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Brewed by Gentse Stadsbrouwerij Gruut
Style: Witbier
Gent, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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available

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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"Gruut" is an ancient Flemish coin. In medieval Ghent, brewers used Gruuts to pay taxes on the richness of their brew. Gentse Stadsbrouwerij has revived this tradition with Gruut Wit Beer. Enjoy it’s natural cloudiness, golden color, and refreshing finish.

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vipinvelp (4370) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUN 5, 2017
Opaque golden yellow, white foam had. Aroma and taste are fresh, but bit out of the ordinary. OK. (Velp 201706)

2.9
daje (4341) - NORWAY - MAY 22, 2017
Bottle at Bar Robinet, october 16th 2016. Unclear yellow body with a big white head. Aroma is perfumed with malt and mild spicy yeast notes. Taste is citric with banana, light bitterness and a sweet malty finish. Lasting yeasty aftertaste.

3.1
Rubin77 (2028) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 9, 2017
F: big, snow-white, average retention. C: pale blonde, hazy. A: malt, wheat, light citrus, herbal, grainy, a bit of chamomile. T: malt, wheat, herbal, yeast, coriander, light oily mouthfeel, light to medium body, medium carbonation, interesting, 33cl bottle from Carrefour market – St. Michel @ Etterbeek, Brussels.

3.3
VDuquerroux (1639) - Airvault, Haut-Poitou, FRANCE - MAR 11, 2017
Bottle, 33cL. @Bressuire, bar Au_Petit_Brasseur. A light yellow opaque hazy beer with a big white foamy head ; good retention ; ok lacing. Herb, "lemonade", coriander. Light to medium round sweet, light dry bitter ; refreshing ; light acid. Light body, light to medium texture, average good carbonation, dry spicy bitter refreshing finish. Overall, enjoyable.

3.7
rumore (484) - Rimini, ITALY - FEB 16, 2017
From 33cl bottle, at Nud e Crud, Rimini, Italy. Pours pale yellow with white fine head. Aroma is citrus/orange, esters from typical Belgian beer quite noticeable. Body is light and medium carbonation. Taste is tendentially sweet, with some citrusy feeling evident. Finish is short and pleasant.

2.7
DijkBier (373) - AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - JAN 8, 2017
Hazy, very pale yellow pour with white head. Light aroma of wheat malts, fruity. Taste is same, light citrus; medium sweet and little bitter. Very low carbonation. This combination makes it actually somewhat like Seven-Up. I miss CO2, bitterness.

2.8
tricksta_p (4523) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2017
Bottle from Speciaalbierpakket. Aroma is sweetish wheat malt, spicy yeast, spices, citrussy notes with lemon. Flavour is moderate to medium sweet and only lightly bitter. Body is light and a bit weak. Okay spicy Wit, though nothing to write home about.

3.4
Zlotta (3193) - Hagen / Bonn, GERMANY - SEP 4, 2016
Sampled from tap at the brewpub. Hazy, pale yellow with a slightly creamy, almost stable, white head. Sweetish, a little sourish, moderately fruity and slightly spicy aroma of lemon zest, coriander, some banana and a touch of clove. Sweetish, slightly sourish, fruity and a bit spicy taste of lemon zest, coriander, some banana and hints of cloves, followed by a short, slightly bitter, a bit tart and minimally yeasty-spicy finish. Thin to medium body, smooth, slightly effervescent and minimally astringent mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Nice Wit!

3.7
TEJA (3010) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2016
Bottle @ Thomas W. thanks. Lasting but small white head. Very clowdy yellow color. Fine aroma of fresh cut dandelions. Typical belgian Witt taste and no sweetness. Refreshing summer beer.

3
Parmenion777 (275) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 19, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 19, 2016 Pours a hazy pale yellow with a large frothy white head. A light aroma; some wheat, apple peel and slightly yeasty. A light body; a bit watery and light on flavour; some sweetness, grass and light dry bitter finish.


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