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

bottled
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RATINGS: 413   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.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (16053) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 2, 2012
Cloudy pale straw color with a white head. Tons of coriander on the aroma along with some citrus peel, a nice bread sweetness, and some yeast. A touch of lemon in there as well. The flavor is a bit more bread/malt forward. Some nice coriander spice flavor, a light orange peel flavor and bitterness, some straw, and yeast. Quite sweet, actually.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
EvNa (113) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 24, 2016 Bottle. Color: Hazy pale yellow golden, white head. Taste: Smooth, frothy. Yeast, coriander, orange. On the sweet side. Easy drinkable, no sign of alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Milter (712) - Nyborg, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2016
god wit-bier fra Holland. Drukket på en cafe på en dejlig sensommerdag. Behagelig og frisk.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wombat23 (687) - Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2016
Draft at the source. Hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of spice, citrus, wheat, and possibly lemon. Taste is fruit, spice, wheat, banana notes. Almost too much spice. Okay.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
schavuitje (104) - APELDOORN, NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2016
een lekker witbiertje zurig bitter en een beetje zoet, had iets hoppiger gemogen

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vladivostok (444) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2016
Like a standard wheat beer on steroids. Slightly sweeter than most but the alcohol still remains somewhere in the background despite its strength. Nice enough but I’m not sure it’s my thing.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chromeotaphor (148) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 28, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 28, 2016 Romige bubbel schuimkraag. Kruidig aroma dat lekker luchtig is. Enorm zacht en kruidig in de smaak. Erg aangenaam met een mooi rond geheel. Lekker verfrissend net een tikje anders dan het standaard witbier.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Piw (832) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - AUG 24, 2016
330ml Flasche. Orangefarben und naturtrüb mit kleiner Schaumkrone. Leicht hefig. Mild im Geschmack. Gut trinkbar.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undercurrent25 (1949) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2016
Pours a cloudy pale colour. Taste is slightly smokey with some yeastiness, Drank at De Kleine Wereld Breda 19/08/2016

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
remALUS (229) - Kaunas, LITHUANIA - JUL 30, 2016
Bottle: 330ml. Price 1,49 eur, Geltona spalva, greitai dingstanti puta, plaukiojančios nuosėdos. Malonus kvapas, geras skonis

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McSherman (540) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUL 16, 2016
Ein schönes Witbier, welches in der leuchtend gelben Farbe und im Geruch als klassischer Vertreter seiner Sorte durchgehen könnte. Nach dem ersten Schluck zeigt sich, dass dieses Wit etwas aus der Rolle fällt. Die pfeffrigen Noten, und der wärmende alkoholische Körper gehen etwas Richtung klassisches belgisches blondes Triple, wenn auch die eher Witbier-typischen Aromen dominieren: Zitrus, Koriander, würzig, Banane, leicht säuerlich. Gutes Witbier aus den Niederlanden!


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