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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solvaris (138) - - JUN 23, 2015
Schöne goldene Farbe, die typischen Weissbiernoten Nelke und Banane werden nur zart angehaucht, dafür stärkere Zitrusnote. Feines Witbier. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Salmaneser (74) - BELGIUM - JUN 17, 2015
33 cl bottle @ home. Hazy yellow beer, white head. Strong, fruity aroma, citrus and lemon. Taste is likewise, with some spices. Rather dry palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
freretoc (1174) - Besançon, FRANCE - JUN 14, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 33cl à la brasserie, couleur blanche, mousse et effervescence moyenne. Une bière avec une attaque sur le blé, le pain blanc et la levure. Une blanche basique mais agréable !

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Renobob (1219) - Besançon, FRANCE - JUN 11, 2015
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Blanche trouble. Douce et onctueuse. Arômes de fruits jaunes et de fleur. Finale longue et aromatique.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jamaty (1328) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 9, 2015
Tipico color dorado turbio ligeramente ocre, con menos espuma de lo habitual del estilo. Aroma fresco y citrico. Muy buen sabor, algo más dulce que la media, pero muy equilibrado y con cierta complejidad: limon, especias, malta. Carbonatacion media alta y buena textura. Buen final. Alcohol perfectamente camuflado. Refrescante y bebible. Notable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vells (1056) - Rīga, LATVIA, LATVIA - JUN 5, 2015
Very well balanced wit, quite standard but bold. Nice fruitiness, banana mixed with orange and lemon, coriander. Moderate sweetness with light bitterness. Nothing complex here, but great hq thirst quencher

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beelzebrox (44) - Enschede, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle at home. Yellow, slightly cloudy. Nose citrus/lemon mostly. Taste citrus, hint of banana and yeast, and the typical coriander seeds. Bit more hoppy than most white beers. Very nice and fresh.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
axl (206) - Lund, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2015
330ml bottle, thanks ShivanDragon! Hazy peach colored with one finger white head fading rather quickly. Aroma is discrete with fresh wheat tones, some fruitiness, light yeast and maybe a hint of banana. Taste is wheat, light yeast, light spiciness and maybe a light touch of citrus in the finish. The carbonation is medium and so is the mouthfeel with a distinct dryness to it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Melnis (329) - LATVIA - MAY 28, 2015
Very lokable wit, bot sweet and awesomely balanced. Aftertaste changesa and stays for quite long time

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
paulvanpelt (403) - Reusel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 27, 2015
Geel, redelijk helder bier. Aroma vsn citroen komt goed door, verder gist, mout. Licht zoet, behoorlijk waterig. Niet veel bijzonders.


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