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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 392   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markschiedon (501) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 4, 2016
Drinking from a 33 cl bottle. In the aroma lots of hops. The clear yellow beer has a medium white head. In the taste grapefruit, citrus, sour but soft. Medium carbonated.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ALIBALI (224) - Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, GERMANY - FEB 24, 2016
Tolles Wit. Sehr kräftig im Geruch und auch im Trunk. Kräuter spielen ein Rolle. Klar. Nicht zu trocken ein bisschen Süße ist auch vorhanden. Und das Beste, der Nachtrunk ist schön lang und geschmacksintensiv. LÄGGER. Flasche direkt von der Brauerei in Amsterdam, 2 Euro.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
King_Alex_II (1031) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 20, 2016
Pale yellow color with foam ring. With a light butter nose. The taste is foamy with quite some butter and alcohol and a calm aftertaste

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anstei (890) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - FEB 20, 2016
Bottle. Very malty wit, almost killing it. Lots of spices, quite bitter. ABV is noticeable, but not in a particularly good way. Unbalanced.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SinH4 (2080) - Garching, GERMANY - FEB 20, 2016
Golden color with white head. Aroma is biscuity, citrusy, spicy. Taste is spices, coriander, biscuits. Foamy carbonation. Wit? Well it has the spices, but the malt base is too close to a golden ale imo.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
patrick767 (3918) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 13, 2016
tap at the brewery - Pours a lightly hazy straw color with a lingering white head. It has an aroma of spicy yeast and lemon. The flavor is light and sweet with citrus, banana, and spicy yeast. It’s refreshing with lively carbonation. Good wit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (1077) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 19, 2016
Hazy, lots of small floaters, amber colored, small off white head. Aroma is of wheat, coriander, some lemony citrus, yeast, bit floral. Taste is medium sweet brewing sugar and wheat, caramel, spicy coriander, lemon peel, bit yeasty, light citric, low+ bitterness. Medium bodied, average carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Probabeer (106) - - JAN 16, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 17, 2016 Cerveza de trigo, es ligera pero con bastante cuerpo, fresca. Con el gas muy buen integrado. Deja un sabor muy bueno típico de las de trigo. Muy buena

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JefVerstraete (2600) - Oosterzele, BELGIUM - JAN 14, 2016
Bottle as a gift. Hazy yellow, white foam. Sweet nose of banana, citrus and coriander. Bitter hoppy finish. Good witbier but this is not my favourite beer style.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wim (3473) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JAN 11, 2016
At Home white gold blond colored body with a white head and with a spicy yeast floral hop aroma a spicy yeast herby sweet grain alcholic bitter taste with a bitter finish


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