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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: 1448   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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MitchWayne (263) - Kokkola, - JUN 1, 2009
Hazy yellow, white head. Aroma of yeast, coriander and oranges. Refreshing taste of coriander, oranges and lemon and a hoppy end. Was expecting more but a good witbier nonetheless.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (8412) - 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 (2325) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 27, 2016
Bottle, Ann Arbor, MI via Mulmur. Cloudy gray gold. Citrus banana aroma. Sharp carbonation. Citrus yeast finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Paladares (199) - Madrid, SPAIN - NOV 26, 2016
Botella. Color pomelo turbio. Con posos. Aroma ligero a ctricos. No muy destacado. En boca, refrescante, cremosa y con buen punto de gas. El toque ctrico tiene presencia. En todo caso se nota que no es el estilo de las st bernardus. Mucho ms floja que otros estilos de la fbrica.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
daigoon (164) - - NOV 20, 2016
330 ml bottle. Pale hazy orange with lasting white head. Sweet citrusy taste with some yeast.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (2897) - GREECE - NOV 19, 2016
330 ml bottle at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Hazy yellow color with white head. Yeasty, hoppy and malty aroma, citrusy fruity, lemon, light spicy, grass. Sweet, light bitter and acidic taste like aroma. Medium oily body with average carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nutjes (406) - Heestert-Zwevegem, BELGIUM - NOV 16, 2016
33cl-fles van bij Tabac&Co - Palais des bires te Dottenijs (in Famiflora). U: Troebel stroblond met een grote witte schuimkraag. G: Koriander domineert de geur. Ook citroen, wat sinaasappelschil en brood zijn aanwezig. S: Moutzoet, een subtiel zuurtje en een licht bittertje. Koriander, tarwe en wat typische St. Bernardus-gist. Lekker witbier! M: Medium body en een stevige carbonatie.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PivopijaPivopija (119) - - NOV 12, 2016
Bottle. Golden color. Aroma: wheat & spices. Taste: same, also lemon notes. Easy to drink, refreshing. Good witbier.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (8211) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 4, 2016
Bottle from Vinmonopolet, Kvadrat. Pours hazy golden with a big creamy white head. Aroma of lemon, weak pepper and spices. Taste is crisp, light tarty lemon, refreshing lively mouthfeel with a nice dry finish with a minty crisp bite.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
huineman (610) - Madrid, SPAIN - OCT 29, 2016
Draught half pint at La Tape, Madrid, with my cousin Felipe. Pours hazy sand yellowish with white head, nice lacing. Aroma is bread, oatmeal, honey, mint, sesame. Taste is fresh, full-bodied, not bitter at all. Nice aftertaste of spearmint-eucaliptus. One of the finest white beers so far.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drjoeng (946) - SINGAPORE - OCT 29, 2016
5.5%ABV. wit. Poured out gold. 4SRM. Nose has that Belgian Ale odor: stone dust, old hard wood. Layered over it is wheat flour. Mouthfeel is beery. Palate is sweet bready pale malt with bread dough, white bread, flour. No hops. Nice and pleasant very slight hints of a mineral finish.


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