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Brewed by Nøgne Ø (Hansa Borg)
Style: Witbier
Grimstad, Norway
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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RATINGS: 323   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This Belgian Ale is what you could call a wit with an attitude. We are generous with all our ingredients - including both orange peel and coriander. This does not stop this ale from being a good companion with seafood dishes.

Recommended serving temperature 8°C/45°F.

11P 20 IBU 4,5% ABV.

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3.1
fonefan (48622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2007
Bottle @ Københavnske Øldage 2007 in Copenhagen. Cloudy medium orange yellow color with a average frothy good lacing mostly lasting white head. Aroma is moderate yeasty, orange, medium coriander, vanilla. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.7
yespr (44706) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 20, 2008
50 cL bottle, thanks to faroeviking. Pours hazy yellow with a diminished white head. Citrus fruity and yeasty. Dry flavour, spiced, banana and mild wheaty. Lingering citrus finish into a solid spiced finish.

2.4
Ungstrup (37231) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2004
An unclear yellow beer with a small collapsing whtie head. The aroma contains notes of coriander, yeast, and wheat. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of coriander. A boring wit.

3.2
joergen (27970) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2005
Bottled. Vintage. Cloudy golden coloured with a huge but fast disappearing head. Aroma of fruits and spices. Flavour of fruits and spices with notes of citrus.

3.2
oh6gdx (26482) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 17, 2008
Bottled. Hazy yellow colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is wheat, mild coriander and other spices along with some yeast and fruits. Flavour is quite much the same along with some slight hints of eggyness. Still a quite nice witbier.

3.5
anders37 (26137) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2006
Bottle. Pours a hazy pale yellow colour with a big white head. Fruity citrus aroma. Sweet wheat flavor with nice hints of citrus. Sweet malty finish.

3.2
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2005
(Bottle 50 cl) Aged sample. Unclear amber golden with a tall, dissipating head. Heavy carbonation. Lovely fruity esters - oddly I sense some banana, when the style is Belgian Wit. Lightly sweet malt with notes of coriander. Pleasant all right but comes closer to a Belgian Blond Ale (probably due to it’s age). Thanks to Yngvar for this rare gem. 271105

2.6
omhper (24963) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2004
Bottled. Cloudy pale yellow. Orangey aroma. Medium sweet with some rounded papery malt, but still fairly thin. There’s som oraneg jam, but the flavour is quite short, and IMO this beer does not live up to the very high expectations I have on Nøgne Ø.

3.4
madmitch76 (24360) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2012
21st November 2009
Hazy gold beer. Light semi crisp and dry palate. Citrus orange and lemon with a bitter edge. A hint of spice in the aftertaste. Finishes quite soft and frothy but also with a carbonated bite. Bitter aftertaste. Impressive flavour for it’s abv.

3.5
Travlr (24277) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 19, 2009
Very nice example, stuck half way between the German and the Belgian versions of the style, more citrusy, so closer to Belgium. Decent.


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