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RATINGS: 302   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This beer, inspired by the flavors of Southeast Asian cuisine, is a twist on the classic Belgian witbier style. Instead of the traditional coriander and orange peel spicing regimen, we add fresh lemongrass, ginger root, and a dash of Sorachi Ace hops. The result is a wonderfully refreshing ale with notes of lemon candy, citrus fruit, and a slight spiciness from the ginger. Best served at 45˚F in a tulip or wine glass.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
blklab2007 (1951) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Can poured a wheat yellow in color with a frothy one finger white head that retained very well. Aroma has dusty Belgian yeast, lemon, aged hops, and dull herbs. Mouth feel is medium with a good coating and medium low carbonation. Flavor picks up wheat, lemon grass, ginger, and a bit of Belgian yeast. The ginger does throw out some soap like flavors at points but overall this is easy drinking and done with an interesting twist.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tillmac62 (182) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Canned 10/14/13. Hazy golden almost yellow pour with a quite nice head and long lasting lacing. Slight nose of Belgian yeast with lemon and banana notes over a spicy character. Medium bodied with a nice slick mouthfeel and normal carbonation. A quite interesting, but not overbearing, taste of ginger and lemon. As it warms, the lemon flavor takes on more of a zest quality. Crisp finish with a nice tart and bitter kick.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zenkis (567) - Ogre, LATVIA - DEC 31, 2013
Pours pale orange, white thick top, good, thick, rich lasing. Rich carbonation, bubbly texture, light sour touch at the end, yeasty profile, dry, fruity finish. Sweet taste just with minimal sour touch at the end as complementary. Aroma of pure Belgian sour yeast, pineapple fruity. Very nice Witbier to me.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mep3222 (480) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Enjoyable aroma, yeasty nutty banana aroma. Slight lemongrass barnyard funk. Nice wit aroma that seems a bit like a saison too. Palate is a bit watery and light. Some odd funk flavors as well. Do not get much ginger at all, maybe slight. More enjoyable than I anticipated. Pretty good but wouldn't seek out ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grzesiek79 (3181) - Radom, POLAND - DEC 25, 2013
Jaskrawy zolto zloty kolor o niewielkiej piance piwo w zoltej malej puszce, nie przepadam za puszkowymi wariantami a tymbardziej jesli sa z osadem. Zapach chmielu Sorach Ace wyrazny mocno bije w nozdrza, w smaku takze wyczuwalny choc nie tak bardzo juz intensywnie mglista lekko metna barwa. Dziwia niejasne informacje odnosnie temperatury i dlaczego zalecaja degustacje belgijskiego wit w tulipanie lub kieliszku od wina. Spory minus za te niejasnosci.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (3999) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 22, 2013
12oz can via trade. Poured a hazy straw gold bidy with an average dense bright white foamy head. Aroma of lemongrass, wet bread, wheat chaff, light ginger. Body is perfect, medium to slightly fuller mouthfeel, average to lighter carbonation and a refreshing feel overall. Flavor is good but not quite as good as the aroma, dry grains, wheat, lemon, citrus, light spice. Really nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
aracauna (3055) - Georgia, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Excellent witbier. Nice wheat flavor, spicing is not overdone and not too bland, although a little underwhelming in the aroma. Very slight chill haze. Slightly more bitterness in the finish than the norm, but I’d drink this beer again in a heartbeat.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1676) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - DEC 21, 2013
pours hazy gold, lazy soapy white head. nose has light ginger, wheat. taste has cloves and pepper up front, sweetness wisp through like a gentle breeze. body is light.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Miked1687 (608) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Hazy orange yellow pour with a thin white head. aroma isn’t too strong; mostly breadiness. Some sweet notes too. Taste is some citrus, the lemongrass and wheat play together in the body, and a slight hit of ginger in some sips. Could definitely use more ginger.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mgajdaczewa (488) - Katowice, POLAND - DEC 11, 2013
Bardzo inne piwo. W zapachu mamy silne nuty imbirowe, ryżowe i cytrynowe. Może to być odpychające, ale mnie przyciągnęło. W smaku czuć treść tego piwa, nie jest to klasyczny easy drinker, mimo, że pijalność stosunkowo wysoka. Przeważa gładkość słodu pszenicznego, cytryna, nuty imbiru. Smak długo siedzi na podniebieniu i niektórym może to przeszkadzać. Dla mnie było bardzo przyjemne.


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