Brewed by Van Den Bossche
Style: Witbier
St. Lievens-Esse/Herzele, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
For Pater Lieven Wit, wheat and oats are used during the brewing process, which give the beer its pale color and cloudy appearance. Pater Lieven Wit is unfiltered. Therefore, it remains cloudy and contains living yeast cells. It is flavored with coriander and orange peel, which provide pleasant fruity and thirst-quenching characters.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bonkiedeaap (706) - Leerdam, - APR 26, 2014
Bottle from the Bierschuur in Poppel. The beer has a hazy yellow color and a nice white head with a lot of bubbles. In the aroma are tones noticable of wheat, yeast, spices and is a little fruity. The taste is light sweet in the beginning to a little bitter end. Further taste is a little hoppy, herbal and is a little watery. The finish is a dry/sour and a little bitter. A standard white, which I will forget soon, but its refreshing and not the worst in his sort.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rubin77 (1606) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 14, 2017
F: huge, chalk white, long lasting. C: yellowish to gold, hazy. A: wheat, coriander, orange peels, yeast, hint of banana fruity. T: malt, wheat, coriander, hint of orange, fruity, hint of lemon, spicy, light to medium body, high carbonation, good refreshing, 0,33l bottle from Bierhalle Deconinck.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PowY (494) - AUSTRIA - MAR 4, 2017
330 ml bottle. Pours a lightly hazy golden with a white head. The aroma is mild and fruity (oranges) and lightly yeasty with some spices (coriander). Medium body with a lively carbonation, a light bitterness and a very light sweetness. The taste is lightly malty, wheat, again oranges, some coriander and a noticeable hop presence. Balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mortlach (2222) - Rome, ITALY - JAN 15, 2017
330ml bottle @Bir&Fud Bottega (Rome). Giallo paglierino, torbida, opalescente, schiuma media bianca. Al naso sentori di fieno, arancia candita, spezie. In bocca dolce con finale appena amaro, leggermente fruttata, modesta. Corpo leggero, carbonazione medio-leggera. Un po anonima.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdKing (2510) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2016
Bottle from Granken Geers. Slightly muted gold in the glass with a large white foam head, dissipating to small but staying. Nose is light, floral, lemons, doughy white baguette, clove, orange, dried coriander. Taste is crisp, light, lemon, slight orange rind, coriander, slight clove. A very light wit bier but decent to refresh the palate on a hot day. Less so for supping quietly at home.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (18819) - PCastle, GERMANY - SEP 11, 2016
33cl bottle. Trbes hell goldgelbes Bier mit sehr groen leicht beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch nach sen Bananen, milde Gewrze und Hefe. Geschmack s bananig, Gewrze, Hefe, reife Frchte.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GoufCustom (1875) - HONG KONG - AUG 7, 2016

330ml bottle bought at ICBeer in Kwun Tong.

Looks: Clear light blonde with a thin crust of yeastsediments; Explosive two and a half finger head with long lasting crumpety white foam; Excellent sticky lacing with active slight carbonation.

Aroma: Very fragrant fair malt, with strong wheaty tartness, banana, strong orange peels, strong coriander, floral, strong cinnamon, spices, strong Bel yeast, strong lemon and grass.

Taste: Close to medium sweet light malt, with strong wheat, fair tartness, very strong orange peels, strong coriander, light floral, molasses, spices, light bread, strong Bel yeast, light lemon peels, fair to light bitter hops and grass.

Body: Mid to light body. Very smooth and slick palate.

Mouth Feel: Light maltyness in an oat-filled smooth background. Slick and quite creamy. Strong wheaty presence but tartness is rather light. Lots of orange peels and coriander which shame other Witbiers easily. Sweetness is also fairly strong but still restrained. Quite spicy and yeasty with light lemon to round. Nice!

Hoppiness: Floral, cinnamon, strong lemon and grass in nose. Light floral, spices, light lemon peels and grass in taste; Bitterness is mid to light for an abrupt, light astringent lemony wheaty finish.

After Taste: Fairly dry. Smooth, spicy and fairly bitter to mouth.

Comments: This one got a gusher-like head, loads of oats for a very smooth body, bliitz of orange peels and corianders, and pretty sharp light lemon hoppiness. Refreshing and tasty, a standout from packs. Will buy again!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
weark (742) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - AUG 4, 2016
Bouteille achete Au Grain DOrge - De couleur jaune trouble avec une belle mousse blanche crmeuse qui tient bien - Au nez des armes dagrumes, dpices (coriandre et levure), de bl, levure, pain, un nez standart pour une blanche belge mais trs quilibr - En bouche pas de surprise on retrouve la mme chose, pices, ecorce dorange, bl et une bonne presence de levure - Corp lger/moyen, amertume lgre, carbonation correcte, onctueuse, final bl et agrumes - Standart mais vraiment bien quilibre et sans dfaut bonne dcouverte

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bolian (183) - - AUG 3, 2016
Pours honey golden, white thick foam, very good retention. Nose is fruity, elderflower, apricots, orange. Taste is very carbonated and faintly tart / acid plus some faint bitterness. Apples, orange and melon faint bread. Aftertaste is too bitter a some faint off taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hopverdju (1004) - BELGIUM - MAY 22, 2016
Troebelbond bier met witte schuimkraag. Geur: koriander, citrus en wat sinaasappel. Smaak: fris, wat citrus en iets zoetig. Ik zal waarschijnlijk nooit een witbier fan worden, maar deze behoort bij de betere door de goede balans.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vinivini (1798) - BELARUS - APR 1, 2016
Bottle with 4.5% ABV. Pale yellow, hazy, huge dense rocky white head. Excellent retention. Thick lacing. Nose is wheaty, yeasty, spicy, phenolic. Light body. Oily texture. The taste is similar to the aroma. Semi-dry, light bitterness, moderate spiciness. Medium long hoppy & wheaty finish. Pleasant indeed.

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