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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1455   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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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VoodooBear (49) - San Juan, - AUG 31, 2013
Presentation: 330mL brown bottle, served in an oversized wine glass. Appearance: Two finger, fluffy white head, with a cloudy, deep gold color. Smell: The stronger aromas are of malt, banana, coriander and a faint anise scent in the background. Taste: Very balanced sweet and sour taste. The more prominent notes are of malt, yeast, anise and clove. Mouthfeel: Its very smooth and creamy. It goes down easily and has medium carbonation. Overall: Very well balanced, a great beer all around. Its a very filling and satisfying. so not something you want to have two or three of. Its a beer to sit down with for a while, enjoy the nuances in it and have a good time.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Livendadream (218) - New Mexico, USA - JAN 2, 2017
Btl pours a cloudy light milky straw color. Big white head fades fast leaving no lace on glass. Aromas of ripe banana,orange,spice and wheat grains. Tastes of citrus,bread, and white pepper. Light body, soft yet watery mouthfeel, under carbonated, and a tart finish. I was really hoping this beer would be fantastic. Unfortunately it is just average. Hoegaarden and Celis white are much better. This beer was close to expiring. Maybe it was better when fresh.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RickFifty (1134) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - JAN 1, 2017
Cloudy yellow orange color, frothy white head. Fruity nose, peach, banana, Belgian yeast, wheat, hints of orange and grass, light spicy with cloves and coriander. Fruity esters taste, citrus with lemon and orange, Belgian yeast, peppery notes, light sourness, dry finish. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AtronSeige (1398) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - DEC 31, 2016
Aroma: Medium zest and coriander, Light sweetness in the background. Appearance: Murky, dark straw body. Medium, white-colored head with medium bubbles and fair retention. Flavour: Medium-high coriander, followed by medium bread, cracker and then zest. Light tartness. Medium-light bitterness. Dry finish with lingering light coriander and zest. Mouthfeel: Medium body. High carbonation. Overall: Head retention and color is a problem. Otherwise quite good. 330 ml bottle, roused, poured. 24A. Witbier

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jury (248) - RUSSIA - DEC 31, 2016
Освежаю& напиток, для жаркой погоды отлично, легкий аромат, вкус с кислинк& освежаю& послевк& интерес& летнее пиво. Алкогол& как будто вообще нет! Срок годност& до 05.06.18. (Bottle 0,330/ 5,5%)

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jzi (310) - POLAND - DEC 28, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ronritter (209) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - DEC 19, 2016
Pours pale yellow, citrus aroma, flavor is hops wheat and citrus i would say more sour than sweet.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jacobarts (138) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2016
Bottle. Hazy pale yellow with big white head with some lacing. Aroma of yeast, banana and some citrus. Watery texture and taste of citrus, yeast and hints of banana. Im not a big fan of the banana taste in this one.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
aphasialiu (29) - TAIWAN - DEC 12, 2016
清爽如果汁的&#

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (8570) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 1, 2016
17/X/16 - 33cl bottle from Geers (Oostakker) @ home, BB: 5/VI/18 (2016-1225)

Note: Im pretty sure my rating must either have been lost before I entered it, or was deleted by accident, as I have had this beer numerous times before. Anyway, a revisit of a good ol classic.
Pretty hazy pale yellowish beer, big creamy white head, very stable, bit adhesive, some lacing in the glass. Aroma: yeasty, dry, citrus, peppery, coriander, bit sweet, hint of banana. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: banana, bit yeasty, grains, soft acidity, some citrus, bit grassy, apples. Aftertaste: pretty bitter and hoppy touch, banana peel, quite dry, coriander, little peppery, very good witbier!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markas101 (2339) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 27, 2016
Bottle, Ann Arbor, MI via Mulmur. Cloudy gray gold. Citrus banana aroma. Sharp carbonation. Citrus yeast finish.


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