Brewed by La Trappe Trappist - Abdij O.L.V. Koningshoeven (Bavaria)
Style: Witbier
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 995   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
The worlds first and only Trappist white ale that continues to ferment slightly after bottling. Brewed using only water, wheat, and hops. No herbs are added. Saphir hops give the ale its citrusy aroma. A real thirst-quencher on a hot summers day that also makes for a delicious drink at any other time of the year.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Japalo (1864) - - FEB 1, 2013
[email protected] with Melvin. One finger foam. Hazy urin yellow. Faint melon citrus aromas. Dry peppery citrus taste. Fine light palate. East drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrW (581) - Mechelen, BELGIUM - FEB 21, 2017
Bottle 33 cl. Aroma is a bit herbs, coriander, light citrussy, summerfields. Pours white yellow with a large white frothy head. Taste had grain, a bit citrus (not sour). Watery mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
surething_ii (102) - enkvice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 19, 2017
On tap at Pezinsk pivn pumpa. Not that striking witbier. Its very decent through entire ride with start bit over rest of the line. There are betters.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cybion (160) - Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2017
Bottle, 330. Pours moderately cloudy light straw/yellow with a large amount of fairly dense frothy white head. Head retains a while and lacing is quite thick. Low amount of visible carb. Aroma is fresh, fruity and slightly herbal with a bit of coriander. Theres hints of lemon, clove, some earthy notes and a light sweet malt backbone. Not very creamy with few lactic hints, as in St Bernadus Wit for example. Taste is light and fresh again with more citrus and some spruce-y, pine-y hops going on. Very light bitter and very light sour. Finish is again slightly sour with some lingering aromatic herbal notes and light wheat. Body is light but texture is a bit sticky and with the harsh carbonation its not as easy drinking as it could be. Decent but not the best.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
prof222772 (16) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - FEB 16, 2017
yellow with huge white head. aroma: earthy notes, citrus, banana. flavor: low to medium sourness, rather dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
midovark (697) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - FEB 4, 2017
Bottled. A well made, light and refreshing witbier. Citrusy and yeasty enough with short sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nutjes (582) - Heestert-Zwevegem, BELGIUM - JAN 30, 2017
33cl-fles van bij Tabac&Co - Palais des bires te Dottenijs (in Famiflora). U: Wazig goudblond met een witte schuimkraag. G; Hooi, bleekmout en gist. S: Zoet met een licht bittertje. Hint van een zuurtje. Wat mout, tarwe en lichte hoptoetsen. Ook wat kruidige toetsen ondanks dat er geen kruiden gebruikt zijn. M: Dorstlesser met medium carbonatie.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gorkogrlo (349) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 27, 2017
Bottle. Pours light orange color with medium-big head which didnt existed too long. Aroma of mostly orange and yeast. In flavor dominaton of oranges and lemon zest with some alcoholic and dusty notes. Light body. Dry finish. Overall: ok but expected more. Alcogol is too agressive and there is some , for me, unpleasant yeast flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LasseVPedersen (401) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2017
Bottle, 33cl. Pours cloudy pale yellow with medium off-white head. Citrus, wheat, yeast, coriander, lemon and spices. Taste mediumsweet with citrus, coriander and wheat being mostly noticable. Little bananas and malt as well. Very light bodied and easy drinkable, refreshing for sure. Gently sweet, bitter and sour finish. Quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
basjansen14 (135) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2017
Gedronken bij de abdij zelf, aan de voorgang van een excursie. Lekker fris bier, met niet uitzonderlijk veel smaak. Lekker voor op een zomerse dag.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Faathoven (83) - Barcellona P.G., ITALY - JAN 6, 2017
Pours yellowish with little white head. Aroma is citrus, coriander, lemon peel, some cereals. Flavour is citrusy, spices, mild malt presence, a metallic note lingers a bit in the end. Fizzy carbonation and medium to low body. Not the best belgian wit but not bad anyway.

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