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RATINGS: 308   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   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.


3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grzesiek79 (3210) - 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 (4007) - 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 (3084) - 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 (1720) - 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 (500) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (3066) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2013
Sample at Örebro Öl & Whisky 2013. Fruity and spicy smell. Taste of ginger, lemongrass, thai spices. Mild taste though, probably works great with thai food.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 30, 2013
Can, purchased at Systembolaget. Pours a hazy pale straw, under a fully diminishing white top. Lots of citrus to the nose. Hints of flowers, sweet bon-bon and mild spices. Fairly dry on the palate. Crisp fruitiness, restrained malt body. A fresh and easy drinkable light-weighter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mkgrenwel (569) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Hazy light straw pour. White head. Tart wheat, lemon and some unidentifiable spice in the aroma. Fruity but dry. Lemon peel is strong. Ginger is very subdued. Hops are light, but bitterness is there. Malt is a toasty, bready contribution. Very nice, flavorful, drinkable brew. This would work great with food.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeneugs (3244) - Livermore, California, USA - NOV 23, 2013
12 oz. can. It pours a cloudy light yellow/orange color with a small white head. The aroma is interesting with wheat, ginger, orange and the unmistakable aroma of coconut from the Sorachi Ace hops. The flavor has spicy yeast with more ginger, coconut with some minor citrus notes near the finish. It has a rather creamy body. Pretty decent stuff. None of the components are overdone, which with all the adjuncts and unique hop varieties is a nice accomplishment. Good beer.


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