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Brewed by Bavik-De Brabandere
Style: Witbier
Harelbeke, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Authentic Belgian Double Wit Ale


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
ChainGangGuy (4559) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - DEC 2, 2011
11 ounce goblet - $8.50 at Taco Mac in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Clouded to the point of opaque murkiness with a dull, dark orange hue. 3/4 inch of pillow, white foam.

Smell: An aroma of fruity jelly supporting an odd herbal, flowery note mix, some underlying barley, and a drop of booze. It’s not exactly alluring, but, then again, neither is the soiled appearance.

Taste: Sugary breadiness with a bit of menthol herbaceousness. A bit of basic lemon and some noted florals, though the latter could be a lingering effect of the menthol quality upfront. A hint of stale orange peel slowly peeks out. Sweetish, fruity finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium-plus carbonation.

Overall: I didn’t like the standard Wittekerke, I didn’t enjoy the Rosé variation, and now the Winter rendition.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (4454) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle. Pours hazy yellow with airy but stable white head. Clear aroma of yeast, hops, malt and banana. Sweet flavour of malt, banana, caramel, and alcohol. Fruity and floral notes towards the finish, which is rather bitter. High carbonation. OK but a rather boozy thing.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (4349) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle@Yesprs (21/03/2014) - amber pour with white head. Sweet malty and citrus fruity aroma and taste, sweet wheaty and faint herbal floral nuance throughout.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
nick76 (4315) - Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 19, 2012
The aroma is malty and yeasty with some citrus. The appearance is cloudy yellow with a small head. The taste is like the aroma. The palate is thin. Overall very drinkable but not great.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nearbeer (4239) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 24, 2014
750 ml. Cloudy orange-golden body is quite active and sustains a creamy disc of foam. Aroma is lemon candy, bready yeast and touches of bitter florals and wood. Tastes of coriander, dried galangal, white grape must, and oxidized lemon. Dry finish has some cardboard, wood and wheat flour. Light-medium body is soft and has smooth carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dEnk (4199) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - FEB 8, 2013
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is faint malt, caramel, wheat. Flavour is caramel, banana, slight hops. Nice.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Aniela (4156) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2012
25 cl bottle. Pale yellow with a white head. Citrus and yeasty aroma and similar flavour.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stouby (4109) - Holbæk, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2013
Bottle at home. Hazy yellow with a large beige head, some lacings. Aroma light malty (wheat, spices, light coriander). Flavor light sweet and spicy/fruity. Medium body, lively carbonation, some alcohol felt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike_77 (3998) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - DEC 15, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2014 Hazy yellow colour. Peppery, yeasty aroma. Low carbonation and quite a thick, rich feel. Flavour is wheaty and sweet but with a slighty tangy edge to keep it fresh.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ads135 (3563) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Tried at the Kerstbierfestival in Essen in 2011 where I was told that this beer was "for girls." Okay double wit in my estimation. Wheat taste, citrus. Very smooth mouthfeel. The sweetness tastes like cane sugar.


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