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Brewed by Brouwerij ’t IJ
Style: Witbier
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

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RATINGS: 416   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly called ’t IJ Scharrel IJwit A full-bodied, Amsterdam wheat beer that is dangerously ‘moreish’. Slightly cloudy, it has a beautiful golden colour and a soft, foamy head. When we brew IJwit, we use wheat malt as well as barley malt, which is also how the beer gets its name. The wheat malt gives the beer a delightful, fresh flavour, and the addition of coriander and lemon during the brewing process produces a rich aroma of banana, citrus and spices. Topped off by a fine, slightly sweet aftertaste, IJwit is a delicious thirst-quencher.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dnstone (2736) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 22, 2011
Hazey gold in color with strong white head. Very nice spiced clove aroma and taste. Notes: On tap at Brouwerij ’t Ij


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
roldano (98) - - OCT 25, 2016
Espuma blanca y compacta que se mantiene cremosa, color amarillo con tonos dorados, se aprecia bastante el brotar constante de las burbujas, aroma cítrico y fresco en nariz, sabor también fresco, se aprecia la carbonatación y finaliza con un regusto dulzón.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yves (2903) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - OCT 23, 2016
Alone at home. Hazy blond colored beer with small white head and lots of carbonation. Herby spiced aroma. Full sparkling palate. Finish is bitter spicy dry.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
culchiem (3617) - Berlin, GERMANY - OCT 18, 2016
Bottle. Pale yellow with a medium white head. Aroma of spice and wheat. Flavour is spice, wit, lemon, light fruity finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
EvNa (151) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 24, 2016 Bottle. Color: Hazy pale yellow golden, white head. Taste: Smooth, frothy. Yeast, coriander, orange. On the sweet side. Easy drinkable, no sign of alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Milter (720) - Nyborg, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2016
god wit-bier fra Holland. Drukket pĺ en cafe pĺ en dejlig sensommerdag. Behagelig og frisk.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wombat23 (886) - Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2016
Draft at the source. Hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of spice, citrus, wheat, and possibly lemon. Taste is fruit, spice, wheat, banana notes. Almost too much spice. Okay.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
schavuitje (133) - APELDOORN, NETHERLANDS - SEP 15, 2016
een lekker witbiertje zurig bitter en een beetje zoet, had iets hoppiger gemogen

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vladivostok (455) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2016
Like a standard wheat beer on steroids. Slightly sweeter than most but the alcohol still remains somewhere in the background despite its strength. Nice enough but I’m not sure it’s my thing.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chromeotaphor (150) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 28, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 28, 2016 Romige bubbel schuimkraag. Kruidig aroma dat lekker luchtig is. Enorm zacht en kruidig in de smaak. Erg aangenaam met een mooi rond geheel. Lekker verfrissend net een tikje anders dan het standaard witbier.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Piw (876) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - AUG 24, 2016
330ml Flasche. Orangefarben und naturtrüb mit kleiner Schaumkrone. Leicht hefig. Mild im Geschmack. Gut trinkbar.


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