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


on tap

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RATINGS: 932   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Authentic Belgian Wheat Ale

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
y0cola (361) - fremont, California, USA - NOV 17, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2003 "You can only find this in one place in the Bay Area," the store owner at the liquor store in Castro District told me. It wasn't very worth it. Medium head that quickly disappeared. light bitter taste with medium wheaty flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 1, 2003
Aroma of citrus and wheat, cloudy yellow, small white head. Malt and wheat flavour, with a hint of lemon. Medium bodied, good mouthfeel, dry. Really good!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (7404) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 24, 2003
11.2 oz can. Pours a very cloudy dark yellow with a bright white head and losts of lacing. Bit of a yeasty aroma. Tart, crisp flavor but not as estery as I would like - does not have that banana-like quality that most wheats have. Overall, a decent summer refresher. A bit of an odd mouthfeel to it, kind of an artificial pasty feel to it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jgb9348 (5717) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 3, 2003
Cloudy golden colour with a large-bubbled white head. Smells of green apples, spices and a bit of wheat. Medium-bodied; Strong fruity yeast characteristics with some malt thrown in. Aftertaste fairly clean, but nice and fruity. Overll, pretty good for a belgie white! I bought this 33 cL bottle at Green's Beverages in Atlanta, Georgia and sampled it on 26-September-2003.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GreatStelle (363) - Chico, California, USA - SEP 19, 2003
Thies label clearly reads wittekerke. However it drinks much more like a traditional wheat than most other Belgium beers. It's a bit on the thin side but has great flavor. Extremly carbonated. I liked it, drank light but packed with wheat flavor.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ericnixon (744) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 16, 2003
In a can. Ginger taste with almost no aroma. It had a strange aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 7, 2003
11.2 OZ can. Cloudy straw yellow with a small white head and yeast chunks. Peppery with a citrus tinge. Ends sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
microdyke (360) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 29, 2003
A cloudy straw color with a white bubbly head. The aroma is wheaty with some hint of citrus. The flavor is of wheats and some citrus, lemon with sweet notes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sloth (2813) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - AUG 24, 2003
Thick, white head, splattered lacing, hangs for awhile. Spicey, yeasty nose. Hazy gold/white. Light bodied, creamy mouthfeel. Citrusy, wheat, spicey flavors. Dry finish, good wit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Aurelius (5094) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2003
This was something of a disappointment, perhaps due to the fact that it's marketed in the 11.2 oz cans in Florida. I bet it's better from the bottle. I usually enjoy wit and am charitable, but this was a little to tart-clingy and cheap tasting. Bad can, cloudy lemony color. Tangy, a little spicy. Palate hung around way too long and left me wanting to spit after a bit.

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