oranges and tangerines.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ST247 (436) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle @Bierhuyske. Pours amber with quickly fading white head. Aroma is yeasty and fruity. Taste is citrus, fruity. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
aletcm (145) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - JAN 31, 2014
Cor laranja com espuma de pouca formação e boa persistência. Aroma de malte predominante, fermente e casaca de laranja ao fundo. Sabor maltado, com médio dulçor e baixo amargor. Cítrico ao fundo. Não é uma autêntica witte mas é refrescante. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
StoutHead (778) - DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle at home. Pours a murky amber color with a small and quickly disappearing white head. Aroma of yeast and fruits. Primary taste is citrussy, but has a complex fruity flavour with notes of wheat, grass, yeast and various spices. Pretty full body for a witbier. Dry, citrussy and a bit sour aftertaste. Not really my kind of beer but okay, although I probably shouldn’t have let it warm up as much as I did.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
weark (388) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - NOV 26, 2013
Bottle from Au Grain d’Orge - Orange Amber color, no foam - Vinous, yeasty, wheat aroma - weird vinous, malty, hints of caramel - medium body, sweet, flat carbonation - not good, try 3 bottles to be sure but there is something wrong, infection or it’s really not for me


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