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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: 428   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   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.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mutz (662) - - JUL 22, 2013
Bleekgele kleur. Aroma van mou en gist. Vrij zoete smaak met een lichtbittere afdronk. Niet echt een witbier vind ik.......


2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ulysse (202) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 16, 2015
Aroma of grains and honey. First in the mouth of honey. Drunk at basement temperature which was not cold enough to give a refreshing feel to this brew.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
florent.janssens (138) - - JAN 16, 2015
Bière à L’odeur de miel. Elle n’as pas le goût typique de la blanche. Mais un goût très léger de miel et zeste de citron.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MatthijsE (897) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2015
Bottle @ home. Hazy yellow-golden with a white head. Wheaty and fruity aroma with a bit of coriander. Sweetish flavor, fruity (somewhat citric) and spicy with wheat and a slightly drier finish. Medium-bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wanne (10) - - JAN 11, 2015
It pours a cloudy golden colour, with a white head that disappears relatively quickly. Smells a bit sour (oranges?). Taste is a combination between malt ans sour notes, whereby the sour holds the middle between orange zest and lemon. Overall, nothing exceptional.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
abemorsten (2943) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - JAN 1, 2015
Bottle from Sterk Avonderkoop, Amsterdam. Slow gusher. Muddy, pale grey-golden body and a small dense white head. Yeasty bread dough dominate the nose the first minute or so, then coriander and malts comes through. Acidic, lactic, maybe even Brett-ish flavors with yeasty notes on the tongue. Light to medium bodied. Doughy texture and a gentle astringency.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
freretoc (904) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 25, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl à Molenhof Restaurant & Bar Oud Postje, couleur blanche, mousse moyenne et effervescence importante, une bière avec une forte odeur houblonnée, en bouche on reste sur ce houblon, peu de temps avec une pointe citronnée.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Renobob (1001) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 24, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Bière très aqueuse, peu de goût et une finale peu agréable.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
King_Alex_II (170) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 27, 2014
Surprisingly sour witbeer (or heavily infected). Thinking about the explicit bad choice of mixing two styles like sour and witbeer, it’s probably infected. (Or a good mix of styles which don’t belong together, even though I like both)

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sdmmb (1050) - USA - NOV 18, 2014
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. Sour, wheat beer. Enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EddyBeer1 (949) - Brussels, BELGIUM - NOV 16, 2014
Blonde très légèrement trouble, effervescence faible à bulles toutes fines, col blanc fin. Céréales bien présentes, léger citronné, petite amertume, assez bien de corps. Une blanche un peu autre...


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