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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Not too long ago the beer world lost one of its modern icons, Pierre Celis. Pierre, almost singlehandedly, resurrected what is today one of the most popular styles of craft beer..the Belgian Wit or White Beer- a deliciously refreshing wheat beer originally created by Belgian farmers in the middle centuries, whose primary crop was wheat. Today, the style has a generous range-of-flavor and is often infused with a variety of spices, primarily coriander and dried citrus fruits. In keeping true to Mr. Celis’ homeland of Belgium we additionally brew ours with unmalted wheat using a very thorough mash regime. Here’s to you Pierre! (OG 11.9, Belgian Goblet) Editor’s note: We almost named this beer "Ill-Witted". No, not because we have a sick intellect, but because we actually brewed this beer with local wheat from...drum-roll please...Illinois!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrBunn (2452) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle. Pour is a straw-gold color with a fair amount of haze and a thin head. Aromas are of lemon and orange with a little ester funk. Flavor is very clean and crisp... light honey with oranges and a little spice, but I would be hard pressed to identify it as coriander without the cheater code on the label.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (6009) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Taster on tap at iTAP-CWE in STL during RBSG. Mostly hazy golden color. Great pillowy white head. Leaves thicker sheets of lace. Good zesty citrus spice aroma in the nose. Less zest in the taste... More sweet. Kind of yeasty in the taste. Medium body. Smooth kind of soft, creamy lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Solid creamy wit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (3322) - Eureka, California, USA - APR 8, 2014
Courtesy of trade from Strykzoje. The 500 mlt bottle pours cloudy gold. Big white head. Good lacing, Nose of coriander, cloves and citrus. Medium body. Flavor is wheat with citrus, and coriander Coriander in the dry finish. Maybe too much coriander.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (534) - Collinsville, USA - NOV 27, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours a hazy yellow with a white head. Taste coriander, citrus. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bif (1386) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 4, 2013
500ml bottle- Pours a hazy light golden color with a decent head that fades to some lacing. Aroma of lemon, fruit, some banana, and grain with a bit of spice. taste of grain some citrus and mixed fruits with some spice. Has a mild bitterness and a fairly dry finish. Light body, smooth and fairly creamy feel. Nice balance. A pleasant beer for the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tastybeer (1682) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Bottle. Hazy gold pour, white head. Good retention/some lace. Aroma of wheat malt, coriander, citrus peel, light grassy hop, spice. Taste is creamy wheat, citrus, spice. Palate is soft, creamy. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Bottle. Pours a cloudy pale straw with a creamy white head. Nose is classic. Some sulfur and plastic, light tart notes and citrus. Distinct wheat. On tasting, creamy mouthfeel with a tartness. Big crackery wheat and low orange notes. Clean and refreshing, though a hint of plastic creeps in. Good shit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Terminus (3229) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Tap at brewpub june 2013 Pours very hazy bright yellow with a fizzy white head. Nose of corriander grains of paradise lite minerals slight metallic notes nice nose!!! Flavors are lite corriander metallic lite minerals esters (flowers). Body is crisp spritzy carbonation but a bit watery however that makes it super sessionable. long mineral and corriander on the finish very good but not the best in the house however still very solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thegreenrooster (3170) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Pour is a hazy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is typical wit. Wheat malt and coriander and the main things that stand out. Flavor is again wheat, coriander and clove. Body is way thin though. Not as chewy as some wit can be. Still this is in the decent category. Everything you look for in a wit but maybe a little too watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wxman (1395) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Pours a cloudy pale gold with a medium white head. Aroma is lemon, spice and yeast. Refreshing taste of sweet pale malt, banana, lemon juice and coriander. Very good, but more like a hefe rather than a wit.

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