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Brewed by St. Bernardus Brouwerij
Style: Witbier
Watou, Belgium
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1498   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This traditional witbier has been developed under supervision of the father of Hoegaarden and Celis White, master brewer Pierre Celis. This beer has been bottle-refermented, which lent it its specific taste.

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3.9
daniellerose7 (119) - new york, New York, USA - JAN 31, 2008
Really really good!!!! I was not expecting much (white beer is not my preference) but I enojyed it a lot!!

3.7
Suttree (6385) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 28, 2008
Cloudy orange, no head. Very citrusy, psppery aroma. Flavor is also citrusy at first, then a peppry note, but there is also a lot of herbal, savory flavors, too - like sage or possbily rosemary. Tasty and quenching. On tap at the Thirsty Monk, Asheville.

3.5
Ingy (100) - candler, North Carolina, USA - JAN 26, 2008
tap. Cloudy golden with small head. Wheat, yeast, lemon, orange and spice. A nice wit, tart and refreshing.

3.6
yespr (45424) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2008
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a dense chalk white head. Aroma is citrus fruity, slight malty and dry wheaty. Flavour starts sweet with a light fruity note following. Wheat flavours go into a rather dry flavour. Finish holds a subdued sweetness to a rather dry light spiced wheat flavour. Nice.

3.3
tyler_mn (1475) - SLP, Minnesota, USA - JAN 15, 2008
On tap at Skyview Lounge (has anyone entered as a place rating yet?). Light fruity esters, slightly tart, musty and sour lemon zest on the nose. Pours mostly clear bright gold with an appearance of lively carbonation. Tart but not sour n the tongue. Lemon zest and musty fruit. Medium bodied. Lively carbonation. Zesty fruit rind on the finish.

3.8
sthlm (790) - Blank, Alabama, USA - JAN 15, 2008
[On Tap, thanks Skyview!] Pours hazy orange with a small off-white head. Aroma is citrus, mainly orange, with coriander and yeast. Taste is about the same with a little bit of apple also in there. Medium mouthfeel with a long finish. A very nice wit.

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SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 11, 2008
Pours a hazy golden orange color, with a big foamy head. Aroma of citrus and yeast. Flavor is slightly tart and yeasty. Surprisingly crisp, and yet creamy in the mouth. Delicious

3.8
17thfloor (2443) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 10, 2008
UPDATED: APR 29, 2009 [Rated 1.10.08 - bottle] Pours a hazy sunburst of orange and yellow with a medium white foamy head. Spicy malt, coriander and a touch of lemon in the aroma. Big wheat flavor, the spicies take a back seat, little lemon too. Crisp, refreshing carbonation. Not a hoegaarden. 7.5.7.4.16 [Rerate 4.29.09 - bottle] Pours a cloudy peachy color with fantastic thick meringue-like white head. Malty aroma, a bit soapy, coriander and lemon just as before. Really nice wheat flavor, sweet candied coriander, some citrus. Perhaps a bit too sweet and gritty. Quick finish. Medium bodied, slightly chewy for a wit, very crisp and refreshing finer soda carbonation. An excellent wit but just a little too sweet. 7.5.7.4.15

3.1
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 9, 2008
Bottle at Chaucer’s. Pours cloudy hazy yellow with a good frothed bleach white cap. The aroma is full of yeast and lactic components, which surprising. Lots of funk, some fruity esters, very yeasty, a touch of clove. The flavour profile is very tart citrus, some hints of banana, spices, but lots of funky sour yeast. Finishes creamy, in fact almost too creamy, with lots of funky yeast in the finish.

3.8
tympanic (168) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 8, 2008
Poures a huge, fantastic foam! Silky, vanilla flavor with a hint of cherries jubilee. Tastes much better than it smells. I’d like fifty of them, please. Ok, the foam was because I poured really fast and I’m drunk


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