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Brewed by Brouwerij ’t IJ
Style: Witbier
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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RATINGS: 444   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly called ’t IJ Scharrel IJwit A full-bodied, Amsterdam wheat beer that is dangerously ‘moreish’. Slightly cloudy, it has a beautiful golden colour and a soft, foamy head. When we brew IJwit, we use wheat malt as well as barley malt, which is also how the beer gets its name. The wheat malt gives the beer a delightful, fresh flavour, and the addition of coriander and lemon during the brewing process produces a rich aroma of banana, citrus and spices. Topped off by a fine, slightly sweet aftertaste, IJwit is a delicious thirst-quencher.

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3.3
ruuurd (322) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - NOV 19, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 19, 2017 Bottle @ Fico Urban Italian, Utrecht. Citrus, freshness and actually some thickness make this witbier a really good one

3.1
Mpuntmuts (344) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2017
Slightly hazy golden yellow with a thin white head. Aroma is of yeasts, malts, spices like coriander and cloves and some ripe bananas. Medium sweet and a nice mild bitter linger. Body is medium, fuller than I'm used to with this style, nice!!!

2.7
darbeer75 (1046) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - NOV 4, 2017
Aroma: fruity and wheaty; Appearance: golden straw, clear, thin white head; Taste: watery, not much taste: Palate: very light bodied, no finish

3.6
LazyPyro (1684) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 4, 2017
330ml bottle. Pours hazy golden with a small head, not lasting very long. Aroma of wheat, lemon, banana herbs/spices, coriander. Taste of spices, coriander, lemon, banana, wheat malt, light sweetness. Medium body, average carb.

3.5
jamiet (41) - - OCT 27, 2017
Fris, fruitig en fraai biertje. Helder bier waar de zon mooi doorheen straalt. IJ like! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
PapaCanard (182) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 22, 2017
Belle bière néerlandaise très rafraîchissante. Douce à boire. Agréable en soirée.

3.9
Lupulus13 (42) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2017
Bottle from Ekoplaza. Cloudy straw yellow with brief white head. Mild carbonation and smooth mouthfeel. Citrus and coriander with bitter notes on aftertaste. Quite nice

3.3
nathanvc (766) - Brugge, BELGIUM - SEP 14, 2017
Bottle from an Albert Heijn in Ghent. Pours clear pale yellow with a small, frothy, white head. The aroma contains wheat, barley, bread, lemon, banana, spices, even honey or sugar, and hops. It tastes light to medium bitter, light to medium sweet and very light sour; long spicy finish. Medium body, slick/oily texture, fizzy carbonation. Rather unusual.

3.4
GvanGool (121) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2017
This beer has nice golden colour with solid and dense head. The aroma is nice, litle citrus. Taste is little on the sweet side. Quite low on carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
martjoobolut (5239) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 21, 2017
Tap at some place almost next to foeders amsterdam. Pours yellow. Aroma is nice wheaty, spicy, some hops. Flavor is sweet and bitter, wheat, spices, frjits. Overall: good, classical wit.


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