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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge
Style: Witbier
Ertvelde, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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RATINGS: 483   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Unfiltered in bottle and keg.
Pierre Celis created the original Hoegaarden beer in the early 1960’s. Interbrew-Labatt bought the brand and the brewery in the 1980's. Pierre Celis formed a new brewery in Austin Texas, brewing the same beer but under the brand name Celis White. Miller bought the Celis brewery and the Celis White brand-name in 1996. The brewery closed in 2000. In late 2002 Michigan Brewing bought the Celis White brand from Miller. Brouwerij Van Steenberge is now brewing the original Pierre Celis White under the brand-name Celis White in Europe and Ertveld's Wit in North America.

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4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Msavage235 (90) - - MAY 13, 2012
Had at Chumleys in Broadripple, IN on a perfect day for this style of beer. Pillowy white head that hangs on the glass. The spice sediment hangs around in this thick brew. Corriander and orange are the dominant flavors and are supported by banana, pear, apple and cream. Delicious and recommended.


3.6
loscovar (822) - Principality of SEALAND, - DEC 15, 2017
Bottle from la supérette a bières. More golden than white for a wit, white head. Honey, wheat, sweet and bitter well balanced, good

3
zvsn (2368) - ISRAEL - NOV 23, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 24, 2017 Draught at Glen Whisky Bar, Jerusalem. Hazy golden color with a big white head. Aroma is spicy and fruity with notes of coriander and citrus. Sweetish, fruity, notes of yeast, coriander, lemon peel. Medium-bodied, fizzy. Decent Wit.

3.1
elbernays (1731) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 10, 2017
Draught at Underdog. Easy drinking wheat, bread, slightly fruit Ester finish.

3
panda_brewmaster (127) - Bournemouth, Dorset, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2017 From bottle. Transfer of an earlier rating without text recorded, rating only.

3.3
Tide (4565) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 13, 2017
Draught at Delirium Cafe Tokyo. Hazy yellow color, white head. Bitter taste with citrus, wheat, ripe fruits, lemon peel and grass. Bitter finish with citrus, lemon peel, wheat, a bit of ripe fruits and grass. Very nice witbier.

3
theprof (1365) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2017
Bottle pours golden with white foamy top. Citrus hops and slightly grassy. Taste medium sweet then bitter. Pleasant and refreshing.

3.6
Rubin77 (2741) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 9, 2017
F: huge, white, good retention. C: dirty blonde, hazy. A: wheat, coriander, bit orange peels, yeasty. T: malty wheat, coriander, bit citrus, bit grassy, yeasty, dough, bit peppery, light body with high but not disturbing carbonation, very good balanced, smooth mouthfeel, a lot of coriander, I like it, 25cl bottle from Cora Woluwe-Saint-Lambert in Brussels.

3.5
jasonbenali (252) - Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 24, 2017
Pours cloudy yellow with dense white head and good lacing. Aroma is wheat, coriander, orange, lemon peel and straw. Taste is sweet with a bitter, almost sour medium finish and good creamy body. Nice example of the style.

3.2
andrepintado (3751) - Porto, PORTUGAL - SEP 18, 2017
Bottle. Light gold hazy. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Medium crispy body. Aroma and flavour is lemon juice, coriander, camomile.

4.8
dman777 (1) - - SEP 8, 2017 does not count
This is an excellent beer. A hidden gem in Austin, TX. I love the herbs in this.


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