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Brewed by Unibroue (Sapporo)
Style: Belgian White (Witbier)
Chambly, Canada
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1527   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
White beer on lees.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (14158) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2008
Sample at Aarhus beerfestival. Nice head with ok duration. Color is pale yellow. Aroma and taste are malt, yeast and citrus.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14008) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 24, 2009
Bottle, 75cl corked. It pours a hazy, yellow-golden body under a dense, creamy, white head. There’s a touch of tobacco on the nose, some pine, citrus, a little banana and spices. Quite complex. Banana and citrusy, along with coriander and other spices in the mouth, with a fine bitterness, showing all of itselves in the finish. Dry, medium-bodied, smooth and well-carbonated. A really pleasant witbier. (081229)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13773) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2008
Bottle at ÅBF08. Fat wheat aroma, hint of plastic. Cloudy orange colour, nice stable white head. Good spicy flavour along with the citricness. Well-rounded.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (13171) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 7, 2009
Dark yellow with a fluffy white head, long-lasting with decen lacing. Aroma of bubblegum and banana. Taste has citrus, apple and coriander. Interesting wheat, could be more complex.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (12988) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 28, 2005
Bottled (BB 12/2006)
Hazy yellow, medium-sized white head. Citrusy, lemony nose. Medium-bodied. Yeasty, wheaty with notes of coriander.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oakes (12788) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 21, 2001
I’m really not enthused with this one. I find it too thin and spritzy, with not nearly enough spice, malt, or hop character.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 5, 2005
(Bottle) Pours a lightly cloudy yellow body with a huge rocky egg shell white head. Aroma of perfume, vanilla, and wheat. Flavor of spicy yeast with some citrus.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (11824) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2010
Bottle shared at BCTC 2010. Pours a murky yellow with a modest, fading white head. Plenty of wheat in the aroma, along with tart citrus and coriander. Flavor is quite sweet, with more lemon and spice notes. Light to medium in body with high carbonation. Finishes sweet and lightly crisp. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11635) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 22, 2002
Light yellow unfiltered, big white head. The aroma is light and sweet, with Belgian yeast and wheat. Nice wheat flavor, mildly apple sweet, very easy to drink.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (11529) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 16, 2011
A: The beer pours a surprisingly translucent golden straw color with a white head. S: Certainly starts off with a nice witbier smell. Lots of coriander notes, banana, and orange peel. There’s some nice bready, wheat notes and a bit of sugar. Unfortunately, I pick up a cardboard aroma... T: The cardboard translates to the flavor, too. Sweet bread, banana, spicy coriander, earthy and floral hops, and slightly bitter orange peel. Pretty meh, I must say. M: The body is medium and so is the carbonation. D: I guess I shouldn’t be surprised, but this wasn’t a terribly good witbier (or beer in general).


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