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RATINGS: 905   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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A witbier bursting with good karma. Made with dried organic orange slices, fresh-cut lemongrass and a bit of coriander, this Belgian-style white beer is a great thirst quencher. Namaste was originally brewed at our pub in Rehoboth Beach with our Italian friend Leo from Birra del Borgo. It was a tribute to our friends at 3 Fonteinen brewery in Belgium, who had devastating production loss (1/3 of their annual production) in 2009.

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3.3
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2014
On tap at the brewpub on 03/26/2011. Somewhat hazy golden body with a small creamy white head. Big citrus and orange aroma with coriander and spice. Big orange and coriander flavor with a light wheat background. Medium light body with moderate carbonation.

3.5
jkwalking05 (4743) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2013
(Backlog) 750 mL bottle. Deep golden to orange in color, clear, decent white head. The smell is orange slices, slightly spiced, some yeast, fruits, and wheat. The taste is oranges, yeast, wheat, and some spices. Very fruity overall.

3.2
Aquitard (27) - - DEC 29, 2013
Pours cloudy gold with a thin white head. Aroma of yeast and oranges. Flavor of orange yeast and lemongrass. Smooth mouthfeel with medium carbonation. This beer is interesting but not for me. It's the lemongrass.

3.5
jmcgavin12 (492) - Madison, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Hazy yellow pour with light lacing white head. Aroma of light straw, yeast, orange, and bit of clove and spice. Very similar lightly sweet flavor with a bit of crisp citrus finish. Very refreshing beer!

3.4
harrymel (1551) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Transcribed from notes on 12/12/10 $10 for 22oz at Pilgrim’s in Coeur D’Alene, ID. Poured to tulip. A: Straw colored ale with low clarity - light shines thru, but as a glow, not a obvious light. Nice, white, loosely packed head dissipates early on. Nothing fancy here. S: The scent, although strong, is sweet with grain and florals. Lemongrass, rose and gardenias make this a beautiful note to the beer. T: Medium strength sweetness accented with corianderesque belgian yeast and lemongrass. M: While carb seems excessive up front, foams out in mouth and leaves a nice, smooth, slick finish. D: This is a good beer. Fits a niche desire. Although subtle, offer a complex variety of experience. Don’t pass up, but don’t expect a big beer. This is a slow, grows on you kind of beer. Serving type: bottle 12-31-2010

4.3
kateathens (5) - - DEC 22, 2013 does not count
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2013 Probably my favorite craft beer to date. Didn’t have a heavy after taste like most beers, and was very refreshing! Would highly recommend.

3.1
Nuffield (4180) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 16, 2013
I bet this looks and tastes better as a beer experience when you have the bottle. From the top, I failed to really notice much worth exclaiming about. The flavors at the front of the palate are better, having more fruit and spicy, but then it fades to a somewhat thin finish. Decent hazy, white/yellow appearance. (on tap, The Stone Tap, Hudson, WI)

3.5
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 14, 2013
drat at Blue monk, this is a decent wit, typica coriander, orange, lemon notes. Mild to medium spice, balanced citrusy notes. Nice wit

3.1
MadRobin (2988) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - NOV 25, 2013
On tap 5 oz. flight at Dogfish Head in Gaithersburg, MD. Hazy, light golden-yellow with an off-white head and very good lacing. Aroma of lemongrass, coriander, wheat and orange. Taste of coriander, lemon, orange, wheat and yeast. Medium/light body and high/medium carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
kramer (6682) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear dark gold body with a small fizzy white head that faded rather quickly. The nose is very spicy, lots of orange peel, coriander, lemongrass, some tea like notes. Minimal yeast influence and wheat character. The flavor is pretty similar, more lemongrass than anything but there’s plenty of orange peel. Doesn’t really come off as a Wit all that much, this needs more yeastiness. Light bodied with fizzy prickly carbonation and some lingering spice. Overall, pretty meh for me. Not a huge fan of lemongrass I guess.


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