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Brewed by Brouwerij ’t IJ
Style: Witbier
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
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RATINGS: 404   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly called ’t IJ Scharrel IJwit A full-bodied, Amsterdam wheat beer that is dangerously ‘moreish’. Slightly cloudy, it has a beautiful golden colour and a soft, foamy head. When we brew IJwit, we use wheat malt as well as barley malt, which is also how the beer gets its name. The wheat malt gives the beer a delightful, fresh flavour, and the addition of coriander and lemon during the brewing process produces a rich aroma of banana, citrus and spices. Topped off by a fine, slightly sweet aftertaste, IJwit is a delicious thirst-quencher.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bijl (151) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 16, 2016
Amsterdamse Witbier kleur is Goud iets donker geel, troebel met een redelijk schuimkraag die wel snel inzakt. Aroma van Tarwemout, citrus, gras. Smaak: Tarwemouten, citroen, een lichte prikkeling van de koriander en een licht zuurtje. Redelijke nabitter... niet zoet. Body en koolzuur zijn medium mondgevoel is romig. Mooi zomers Witbier..... smaakt naar meer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyhallmanti (237) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 12, 2016
33cl bottle at home. Pours a pale yellow colour with a big creamy head which depletes slowly. Aroma of yeast, citrus, malts, grass, nutmeg, banana. Taste is medium sweet, medium bitter with a dry and slight soury finish. Notes of citrus, banana, orange, spices, malts, slight caramel. Oily texture, medium to light bodied and average carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SimonBlok (223) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - MAY 3, 2016
33 cl bottle at home. Appearance: Pale yellow with medium white head. Aroma: grass, sweet malts, citrus and nutmeg. Taste: moderate sweetness, low to medium bitterness. Notes of coriander, citrus and cloves. Palate: medium body, oily texture and medium carbonation. Refreshing beer perfect for summer evenings.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (4489) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 26, 2016
At ’t IJ, Amsterdam.Creamy white-yellow, super creamy head. Warm, creamy body. Mild wheat, only hints of spices. Solid.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
R4N5H (721) - NETHERLANDS - APR 22, 2016
33cl bottle from the brewery store, consumed fresh on 22-Apr-2016. Hazy pale amber colour with a small white head. Aroma of citrus - lemon and oranges, banana and wheat. Light to medium body and carbonation. Light citrus taste with a nice bitterness. Orange peel, lemongrass and banana. Coriander and spices. Light sweetness. A nice fruity wheat ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjik83 (1320) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - APR 19, 2016
33cl flesje via AH, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 6,5% Uitgeschonken in Jupiler Tauro glas Uiterlijk: goudkleurig met flinke helderwitte schuimkraag Aroma en smaak: fruitig als citrus, sinaasappelschil, kruidig, zuurtje, kleine bitter, zoet niet echt Conclusie: ja wel lekker witbier voor in de zomer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rubin77 (860) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 11, 2016
F: white, thin, quick gone to thin film. C: yellowish, hazy, non-transparent. A: malt, wheat, lemon peels, orange, coriander, spicy, fruity, yeasty. T: wheat, sugar, caramel, coriander, spicy, light banana, molasses, yeast, medium body, lively carbonation, great thirst quencher, refreshing and well balanced, 0,33 bottle can from AH supermarket in Amsterdam.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ysok02 (850) - MOns, BELGIUM - APR 5, 2016
Robe blonde, trouble, mousse peu abondante. Nez typé sur des notes de céréales, de coriandre, fine note de citron, pointe levurée. Belle attaque explosive, une très belle bulle et une finale raffraîchissante et équilibrée. De nouveau une belle blanche de soif, plus complexe que les précédentes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cluricaume (6) - FRANCE - MAR 26, 2016 does not count
Une bonne witbier citronnée. Couleur blanche, clair. Gout de cardamom. Une blanche d’été de qualite. Très agreable en accompangant un curry !

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markoijelena (2077) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAR 11, 2016
Draft 0.1l at the Brewpub Brouwerij ’ t Ij Amsterdam Netherlands. Taste with bro luttonm and Jelena.26.02.2016.Pour it hazy yellow color with medium white head.Aroma coriander and wheat.Taste lemony, herbal note, spices on the back, nice refreshing finish.Ok


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