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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   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!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (17646) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2015
Bottle at cropredy 2015. Hazy amber. . Big Bubbly white head.. Soft zezty fruits nose.. Juicy fruits.. Long soft coriander.. Juicy fruits

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fin (8429) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2015
Bottle consumed at Cropredy, Fairports Annual Reunion Festival 2015 Sat 15th courtesy of Craig. Served into Loz’s pewter tankard so it is quite tricky to determine the colour, Wheaty and also a little flat and watery though I do think that the pewter kills any carbonation. Not great. A6 A3 T5 P3 Ov10 2.7

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (36090) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2015
50 cl bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, peachy and citrusy. Peachy hoppy. Smooth fruity, peachy and light estery to toasted malty finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (14381) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2015
Bottle sampled at Chris and Ruth’s place in London. Hazy pale yellow/golden beer with a small offwhite head. Hoppy citrus aroma, grassy, hay, spicy, lemongrass notes, some hay. Hoppy citrus flavor, grapes, citrus, perfume notes, grapefruit, floral notes. Kinda laid back but nicely balanced wit with a hoppy spicy aroma with notes of lemongrass.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2885) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 17, 2015
6 oz draft sampler pours golden with a white head. Aroma of malts,spices, wheat and yeast. Taste is grain, spices and yeast.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4346) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 29, 2015
Sample at Boulevardia 2015. Comes a cloudy pale gold with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, yeast, and spice. Taste is citrus, coriander, banana, and grain. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
theisti (3504) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JUN 24, 2015
~3 oz sample at the Boulevardia Taps & Tastes in Kansas City, Missouri. The pour is hazed lighter golden with a minimal white head. The aroma is traditional Wit, wheat grain, coriander, general yeast spiciness. Fresh. The taste is the wheat grain and coriander from the nose, also adds nice lemon citrus, and some clove and banana from the yeast. The palate is light to medium bodied, unfiltered mouthfeel and pleasant lingering yeast. Well executed, hit the spot on a hot summer day.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomas15 (689) - USA - AUG 9, 2014
Great citrus nose, some bread, coriander. Appears golden with white spotty lacing opaque body. Taste is citrus rind seemingly, the coriander and wheat make an even appearance. This and schnicklefritz make two beers by urban chestnut that I like despite not linking the style.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jayzz (481) - Illinois, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Taste of grain some citrus and mixed fruits with some spice. Has a mild bitterness and a fairly dry finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ARH (862) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2014
16.9 oz bottle poured into a stemmed Belgian tulip glass. The aromas are a traditional banana and clove character with some citrus, coriander, and a wet towel note. It pours a hazy banana color with a decent white head that leaves an okay lace - a bit underwhelming for a witbier. The taste is a medium sweetness with a light bitter. The texture is creamy, has a medium body and a good amount of soft carbonation. It finishes with banana, clove, and coriander along with a bread touch. The bread / grain aftertaste is heavy and lingering.


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