Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 404   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
This is a variation on the classic Belgian Witbier style, but aged in French Oak Chardonnay barrels

Brewed with lemon peel, black peppercorns and corriander (sic).
Triple fermented - first in the tank with Belgian yeast, second in french oak Chardonnay barrels with brettanomyces, and finally in the bottle with a third yeast for natural carbonation.

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ekoerper (599) - Iowa, USA - MAY 22, 2012
Aroma: refreshing citrus notes, lots of lemon, some pepper, hint of barrel character, rustic Brett notes - lightly funky and earthy. Pours a hazy straw color, abundant white head with good retention and lacing. Flavor follows the nose closely - citrus and light-moderate Brett character, dusty and earthy with a crisp acidity, some light cereal grains, lemon zest, peppercorns. Barrel notes are evident but mellow, nice dry finish. Light body, high carbonation. Great beer.

BeerBaboon (2144) - FINLAND - MAY 11, 2012
Yellow and hazy. Aroma reminds me of white wine or cider. Aroma is earhtly and makes you think of coconuts, pina colada and apples. Flavour of coconut, malts, wood and herbs. Somewhat sour. Medium body. A bit slippery mouthfeel..

RamyG4 (324) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 10, 2012
Bottle. Slightly hazy, very pale blonde beer with a quickly dissipating bright white head. Aroma is funk/brett, citrus. Taste is very light sweet, mild-medium bitter, with some funk, some spice, and a good amount of wood. Finish is dry, spicy, woody. Light bodied, moderate carbonation. Very refreshing

jackl (8555) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle at Scopey’s CBC Tune-Up. Very light straw yellow with no head. The nose is slightly boozy sweet sauterne wine, some general yeasty sour funk, lemon peel and light notes of ginger. Flowery. The taste is light sour white grapes, delicate sun-kissed wheat and straw. More lemon rind and fermented orchard fruits. Easy-drinking light body. Quite refreshing indeed. Overall, quite nice.

Scopey (16264) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle at my Pre-CBC Tune-Up Tasting, thanks to Leighton. It pours straw yellow, with a quickly dissipating white head. The nose is farmyard, herbal, medicinal, funk, vinous, floral and a touch of honey. The taste is tart lemon, wheat, hay, grass. tangy citrus, farmyard, white grape, orange peel and medicinal notes, with a dry, slightly tart finish. Medium body, moderate carbonation and foamy mouth-feel. Good balance and easy drinking. A very good Witbier.

ngeunit1 (1555) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 7, 2012
A - Pours a clear golden-yellow with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down at a normal pace leaving behind some lacing. S - Aroma is a mix of lemon zest and sweet wheat with some funkiness, barnyard smells, and some brett. Hint of green apple sourness and oak as well. T - Starts off some barnyard funkiness, brett, some green apple sourness, a bit of wheat, and some tart lemon zest. Through the middle, some light oak flavors come through with a hint of spices alongside some mellowing tartness. The finish is a mix of wheat, tart lemon zest, funky brett, and a hint of oak. M - Medium-light bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a tart, dry, and crisp finish. D - Very drinkable. Really nice complex witbier beer with the Brett flavor really blended in nicely. Super crisp and refreshing as well.

weihenweizen (4207) - Charleston, West Virginia, USA - MAY 7, 2012
Refrigerated 75 cl corked and caged bottle, batch #1, dated May 2011 from joepeesie poured into a weizen glass. Pours translucent pale golden with msall white head taht dissapates quickly. Good big bubble lacing, medium body, and funk/citrus aroma. Taste starts sweet citrus (mostly lemon), coriander, funky sour yeast, some oak, some vineous, and hint of pepper. Complex version of a white beer, a little better as it warms. Another good selection Joe.

fonefan (52351) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2012

Bottle 750ml.

Clear light to medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white head. Aroma is moderate malty, grain, citrus, lemon, moderate yeasty, coriander, oak, barnyard notes. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, lemon, citrus, oak - white wine, brett. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120128]

mcberko (19837) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 4, 2012
750mL bottle, pours a cloudy yellow with a small white head. Aroma of citrus peel, coriander, white wine and oak. Flavour of white wine, slight sourness from the wine, oak barrels, coriander, citrus peel and a lemon tang. Quite flavourful for the style, though not terribly exciting.

jgb9348 (6583) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - APR 30, 2012
Great super hazy golden blonde coloured body with a dense, thick white head. Aroma of yeast, gueuze, sour grapes, cherries, oak and a pleasant amount of coriander seed and curacao. Light-bodied; Slightly sour flavour at first reminds of a gueuze, then shows a lot of light wheat and yeast flavours, some light spices and a touch of the dry tastes. Aftertaste is nice and complex with the majority of flavours in the wheat and yeast ranges with a touch of alcohol noticeable and some light spices as well. Overall, a very nice wit, with tons of good flavours and a subtle complexity that finishes this off very nicely. I sampled this 75 cL bottle purchased from La Bodega in Anchorage, Alaska on 23-June-2011, sampled at home in Washington on 29-April-2012, even though I’ve seen it for sale on this side of the USA, a very nice beer to bring back across the whole of America.

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