Alengrin (3234) - BELGIUM - NOV 9, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pol Ghekiere’s ’tarwedubbel’, bought from him at La Vieille Forge and consumed at the premises and later at home. Made with pale barley malts, malted wheat, oats, coriander, curaçao and lemon peel, so a bit deviating from the Hoegaarden standard. Stable, off-white, milky head, hazy yellowish blonde colour with slight greenish hue. Fresh aroma of indeed wheat and oats, lemon zest, noticeable coriander, soap; citrussy onset with mild lemon touch and some drying coriander, velvety and smooth mouthfeel, pretty strong carbo, mild aromatically hopped finish, not really bitter. Very pure and refreshing, a lot better than Hoegaarden and its epigones.
Wim (3092) - Weelde, BELGIUM - OCT 11, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
along with yves on modest beer festival taster white gold blond colored body with a white head and a spicy yeast hops aroma a spicy hop herby sweet taste with a bitter finish
77ships (5405) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 6, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
75 cl. bottle sampled @ Modeste 2014. Golden, citrus, little white bubbly head. Nose is strong sour wheat, very lactic, tart, light coriander,… Taste is lactic sour wheat, coriander, tad watery, low carbonation, the sourness feels not okay for me. Witbier’s rarely work for me & this one doesn’t at all.
Yves (2538) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - OCT 5, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Shared with wim at bierfestival modeste 2014. Slightly hazy pale yellow colored beer with small white head and medium carbonation. Herby hopped aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is sweet fruited ending dry bitter.
kraddel (4563) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - SEP 19, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours typical white , small white head .
Smell is intense spiced . Coriander .
Bit too much carbo .
Sweet , very spiced , wheat . Easy drinkable . Sharp aftertaste .
Nice whitebeer ! Amongst the best in its style .
Ingo (1) - , SWEDEN - APR 9, 2013 does not count
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
75cl bottle bought from Pol the day he bottled it, July 30 2012. Sampled April 8 2013.
Shady green/yellow, white head. Citrus and coriander in aroma. Medium carbonation, had wanted more. Fresh, refreshing, sweet and balanced.
A really good witbier. One of my favorites! Sadly only available at the brewery.
gnoff (8746) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
75 cl bottle thanks to Ingo! Sampled on April 8, 2013. BB 30/07-13.
Hazy pale straw yellow color, fluffy white head. Sweet, fruity, floral, apricots scent, also elderflower and 7-Up. Sweet, fruity, yeast, lemon taste. Spritzy mouthfeel to the medium part, very low bitterness.
Very fresh och very tasty and very highly drinkable, this bottled got finished fast and I wish we had more!
ekstedt (5990) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 9, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle (75 cl), courtesy of ingo. Shady pale greenish yellow, medium white head. Fresh malty and doughy aroma with elderberries, oranges and coriander. Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with a licht refreshing acidity.
JoeinDahlem (1377) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 20, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
One of the more refreshing and interesting Witbiers I can remember, but it was a balmy day in the Ardennes when I arrived at Pol and Tine’s Grand Café. Leaned more toward citrus than herbs. Sparkling, pale and bright rather than hazed. Off-dry with a nice light acidity.
txspartan (983) - Berchem, BELGIUM - OCT 6, 2012
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Wheaty aroma. Some sour flavours, some wheat flavour. Nothing too exciting.